Blog | Specials

Welcome to the Terry Farmer Photography blog. Here you will find upcoming specials and offers, as well as musings from the staff. Check in often to find out what's happening at Terry Farmer Photography!

How many muscles does it take to smile?

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Bailee Brinkman from Glenwood High School is our featured 2016 Senior Model today!

About 43 muscles in a face are working to create a smile at any given moment. It is proven by Dr. Ekman’s research tool called FACS or Facial Action Coding System. Nobody has really come up with a definitive number for how many muscles it takes to smile or frown because one person’s smile is another person’s smirk. At Terry Farmer Photography we like to capture a natural smile just like the one here with Bailee.

Ready for your close-up? Choose what session best fits you. 

Call 698-6000 to schedule your senior session.

Terry Farmer Photography
Voted 2014 “Best Photographer”
by the State Journal Register and Illinois Times!

Winner of the “2015 Diamond Lifetime Award”
by The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards

Why do you want a portrait session?

Anastasia Menke from Lutheran High School is todays featured 2016 Senior Model.

Anastasia Menke from Lutheran High School is todays featured 2016 Senior Model.

Before all the outfits are chosen, and before the first photo is taken, we will sit down together for a portrait consultation. During your consultation we will begin to answer all the questions you may have; What will you wear? What location or locations will you choose? Do you have a style or look that you want to convey? And what are you going to do with all your amazing finished portraits? The answers to these questions will help us craft a perfect portrait session to fit your needs. 

This is why a 15 minute consultation is required in advance of each session. This will help refine your vision and give you an opportunity to see finished print products first hand.  

We are excited to help guide you through this process! Call 698-6000 to schedule your consultation and portrait session today!

Be sure to look at our Senior Portrait Gallery for more great ideas.

Terry Farmer Photography
Voted 2014 “Best Photographer” by the State Journal Register and Illinois Times!

Senior portraits you will love

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Today, we are excited to feature our 2016 Senior Model Eilise Cummings from Sacred Heart-Griffin High School! She rocked her session with ease and we created some killer senior portraits. Way to go Eilise! Love the way these senior portraits turned out and I know Eilise does too!

Choose your best option from a wide variety of senior sessions. 
30 Minute BASIC Session-2 outfits, indoor at Studio only.
60 Minute CLASSIC Session-3 outfits, indoor and outdoor at Studio.
90 Minute ELITE Session-3 outfits. Plus, one location!
120 Minute PREMIER Session-6 outfits. Plus, two locations!

View senior portraits. 

Call 698-6000 to schedule your senior session with a professional photographer who has 25 years of experience.

Terry Farmer Photography
Voted 2014 “Best Photographer” by the State Journal Register and Illinois Times!

Check out this video to see a wide variety of fun poses.

Our studio poses are not just your traditional poses. We’ve all seen the chain store poses that are so stiff that the subjects almost don’t look like real people. You are a living, breathing, moving person...not a static creature! At Terry Farmer Photography we know you will feel comfortable in front of the camera, and that will come across in your images.  Senior portrait sessions are a fun and enjoyable experience.

Call 698-6000 to schedule your portrait session. You will be glad you did!