Avoid Bad Senior Pictures

Don’t Let This Happen To You

Sports and Fashion are the two primary reasons I’m a photography today. As a high school senior we go through a right of passage to college, the military, sports or work the 18th year of our lives. We reach a key milestone and our live forever changes. Choices open up and paths present themselves as we begin to figure out what we will do, be, etc. We shoot a ton of sports portraits, and when we started, most of what we saw resembled the photo above. A bad pose with just a letterman jacket. This isn’t what sports is all about.

Don’t get me wrong, the letterman jacket is a great thing. But, it does not show off you, your life, your hard work. It doesn’t tell a story or recreate big plays of your life. The old senior picture of the letterman jacket merely shows what you’ve “earned” as a result of 1000’s of hours of training, practice and playing. And as a senior photo, it’s a bit of a let down. We felt your senior pictures should be about you, not some factory where 1000’s of seniors have posed before you. And if you play sports, they should capture your athleticism, power, skill, tenacity and love for the sport. When you look back 5,10,20 years which image is going to remind you, your children, your parents of who you were as an athlete.

If you’re an athlete, a dancer, a model or just a high school senior. Come to us and we’ll create some amazing and beautiful senior pictures you’ll keep forever. If you’re an athlete, go to Denver’s most innovative sports portrait photographer for seniors, Seniors @ 5280 and we’ll create something amazing with you! Check out our sports senior picture gallery by clicking here.

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