Hey guys, have you booked your session with us? If so and you are worried about what to wear…no worries, I have a few pointers to help you in case you are interested!
First, start by showing off your personality! Pick clothes that reflect YOU and make you feel good. If you feel like a million bucks it will make you look like a million bucks! Second off let me direct you to the most helpful site for cute ideas – Pinterest, I enjoy collecting inspiration, style ideas, and sample photographs here. Please feel free to check out my “shoot wardrobes” pin board for inspiration.
Don’t be afraid of color or patterns. Vibrant colors and simple patterns photograph very well and can really make your photographs pop. I do recommend that you stay away from large characters, logos, or lettering on clothing as they tend to take attention off your face. It is a good idea to choose clothes that coordinate with your fiancé or fellow family members, but are not too “matchy-matchy”. Select a color scheme with a few different shades or coordinating colors to mix, match and accessorize. Layer! Wear a cute jacket, scarf, vest, scarf, tie, leggings under a skirt, or a collared shirt. While you’re at it think about textures such as leather, corduroy, or denim for added interest. You may also want consider coordinating your color scheme with your home or even a particular room in which you plan to display the photographic art from the session in. It’s important to create complete, multi-piece looks for your photo shoot. One good tip is to lay out your outfits beforehand, then replace one or two things with something crazy and bold — have fun with it!
Just a few last tips for you: apply makeup a bit heavier than usual, and add an extra coat of mascara to make eyes really stand out. Avoid being sunburned and having obvious tan lines. Those are harder to color correct and process. Dark denim flatters all shapes, sizes and photographs better than distressed or light washes. Vary necklines and sleeve lengths for different looks. Check those bra straps; correcting strap lines later on in processing is difficult. Finally, you are always welcome to bring any props you are interested in using!