5 Simple Steps for Amazing High School Senior Photos

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Your imagination will guide you and inspire you to open your mind to unique possibilities, which will get you the personalized look that you want for your perfect photo session.

It’s your time to shine!

Take a deep breath and reflect on all of the steps that you took that led up to your photo session. Take a look around and soak it in, you are at a location that makes you happy. You‘re feeling good about yourself because you know how special you are. You brought all of your favorite props that will be used to personalize your photos.

You look Amazing!

You are wearing your favorite outfit and you have all of the fun details to create the photos that you have envisioned. It’s a great hair day and all of the stars have aligned.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Own it! This is your time to let loose, be yourself and have fun. You’re on stage giving the performance of your life and your photographer is capturing images of how Amazing you are. The awesome results of this day will last forever!

What makes you happy? If you think about it, there are many things that bring you to that happy place. People, places, pets, music, best friend, hobbies, sports, just to name a few. For amazing High School Senior photos, try adding some of the things that make you the happiest in your photo session.

Where are you the happiest?

Your favorite beach.
Your favorite park.
Your favorite room in your home...

What makes you the happiest?

Your favorite music playing in the background. Your favorite pet.
Your favorite musical instrument...

When you are photographed at a place that makes you happy with a splash of things that you like and that are unique to you, a feeling of confidence is created that cannot be duplicated by just showing up to a photo session.

What do you love about yourself, your body and your mind? You are perfect in every sense of the word! So, several days before your photo session, take some time to make a list of at least 10 things that you love about yourself. Be sure to keep this list with you and look it over many times all the way to the day of your photo session.

What do you love about your body?

Your eyes, smile and all of your natural expressions.
Your hair and skin.
Your arms, hands, legs, feet, back, stomach, neck and shoulders. Your stance, walk and the way you run...

What do you love about yourself?

Your passions and desires and all that you excel in.
Your sense of humor and the things that make you laugh.
Your sensitivity, the things that you care about and all of your strengths...

Confidence, genuine expressions and heartfelt photos are what you get when you take the time to reflect on the things that you love about yourself before your photo session.

What inspires you? Is there a movie, famous personality, theme song, mentor, or athlete that motivates you? Do you lean towards a certain style? What situation gives you that “best-day-ever” feeling? Knowing what inspires you helps you use your imagination to bring unique elements and perspectives to your photo session.

Use your imagination.

Picture yourself as the leading role in your favorite movie.
Imagine you are on stage with your favorite band.
Imagine your team is in the playoffs and it’s you who makes that game winning point.

Turn your imagination into reality?

Clip out images that inspire you from magazines.
Save your favorite images from social media.
Create a wish or Pinterest board of your ideal photo session.

Plan in advance and share your images, cutouts and vision with your photographer.
Your imagination will guide you and inspire you to open your mind to unique possibilities, which will get you the personalized look that you want for your perfect photo session.

Let your favorite colors, clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories flaunt your personality. This photo session is about capturing the real you. How you feel about yourself is important, so wear and accessorize yourself in ways that make you feel the best. Keep in mind that solid colors are not as busy or distracting as florals and pattens.

Get in the closet.

Choose the colors that compliment your skin tones. Choose outfits that make you feel the best about yourself. Dress up your feet with your favorite shoes and boots.

A splash of accessorizing. Accessories can pull an outfit together. Purse, hats, beanies, headbands, belts, ties, scarfs and throws. Letterman jacket, sport jersey and gear.
Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings and pins...

Have fun getting dressed and act like everyday is your photo session day by wearing your favorite outfits and experimenting with new ways to accessorize yourself.

Your imagination will guide you and inspire you to open your mind to unique possibilities, which will get you the personalized look that you want for your perfect photo session.

It’s your time to shine!

Take a deep breath and reflect on all of the steps that you took that led up to your photo session. Take a look around and soak it in, you are at a location that makes you happy. You‘re feeling good about yourself because you know how special you are. You brought all of your favorite props that will be used to personalize your photos.

You look Amazing!

You are wearing your favorite outfit and you have all of the fun details to create the photos that you have envisioned. It’s a great hair day and all of the stars have aligned.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Own it! This is your time to let loose, be yourself and have fun. You’re on stage giving the performance of your life and your photographer is capturing images of how Amazing you are. The awesome results of this day will last forever!

Doesn’t it feel great to be in love with yourself? Continue to explore who you are and find new things to love about yourself every day. Be proud of your accomplishments and share your amazing photos with everyone.

Love who you are. Your adventurous life is waiting for you on the other side of the door.

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