Clothing Tips

Here are a few ideas that will help you choose the BEST clothes to wear in your Portraits. 

 Choose a Variety of Outfits. It's a good idea to include both casual and more formal outfits in your portraits.

 Your face should be the focal point of your portraits. Long sleeve solids or very subtle prints are usually the most flattering in portraits. 

Medium to light colors look the best on dark colored backgrounds.

Medium to dark colors look the best on lighter colored backgrounds.

Earth tones are best for outdoors.

Traditional styles will stand the test of time and keep your portrait looking fresh for years to come.

Some poses will show your shoes so don't forget to bring shoes & socks for each outfit that you plan to wear.

Busy patterns and loud colors can be very distracting in your portraits..

Avoid large & bold patterns that might tend to draw attention away from your face.

Props can help to show your personality and record the types of activities you are involved in. Be sure to bring some of your own props to your portrait session.

Here are some final tips:
Coordinate your outfits from head to toe.
Darker clothes minimize body size.
Keep the tonal range of clothing in the same group, don't mix lights with darks in the same outfit.
Don't forget to bring your jewelry.
Get a good night sleep.
Relax and be ready for great portrait session.