Portrait Information - Kathy Lowery Photography

Portrait Info

SENIOR SESSIONS

I specialize in shooting seniors!!  My goal is to truly capture your personality and expression.  I want you to have fun and enjoy your session time.  I take a variety of posed and candid shots, full body, 1/2 body, and head and shoulder.  I will have locations and poses in mind for your session and I am excited to hear any ideas you may have to make your session fun and unique to you.  See my Senior Session Pricing for details on session packages and my Seniors Portfolio to see examples of my work.


CAN I BRING A FRIEND OR PARENT TO MY SENIOR SESSION?

Yes!  You are welcome to bring a guest (boyfriend/girlfriend, best friend, sibling, or parents) to your session.  Some seniors are more comfortable having someone they know come with them, others are not.  I want you to be relaxed and for you to have a great time so that your personality shines through in your portraits.  If you bring a guest/family, I am happy to take a shot of you with them for your gallery.  I am happy to add a mini family session to your senior session as well for an additional fee.  


DO YOU HAVE A SENIOR REP PROGRAM?

No, I prefer to do Senior Model Sessions instead of a Senior Rep Program.  Each Spring I will post a Senior Model Call on my IG and/or FB page for juniors of the upcoming graduating class.  I do senior model sessions to test new locations and to have current marketing photos.  Senior Models will receive a complimentary Senior Model Session that will include social media images of all the images that I edit, usually 25+.  We always have a great time!!  No modeling experience required, you just need to be comfortable in front of the camera and enjoy having your photo taken.    

 If you are interested please apply HERE


WHAT DO YOU SHOOT WITH?

On portrait sessions, I shoot with two Nikon D750s and fast prime lenses.  My favorite lens is my Nikon 85mm 1.4.  I also enjoy shooting film and use a Nikon F2A, Nikon F100 and Pentax 645N.  




OTHER PORTRAIT SESSIONS

Seniors are my focus and are all I book August - October.  During the rest of the year I am happy and enjoy shooting kids, lifestyle newborn and individual portraits.  Please email me for session pricing.  I do not shoot weddings. 


WHAT TO WEAR?

Bring outfits that you love and reflect your personality and style.  Solid colors and simple patterns work best; avoid small stripes, white and black marbled knits and large logos (they do not usually photograph well).  Accessories are a great way to add variety to your session and change up outfits.  Boots and high heels are great, nice sandals, sneakers, loafers and flats all work well.  Feel free to message, text, or call me if you have any questions about what to wear!  I will email you a "Preparing for Your Session Guide" to help in making your session great.  


EDITING AND RETOUCHING

I pick the very best images from your session to professionally edit. What does that mean?  I shoot in RAW which provides the very best quality for your portraits.  RAW files must be processed/edited, this is the digital equivalent to the darkroom in the film days.  I custom edit each photo that goes into your gallery.  I also do light retouching to the skin to remove blemishes, lighten dark circles and brighten smiles.   Clients receive social media and high-resolution printing images (that have been purchased or are included in their package) that have been converted to the proper format for each use.  


BOOKING INFO

This is a part-time business for me so I usually only book 1or 2 sessions per week, booking in advance is highly recommended. I will do last minute bookings if I am available (especially if it is for a yearbook deadline).  Bookings available year round.  Winter sessions available on a case by case basis depending on the weather and my schedule.  See my Senior Session options HERE.  A non-refundable deposit of $100 and signed contract is required for all bookings to reserve the date (due within 7 days). Remaining amount due before your session starts.   Email me to book or if you have any questions: kmlow@live.com

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