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Denver Senior Pictures by Tammy Gonzales Photography

See our Denver Senior Pictures and Portrait samples in our portfolio area of teen portraits.

All Senior Picture package prices include sitting fee, retouching

and yearbook photo submission


30 Minute
In studio shoot



Up to 1 hour Studio
Belmar Park shoot

Up to 2 hour location
studio shoot

Includes Includes Includes
1 – Digital image in high resolution
1 outfit change
Same day image selection
3 – Digital Images in high resolution
2 outfit changes
$60 credit for a la carte
prints or additional digital images.
5 – Digital images in high resolution 3 outfit changes
$85 credit for a la carteprints or additional digital images.

Additional digital images in high resolution can be added

to any of the above packages for $15.00 per image.


A La Carte options

Print Size Each

4″ X 6″ $4.00

5″ X 7″ $10.00

8 Wallets $20.00

8″ X 10″ $20.00

11″ X 14″ $35.00

12″X 18″ $40.00

16″X 20″ $50.00

Tips for Denver Senior Pictures and Portraits

When did Senior Pictures and Portraits begin?

According to Wikipedia Formal senior pictures and portraits, in and of themselves, date back at least to the 1880s in America. Some traditional senior portrait sittings include a cap and gown and other changes of clothing, portrait styles and poses. In recent decades, the convention has been to feature male students in tuxedo jackets and female students in a silk or fur drape and a pearl necklace which is meant to simulate the appearance of a formal gown.

In some schools a portrait studio is invited to the school to ensure all senior portraits (for the yearbook) are similar in pose and style, and so that students who cannot afford to purchase these portraits on their own or choose not to purchase portraits will appear in the yearbook the same as other students. Other schools allow students to choose a studio and submit portraits on their own.

A contemporary photo montage type senior portrait, personalized with the name of student and year of graduation.

Modern Senior Pictures and Portraits

Modern senior pictures or portraits may include virtually any pose or clothing choice, within the limits of good taste. Students often appear with pets, student-athletes of both sexes pose in letterman jackets or their playing uniforms, while many men choose glamour photography.

Outdoor “location” photos continue to increase in popularity, as well as locations that are of specific importance to the senior, both replacing studio portraits. Picture proofs are usually available to view online the next day which are lower quality, unedited and often with a watermark of the studio.

Uses for Senior Pictures and Portraits

Senior pictures or portraits are often included in graduation announcements or are given to friends and family. They are also used in yearbooks and are usually rendered larger than their underclassmen counterparts and are often featured in color, even if the rest of the yearbook is mostly reproduced in black and white.

In some schools, the requirements are strict regarding the choice of photographer or in the style of portraiture, with only traditional-style portraits being acceptable. Many schools choose to contract one photographer for their yearbook portraits, while other schools allow many different photographers to submit yearbook portraits.

Many student parents choose to frame a large print of their child’s senior portrait for display in their home. One popular way of displaying the senior portrait is in a special photo mat cut to display small copies of the student’s school photos from kindergarten to their junior year, displayed in a circle (like the numbers of a clock) surrounding a larger opening for the senior portrait.