You’re a senior, now what? Being a senior can be quite overwhelming. There are college tours, applications to fill out, graduation requirements to complete, you seem to be deciding your whole future in a few short months. Well, relax and enjoy the process. This should be one of the most exciting times in your life. You are on the brink of being an adult and the pursuit of your dreams. Don’t forget though one of the most fun things in the process is your senior portrait session. This is the time where you can really show off your style.
Your school may have some requirements for your senior portrait, due to yearbook constraints and I am sure your mom and grandmother have a request or two, but the remainder of your images are yours and should reflect who you are at this moment in your life. So take a moment or two to organize your thoughts, your wardrobe and work with your photographer to plan your session.
The first planning item is your wardrobe and while back to school fashion can be quite fun, remember for your senior portraits pick timeless pieces. Timeless doesn't equal boring and you can still put in some fun trendy pieces together that shows your unique style. If you need some inspiration you can look on line at sites like Pinterest or Tumblr, but if that’s not your style head to the mall to check out a few of your favorite stores. Most stores display whole outfits and by visiting a few of the stores you can really get a feel for what the current styles and colors are. Also make sure you inform your photographer about any activities, hobbies, interests or sports you are involved in. It is always fun to include some of your interests in your session.
Here are some tips for you when choosing your portrait session.
I hope this gives you some good guidelines to follow for your portrait session, just remember keep all your deadlines straight on your calendar and have fun, this is your senior year and your new adventure is about to begin.