It's time for CVHS Senior Portraits!
Congratulations Cumberland Valley Class of 2024! It's time to schedule your senior portraits so that your picture will be included in the 2024 Argus.
Note that CV students are required to have the yearbook photo taken by Camera Box by September 6, 2023. Click here to read the letter from the Argus staff.
CV students may schedule a time on one of the days that we take portraits at the high school. Photos taken at school include the formal yearbook portrait, and optionally 3/4 length photos.
For outdoor photos or studio casual pictures, please schedule a sitting at our studio by clicking here or calling 717.761.2017
WHAT TO WEAR
Here are some suggestions:
Guys - a jacket and tie is appropriate, or you can wear a dress shirt and tie without a jacket. Camera Box has a limited number of black jackets, but if possible please wear your own if you have one. We are not able to provide dress shirts - you MUST have your own dress shirt. We also request that you wear your own tie. Guys, unless you wear facial hair, you should shave on the day of your appointment.
Girls, a formal sweater or dress is good, or you can wear one of our drapes. Camera Box provides the drape if you want to wear it. Because your shoulders are uncovered while wearing the drape, please wear a cami or tank top with thin straps for the formal sitting. Straps must be pushed down when the drape is worn. Wear makeup for your pictures. You don't have to do too much - just enhance your natural look.
Guys or Girls - For formal poses, long sleeves are best. Avoid strong patterns - simple is best for formals. Middle tones or dark colors usually look best for the yearbook style poses. For casuals or outdoor photos, wear what you like.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR PICTURES
The most important thing to ensure good senior pictures is to spend time preparing for your sitting. Choose outfits that you like and that look good on you. Get input from your parents and your friends.
Acne: Don’t panic if you break out before your scheduled time. We retouch all of your finished pictures, so it may be best to leave your skin alone and not use too much cover-up.
Hair: Make sure you are comfortable with your hair - if you get a new hairstyle on picture day and you don't like it, you won't like your pictures.
Clothes: Make sure your clothes are neat and not wrinkled up.
Sleep: Get plenty of rest the night before your appointment so you come in feeling fresh and looking good!
Price are listed below. If you are unable to afford the sitting fee that is required for the yearbook, please visit the Argus website or call (717)506-3514 for more information. Need-based scholarship funds are available, and no one will be kept out of the yearbook for financial reasons.
Senior Portrait Prices
You pay for your sitting fee when the pictures are taken. The sitting fee includes the photo for the yearbook and basic retouching for the yearbook pose. The sitting fee does not include prints or digital files. We have several types of sittings available. Please decide what sitting you would like prior to scheduling your appointment:
Formal Sitting - $30
Traditional formal portrait session in one outfit; required for the yearbook. Includes the cost of retouching the yearbook pose. Camera Box will submit your yearbook pose to the school for you.
Casual Senior Sitting - Add $35
Add-on to your formal session or available separately. Includes 2 outfits. Fun casual photos can be taken outside at a location near the studio, or indoors if you prefer or if the weather is bad. We love outdoor photos! Pick outfits that you love! Consider bringing along a prop or props to really personalize your photos. For outdoor sessions, please select outfits that allow you to change quickly in your vehicle if necessary. Casual sittings are not available on the days we are at CV.
Destination Outdoor Sitting - Add $80
Some suggestions include "City Tour" photos in Harrisburg, pictures at Children's Lake in Boiling Springs, waterfront by the Susquehanna, Italian Lake in Harrisburg, on campus at Dickinson College or Messiah University, or pick your own local destination! Let us know what you want when you call. Up to 3 outfits, but you have to be comfortable changing clothes in your vehicle!
Senior Portrait Package Prices
After your pictures are taken and you are ready to place an order you may select prints or digital files using our Package Prices. Click or tap for a complete price list.
Samples - Get ALL your senior pictures done by Camera Box!