Kristen O'Connor

Lights! Camera! Wind machine!

Before the American Idol finalists return to the stage Wednesday (8/7c, Fox), they needed to experience one essential rite of passage: their first official photo shoot. How did the Top 13 deal with the glam treatment?

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Majesty found it just slightly awkward, and Sam busted out the side-eye. But who was just there for the haircut? And who felt like a princess? (Hint: It wasn't Dexter!)

Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes peek at the photo shoot below and be sure to check out the photos here:

American Idol airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8/7c on Fox.