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High School Senior Photography

You have worked your entire life for this achievement—congratulations! Celebrate this milestone with a 2.5 hour session, 1.5 hour session, or 45 minute session. 

Who needs High School Senior photography? 

Learn more here.

  • Rising Seniors — you can start booking your session as early as the Spring before Senior year

  • Yearbook photographs — Senior ads and celebratory sections, submit your lifestyle photographs instead of the typical yearbook photos 

  • Cap & Gown Sessions — starting in January of your graduation year, let's get your formal portrait ready to frame with your cap & tassel after graduation

  • Graduation party hosts — are you celebrating the end of the school year with a party and want photographs for your invitation? 

  • Friendship session — grab your BFFs and get professional photographs together before you go off to college 

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Senior Model Program

Now recruiting for 2025 High School Seniors in Northwest Arkansas, join the model program and be one of 10 Seniors to be the stars of Hannah Golden Photographs.

 

A great way to document your Senior year and prepare for life after high school, you get a custom senior photography session and the opportunity to participate in themed group sessions throughout the year such as for holidays, spring florals, graduation, and more.

Why be a Senior Model? 

This program is about building confidence, happiness, and life skills. 

  • Meet other local high school seniors who you may not have met otherwise.

  • Prepare for graduation as a community with monthly "life lessons" from local leaders.

  • Receive invitations to attend quarterly group events such as volunteer hours, ice cream socials, celebration dinners, and more.

  • Have a 1:10 chance to win a $1000 scholarship for vocational school or college. 

Who Should Apply?

  • Anyone who wants to document their Senior year, whether you love being in front of the camera or you need the confidence boost.

  • Hannah Golden Photographs is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity. I do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, height, weight, or physical or mental ability.

  • You want to prepare yourself for your future in ways you may not have considered before.

  • You are willing to sign (with a parent or guardian) a photo & video release.

  • You are willing to commit 2-5 hours a month towards this program (photo sessions, trainings, events, etc.) with dates given in advance. School always comes first and I know with jobs and extracurriculars, life can get busy, so you can commit to attending every session that works with your schedule.

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What are the application requirements?

1

Parent/Guardian & Senior Virtual Information Call

Meet me, Hannah Golden, and hear about the model program. Ask any questions live and feel confident before signing a contract. Must participate in a phone call for your application to be considered.

2

Tell me about yourself

Answer some simple and fun questions about yourself and why you want to be a part of THIS model program to benefit yourself and your community. Easier than a college application essay, promise.

3

Submit a Resumé and a Recommendation Letter

Already preparing you for life after high school, I want to see who you are (on paper) and hear from a teacher and one other person why you would be a great addition to this program.

FAQs

Q: Is this free or what is the investment?

A: $165 Senior session fee + $800 printed photography investment (product options to be shared during Guardian Information Session)

Q: Do I earn money as a model?

A: You are my hype person to all of your fellow Seniors—for each high school Senior you refer that completes a full priced session of $195, you receive $50 credit towards your print investment.

Q: Can I model with anyone else?

A: No, the contract you will sign says that you are a Senior model for Hannah Golden Photographs from June 1, 2024 - May 31, 2025. 

Q: I am very busy with a team and a job or other extracurricular, but really want to apply. Can I still join?

A: Absolutely! I have designed this program to be all inclusive with virtual "life lessons" that will be recorded for playback, a variety of events at different times and locations throughout NWA, and dates will be given at least 1 month in advance.

Q: I do not have access to a car to go to sessions all over NWA. Can I still be a model? 

A: Absolutely! I will work to make sure everyone can attend a variety of events throughout NWA. While I am based in Fayetteville, your custom Senior session will be at a location we decided together which can even be at your home. 

Q: What is the application period and when do I know if I got in? 

A: Applications open February 28 and close April 28th. You may receive a request for a phone or video interview within the first week of May. All models will be notified by May 17th to sign the contract and pay the $165 retainer fee. Models will then be announced on May 31 and the first group session will quickly follow. 

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