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SENIOR portraits

SENIOR Session info & Investment

Senior year only happens once, let’s make it amazing! Hannah Caracofe is Lauren Tomten Photography’s resident senior photographer, and she is ready to make your senior photo session amazing. Whether you just want a few photos to appease mom, or want to go all out and design a senior photo session that is uniquely YOU, Hannah has got the skills to take you there!


All session pricing is ALL-INCLUSIVE.

That means you know what your investment is from the start. You choose the package that is best for you, no hidden costs or session fees.

Mini Session
Session includes:
  • 20 min session
  • 1 location (in studio or outdoors within 20 min of Springfield)
  • 2 outfits
  • 10 edited digital images of your choice delivered via an online gallery
  • Option to purchase additional digital images


Full Session
Session includes:
  • Up to 90 min session
  • Up to 2 locations (in studio or outdoors within 20 min of Springfield)
  • Unlimited outfits
  • All the usable images (at LEAST 25 edited digital images (but most gallerys are double or triple that!!!)  delivered via an online gallery
  • Option to purchase additional digital images


Cap & Gown
Session includes:
  • 10 min session
  • In studio or on location within 20 min from Springfield
  • 5 edited digital images of your choice delivered via an online gallery


*$125 if purchased as an add-on to another package

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senior session checklist

one week before the session
  • Get a haircut/color
  • Narrow down your outfits (bring at least one outfit you feel confident in, one outfit your parents like an outfit appropriate for your yearbook photo)
  • Trim your nails and have them painted
  • Practice some posing in the mirror to ease being anxious, if you have a favorite “angle” please let us know and we’ll make sure to get your “good side”
one day before the session
  • Outfits & accessories chosen
  • Undergarments for outfits chosen (no visible bra straps, etc)
  • Iron/Steam outfits
  • Shoes for all outfits chosen (bring a pair you can get dirty to walk in tall grass locations)
  • Props chosen (and communicated to photographer)
  • Clean/Trim/Paint Nails
  • Glasses (remove lenses or practice putting on those contacts to ensure we don’t get lens’ glare)
  • More important: Get lots of sleep
day of the session
  • Shave 
  • Eat before session, even just a snack will keep those jitters down
  • Hydrate! Not only will you feel great, it is also good for your skin
  • Apply normal day to day makeup, avoid glitter and shiney makeup and definitely avoid self tanner day of!
  • Show up on time or be there a little earlier to ensure we can maximize our time together
  • Relax and rest up for the evening, we’re gonna have so much fun!!
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Meet Hannah

Hannah Caracofe joins the Lauren Tomten Photography team as our Lead Senior Photographer!
Hannah is from Sherman, IL originally and graduated from UIS. She has been working for Hope School for 4 years, and has done photography on the side since high school. Hannah first found interest in photographing sunsets and nature, which quickly grew into taking photos for friends and family. She is so excited to work under Lauren and take a deeper dive into her photography journey.
A few of Hannah’s favorite things:
  • Spending time with new husband Todd and Emmie their chocolate lab
  • Being in Nature
  • Crafting/DIYing
  • Reading
  • Spending time with friends and family
  • Shopping
  • Traveling/Exploring
  • and…Disney!
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If you’re looking for a photographer who puts her heart & soul into each session creating meaningful images that families will cherish forever, let’s connect!

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