Nowadays, senior portrait industry is quite competitive and holds several opportunities for people that effectively market quality products. One of the excellent ways to market to the high school seniors is to build contacts and relationships when shooting high school prom. In this post, I discuss ways a prom photographer with on-site photo printing can use to do this effectively. This will help you have a successful and profitable prom event.
Come with your assistant
There is a lot of work for one person to complete considered the amount of time, which the prom affords. An assistant can help you take down orders and names. Moreover, he or she can explain the process and procedure selecting the right image. He or she can assist in posing the subjects.
Order backdrops in advance
Several companies do rent out backdrops. A school’s prom committee can select the appropriate backdrop. You should seek their decision early in advance to ensure you have a plenty of time to avoid delivery delay.
You need to arrive early, set up your tools and equipment. You also need to have spare lighting. If the lighting fails, you should not backup. Rather, you should be ready for the long night. You can avoid such nightmare by testing your equipment early.
It is advisable to stick to the standard poses. This is dependent on the school size. You should sometimes take photograph within a short period. It is your duty to establish a process for gathering adequate information, shooting, and posing, which is efficient and streamlined. Sticking to the same is necessary. This will ensure your clients are not disappointed.
This is a good opportunity to market for the high school senior portraits. Also, offer to tag the pictures on their social media accounts. This allows their friends to see the pictures. If you fail to keep things moving, a lot of people who want to be photographed will miss the opportunity. Thus, you are likely to lose reputation and revenue. Moreover, the students will lose the opportunity to remember the special day.
Usually, the seniors’ experience starts with a consultation to choose the special location and clothing choices. In most instances, parents are included throughout the process. Seniors can include different activities such as rock climbing, horseback, swimming pool, or snowboarding. Most high school seniors are happy to be close to graduation and want to have portraits, which show their personality.…