It’s incredible how time flies, and with the warmer weather in the forecast and only a few more months left of this school year, its time to open up the calendar for the class of 2025 seniors! Senior year brings a mix of emotions for both parents and students alike. Choosing the right photographer for your child’s senior photos is an important decision, as these images will capture this significant moment in their life.

You will look to schedule their photo session during the summer or early fall of their senior year. This timing allows for beautiful outdoor settings and ensures you have plenty of time to select the perfect photos for the yearbook deadline. Most school deadlines are mid October, but make sure that you check with your yearbook committee for the exact date. CMP DOES NOT submit the photo to the school. You will receive you digital image and then its your responsibility to submit to the school.

When choosing a photographer, Christy Mitchell Photography stands out as a premier option in Wallingford, Connecticut. She primarily photographs seniors in her hometown of Wallingford, Connecticut from Lyman Hall High School & Mark T. Sheehan High School. She has also captured many seniors in neighboring towns throughout Connecticut such as Meriden, Southington, Cheshire, Middletown, New Haven, Hartford, Hamden, Milford, Orange, Guilford, Madison, Clinton, North Branford and Branford. With over 14 years of experience in capturing the essence of seniors and their unique personalities, Christy Mitchell is not just a photographer but a creative collaborator. She has had several of her photos published and has received awards for her work. The goal is to create a collection of images that authentically reflect your seniors journey, dreams, and aspirations.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to Christy Mitchell Photography to book a senior session. Start this senior year on a memorable note, capturing the essence of your seniors individuality and the excitement of what lies ahead. Let’s make this a year to remember!

Christy Mitchell Photography offers several collections tailored to meet the needs and preferences of each client, whether they prefer studio or on-location sessions. While specific pricing may vary based on factors such as session duration, number of outfit changes, and additional services, here’s a general overview of the investment for senior photos:

  1. MINI Collection: This 20 minute, mini photo session offers a collection that includes 3 digitals. This session can be done either in studio or on location,(choice of 2 local locations in Wallingford) and is for just the senior only.
  2. PETITE Collection: This 30 minute, mini photo session offers a collection that includes 5 digitals and is just for the senior. This session can be done either in studio or on location,(choice of 2 local locations in Wallingford)
  3. CLASSIC Collection: This session is up to 60 minutes long and includes 10 digitals, 1 senior & 1 sibling photo.
  4. SIGNATURE Collection:The Signature Collection, is a favorite! This session is up to 60 minutes long includes 25 digitals and includes a complimentary 8×10 print of your choice. This Signature Collection allows for a wide variety of poses and multiple family & sibling/pet poses.

Clients can discuss their preferences and budget with Christy Mitchell Photography to determine the best collection for their needs. Repeat Senior Clients receive a discount off their collection choice!

For specific pricing and details regarding the collections offered this year, it’s best to reach out directly to Christy Mitchell Photography. They’ll be happy to provide more information and help you choose the perfect collection to capture this special milestone in your child’s life.

Including family and sibling photos at no extra charge with the Classic & Signature Collections, is a wonderful offering from Christy Mitchell Photography, allowing families to capture not just the senior, but also the bonds and connections that are so meaningful during this time of transition.

Having the convenience of a changing tent for outfit changes ensures that coordinating with the family becomes effortless and stress-free. This way, everyone can showcase their unique style and personality while still maintaining a cohesive look in the photos.

Updating family photos during the senior session is a fantastic opportunity to create lasting memories for the entire family. It’s a chance to celebrate not only the accomplishments of the senior, but also the love and support of the family unit as a whole.

Siblings in the photos? Absolutely! Including siblings in the senior photo session can add an extra layer of meaning and significance to the photos. It’s a wonderful way to capture the bond between siblings and to commemorate this momentous time in their lives together. Take a look at a few of these siblings (and fur siblings) and their senior!

And this group of 7 siblings…. I have photographed each one of these seniors and only 1 more to go! Each senior session, mom has tried to coordinate everyone and FINALLY on senior #6, we made it happen! With everyones busy schedule, we had 10 minutes to get them all together and get this photo before they had to run off to other activities and events… Mom and I were both thrilled with this beautiful photo of all of her children!

Choosing the right photographer for your senior photos is a crucial decision, as these images will capture a significant moment in your life. Here are some compelling reasons why Christy Mitchell Photography stands out among the many options available:

  1. Experience and Expertise: Christy Mitchell Photography brings over 14 years of experience and expertise to every session. With a deep understanding of lighting, composition, and posing techniques, Christy ensures that each photo captures the essence of the senior’s personality and individuality.
  2. Creative Collaboration: Christy Mitchell Photography takes a collaborative approach to each session, working closely with clients to understand their vision and preferences. By fostering open communication and listening to clients’ ideas, Christy ensures that the final photos exceed expectations and truly reflect the senior’s style and aspirations.
  3. High-Quality Images: From capturing candid moments to creating stunning portraits, Christy Mitchell Photography consistently delivers high-quality images that are both beautiful and timeless. With a keen eye for detail and a dedication to excellence, Christy ensures that every photo is impeccably composed and edited to perfection.
  4. Personalized Experience: Christy Mitchell Photography believes in providing a personalized experience for each client, from the initial consultation to the final delivery of photos. Whether it’s selecting the perfect location, coordinating outfits, or offering guidance on posing, Christy goes above and beyond to ensure that every aspect of the session is tailored to the client’s preferences and needs.
  5. Value and Flexibility: With a range of collections and packages to choose from, Christy Mitchell Photography offers excellent value and flexibility to suit various budgets and preferences. Whether you prefer a studio session or an outdoor shoot, Christy has options to accommodate your needs and ensure that you get the most out of your investment.

Ultimately, choosing Christy Mitchell Photography for your senior photos means choosing a photographer who is committed to capturing the beauty, excitement, and emotion of this special milestone in your life. With a combination of experience, creativity, and personalized service, Christy Mitchell Photography ensures that your senior photos are not just pictures, but cherished memories that you’ll treasure for years to come.

To reserve a session with Christy Mitchell Photography for your senior photos, you can follow these steps:

  1. Contact Christy Mitchell Photography: Reach out to Christy Mitchell Photography via phone, email, or through their website to inquire about availability and discuss your preferences for the session.
  2. Schedule a Consultation: If you prefer to talk over the phone I will offer a consult to discuss your vision, preferences, and any questions you may have about the session. This is an opportunity to ensure that your needs are understood and that the session is tailored to your expectations.
  3. Choose a Date and Location: Work with Christy Mitchell Photography to choose a date and location for the session. Whether you prefer a studio session or an outdoor shoot, Christy will help you select the perfect setting to capture your senior photos.
  4. Select a Collection: Review the collections and packages offered by Christy Mitchell Photography to choose the one that best fits your needs and budget. Whether you prefer the Classic, Signature, or another collection, Christy will guide you through the options and help you make the right choice.
  5. Secure Your Reservation: Once you’ve chosen a date, location, and collection, you’ll need to secure your reservation by making a deposit. This will officially reserve your session date and ensure that everything is in place for your senior photo session.
  6. Prepare for the Session: Leading up to the session, Christy Mitchell Photography will provide guidance on what to wear, how to prepare, and what to expect during the session. You will receive my senior guide that will help you with any locations, or suggestions for you senior session.

Booking a senior session with Christy Mitchell Photography is a fantastic opportunity to capture this significant milestone in your life. Whether you’re a senior looking to commemorate your achievements and aspirations or a parent eager to celebrate your child’s journey, now is the perfect time to reserve your session in CMP’s calendar.

Thank you ! I wish you and your senior an amazing year!! xo Christy

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