Coordinate outfits, but DO NOT wear "matchy-matchy" clothing.
I love color, plain and simple. It inspires me and it looks good on the pictures.
Wear Accessories and LayersWhat a great way to add a little personality to your photos and as a photographer I love that they provide texture and dimension to pictures.
Use Fun prints:
Don't wear clothing with logos or wording that is highly visible:
Don’t forget shoes:
Pick something comfortable and that matches your personality
Don't wait till the last minute to decide on your wardrobe:
Do think about the location your family session will be held:
You want your outfits to complement the location you choose and pop on it. This is another reason why it’s a good idea to share your outfit selections with your photographer so they can come up with areas and backdrops selections that will coordinate with your wardrobe.
If our shoot is by the beach, I prefer a little color, some yellow or coral go a long way.
If you are shooting in a green field, don't wear green, wear yellows, reds, oranges... if shooting in a field of hay, don't wear khaki... I think you get the point.
Think about how you plan to use your family photos:
Here are some of my favorite looks for Spring & Summer, found online:
Here are some of my favorite looks for Fall & Winter, found online.
Notice I have yellow in almost every look? Yellow is my favorite color and I simply love how it photographs... In my own words... "Yellow is the new black" or " A little bit of yellow goes a long way"...