Meet Dally. She is super sweet, outgoing, and fun to hang with. I love that she wanted to keep everything natural for this shoot. We didn’t use a professional hair/makeup artist for anything. I wanted to show you that you don’t HAVE to have hair/makeup for your session. It’s up to you! I asked Dally some questions to go along with her pics so you could get to know a little about her. PINIMAGE
What school do you go to?
I go to Glenbrook South High school in Glenview, IL.PINIMAGE
What is something a lot of people don’t know about you?
A lot of people don’t know that I was born In Romania.
Dally also brought a friend to hangout with us at the session. She was also a great girl and made the session even more fun for Dally. When booking your session, think of an outgoing and enjoyable friend to bring with to your sessionPINIMAGE
Do you want to wait to have your senior pictures in the middle of winter? Maybe. Most likely not. So, that means the PRIME time to take the pictures are in the summer going into your senior year and fall. Of course, it’s possible to take pictures in the spring as well but the weather is unpredictable. I like encouraging my senior girls to aim for pictures in the summer/fall. If you think that seems too early, we could do a double mini-session. We could take pictures in the fall and get those beautiful fall colors and your still going to be tan. Then we could do another session in the spring. We could take pictures in your prom dress or homecoming dress and it could be a totally different session from the first one.
It’s YOUR session so it’s up to you what you would like and we can help you figure out how to make it unique just for you.PINIMAGE
So, here’s a run down of what to expect when you choose to use us for your senior pictures. First we will have a pre-session consult where we talk about pricing and get to know each other a little to see if we are a good fit. We will meet at a coffee shop and it will last around 30-45 minutes. I will also walk you through the boutique that we will meet at for the session and you can meet the stylist that will work with you on your wardrobe should you choose The Luxury Session.
From there you will sign a contract and we will put a date on the books. If you choose The Luxury Session we will also choose a date a week before your session to meet at the boutique and pick out a bunch of different outfits (and jewelry!) just for YOU to wear at your session. If you want to bring your own clothes to wear as well that is totally up to you! This is YOUR session. But who wouldn’t want a whole boutique to choose their wardrobe from?! Plus, you will get a $50 gift card to the boutique (called Ella louvi) for you to take home any of the clothes you wore for your session!
On the big day of your session, we will have a makeup artist and hair stylist waiting for you when you arrive to make you feel glamorous! I always suggest bringing a friend or 2 to your session so that you feel comfortable and they can hang out with you as you are getting pampered. Besides you will need someone to Instagram your getting ready pics! Plus, friends are really helpful when I need to get you to laugh!
After your makeup and hair is done and you are ready, we will spend around 2 hours shooting, wardrobe changes, location hopping, and of course, having fun!
After the session is over you can expect to receive your pictures in a private online gallery with password protection just for you in about 4-6 weeks. Don’t worry, I will post sneak peeks on my Facebook and Instagram feeds as well. Feel free to make them your profile pictures and share them on your personal pages. Sharing your pictures is one the greatest compliment you can give me. 🙂
There are some added perks for sharing the love. If you LOVE the pics you see as I share them and decide to share them on your fb and Instagram as well you can earn your own magazine. It’s a magazine full of pictures from YOUR session. Also, if you ask your friends to check out Erica Lynn Photography, you can also earn your own app. It’s an app that you can download to your iphone/android of pictures from your session. It’s a really cool way to carry your pictures with you and show your friends.