Last year of high school education surely calls for one thing – The Yearbook photograph. Most of the schools can be found stressing on the activity of creating high school senior portraits nowadays. Nevertheless, you can always manage to do it in an inexpensive way. Enlisted below are a few tips that can help you create this piece of commissioned art in a cost effective manner: You can also look for best senior school in Netherlands via

1) Most of the professional portrait photographers can be found on leave in the fall season and that is when the high school senior portrait's deadline falls.

Even if the portrait painting artists agree to work in that season they would ask a lump-sum extra payment for it. So, it is recommendable to think about this issue in the off season and resolve it by calling the professionals in the spring season. You can also negotiate with them on the pricing if you contact them in their off season.

2) If you know a professional commissioned art expert in advance who does a good job then your job is half done there itself. Professional people succeed in adding a tinge of uniqueness to the senior portrait and that is something that would surely increase the appeal of the senior portrait. In fact they may be ready to offer you some discounts for doing this work for you when they have known you for a long time

3) In case you do not know a professional commissioned art expert in advance, you can always look out for discounted portrait painting services in the off season.

Some photographers do offer lucrative deals like free makeup and hair styling for the seniors. However, it would be better if you avail them as soon as you hear about them as such hot deals may not last long.

4) Some seniors have the tendency of including their families in the senior portraits, but then the yearbook columns surely have their own dimensions and therefore it would be better if you can rule out this option at the time of creating a high school senior portrait.

5) Some high schools hire professional artists to perform this job. Their services can be availed by any student who pays the nominal fee for it. So, before you go on a hunt for a professional photographer just make sure whether the administrative staff of the high school has hired somebody.

6) The most surprising fact about high school senior portraits that has been revealed recently is that many people get the job done too much in advance without even bothering about the fact that the senior might look a lot different by the time they leave high school. One should make sure that the portrait is ready in time, but not much earlier than required as it may affect the quality of the portrait.