Senior Year... You've made it!!!
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About Senior Portraits
The senior year is a momentous time in any student's life. It represents the culmination of many years of hard work. Yet it is not an end but a beginning. A starting point for the rest of one's life. Capture the significance of this special time with our customized Senior Portraits!
What sets us apart
We're not like most senior portrait studios. We don't have hidden fees. We don't charge additional costs for yearbook retouching. We have a one time fee and thats it. Call and ask how much lower our fees are, you'll be surprised.
Formal & Close Up
Professional portraits focus the attention on the face. Choosing the clothing is an important key in achieving the best portrait. Clothing should be simple in color and style. Avoid whites and pastel colors, these tend to create a look that makes the face appear pale or washed out. Medium to darker shades will draw attention to the face. Long sleeves should be worn (if possible) to keep the focus on the face and not the arms. Spaghetti straps and tops that show bare arms and shoulders tend to create a heavier look and draw attention away from the face.
This style of portrait allows a larger variety of clothing styles and colors. Many of these will be a full body pose so be sure to complete your look with shoes and accessories that compliment your outfit. Choose clothing that represents your unique style and personality. Whites and pastels create a soft look while blacks and dark colors will create a more dramatic look. Some ideas are: casual jeans or shorts, a favorite jacket, sports or cheerleading uniforms, a prom dress or suit.
Props & Accessories
Bring along your favorite props. Musical instruments, sports equipment, uniforms (sports, band, cheerleading, etc.), pets and friends are all great props. Remember to check all of your details, manicures, facial hair and accessories such as earrings, necklaces, belts, ties, shoes, and class rings. Be creative and have fun!
Follow these five easy steps
Schedule your photo session: Make sure you schedule your session with some extra time before portraits are due to your school. Then you won't be rushed in choosing outfits and practicing poses in the mirror.
Pick your styles: Make a list of who you'll be giving portraits to, and think about how you want those portraits to look. Do you want to do something creative for friends, and then something more traditional for family? It's totally up to you.
Plan your outfits: A couple of weeks before your session, start pulling together different outfits and choose accessories that show what you're all about.
Bring props: If you're an athlete, musician, or involved in other activities or hobbies, are there props you'd like to include in your portraits?
Be yourself: Be true to the real you, and plan on having a great time!
“There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.”
“Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past”
“Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art”
“I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn't that good.”
“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”
“You cannot depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus”
If you would like to know more about how we can help with your school portraits. Give us a call!
827 South Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701