Outfits can be pretty overwhelming when it comes to a photoshoot… not to add any pressure to that but they really can make or break a session! But have no fear, I am here to tell you some pro tips to help you rock your session!
DISCLAIMER: Before reading this, remember that you ultimately know yourself best. You know what colors, styles of clothing, and fits of clothing look best on you. ALWAYS remember that when choosing your outfit.
DO choose a color palette of a few shades. Pro Tip: Find a top, dress or accessory that you LOVE and want in your photos. From there pull 3-4 colors that match that item and BOOM... you have your color pallet.
DON’T wear matching jeans/shirts. This creates a uniform look, we are going for that naturally candid vibe!
DO feel free to throw in a pattern. A nice flannel or a pretty floral pattern (on male or female) always add a nice pop of detail!
DON’T wear anything with small stripes or dots, these can appear distorted on camera.
DO dress for the occasion! I always say it, you can NEVER BE OVERDRESSED! (But don’t overthink it, dressing nice doesn’t mean over the top) Tip: Be equally as formal as who you are shooting with if you are doing a couple or family session.
DON’T wear anything with writing or graphics on it (guys haha!)
DO accessorize. Throw in a statement necklace, or a boho hat, belt, scarf, you name it! An accessory is an easy way to spice up a simple outfit without overdoing it.
DON’T force yourself to wear something that you know you'll hate looking back on.
DO feel comfortable. You want to be able to move and feel like yourself in what you’re wearing. I have you moving around quite a bit so if you are afraid to move in your clothes it will definitely show!
DON’T wear neon/highlighter tones. They don't translate well on-camera.
DO look for inspiration. I always suggest looking on Pinterest for ideas. Type in key words that you want incorporated into your shoot and it will do all the thinking for you! (Even stalk my gallery page or Instagram for past sessions!)
I think this covers the most important tips, but if I missed something or you have questions don’t be shy! I'm here for ya’ll and want to help you in any way I can to make sure that you’re beyond obsessed with your photos FOREVER!