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10 Tips for Planning High School Senior Photography:

10 Tips for Planning High School Senior Photography:

1. The best bargains are found early in the Spring and Summer.

You should consider packages that provide quality prints, not

just digital images that can be lost, destroyed or become

obsolete in the years ahead.

2. Think about who you are and how you can best express that in

your photography. Work with your photographer on what will

photograph best.

3. This is an important time in your life and you will look back on

these senior images in the years to come. It may be a little

more investment, but look for a quality photographer that can

really give you what you will be happy with. Do they have a

way of providing you with more of the images of your session

than just your top picks, so you can enjoy what you have

helped create?

4. It is very important to choose a photographer that will

guarantee that you will be thrilled with your portraits. It can

mean the difference between being happy or sorely


5. This photography is about you, so don't go with a

photographer that just makes it about what they want to do.

6. Decide if you want all of your photographs outdoors, in studio

or some of both. Make sure your photographer has the

facilities to meet your needs.

7. Take a close look at the quality of work your prospective

photographer does. Look at their experience and

qualifications. Many people bill themselves as photographers

that have little training and experience. It is not the camera

that takes amazing photographs, it is the photographer that

knows how to use it.

8. Choose someone that is not intimidating, but helps you feel

relaxed and let's you be yourself. That is when you will get

the best images of the real you.

9. This an important time in life to also have a family portrait

done, as family dynamics are about to change and this

window of opportunity will soon be gone to capture the family

as it is now. Some photographers offer free family sessions

or special offers as part of their senior program. Be sure to

ask them.10. Think about what is most important to you in your

that for you. This is an investment that you won't regret if you

consider these points and make good choices.

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