Meet the 2017-18 NHHS Cheerleaders!
We are proud to be the official photographers for the Newport Harbor Cheerleaders since 2009! Jennifer was in this program back in the high school days so it’s always fun for her to go back to school and see what has changed.
Choosing the right photography locations for Cheerleaders
We always like to start at the school. It gives the cheerleaders a familiar place to meet and a chance to get ready for their cheerleading portrait session. We like to look for signage and school logos. The best place to start is the school gym. The bleachers are an easy place to get a large group photo together. This year, we had 48 girls to photograph! After the large “all squad” portrait photo, we headed outside for the smaller groups near the school’s sign. When the group photos were finished, everyone hopped in their cars and met up at The Balboa Coves in Newport Beach.
Portrait Day: Organizing High School Cheerleaders
Before we get started with a group of cheerleaders this size, we make sure the girls have their portrait forms filled out and have prepaid. This is important because the photographer no longer needs to be concerned about who is who, who hasn’t paid, etc.
Each girl pays $10 for the session fee and the parents can later decide what they want to purchase once the photos are posted on our website. The gallery is on a password protected website that is shared by the coach.
ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHERS
Gilmore Studios is a husband and wife commercial photography team. We love to photograph professional headshots, corporate events, high school sports and debutante sessions in Orange County, San Diego, and Los Angeles, CA.
Contact us for more info about booking your school portrait event in the Southern California area.
Brian and Jennifer Gilmore specialize in wedding and event photography in Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and surrounding areas in OC and LA, CA. Call 949-698-3968 or email us to book your next high school team photo day.