An experience like no other.
Be a model or feel like a celebrity for a day during one of our custom-designed senior year photoshoots. Hair and Makeup artistry is complimentary.
Mix and match your own pieces with our highly curated wardrobe.
STAND OUT. Celebrate in style.
Your Senior Year!!
Can you believe your senior year is here?
You went through a lot to get here. It wasn’t always easy. You remember when grades started to matter. You remember fights with friends, breakups with dates, arguments with mom and dad. You remember resolving them, moving on, agreeing to disagree. And when you stop to think about it, you’ve lived a long, full, challenging, and wonderful life.
Now you’re a senior, whether in high school or in college. And it’s a good time to step back and take it all in. For that reason, I want your senior portraits to capture who you are now, the way you see yourself, the way your parents want to remember you, the way your best friend sees you. Nonetheless, graduation – whether from high school or college – is a huge moment. It’s an opportunity to reflect on the roads that brought you here.
I’m sure you have overcome a lot of challenges in your journey. But you might not notice exactly how much you’ve grown. When you look at these photos, I want you to be a little bit surprised. Is that really me?
Design your custom magazine-style photoshoot
Celebrity Senior Status
This is for you to learn more about the process. But, more importantly, for us to get to know you and understand the vision you have for your session: tell us how you want to be photographed.
As part of your consultation we’ll talk about your personal brand: classic, chic, cool, retro, etc. Moreover, you will get to pick from our curated wardrobe to complement your own pieces: think leather, lace, sequins, or bold prints.
The day of your photoshoot, you simply show up with clean and dry hair. Our professional hair stylist will ensure your hair looks amazing and photographs well. She cannot wait to collaborate with you!
Whether you decide to come with some makeup on or with a fresh face, our professional makeup artists will ensure your makeup is photo-ready. We’ll even add some eyelashes. For our guys, we make sure to add some translucent powder to avoid shine.
Saray's job is to find your best angles and guide you through a series of expressions until she captures your personality. She wants to tell your story through beautiful photos that you will gladly share all over your social media and gift to family members.
Multiple Outfit Changes
You’ll be with Saray for an hour after hair and makeup and that allows for several changes. Saray has found over the years that there is something liberating about putting on a different outfit that allows your confidence to come through.
Immediate Image Reveal
You will see your images right after your photoshoot. At that time, you will select the images you want to take home. A parent/guardian must be present at this time as it’s the only time you will be able to choose what image(s) to purchase.
While the magic already happened during your photoshoot, every image is retouched as if it was going to be published on a magazine. After all, Saray’s work has been published already seven times in 2020! Rest assured that every little detail will be taken care of.
Digital Files & Prints
We believe in the power of a print. With the purchase of every digital file you also receive its matching matted print as well as a print release to make sure even grandma gets her own copy. Every digital file is delivered in both color and BW.
Only the Best for you
Multi Award-Winning Portrait Master
Rest assured you are in the best hands. Saray Taylor-Roman is an accredited Master portrait photographer. As of September 2019 she is one of three portrait photographers in the world (North Dakota and Denmark being the other two locations) to hold Fellow status with The Portrait Masters.
Her work has been published and exhibited multiple times and it also has received numerous awards locally, nationally, and internationally. When it comes to your custom portrait photography session, she believes the real star is you and it’s her absolute joy to get to know you.
Her mission is to create the most beautiful images you have ever owned and for you to see the confident, strong, and successful person your parents, teachers, and coaches see in you.
What our Seniors & Grads are Saying
“New found beauty”
The hair and makeup artists were wonderful! Though, honestly, I was a little nervous because I had never done something like this before. Everyone was super nice and I enjoyed getting pampered. My experience at Taylor-Roman Photography helped me discover that I can be who I am; that everyone is their own kind of beautiful. I would recommend Saray because everything about my experience was absolutely amazing. The pictures are gorgeous and I get to share my new-found beauty with everyone.”
“Elegant and Luxurious Experience”
“I would tell anyone considering senior year to go see Saray! The pictures I received were flawless and I know they’re something I’ll cherish forever. They’re not the typical and often cheesy pictures I see plastered on my Instagram or Pinterest boards; they’re elegant, luxurious, and still professional, traits I try to capture in my own self.
I’d have to say that the best thing overall was the new confidence I found in myself. The confidence that was instilled in me is something I can carry with me even after the shoot has ended.”
“I felt so special”
“The best thing about the photoshoot experience was how special Saray makes you feel as a client. It was incredible to see the final result! I had never had a photoshoot which made me feel so comfortable in my own skin and which brought out my personality in photos. I would recommend Taylor-Roman Modern Portrait Photography to anyone in need of high quality photos. Whether you want Senior portraits, family photos, or professional headshots, Saray makes her all of her clients feel comfortable and beautiful. You will not regret this experience.”
“Beyond my expectations”
“If you are looking for someone to create stunning images, I HIGHLY recommend Saray! I am a singer/actress and was wanting to have some high quality headshots taken in order to present myself more professionally at auditions. The photographs ended up far surpassing my expectations. She captured multiple sides of my personality so I now have a great range of images to choose from when auditioning. I am often nervous about being photographed, but she and her team helped me to relax and made the session fun. Everyone who I’ve shown these photographs to has been amazed. Saray will make you look more beautiful in a photograph than you ever thought possible!
Our News And Events
We meet amazing people here in Knoxville and all over the world. Here you’ll get to know them too. We will also highlight some of the publications, events, and awards we collect throughout our journey!
Modernizing Local Government Technology with Abhijit Verekar￼
Abhijit Verekar started the company Avèro Advisors with the mission to modernize local governments’ technology.
Lina Kornmeyer Evans Is Driving Economic Opportunity with Bank of America
The Market Executive at Bank of America and a delegate of the Knoxville Chamber, Lina Kornmeyer Evans works towards driving economic opportunity and connecting people and the community.
Leza Barnard Brings a Unique Perspective on Real Estate
Leza Barnard is the Broker Owner for RE/MAX Excels and brings an entrepreneurial and customer service background to her profession.
David Ball: A Realtor with a Mission
David Ball is a realtor with Woody Creek Realty and is also running for Loudon County Commissioner. His unique mission sets him apart.
Brenda Murphy Follows Her Passion Through SailAway Learning
President and CEO of SailAway Learning, Brenda Murphy has a passion for the students who fall through the cracks, especially struggling readers. Her mission is to “Serve All in Love.”
Finding Confidence with Lara Conrad
Read Lara Conrad’s story on her career as a realtor and on finding confidence in herself after struggling for years with alopecia.
Meet the Sanchez Family
The Sanchez Family visited Taylor-Roman Portrait for a unique family fine-art portrait experience. They left with memories they’ll treasure.
2021 Holiday Hunt – Support Knoxville Small Businesses
KEC had their second annual Holiday Hunt designed to support Knoxville small businesses owned by women. Taylor-Roman Portraits was featured.
Portrait Highlight: The Patel Family
The Patel Family came to Taylor-Roman Portraits and left with photos they cherish and look forward to displaying in their home.
Meet Saray Taylor-Roman: The Woman Behind Taylor-Roman Portrait
Saray Taylor-Roman: businesswoman, entrepreneur, photographer, mentor, artist. Meet the woman behind Taylor-Roman Portrait.
The Knoxville Chamber Announces Delegates
Saray Taylor-Roman has been a proud member of the Chamber since 2020. She also had the opportunity to photograph other Chamber members.
Siobian Jones and The Mighty Wig
Siobian Jones is a wig expert in Knoxville, TN. She works with Taylor-Roman Portraits and creates wig masterpieces.
Five more merits for Taylor-Roman Photography
Taylor-Roman Photography adds five more image merits to her collection from the Portrait Masters. She now has a total of 136.5 accreditation points.
Saray Taylor-Roman Reappointed to the Mayor’s Maker Council
Mayor India Kincannon recently appointed Saray Taylor-Roman to the Mayor’s Maker Council to serve for two years on this prestigious board of Knoxville creators. Saray was previously appointed by Mayor Madeline Rogero in 2019.
The 2021 Women in Business publication features five more clients
Farragut Press annually recognizes about outstanding businesswomen who exemplify outstanding professionalism and inspire the Knoxville community. Previously, nine Taylor-Roman Photography clients were featured. The 2021 Women in Business introduces five more.
Knoxville’s Latino Entrepreneurs
Taylor-Roman Photography had the privilege of taking portraits of Knoxville Latino entrepreneurs. These hard-working and resilient businessmen and women raise the bar for entrepreneurs in our city.
Nine clients featured in the Farragut Press
Clients of Taylor-Roman Photography and Saray Taylor-Roman were featured in the 2020 Women in Business edition of the Farragut Press.
Knoxville photographer gets published in the Shutter Magazine six times
The Shutter Magazine publishes photographers’ images every month. Taylor-Roman Photography has submitted to a couple editions and has six images features across four magazine editions.
Taylor-Roman Photography wins four WPPI Honors of Excellence
Taylor-Roman Photography has submitted to the Children + Teenager and Individual categories winning silver awards for four of the submissions.
Feature: Saray Taylor-Roman in The Portrait System Magazine
Saray Taylor-Roman shares insight into her photography business in The Portrait System Magazine.
Taylor-Roman Photography has received 54 silver awards from the Portrait Masters
Taylor-Roman Photography routinely submits images to the Portrait Masters. After submission, a group of 13 portrait photography masters then judge the image and award merit points and accreditation. Of the many submissions, Taylor-Roman Photography has won 54 silver awards and 133.5 accreditation points over the course of 4 years.
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