Grad Photos - Thursday, February 3 & Friday, February 4

event Published 2021-12-15T19:46:38.954Z

When are Grad Photos this year?Grad photos are scheduled for February 3 & 4, 2022 at Bassano School.   
When do we sign up for Grad Photos?Book your appointment online at prestigeportraits.ca  Choose Alberta & Bassano and then “locate your school”;  you will choose the Deluxe Sitting.  You must get to the final “confirmation” screen to ensure you have fully booked your session.
What times do the photos sessions run?Photo sittings are booked in 30 minute time slots:  Feb 3 from 12:45 pm – 3:45 pm;  Feb 4 from 7:45 am – 11:15 pm.  Please do not be late for your appointment as there will not be time to fit you in.
How long will I get to have my photos taken?Appointments are 30 minutes each in front of the camera… please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment time to do your paperwork and get you fitted for the gown.
How much is the sitting fee? There is a $40 sitting fee, payable online when you sign up (paypal or credit) or on the day of your sitting (cash, cheque, debit or credit). This includes 8 - 10 formal cap & gown photos and 8 - 10 casual photos with a large variety of poses and backgrounds.  Grad photo packages are an additional cost.
Can anyone join me in my photos?Due to our COVID protocols, these are individual photos only.  Pets are not permitted for graduation photography at this time either.
What should I bring for the casual photos?You are welcome to bring props that are important to you during this time in your life. For example, sports gear, musical instrument/sheet music, art supplies, etc.  You do not have to bring a prop.
What should I wear in the casual photos?Casual clothing emphasizes comfort and personal expression. Please bring something you love and want to be photographed in.  Remember, these could be full length so don’t forget the nice shoes.   
What should I wear in the formal photos? 

Your formal photos will be in the black gown and the sash is blue with white trim (please see past composites on the wall). 

Gentlemen:  Please wear a dress shirt and tie that compliments the school colours

Ladies:  Please wear a tank top or v-neck for under the gown

Hair & Make upPlease keep your hair and make up natural, otherwise you may not like it.  Please do not wear glitter.  Hair cuts should be done the week before, not the day before.
Class Composite & YearbookIf you do not wish to order a photo package, you will still need to be photographed for the grad composite and yearbook.  We will take 2 photos in the gown and there is no charge for these images.  Please sign up for an appointment as per the instructions above. 
What if I miss my appointment?Lifetouch will not be back to the school, so you will need to go to the Calgary studio if you miss your appointment.  Studio appointments can be book at 403-255-5440.
When will I get my proofs?Your proofs will be mailed to you approximately three weeks after the final photo date.