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YOUR ULTIMATE SENIOR PORTRAIT SESSION CHECKLIST

April 25, 2020

ONE MONTH BEFORE

  • Haircut/color appointment

THE WEEK BEFORE

  • Outfits chosen
  • Accessories chosen
  • Undergarments for outfits chosen (no visible bra straps, etc)
  • Shoes for all outfits chosen
  • Props chosen (and communicated to Photographer)
  • Check that all outfits are clean and wrinkle free (Drop off clothes at the dry cleaners 1-2 weeks before the session)
  • Avoid getting a sunburn or earning heavy tan lines
  • Avoid spray tans

THE DAY BEFORE

  • Clean/Trim/Paint nails
  • Glasses: Remove lenses or borrow from optometrist
  • Gather all your accessories, shoes, jewelry, props, styling tools, etc into one place. We recommend a reusable shopping bag to carry everything along during the shoot.
  • Get your beauty sleep and drink plenty of water!

THE DAY OF

  • Hang all your clothes up on a hanger in your car, or lay them out flat in your trunk.
  • Load up your bag of accessories, shoes, jewelry, etc.
  • Eat before your session

GATHER SUPPLIES

  • Makeup Bag
  • Makeup Remover Wipes
  • Chapstick
  • Comb
  • Towel
  • Blotting papers
  • Safety pins
  • Lipstick or gloss
  • Mirror
  • Water with straw
  • Snack
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug-repellent
  • Stain remover
  • Lint roller
  • Deodorant

GATHER OUTFITS

  • Outfit 1 (CASUAL)
  • Shoes for outfit 1
  • Undergarments for outfit 1
  • Hat / jewelry / prop / styling tools

 

  • Outfit 2 (DRESSED UP)
  • Shoes for outfit 2
  • Undergarments for outfit 2
  • Hat / jewelry / prop / styling tools

 

  • Outfit 3 (YOUR CHOICE)
  • Shoes for outfit 3
  • Undergarments for outfit 3
  • Hat / jewelry / prop / styling tools

Click here to download this list to your phone for prepping the night before!

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