Book Your Grad Session

Congratulations, graduate! It’s time to celebrate your milestone with professional graduation portraits.

Are you with the University of Guelph? Click here to book with your campus studio, Anderson-Coats.

Otherwise, keep scrolling to find out what to expect, or go directly to our booking tool!

What Graduates Need to Know:

Not every look is timeless.

Take time to think about your look for your photo session. These are photos you and your family will look back on over the years, so come dressed as your best self. If you’re not sure what to wear with the gown, here are a couple classic options you can use to get your outfit ideas flowing:

  • A collared shirt or blouse always complements the gown nicely
  • Pair a buttoned-up collar with a tie in a colour that works with the gown; we can provide a tie if needed
  • A tank top style shirt will not be visible in the V neck of the gown

If you choose to wear a tank top under your gown, you may bring an additional shirt/outfit for any casual or vintage photos you have scheduled. Last, please be sure your hands and nails are looking their best as they will be visible in some of the poses, for example, those with a diploma and/or flowers.

Be Your Best Self!

Along with traditional cap & gown portraits, if desired, we’ll photograph casual and vintage black & white portraits, too. Come prepared to show off your talent, hobby or whatever makes you unique with props or instruments that can be included in your causal portrait. Photographers have the final say on what is deemed appropriate as props.

Be on time.

Please arrive 10 minutes ahead of your appointment to do any last-minute touch-ups and check-in. Take a minute to connect with us on social, @edgeimaging, and share our experience. 
Enter our Instagram bursary contest for your chance to win a $1000 bursary and great secondary prizes! Details at 

Your sitting fee covers the cost of props and your time spent at the camera. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact us as sitting fees will not automatically be refunded by PayPal.

Gowns are optional, students may be photographed without a gown – we suggest a white collared shirt and a solid-coloured tie for a traditional look, or wear something that shows your personality – it’s up to you!

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