abby bates photography

abby bates photography

Senior sessions are some of my favorite sessions! It's such an exciting time with so much to look forward to. I love getting to know my seniors and photograph this monumental time! 

Depending on which collection you choose, we will hit all the popular spots on campus. Denny Chimes, The President's Mansion and the Stadium are the go-tos. Want to add your sorority house? The Premium or Platinum is perfect for you!

I am so excited to meet you! Don't forget your cap, gown, champagne and confetti!! It's going to be so fun!

Let's pop the champagne and celebrate!

the Senior experience


- 1 Location of choice
- 30 Minutes of shooting
- 15 high-resolution images
- Professional Photo editing
- Online viewing gallery
- printing and sharing rights

The Basic


- 3 locations (denny chimes, PResidents Mansion and Stadium)
- 60 minutes of shooting
- 25 high-resolution images
- Professional Photo editing
- Online viewing gallery
- printing and sharing rights

The Standard


- 4 Locations (Denny Chimes, Presidents Mansion, Stadium, 1 building of choice)
- 60 minutes of shooting
- All high-resolution images (100+)
- Professional Photo editing
- Online viewing gallery
- printing and sharing rights

The Premium


- up t0 5 locations of choice(on or off campus)
- all digital images (125+)
- Professional Photo editing
- Online viewing gallery
- printing and sharing rights
- outfit change
- complimentary champagne
- complimentary confetti popper
- Complimentary additional 30 minutes

The Platinum 

Full gallery upgrade: $100 *applicable for "the Basic" and "the standard"
24 Hour Turnaround: $75
Usb of images: $100
5x5 Linen Album: $150
8x8 linen album: $300
Additional Coverage: $100/30 minutes

Add On's

- Group Rate begins at $450 per person
- Each additional person subtracts $10
For example: 
A group of 2 is $450 per person
A group of 3 is $440 Per Person
a group of 4 is $430 per person
a group of 5 iS $420 per person
Down to $300

The Group

*Session fee does not apply


The session fee does not include any digital images or prints. The session fee includes photographers time and talent, professional editing and online viewing gallery of your images. After paying your session fee, you will select which package you would like below. 

Session Fee

Package selection

F. A. Q.

Do i pay the session fee and a package fee?

Yes! Your session fee does not include any of your images. The total cost of your session will be the session fee + whichever package you choose.

When do i decide which package I would like?

Before booking, let me know which package you would like to go with. If you choose "The Basic" or "The Standard" you will be sent an online gallery with all of the watermarked images. You will select your allotted amount or have the option to do a full gallery upgrade for $100. 

How long do I have to decide which images I would like?

You have up to 2 weeks! Don't worry, I can remind you!

when will i receive my images?

You will receive your watermarked or final gallery within 7 days. There is an option for a 24 hour fee of $75.

Can I bring a friend with me?

Yes! Feel free to bring anyone with you. However, if your friend is in cap and gown, the group rate will be applied.

With the group session, will we also get individuals?

Yes! But not as many as a typical individual session. You can expect about half as many individual photos in your group session.

Can i bring champagne and confetti?

Yes! With the platinum package, I bring it for you so you don't have to!

What happens if it rains?

Don't stress! Alabama weather is fickle. We can keep an eye on the weather leading up to your session. If it looks like it may rain we can have a plan b. We will make a final call 24 hours before your session.


tell me about the


Shoot me an email letting me know when you are graduating, which collection you are interested in and when you think you may want to have your session. Feel free to ask any questions. 

get in touch


Once you are ready to book your senior session I will email you a contract and invoice. The $150 non-refundable session fee is due in order for you to get on my calendar. The reminder is due 24 hours before your session. Don't worry about weather either! If it looks like it may rain, we can totally reschedule!  

Book Your Session


Do your best to arrive on time if not 5-10 minutes early. I sometimes have shoots back to back so I want to make sure you are getting your full allotment of time. Feel free to bring champagne, confetti, jersey and anything else you would like photographed! 

Your Shoot


After I have gone through all of your photos and narrowed it done to the best of the best, I'll edit them and upload them to a high-resolution online gallery that you and your family will have access to for one year. If you choose "The Basic" or "The Standard" your images will be watermarked for you to select your allotted amount. You should expect to receive all of your images within 7 days of your shoot. If you are needing them sooner, ask me about rush delivery! 

Gallery Delivery