Soooo Excited!

I was excited about my session, but also nervous about picking out clothes and making sure everything went well, but Andrea helped with location ideas and overall details to make everything go smoothly.  Andrea made me feel very comfortable so I had fun. I felt like a model!  I definitely became more and more comfortable and confident at my session.  My favorite part was being silly in some of the pictures and trying on my serious face. My Mom loved how Andrea brought out my smile and was so easy to work with.

~Brianna & Teresa {Senior & Mom}

Fabulous! Fun! Entertaining!

Andrea goes above & beyond to capture unbelieveable photographs! She does this by getting to know the people (and families) she's photographing. We love Andrea, she is caring, compassionate, and has a wonderful personality that can't help but make people smile/laugh. We like the crazy places she took us to, and the angles/poses from which she took the pictures. At the time I said or thought, "Really?" Yet those are some of my favorites and the pictures hanging on my wall that I look at daily. She is so creative!

~Stacy {Mom}

My Jaw Dropped!

I have been looking forward to taking my senior pictures for as long as I can remember.  In planning the session, Andrea was there whenever I had questions and answered every single one. My photo session was relaxed, with no pressure to do poses that I didn't feel comfortable with or ackward. The experience made me feel beautiful in my own skin, I felt like I was born to be who I was in front of that beautiful camera. When I saw my preview pictures, my jaw dropped! Nobody had ever captured me in the way Andrea had. My photos turned out fantastic and I couldn't be happier.

~Ambyr (Senior)

:: Invest in this Moment ::

Shining Moments Photography in Sycamore, Illinois makes your photography experience memorable + fun!  This is your year for the high school chapter. A senior gets one last homecoming football game in the senior section.  All those hours spent practicing for the Fall musical + hamming it up with friends during rehearsals...soon to be memories. Whether it occurs to the senior or to their parents, this is the LAST of their high school memories.  You've wanted images and video of each important milestone so you wouldn't forget one second! The newborn stage, capturing their one-year milestone, and someday, off in the future, you want all the photographs possible to remember the wedding day.  Your high school senior portraits are one of those Greats to treasure and a moment to professionaly capture FOREVER!

The four High School Senior Collections are tailored to fit clients from Sycamore to Genoa, Dekalb to St. Charles and Geneva. The Senior Experience allows you the choice of capturing the moment in whichever way best fits your family.  This is a big moment in the graduate's high school chapter. Write the ending to your story with the best photography. Their Shining Moment will last forever in their portraits and finish out the milestone chapters of Greats!

Shining Moments Photography believes in getting it ALL! SMP is a professional photography studio where you receive the personal attention in session planning, professional quality printed products to get them off the computer and display elegantly, PLUS the digital files professionally selected + edited for you to hold onto for the future. The SMP Collections are everything YOU NEED!  Your Collection includes personal + professional service, quality products, and digitals! You get the BEST of BOTH WORLDS!

A Tailored, full day, experience to commemerate your senior year with pure sparkle! This all-inclusive collection with pre-session planning, your senior session fee, video keepsake, premium printed products + digitals celebrates your favorite high school moments. Capture your athlete side to your love of singing.  Have time to go from your favorite dress + heels to sport-mode, changing into you soccer uniform. Let's start at your favorite coffee shop downtown for some urban flair and then travel to the golf course for some 'putting practice'. The day is yours and the Tailored Collection covers it all!

  • A pre-session consultation to meet + plan the fine details that go into capturing these last Shining Moments. We cover wardrobe, locations, hair, makeup and more.
  • The Tailored Collection is 2-3 hours depending on travel time {FUN day experience to remember}
  • We can cover your sports to the horse barn, an urban setting near your over favorite coffee stop to a nature walk through the park...
  • Approximately 40 artisticly edited images selected by photographer
  • A choreographed Senior Story Video on USB for safe keeping
  • Custom mobile APP to see + share your images on-the-go
  • 16x20 Storyboard Wrap OR Gallery Board
  • 50 double-sided wallet cards
  • 8 matted gift prints {8x10 or smaller}
  • 24 Graduation Announcements
  • Spring Family mini session with added... 
  • Spring Cap + Gown for Senior

AND 25% off SMP products ordered within 5 days of your Gallery Reveal. Your deposit will reserve your Tailored Collection date. The final payment is due at the consultation. This Collection can cover all your high school passions and have the memories forever. Please note: If entrance fee's are required into an event that is added onto the Collection. An In-home design/order consult is also included to help get your images from the computer and displayed beautifully on your walls. This year is YOUR YEAR and it only happens ONCE! You should have it all...the experience, premium products, the digital files, and sparkling fun! I walk you through each step and make your senior experience easy + fantastically fun!

deposit | 600

final     | 985

The Senior Luxe Collection celebrates you finishing up your high school chapter with a perfectly fun photographic memory. We have fun making you look fantastic in your high school story! This is an all-inclusive collection with pre-session planning, your senior session fee, slideshow keepsake, delivered printed products + digitals to have on-hand and all the little details in between! This collection includes:

  • A pre-session consultation to meet before your senior day + plan all the fine details that go into capturing YOU and creating an amazing high school senior experience {outfits, colors, props, hair and makeup} 
  • Approximately 25 artisticly edited images from your session, selected by photographer
  • A Slideshow Story on USB capturing your day
  • Custom mobile APP to see + share your images on-the-go
  • Gallery or Signing board {12x12 or smaller}
  • 40 double-sided wallet cards
  • 4 matted gift prints {8x10 or smaller}
  • 24 Graduation Announcements

AND 20% off SMP products ordered within 5 days of your Gallery Reveal. This is an on-location session. The deposit reserves your Luxe Collection date when booking. The final installment is due at your consultationThis is our most popular collection! An In-home design/order consult is an included option to order images and display them beautifully on your walls or into an album. This year only happens once...And it deserves a photographic celebration! Your consultation, session, premium printed products, digital files are all included in this Luxe Collection.  

deposit | 445

final     | 450

The Senior Experience Collection celebrates your high school chapter with 45 minutes of  senior fun! This year only happens once and deserves a place in your memory books!  This all-inclusive collection includes:

  • a pre-session consultation to meet before your day + focus on the details of clothes, location options, hair and makeup, and see product options 
  • A location within Sycamore or Dekalb
  • Approximately 12-15 artisticly edited images choosen by photographer
  • 1-3 outfit changes
  • A custom mobile APP to see + share images on-the-go
  • 8x12 Gallery Board
  • 24 single-sided wallet photos
  • 3 matted gift prints {4x6 or 5x7}

This is an on-location session. The deposit reserves your Experience Collection date. The final installment is due at the consultation. This Collection receives a 15% discount of SMP products placed within the first 5 days of your Gallery Reveal.

deposit | 242

final     | 243

The Senior Classic Collection makes a memory of this once in a lifetime chapter and gives approximately 30 minutes of senior fun! This session includes:

  • E-mail consultation to focus on the details to help YOU SHINE in your last high school year!
  • Outfit change, if desired
  • Session takes place at a location within Sycamore
  • Approximately 8 artisticly edited images chosen by photographer
  • 1 matted print {8x10 or smaller} 

This is an on-location session. Your deposit reserves your Classics Collection date. The final installment is due the week before your senior session. This Collection receives a 10% discount on SMP products placed within the first 5 days of your Gallery Reveal.

deposit | 197

final     | 198

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