100 Senior Portrait Ideas

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008 BE GENTLE WITH YOUR HANDS

Be gentle when framing your face with your hands. Any pressure might wrinkle your face. The trick is not to actually rest your face on your hands; only appear to rest. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/6400 sec at f/2.8, ISO 400

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007 BRING EXCITEMENT WITH RED

Bring energy and excitement with red—a powerful color with strong emotions. Green is the natural complement of red. But red at sunset is simply a must. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/250 sec at f/4, ISO 400

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006 BRIGHTEN UP WITH YELLOW

Brighten up your senior photos by wearing yellow—a positive color suggesting warmth and happiness. Pair yellow with a dark or complementary color background and you can't go wrong. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/125 sec at f/2.8, ISO 400

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005 TRY MODELING POSES

Smiles and laughters are big parts of your senior photos—but not all. Loosen up and don't be afraid to try some modeling poses. It's your senior photos. Make the most out of it. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/125 sec at f/2.8, ISO 400

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004 HANDS MAKE THE PHOTO

For a head and shoulder photo, do something with your hands—anything. Do remember to keep your hands at an angle to the camera to avoid distortion. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/500 sec at f/2.8, ISO 400

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003 SHOOT IN THE ALLEY

Everybody loves a photo in the park. But stand out among the crowd and have your senior portrait taken in unlikely locations—like an alley. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/125 sec at f/4.5, ISO 400

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002 BREAK THE RULES

Rules exist to create great portraiture. Sometimes, breaking the rules—like looking away, instead of looking towards the camera—creates better, more energetic photos. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/125 sec at f/4.5, ISO 400

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001 GO SUBTLE WHEN OTHERS ARE NOT

There's something about subtle or muted colors. They are pleasing alternatives to black-and-whites and vibrant colors—and they look great in large prints. Canon EOS 5D, 100mm f/2.8 lens, 1/60 sec at f/4.0, ISO 400

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