2018 Graduation Photos (Scroll down for sample pictures from 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017!)
Hi all, it's that time of the year again! I will be taking grad shoot reservations now through the end of the school year. It's really easy to book and these sessions always end up being super fun and stress-free. You will get a full album of fun, candid, and beautiful images to commemorate your time at UCLA - I guarantee it!
I have done a lot of these shoots over my 4 years at UCLA (and 3 years post grad) and I can safely guarantee a top notch experience. Last year, I had the honor of working with about 150 different groups of students! They've all been a blast! And honestly, I charge a very reasonable rate - I do this because we are students, and I want everyone to have the opportunity to have a great graduation photo shoot. Graduation is a big deal, and I want to make sure that all of my clients get the best images possible to remember their times at UCLA.
I highly recommend booking and shooting early to avoid the crowds, lines, and events that take place in May and June.
45 minutes shooting time
200+ edited photos delivered via online gallery
2 outfit changes
$180 (Bring a friend/SO for $20, +5 min)
75 minutes shooting time
400+ edited photos delivered via online gallery
Unlimited outfit changes
$260 (includes up to 4 people, additional $30/person after. Each person past 4 adds approximately 5 minutes shooting time. Groups 7+ contact me for reduced rates)
"What kind of grad shoots do you do?"
The majority of my shoots are of groups of friends who want to have their pictures taken together. Whether it be groups of friends, student clubs, organizations, they all are super fun. I also do many couples shoots, individual shoots and family shoots. Family shoots are perfect for including your parents and siblings who will be joining in on the graduation festivities! If you're graduating from UCLA or any other school, I've got you covered.
"Where do we take pictures on the UCLA campus?"
My shoots start either at the Bruin Bear or in front of Royce. A sample itinerary is as follows: Start at the Bruin bear, then move on to Bruin walk, Janns steps, Royce Hall, Powell Library, and the Fountain. Of course, I take requests and we can really shoot anywhere on campus! Just tell me at the start of our shoot and I will concoct a game plan for us. There are also some hidden gems I can take you to. If you are interested in doing a location shoot elsewhere, contact me and we'll talk! Each year, I set time for a limited number slots for students at USC, Chapman, UC Irvine, Loyola Marymount, and more.
"If I book a group shoot, do we get individual pictures as well?"
Yes! At any of the locations we go to, we will probably get individual shots as well. It's like a 2-for-1 deal.
"Can you help me pose?"
Definitely. I've done over 500 graduation shoots in my lifetime so I know exactly how to pose you! I'll recommend new poses at every location we go to. I like to do a mixture of posed and candid shots.
"Will we get a wide variety of shots?"
I work SUPER fast. Like really fast, we'll moving from place to place and being extra efficient with our time. You'll get photos by yourself, with friends, in many different locations, with different angles, props, etc. My goal is to get you the most photos possible :)
"What should I wear? Can I bring props?"
Most females choose to wear dresses and heels, and most men wear a button down shirt, tie (optional), and slacks. However, it is totally up to you! You can look at my gallery to see what others have worn in the past. Also feel free to consult with me when talk.
"What is a good time to shoot?"
For the best lighting, I recommend morning or later afternoon. I shoot 7 days a week!
"How do you select the photos?"
I don't! You will receive every single photo we take during your session. They will all be edited to achieve my signature look, so you'll have hundreds of insta-worthy shots to choose from.
"What happens after the shoot?"
After our tearful goodbyes, I will email whoever booked the shoot a link to download high-resolution edited images from the shoot! I deliver all my shoots with Smugmug, which is a premium online viewing gallery. You can then download photos individually or all at once, and share the link with friends, family, and your fans. I can also upload the album to my Charlie Chang Photography Facebook page so your friends can see that you're awesome (this is optional, just let me know on the day of the shoot or after).
"How do I book a shoot with you?"
Contact me about availability through email (email@example.com), message me on Facebook (www.facebook.com/charliechangphotography), or use the submission form below. Just shoot me your group size, preferred dates/times, and any questions you may have. I'll get back to you right away!