Summer Senior Photography Session
What’s a great way to celebrate school being out? By having a summer senior photography session!
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Beating The Heat
For Olivia’s session we started out in the studio. During the summer months it’s best to do indoor pictures during the day and outdoor pictures in the evening. It ensures that our client looks their best and hasn’t had the humidity effect their appearance. When doing indoor pictures we can utilize different lighting and backgrounds. Olivia brought a few sets of clothing and necklaces as statement pieces that made each image unique. We always encourage our seniors to add their own flair when it comes to their sessions. Want some ideas on what to wear? Check out our guide here.
While she was having her session she wanted to do her drape portrait for school. We are the leading school photography company in the area and love it when our seniors do their school pictures with us! If you’re interested in reading about our school photography go here.
Since our studio is right near the ocean we wanted to do beach portraits to wrap things up. Late afternoon or early evening is the best time do to outdoor pictures. The lighting from the setting sun in addition to professional photographic techniques make for amazing images. Time management is also another thing photographers need to keep in mind. In order to get the great sunset shots make sure to do any other outdoor pictures before in a timely manner. A big mistake in photography is missing amazing pictures because proper time management wasn’t used. We started the outdoor portion in an urban downtown area. Then we moved on to a fishing pier and finished up on the beach. Olivia also wanted to include her sister in some of the pictures which we were happy to do. We love when our seniors want to include a friend or family member in their session. It makes for more memorable pictures and adds a bit of fun to the session!
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Virginia Beach Senior Portraits Trash the Dress!
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We are senior portrait photographers and we love creating a variety of styles of senior pictures. We think that senior portraits should be fun, unique and have a balance of style. In our senior photo sessions we love to bring a little bit of all styles. We blend traditional portraits with more modern portraiture. We are able to change the style of our photography by changing our lenses, lighting and locations.
In a normal senior portrait session we will photograph one to two hours. If our high school seniors opt for a one hour photo session we generally will stay close to our studio. With our photography studio being located in the historic area of downtown Norfolk we are able to incorporate texture, parks and an urban feel to our backgrounds.
In a two hour senior portrait photo shoot, we generally incorporate an additional location. Most of the time seniors want to be photographed at the beach.
Sometimes our high school seniors want to do a Trash the Dress Session.
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Trash the Dress Photo Sessions
Trash the dress sessions started for brides that wanted to do fun portraits in their wedding gowns. This has been a huge movement because Trash the Dress sessions are so much fun. I believe that the fun comes from doing something in a beautiful gown that you are not suppose to. Some examples would be, getting in the ocean in your gown, or maybe running through the alleyways of downtown. When we photograph Trash the Dress sessions, we are able to create one of a kind portraits.
We have had so much fun photographing Trash the Dress sessions with our brides that we decided that we would offer Trash the Dress sessions with our high school seniors! It has been a blast!
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We are Virginia Beach Senior Portrait Photographers serving all of Tidewater. If you are located out of our area, please inquire about our destination photography services.
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Chesapeake Senior Pictures
Are you a rising senior and looking for Chesapeake senior pictures? Contact us today for more information!
Senior Photo at Sunset
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Karlie’s Chesapeake Senior Pictures
Meet Karlie. She is a Class of 2015 Grassfield High School student. We were so excited about Karlie’s senior photo session. We had a hunch that her photos would turn out gorgeous and I think that you will agree. She is varsity cheerleader at Grassfield High School. Gymnastics has also been a huge part of her life. She is a a member of Grassfield’s Student Council Association and involved in class office. She loves to volunteer especially for organizations such as CHKD. In her free time, she also loves to shop and just relax on the beach or just enjoy nature. I think that you would agree that Karlie should add to her list that she loves taking stunning senior pictures!
Senior Pictures in a Field
We love finding a great spot for senior portraits. We are always on the search for a great field. Fields always add interests to your photos, especially if you use a variety of lenses. We love to shoot each location with both telephoto lenses and wide angles. When you do this as a photographer you can create a lot of unique portraits in a small area. Here are a few examples of using various lenses in one location to create a variety of photos.
If you are a photographer and are stumped with posing, lighting and lens choice, we can help!
Cheerleader Senior Photos
Every cheerleader should incorporate cheerleader photos in their photo session. We have a blast taking pictures of our cheerleaders! You can’t help but smile when you look at these…Go Grizzlies!
Cool Beach Senior Portraits
We love creating cool beach senior pictures. We do this be making sure that we pick the right time to photograph at the beach. We always choose sunset. We also incorporate cool lighting to create some dramatic senior pictures. Here are a few from Karlie’s beach photo shoot.
Are you looking for a photographer for your Chesapeake senior pictures? Contact us today for more information!
Are you a senior and looking for someone for your Virginia Beach senior photography session? Contact us today for more details!
Virginia Beach Senior Photography Session
Meet Haley. She is a Virginia Beach high school senior that came to us for your senior photos. We knew from the moment we met Haley, she would be so photogenic. She is a beautiful high school senior and loves being in front of the camera. We have built such a great relationship with Haley. So much so, we have called her to come a model for us on a number of occasions since her original senior portrait appointment.
Just recently Haley was able to come in a model for a video shoot. Once again she was perfect. Her photos were just stunning. When she arrived at the studio we noticed that she was wearing a jacket that had fur around the hood. Immediately we knew that we wanted to create some unique senior portraits with her wearing the jacket.
Ring Light Photography
We love using our ring light for our senior photography. The ring light creates some cool senior portraits The ring light is a steady light that creates a unique shadowless appearance. It casts the shadows directly behind the subject.
Beauty Dish Lighting Techniques
The beauty dish is a photographic lighting device used by most fashion photographers. It is a very flattering light. It reflects the light to create a focused lighting source on the subject. This draws the viewer’s eyes to the subject. Here are some of the photos that we took during Haley’s senior photography session using the beauty dish.
Studio Senior Portraits
During Haley’s senior session we photographed some photos in the studio. We start every senior photography session at our studio. Before the senior arrives we have our photography sets ready, complete with props and lighting. Here you can view our studio.
Sometimes when photographers have trouble posing their high school senior clients. If you are having problems we have a tips that may help.
Photographing Senior Hobbies and Sports
We always encourage our seniors to bring in their clothing and props that highlight their hobbies and sports. We think this is important because we are documenting history. We are capturing what makes a high school senior unique.