Senior Portrait Photography

Syracuse, NY Photography

Congratulations graduate! You’re probably so excited to be moving onto the next chapter of your life.

I offer cap and gown photos for high school seniors, studio yearbook photos that will meet your school’s requirements, and indoor or outdoor senior portraits to remember one your biggest life accomplishments. I also serve all of the Central New York colleges for graduation photography on-campus.

My goal is to guide you into poses that feel natural and comfortable for you so that you feel confident in our session. I love to include things that you’re passionate about like musical instruments, sport equipment, and career specific props so that we can tell your unique story!

I can’t wait to work with you and celebrate your final days as a student! 

Three smiling people in graduation attire walk confidently on a brick path, joyfully celebrating an academic milestone under a cloudy sky.
A person in a black graduation gown with red accents smiles gently, leaning against a wooden post amidst a dappled sunlight background in a wooded area.

I’m the right photographer for you if…

  • You want an investment that will last a lifetime
  • You want an experience tailored to you, from start to finish
  • You’re looking for a photographer who will guide and prepare you

My style can be described as…

  • Light, airy and colorful
  • A blend of candid and posed
  • Crisp textures, sharp subjects, and a soft background
A person stands amidst greenery wearing a floral dress, gazing away from the camera, with curly hair and a serene expression, holding a curl.

The Process…

1. The Consultation

We’ll start with a friendly phone call to break the ice. I believe in being more than just a photographer with a camera; I aim to be a friend capturing your cherished moments. During our call, we’ll discuss styling, location, scheduling, and pricing. Every package I offer is customized around the information I get from our call and your specific needs. We don’t want to skip this step!

2. Booking and Preparation

If you feel we’re the perfect match, I’ll send over a custom contract, invoice, and payment schedule, all easily completed online. It’s hassle-free and just a few clicks away! Afterwards, we’ll pin down the date and time, officially starting our exciting journey. You’ll also receive my official styling guide, location suggestions, and other valuable tips to ensure you’re fully prepared.

3. Session Day

The big day is all about fun and zero stress. Whether we’re aiming for posed elegance or candid charm, I’ll guide you through it all, ensuring every moment is captured beautifully. And don’t worry about feeling awkward in front of the camera—I’ll make sure you feel comfortable and confident throughout the entire session! I will take a variety of photos for you to choose from upon delivery.

4. Photo Delivery and Prints

After our session, you’ll get access to your online gallery of all your wonderful images. Select your favorites included in the package, or choose to upgrade and purchase the entire gallery.  For wall-worthy prints, professional lab quality makes all the difference. Conveniently, alongside your gallery, you’ll find a storefront for ordering high-quality prints. I’ll handle all the details, ensuring your prints are absolutely flawless. Once everything is perfect, your prints will be on their way, delivered directly to your door!

What clients are saying about Moments Captured CNY:

JoAnna Ragon
April 11, 2023.
Completely over the moon with how my Maternity and Family Photo Session went and how BEAUTIFUL the photos came out! Caitlyn did a great job giving us direction on where to stand, pose and how to have fun during the shoot. It was a wonderful experience and I’m forever grateful that I now have these memories and photos to hold onto. Thank you!
Lauren McNerney
March 28, 2023.
Caitlyn is very professional and responds in a timely manner! Her pictures are beautiful and you receive the edits quickly. Highly recommend!
Niya Moulton
March 15, 2023.
Caitlyn was very professional, prompt, kind, patient, and created a comfortable and safe space for us. She is also super kid friendly, which really made taking pictures with a young child so easy and stress free! Would highly recommend!
Rebecca Christian
March 13, 2023.
Caitlyn is so patient, kind and a pleasure to be around. Her attention to detail and the effort she put into making things special, made this Mother’s Day shoot perfect. I look forward to future experiences with Moments Captured CNY to truly capture precious moments with my daughter. A picture is worth a thousands words and Caitlyn captured our story beautifully. I highly recommend!
Liza Rockwell
March 8, 2023.
Caitlyn was absolutely amazing!!! Not only did she get great pictures but she did amazing with make sure all 3 of my kids feel comfortable. I can’t wait to book her again. She made all the step from booking to purchasing the prints simple and straightforward. When I got confused on a step she helped and was right there. I’m so glad she was able to get our first family picture in 5 years. I can’t thank her enough for making this experience so amazing!
Ebony Everson
February 25, 2023.
They were great and very professional. I feel like they really captured exactly what we wanted. I highly recommend.
Catherine Phelan
February 23, 2023.
She did an amazing job making my business photos look professional and beautiful! Came right to my studio and worked with what I had. Very personable and professional!
Alissa Welsh
January 17, 2023.
Caitlyn by far exceeded our expectations! We had a low key wedding but her visions for our photos made it such a special day, every moment captured! Thank you so much Caitlyn for taking such beautiful photos!
Dylan C
January 10, 2023.
Took amazing photos of my engagement, very professional, had a good eye, and a quick turnaround on the photos! Loved how she blended in with other sightseers to keep the surprise.
Connor Bruno
December 27, 2022.
Caitlyn was absolutely wonderful to work with. She helped pull off an amazing surprise engagement and the pictures turned out absolutely perfect. I would 100% recommend her to anyone looking for a photographer in the area!

F.A.Q.'s

A senior portrait is a series of photos taken to commemorate a student’s final year of high school. It is a way to capture the unique personality and style of the student as they transition into adulthood.

It is recommended to wear an outfit that makes you feel confident and comfortable. You can also consider the location and overall style you want for your photos. You can choose to wear casual clothing, formal wear, or a combination of both.

You can book a session by filling out the form on the contact page. I will then provide you with my availability and you can schedule a date and time that works best for your family. A 25% retainer will be due to hold your date and the remaining balance is due 14 days prior to the session.

Yes. All school requirements and guidelines will be met.

Yes. Just let me know what your school colors are and I can accommodate that!

The time it takes to receive the final photos can vary depending on workload. On average, it takes 2-4 weeks to receive the final images.

Yes, you can choose the location! I may have suggestions for locations that work well for photos, or you can choose a location that has personal significance for you.

Yes. Any non-permanent blemish or spot will be removed from the image at your request, free of charge.

Sessions are offered in studio and/or outdoors. Senior yearbook photos will be taken in the studio. Sessions taking place further than 30 miles from Syracuse, NY will incur a travel fee.

Yes. All images will be uploaded in high resolution to a private online gallery used for viewing, sharing, downloading and printing.

Yes, you can purchase additional prints or products such as photo albums, canvas prints, or framed prints.

Don’t stress! If I deem that the weather is not ideal for shooting your session, I’ll be happy to reschedule the session to a mutually agreed upon date and time.

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