Frequently Asked Senior Portrait Questions


What do I wear or bring to my appointment? What can I expect?

  • You may click here to read all about the Senior Portrait session.

Are my proofs available online?

  • Beginning with the senior class of 2020, you may view your portraits with the access code provided to you at your sitting here.
  • For classes 2019 and earlier, they are not available online.
    • Within 2-3 weeks of your session, you will receive a text and an email asking you to pick up your proofs from our studio.
    • You then take them home for viewing (proofs are property of Belmont).
    • There will be a return sticker on your proof packet.
    • If your photos were taken at your school, you will receive a message about picking them up at your school on a certain date/time.

When can I see my senior proofs?

  • Register here and you will be notified via email or text the moment your proofs are available.

How long do I have to take my senior pictures?

  • It is best to have your pictures made before school starts.
  • We do photograph occasionally after school starts, but appointments are limited.
  • Students find it harder to make an appointment that does not interfere with outside school activities.
  • We have a strict cut off in SEPTEMBER for yearbook purposes, so you must have your portraits made by then.
  • Do not wait to the last minute!

I do not like my proofs. Can I have them retaken?

  • Yes! You may reschedule online here .
  • Please do so promptly so that you can get a slot on our calendar.
  • There is a re-sit charge of $20.

How can I re-order senior portraits, and how long do I have?

  • We keep your previous order information and proofs on file for up to 4 years.
  • Any proofs that you did not order from are kept on file for one year.
  • In order to preview the physical copies again, you will need to pay a $25 fee; otherwise, you may schedule an appointment to come in and look at them on our computers.
  • You can mail in this reorder form and a wallet of your reorder photo that will be returned to you.
  • You may call us and pay by phone if you already know what you want.

Will my finished senior portraits be retouched?

  • Yes! We include basic retouching in all of our packages and print sizes only.
  • Basic retouching includes blemish removal and acne.
  • It does not include hair, tan lines, or tooth corrections.
  • You may inquire about the extra charge for these services.
  • Proof sets and CD’s and other items will have an extra charge.

Can the background(s) be changed on my proofs?

  • No. For quality purposes, we do not use green screen technology to photograph senior portraits.

I missed my yearbook deadline, but can I still have portraits made?

  • Yes! We will start back photographing for personal use during the week of spring break.
  • Appointments will be available mid-February.
  • You can go online to view them here.
  • Our order turnaround time in the spring is 2-3 weeks.

When do we take cap and gown photos?

  • These dates are normally scheduled by your school sponsor or senior sponsor.
  • Please check with them to be sure you did not miss an announcement.
  • We do not offer a makeup day at school for these portraits.
  • If you miss the date or were absent, you may schedule to have them taken at our studio during spring break week.