How To Pump Up Your Senior Model Program

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s article is from Tosha Lijewski. Tosha Says: This session was so much fun for me and my spokesmodels. I went with a fun theme – Jewel tones – to inspire their clothing choices and makeup. I think it turned out better than I had anticipated and […]

Current Trends in Senior Portrait Photography

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”] If there’s one sect of the photography industry that’s constantly changing – it’s definitely the senior portrait market. One of our readers who specializes in Senior Portrait Photography, Priscilla Davis, shares some of the current trends in senior portrait photography industry – from makeup […]

Creative Lighting Techniques Using a Projector

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Danielle Chudolij. Photographers know that the use of creative lighting techniques can turn a normal photo session into an extraordinary one. Have you ever thought to use a projector as a photography tool? Danielle says: “For this session, I had a […]

Keeping Clients Confident on Cold, Cloudy Days

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Victoria Simmons. Victoria says: “Michaela’s session was a senior and dance session combo. I had worked with her in the past with dance, but was more than excited to be taking her senior photos as well. We shot the session on […]

Bringing Seniors Out Of Their Shell

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Mitch Kitter. Mitch says: “These images are part of Luke’s senior portrait session that were taken in Anchorage, Alaska. The first day we went out to photograph it was an absolute downpour of torrential rains, so we were mostly limited to […]

In-Camera Settings and Post Production

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Stephanie Parsley. Stephanie says: “This photo session is pretty special to me because it was such a needed creative release for myself. For a big chunk of the year I had been photographing the same types of shoots without having time […]

Working with Distant Locations

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Tosha Lijewski. Tosha says: “This session was very unique for me considering that I had never been to the shoot location before. This location meant so much to Anissa, because it’s the same Christian summer camp that she went to when […]

Why Your Senior Model Program Isn’t Working

Everyone in your area is trying to get models to promote their studios. Except it’s not working for them because traditional rep programs don’t work. Not only that, but the few models that those studios are getting aren’t ideal clients. Models who don’t place orders, expect everything for free and never refer anybody. They are […]

Senior Portrait Tips from Jessica Drossin

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Jessica Drossin. Jessica says: “The young woman in this session really wanted her senior portraits to be an urban session to express how much she loved visiting downtown LA.” Jessica’s Photography Tip: I’ve actually got a few different tips related to this session, […]

Blending Traditional With Modern

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Dana Zebrowski. Dana says: “This was a very special photo session as it featured a senior from the dance studio I teach at. I have watched Hanna grow up and become a beautiful young lady and an amazing dancer. Her mom […]

Underwater Photography

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Alyssa Campbell. Alyssa says: “Ashlee wanted a fun shoot that was different from her friends’ senior photos. Instead of going to all of the usual places, we instead hopping in the water with one of her old formal dresses and created […]

Using Reflectors in Low Light

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Chelsee Teleha. Chelsee says: “This was my first ever styled session, featuring my good friend and coworker Paige! I took lots of time planning the poses I wanted to use, and Paige took direction really well as I posed her. My wonderful […]

Using Interests to Inspire a Shoot

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Sophia McClure. Sophia says: “For this photo session, we wanted to create something unique that properly represented her personality. We gathered some props that helped me tell her story and went over to the forest, which thankfully had phenomenal lighting. It […]

Working With Senior Guys

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Suzanne Neace. Suzanne says: “Selecting locations for my high school seniors that truly represent who they are and incorporate the things they love is something I pride myself in and have built my business around. Upon learning Aaron’s passion for music […]

Boosting Confidence During a Shoot

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Lisa Holloway. Lisa says: “This is the lovely Hannah – she was one of my 2014 senior representatives. Her session was done in 2 parts – a spring shoot in the red rocks and a fall shoot here in Kingman. Hannah […]

How your clients can market for you

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Joey Jones. Joey says: “The session I am submitting was shot with one of my seniors, Molly, whom I met Molly while photographing the plays and musicals at our local high school. Not only is she obviously beautiful but she is […]

Metro Senior Sessions

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Teri Fode. Teri says: “This session was styled using metro-downtown as the setting at the specific request of our senior client. During the consultation, she said she wanted to design the shoot around fashion-edgy outfits in a modern setting that did […]

Conceptual Shoots – Good For You And Your Biz

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Cherie Phelps. Cherie says: “Anyone who photographs seniors on a full-time basis,understands that this is always an intense, high-energy, and creatively-exhausting time of year. Because of this, I try to schedule time to do at least one over-the-top conceptual creative shoot […]

Challenge Yourself

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Brad Lovell. Brad says: “This series is from my shoot with Megan, one of my 2015 Senior Models. The majority of her shoot took place at her house here in Hendersonville, TN. We chose this location to make it more personable, […]

Editorial Athletic Senior Portraits

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from John Pyle. John says: “Kylee is a senior from Beauregard High School in Alabama and she comes to us from about an hour away. She is an amazing track and field athlete and we love and attract a lot of senior […]

Showing Your Senior’s Personality

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Jen Basford. Jen says: “Brooklin’s session was one of my favorites – her style and clothing choices show off all of the different sides of her. We worked together up front to plan her outfits so that she would have all of the details […]

The Importance of Listening To Your Client

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Allison Ragsdale. Allison says: “This was a senior session that I was so excited about, I couldn’t sleep! Ellie, my senior client, had a really specific vision for her shoot and she put just as much effort into making it into […]

How Location Can Inspire a Story

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Suzy Mead. Suzy says: “This photo session is all about the location. This is a favorite location of mine, but after hearing the news of a fire there I went out to see which areas were affected. I was instantly amazed […]

Tips on Working With Horses

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Amber Langerud. Amber says: “This session features “A Girl & Her Horse” – part of my class of 2016 modeling program. As a long term horse girl myself, I love capturing the connection between a girl and her horse. The session […]

Achieving the Sun Flare

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Felicia Sinclair. Felicia says: “This was my defining session, where I decided that Senior Portraits were my “thing”. When you meet that perfect client, and have the most magical session of your life (so far), you better pay attention and make […]

Capturing Dancers In Motion

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Darrel Summers. Darrel says: “For this session I wanted to capture a dancer’s grace and motion. I have seen other tutorials on how to achieve the dust and dancer effect, but did not want to deal with indoor cleanup. Shooting into […]

Working With Tall Subjects

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Dawn Attebery. Dawn says: “This senior was a photographer’s dream. She brought exactly the right colors to complement her skin tones and she had an easy and beautiful smile. The session was shot outdoors in Richardson, Texas.” Dawn’s Photography Tip: This […]

Planning a Themed Photoshoot

[pinit count=”horizontal” description=”Check out this featured session on Belovely You http://www.belovelyyou.com”]Today’s feature is from Allison Ragsdale. Allison says: “We were one of the event leaders/shooters at the Seniors Ignite Event 2014 in Las Vegas. We were each given a creative concept to shoot and ours was steampunk-themed. We were pumped! The tip we want to […]