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work with amber kay

I'm so excited you're here and considering me for your senior portraits!! Your senior year is huge with so many fun and exciting moments. I'm so honored that so many seniors choose me to document some of those moments for them. Now about me...

I laugh too loud and talk with my hands. I will call you Love or Sweets or Love Muffin during your session...go with it. I have 5 cats and one incredibly spoiled French Bulldog named Francois. Photography is one of the great loves of my life along with the ocean, travel, coffee, and beautiful light. Sarcasm is my second language. I love to sing out loud (come on you know you do too!). I will do pretty much anything to get the perfect image (cross rivers in yuck up to my knees, stand in the middle of the road, climb on top of cars). And yes I did in fact go to art school! I have my BFA in photographic imaging. I'm also a bit obsessed with inspirational quotes. 

Life is a beautiful adventure …


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Richmond, VA Senior Portrait Photographer Amber Kay strives to offer you the best senior portrait experience around! Located in downtown RVA Amber Kay serves the greater Richmond area as well as Northern Virginia and all destination locations. Sessions with Amber Kay are unique, fun, and memorable! You'll walk away from your session with a huge smile wanting to do it again the next day.

The AKP Senior Experience starts with your pre-session consultation in the studio where we get to know each other and chat about locations, wardrobe, hair & makeup, & your style. I work with each client to customize their senior portrait experience to fit them perfectly! Natural? Glam? Fashionista? Girl Next Door? Your session will be as unique as you are.

There are 3 sessions for you to choose from! (Read about them below.) For the LUXE and Hallmark session your day starts with professional hair and makeup at the studio to make sure your makeup lasts and that you're looking your very best. Go glam or stay natural...your choice. Once you're camera ready we will head out to start the really fun part! Time to get your model face on & your smile ready. Amber Kay will guide you through effortless posing with lots of laughing, smiles, "smizing", twirls, & serious faces. Perhaps a little dancing and cat-walk walking will be included too. 

Two weeks after your session you will come back to the studio for your full gallery reveal and ordering session. Make sure to bring everyone along to see the gorgeous images! Mom, Dad, Grandma, & Grandpa, you name it they're welcome!! At this time Amber Kay will guide you through selecting the right images and products for your needs & desires. See examples of custom designed albums, wall art, graduation announcements, and much more. Your order will be placed at this time and products will be delivered 2-8 weeks following your ordering appointment.

Be sure to call today for more information 540-848-1812 or email to receive a digital copy of my Senior Magazine that gives you even more details.

**Sessions do not include digital images or any products.

The Senior portrait Experience

For the Senior that wants to go all the way and take their senior portrait session up a notch or 10! This is a full day session complete with hair and makeup that travels with us giving you hair & makeup changes with each outfit & location. By far the most loved session!

+ Pre-session Consult
+ Professional Hair & Makeup in Studio
+ Hair & makeup travels with us on location!
+ Up to 5 Outfit changes
+ Up to 5 Locations
+ No time limit shooting - Let's make a day of it!
+ Minimum purchase requirement of $1500 for prints/digitals/products
+ Ordering Appointment & Image Review


 The luxe session

Want professional hair & makeup but a few less bells & whistles to the session? The Hallmark is for you. You'll still get that flawless skin & multiple outfit &locations.

+ Pre-session Consult
+ Professional Hair & Makeup in Studio
+ Up to 3 Outfits
+ Up to 3 Locations
+ 2-3 Hours on location shooting
+ Minimum purchase requirement of $1000 for prints/digitals/products
+ Ordering Appointment & Image Review

Just for Spring of 2024 / Class of 2024!!! Looking for a senior portrait session before graduation? I've got you covered!!!

For $550 you'll get a 45 minutes session with 2 outfits + 1 location + 10 fulled edited digital image files. (This is a savings of over $850!!) You'll receive an online gallery of your images  to pick your favorite 10. You can add on additional outfits, digital image files, & product for additional cost. You can also choose to add pro hair and makeup.


the hallmark session

Spring special
ALL Inclusive Session

The Paired Down Session is perfect for those who want to do their own hair & makeup & who want a very simple session.

+ Pre-session Consult
+ Up to 2 outfits
+ Up to 2 locations
+ 1 hour of on location shooting
+ Minimum purchase requirement of $750 for prints/digitals/products
+ Ordering Appointment & Image Review


The Paired Down Session

**Portrait collections including digitals, prints, albums, wall art, etc begin at $900. Inquire for full pricing information.

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