How to Choose a Senior Photographer

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How to Choose a Senior Photographer: Tips for Selecting the Right Professional

Your senior year is a time to celebrate. You have worked hard and finally reached an important milestone in your life. One of the most important decisions you will make during this time is choosing a photographer to capture these memories. It can be difficult to know where to start, but don’t worry! We are here to help. In this blog post, we will discuss tips for selecting the right professional photographer to document your senior year!

5 tips for choosing a senior photographer:

Research is key! When you are looking for a photographer, it is important to do your research. There are many different types of photographers out there, so you want to make sure you find one that suits your needs. Look at their portfolios and read reviews to get an idea of their style and what others have thought of their work.

Think about what you want. What kind of photos do you want to have? Do you want traditional posed shots or more candid shots? Do you want formal photos or casual photos? Knowing what you want ahead of time will help you narrow down your search. Once you know what you want, look at their portfolios to see if the photographer’s style matches your vision.

 

Photo of senior girl outside by Block Portrait Studios
Picture of serious senior girl in Saint Paul studio by Block Portrait Studios
Photo of Senior boy in studio by Block Portrait Studios

The budget is important. Senior photography is an investment, so you want to make sure you find a photographer whose prices fit within your budget. Don’t be afraid to ask for pricing information.

Schedule a consultation. Once you have found a few photographers that you are interested in, schedule a consultation. This is a great opportunity to meet the photographer, see their work in person, and get an idea of their personality. It will also give you a chance to ask any questions that you may have.

Black and White Photo of senior girl in studio by Block Portrait Studios in saint paul
Black and white portrait of senior boy in Saint Paul studio by Block Portrait Studios
Photo of Senior boy with his basketball in st paul studio by Block Portrait Studios
Photo of Saint Paul senior girl and her dog by Block Portrait Studios
colorful portrait of Senior boy in Saint Paul Studio by Block Portrait Studios
Saint Paul photo of senior girl in the sunshine by Block Portrait Studios
Black and White Studio photo of Senior boy in Saint Paul, MN by Block Portrait Studios

Trust your gut! Ultimately, the decision of who to hire as your senior photographer should come down to who you feel most comfortable with. If you connect with the photographer and feel confident in their abilities, then they are probably the right choice for you!

We can't wait to meet you!

Now that you know how to choose a senior photographer, we hope you will consider working with us! We are passionate about photography and would love to document your senior year. 

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