Portraits - Justine May Photography

Portrait Prices

Different types of portraits include  high school seniors, family, engagement/couples, maternity, business, children, boudoir, friendships/pets, model portfolio, and lifestyle.


Headshot $75

Family (up to 8 members) $200


Outfits take 20-30 minutes. (up to 3 people)

Bronze 1 outfit        $150

Silver    2-3 outfits   $250

Gold      4-5 outfits   $400


Portrait Deposit $50


Images are delivered digitally on my website where you can download and order prints.

All photo shoots include every useable picture with a basic edit so that they are ready to print or post online.

Portfolio Galleries

Locations 

For every suggested background I've listed I have a location in mind, but I love discovering new places for photo shoots so I encourage you to share your ideas!

- field of grass, corn, sunflowers, or even a pumpkin patch

- trees like pine, aspen, cottonwood, Russian olive

- mountains

- body of water such as a river, lake, creek, pond, or reservoir

- desert surround yourself with sagebrush, cactus, and crazy sand hills

- road dirt or paved

- public park complete with benches and green grass

- ranch surround yourself with old barns, fences, and farming equipment

- railroad and old industrial buildings

- city scape alleyways, buildings, stairs, doorways, and street scenes - bridge

Props

The possibilities for your senior portraits are endless! There are countless ways to make your pictures unique to you, I can't tell you enough how much I love making your ideas come to life! 

- furniture for sitting such as a chair or stool

- flowers to wear, hold, or to stand or sit next to

- pets of all kinds, dogs, cats, horses, cows,  or a hedgehog

- hats for any occasion, cowboy, vintage, floppy hats or baseball caps

- instruments both musical and technical

- vehicles from trucks and cars to bicycles and motorcycles

- sports equipment like balls, gear, and uniforms

- blanket or flag, maybe you have one thats sentimental

- balloons or bubbles if cute is your style, go for it

- glitter to blow at the camera or into wind

- twinkling lights shoot with Christmas lights or street lights

- smoke bomb get edgy and trendy with a bomb photo

- sign that might read "Finally Done!" or "Senior 2019"

What to Wear

1. Something Casual • T-shirt with jeans • Simple dress or button shirt with jeans • Try and stick to neutral colors: black, white, tan, blush, light blues, nudes, navy, and gray • Spice it up with a floral or plaid pattern. * Avoid graphic logo t-shirts and shirts with words on them.

2. Something Nice • What you would wear for a college interview or in business setting • What shows your fashion sense • Prom dress/gown or a professional suit

3. Something that represents you • Hobbies, interests, sports • Friends, family, pets, significant other • Vehicle, bicycle, horse


More Clothing Tips

o Base your outfits on what will work with the location.

o Bring a sturdy pair of shoes and a warm coat in case of mud or if it is cold.

o Use layers to further express your personality such as hats, scarves, jackets, jewelry, a belt, vests.

o Ladies, check the length of your dresses, if it’s too short it can be hard to pose sitting down. o Guys, wear clean  shoes, ripped and stained sneakers don’t look nice.

o Go easy on the make-up, if you use eye liner and mascara try to be subtle.

o Hair spray if a must, even for the guys. It makes editing much easier and it tends to be windy in Wyoming.

Group shots

o Create a balance between patterns and solids.

o Try not to match exactly but pair outfits that fit a color scheme

o Make a list of people you want grouped for pictures

Tips to Prepare for Your Session

1. Drink lots of water - Your skin and lips will thank you, you won’t look drained, and you’ll look and feel more relaxed.

2. Get a good night sleep - It helps to not to have bags under their eyes, an aching body, or just the feeling of being tense, or stressed.

3. Try on outfits for your photo shoot in advance - Sometimes you’ll have an outfit idea in your head then when you try it on you don’t love it, then it is too late to find something else. I recommend trying on everything you plan on wearing beforehand and not on the same day of your photoshoot.

4. Don’t be afraid to reschedule if you really need to - I understand things can happen so I am prepared to be flexible. Please call me if you’re sick or sunburnt, I would rather shoot when you feel and look your best. If it’s raining, snowing, extremely windy, or just plain too cold it’s fine to call and reschedule, I might just be calling you to anyways if that’s the case.

5. Pack a touch up bag and mirror if your hair and make-up are important to you - Fill you bag with hair ties, bobby pins, and lip gloss, tissues, q-tips, tide to go, etc. Don’t be shy with the hair spray, even for you men!

6. Try not to come super hungry or having to go the bathroom - You’ll be more relaxed if you’re not overly hungry or thanksgiving-dinner stuffed. Also, there isn’t always a bathroom on location so make sure to go before we leave.

7. Have a friend/encourager for your shoot - Feel free to bring someone to make you feel comfortable, give you encouragement, etc. High school seniors- bring your parent if you like but it's not required.

8. Relax! Photo shoots pretty much make everyone and anyone nervous, that’s normal. But it’s your chance to show the world who you really are, so just be yourself! I will help you pose during a shoot, so you don’t need any prior modeling experience. If your feel unsure, you can you-tube some modeling tutorials. Also, you can save some pictures on your phone to show me poses you like during the shoot.

9. Gather your clothing items - Be sure you have all your clothing and props together the night before your shoot. Being prepared makes everything less stressful. It also helps you to be on time! Please iron your clothes, including sports jerseys! A lint roller is great too. Don’t forget the sports equipment!

10. For in-the-water-shoots - Bring a couple of towels and maybe even a robe. Bug spray comes in handy as well near the rivers and lakes.

justinemayphotography@gmail.com

(307)296-6437

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