How to Prepare for Your Senior Pictures

Your senior pictures are around the corner, and you haven’t even thought about outfits, hairstyles, or anything. Don’t worry!  I have got you covered and will help you prepare for your Senior Pictures. I have a dedicated style closet full of hand selected items that are meant just for the occasion.  Have a look – be inspired – own it. I have also put together the ultimate senior picture checklist with useful items for prepping for your session.

30 Days Until Session

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10 Days Until Session

  • Haircut/Color Appointment (Guys)
  • Think about what props you want to include in your session (skateboard, guitar, etc)
  • Don’t Get a Sunburn or Highly Visible Tan Lines

Day Before Session

  • Outfits Chosen
  • Accessories Chosen – hats, necklaces, earrings, shades, etc
  • Undergarments Chosen (no visible bra straps, etc)
  • Make sure to Iron out the wrinkles.
  • Decide on your shoes – per outfit!
  • Props Chosen (and Communicated to Photographer)
  • Do your Nails
  • Glasses Remove Lenses or Borrow from Optometrist
  • Lots of Sleep

Day Of Session

  • Shave (Guys face; Girls legs, underarms)
  • Eat Before Session – I will bring light snacks!
  • Do hair and makeup before arriving on location.

Make Sure You Have…

  • All of your Outfits
  • Proper Undergarments
  • Shoes
  • Jewelry
  • Props
  • Makeup Bag
  • Makeup Remover Wipes
  • Chapstick
  • Deodorant
  • Hair brush

I will bring:

  • Curling Iron
  • Straightener
  • Hairspray
  • Water with Straw (Lipstick-friendly)
  • Snack
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug-repellent
  • Safety Pins
  • Stain Remover
  • Lint Roller
  • Blotting Papers
  • Hair comb
  • Bobby Pins
  • Mirror
  • Hair Gel (Guys)
  • Optional Accessories (Jewelry, hats, belts, etc)
  • Makeshift changing area

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How to Prepare for Your Senior Pictures