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Senior Portrait Information



Now, more than ever, we all realize the value of capturing and celebrating family. 
Celebrate your senior at this pivotal time in life and create lasting memories as a family before it changes and grows.


We'll begin with a brief in-person meeting to discuss the overall vision and goals
for your project and to preview portrait product options.
We'll discuss details such as time, date, and location and take care of booking details.

Once you're comfortable and ready to move forward, the initial fee is due to hold your dates.


STYLE & PARTICIPANTS


Senior sessions include optional wardrobing.
We recommend 3 - 4 diverse looks from casual to formal and in between.
We'll discuss specifics during our initial consultation.

Families of all sizes are welcome during the sitting (never at an extra charge).  We love and encourage grandparents and furry friends!

BFFs are welcome, subject to studio guidelines.

We'll guide you in creating a wardrobe ensemble to flatter the whole family.

We offer custom senior portrait sessions from documentary lifestyle (photojournalistic) to fine art formal studio portraits.  Yearbook headshots are included at no additional cost with purchase.


WARDROBE & PREPARATION


Studio Sessions may include personal wardrobe styling at an additional cost.
We'll discuss theme, style, sizing, and fit for wardrobe at this time.
I'll also provide specific information on how to prepare for the day.


THE SHOOT


We'll meet again the day of your session, typically for 45 - 120 minutes.
Choose the stunning natural light studio grounds in South Lyon, MI or a location of your choice.  Typically, seniors enjoy a bit of both natural landscape and downtown cityscape.

We'll most often photograph during "magic hour," beginning about 90 minutes prior to sunset time, to make use of best light.


VIEWING & SELECTION


About a week following our session, we'll meet again in person.
We'll show you 25-40 soft proofed portraits for selection.
You'll love ALL of your portraits, but don't worry,
we'll guide you in creating a cohesive collection that meets your individual needs.


FULL ARTISTRY


Once a portrait is selected, I hand edit every one, never abdicating this critical step!
This is my favorite part of my work as it is when I bring a portrait to life.



PORTRAIT PRODUCTION


With the purchases of any canvas, you are invited to
view and approve your canvas before putting it into production.

Once in production, several artisans collaborate in creating your finished piece.
It travels from Tennessee, to Florida, to Seattle, and back to me for approval in between, then finally into your hands.

Most items, including finished wall portraits, albums, and silver box sets
take 4-6 weeks for final delivery.


DELIVERY & INSTALLATION


Framed portraits include white glove hand-delivery and installation
in Southeast Michigan with a lifetime craftsmanship guarantee.

If no wall portrait is purchased, collections are available for pick up at no cost.
Shipment is available for an additional fee.


The Senior Year Experience



Our flexible Senior Year Experience includes three sessions within 12 months.  We typically advise photographing in the summer, fall, then mid-winter for a "winter wonderland" look,
but we welcome you at any time within that time.

The Senior Year Experience includes one reduced creative fee for all three sittings, plus discounted product purchases at the second and third sitting as well as bonus gifts with purchase at the end of the year.



Senior Portrait Pricing


Portrait sessions begin at 1000.  A 500 non-refundable initial payment is due to book.

248 320 1943

M-Th 10 - 5 EST
Fri 10 - 3 EST
Sat 10 - 12 EST


Please reach out BY PHONE
(please note we do NOT schedule by email, text, or social media)
to schedule your no-obligation discovery consultation, where we
will discuss your individual needs, options, detailed pricing, and booking details.

karen@karenlippowiths.com

Located in South Lyon, MI.  Travel available.

 



 


 
 
248 320 1943

MON-THU 10-5  ,  FRI 10-3 ,  SAT 10-12

Located in South Lyon, MI with travel worldwide.



Karen Lippowiths is an award-winning fine art photographer based in South Lyon, MI available worldwide.
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