I’m obsessed with the natural look and the dreamy light that Mother Nature provides in the evening hours just before sunset. But what I enjoy most is celebrating your senior year and helping you feel comfortable and confident during your senior photography session.

Telling Your Senior Stories

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Do you want to know the best thing that I added to my senior on-boarding process in 2023? Scheduling a 10-15 minute discovery call after clients booked their session. Building Connections Sure, it takes time out of my day, but spending less than 30 minutes with a senior client and their parents actually helps me […]

Why Every Photographer Should be Conducting Discovery Calls with Every Senior Session

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Is July the right month for you to book your senior photography session? Let’s dive into what to expect for weather, outfits and look at what the landscape could look like in July in Wisconsin. WEATHER: Booking July Senior Photography Session July typically can be a HOT month, with temps ranging from 80s-upper 90s. Of […]

Is a July Senior Photography Session on Your To-Do List this Summer?

Darlington high school senior sitting in the bleacher with football uniform.

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Seniors you want to look edgy, badass, confident and a lil sultry? Let’s book a senior photography session in the studio. Pinterest inspired this session! That edgy, sultry confident images of girls in the studio drew me in from the beginning. I mean they must feel like they are invisible and that they can accomplish […]

Let’s Bring Edgy & Sultry to your Senior Photography Session in the Studio

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Are you thinking of booking June senior photography session? and you are not 100% sure what it looks like?  In this blog I’d like to cover what a booking June senior, types of clothes to wear and what to expect the landscape to look like.  Booking June Senior Weather: Typical June weather can range from […]

Booking a June Senior Photography Session?

Benton senior high school girl posing in a spring flower field

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For photographers, delivering a high quality experience to your clients is essential for success. From the initial contact to the delivery of the final products, it’s important to exceed expectations and make sure clients have an unforgettable customer experience. Here are 6 reasons why delivering a memorable client experience is key for photographers. Gain Customer […]

Photographers: 6 Reason why you need a client experience

Sarah Monson Photography, high school senior photographer

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As a senior photographer located in Southwestern Wisconsin, I have no shortage of serene, beautiful locations to use as a backdrop for senior portraits, and today, I’m sharing a few of my favorite settings in hopes of inspiring you to reimagine your senior photography experience! My Favorite Locations: My favorite thing about uncovering a new […]

My Favorite Locations for Senior Sessions

High school senior girl posing in a field of tall grass

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In preparation for 3 upcoming senior session, I have 3 things I do for every senior session. 1. Session Prep Tasks 2. Communication Tasks 3. Expertise Tasks Adding these three lists of action items to your senior photography session prep workflow will improve your efficiency and deliver an elevated client experience – plus, the photos […]

Senior Photographers: 3 Things I do for Every Senior Session

Sarah Monson, high school senior photographer of Wisconsin

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It’s not too early to start thinking about your upcoming senior session. So I wanted to create a super simple and easy questions checklist for all of you soon-to-be seniors to ask before officially hiring your senior photographer. All seniors deserve to have their photo session be memorable and a fun experience. The photography industry […]

10 Questions to ask your senior photographer before booking

Scales Mound high school senior posing against building in downtown Dubuque iowa

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It’s never too early to start planning for your senior session! You can start by creating a moodboard on your phone or a board on Pinterest, that you can share with your photographer. Some of the first questions your photographer will ask you when you get ready to book your session is: The typical answer […]

Picture Perfect: Tips for Building a Moodboard for Your Senior Portrait Session

Platteville high school senior girl walking downtown Dubuque Iowa

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This the last year of high school before you start your college life and you want to make the most of your senior year so let’s find out how to booking senior portraits! Documenting this time in your life is very important not only so you can remember it but so you can have photos […]

5 Tips for Booking the Perfect Senior Photographer for Your Session

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