Congratulations! If you’re reading this it means you’re getting ready to graduate and looking to get some CU Boulder Graduation photos! If you’re looking for fun, candid and beautiful photos that capture this special time in your life– you’re in the right place. I’m a Denver Senior Photographer based out of Broomfield and I LOVE photographing CU Boulder senior portraits.
Lots of people often ask when is the best time to take photos- and 90% of the time my answer is golden hour! Golden hour is the hour or two before sunset and creates gorgeous, golden light. This light is incredibly flattering and what gives my images that nice warm hue. But depending on if you want to have your session on campus or another location (check out some of my favorite spots here), the best lighting might vary. But don’t worry, I’ll help you with all the planning and logistics leading up to your session.
These girls opted to do a group session for their senior photos. I love group sessions because it makes everyone feel so much more comfortable to have a buddy! In all group sessions I still make sure to get individuals of everyone! If you want to do a group session for your senior photos, just make sure you coordinate your outfits so you don’t clash. The easiest thing to wear is white. If you want more tips on what to wear for you upcoming senior session take a look at my senior photo outfit guide.
The world is your oyster when it comes to a location for your CU Boulder graduation photos. You can choose to have your pictures taken on campus or at a secondary location. For some sessions, we can even do multiple locations. (Like starting on campus and then finishing your session at a spot like Chautauqua nearby).
All my senior clients get access to my exclusive location guide with over 50 epic locations around the state. So whether you’re wanting an urban look or a mountain environment, I’ve got ya covered!
I have a whole blog post about what to wear for your senior photos but here’s some inspiration to get ya thinking!
Bring an outfit change
I always recommend bringing one casual and one fancy outfit, that way you have some variety! But too many outfits can cut into your photo taking time and create a gallery that’s all over the place. So for an hour session, stick with two outfits!
Try on each outfit with your cap and gown
Each outfit will sit differently with your cap and gown. Some colors might clash with your sash colors. Try on each outfit to see which looks best.
Leah Goetzel Photography is a Colorado based photographer. She photographs weddings, seniors, and engagements.
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