Five Stylish Tips To Look Amazing During Your Mini Session
Many family photographers like to have mini-sessions that are holiday or special theme-based. You will have the chance to dress to the occasion and get creative with costumes, colors, and accessories.
Did you know the clothes that are worn during a family’s portrait session can make or break a portrait? Family pictures that have excessive patterns and everyone has strips can make for a busy picture. If the outfit outshines the people in the photo, then reconsider the outfit.
The clothing choices for your family portrait should disappear and the faces of the people within the portrait should shine and stand out; not what they’re wearing. Let’s examine and check out these awesome suggestions on what you and your family could wear to be picture perfect:
1. Coordinate your outfits, but don’t match. Choose a simple color palette and go from there. This will give everyone the option to pick an outfit of their own, but still be subtle and fit the scene.
Today is Save Your Photos Day
Today is National Save Your Photos Day. It’s a day to bring out your old family pictures and reminisce about your family’s memories. Yes, it’s a day to bring out giant family photo albums and look at your siblings, mom, dad, grandparents, and pictures of other family members.
With the rise of digital cameras and social media, we as a people have begun to rely solely on digital images and pictures on our mobile devices. However, with only digital images, your family pictures can get misplaced, deleted, or damaged at any moment. I was quickly reminded over the weekend, that computers fail. I don’t want you to be like me and have all your precious family pictures stored on your computer and then your computer fails. Can you imagine the gut sinking feeling?
6 Tips For A Smooth Mini Portrait Session
The fall is when many families look for their favorite family photographer to photograph beautiful family portraits. Especially if you’re on the east coast and in the Washington DC / Northern Virginia area. The fall foliage is amazing and makes for a perfect scene for fall family pictures. Usually during the month of September and beyond many professional photographers are booked solid or close to it.
This is a popular time of year for many families are these photos will be used for Christmas cards, shared on social media (Facebook and Instagram), in addition to many families wanting wall portraits of their family picture.
Once the photographer has been secured, many families thoughts turn to what are we going to wear, how are we going to keep the kids in check, where are we going to have our picture taken, and more.
In this article, I will give six tips to help your family in the Northern Virginia area have a smoother mini session. Hopefully these six tips will help you and your family have a smooth portrait session, create wonderful memories, and beautiful family pictures.
Creating Evergreen Blog Articles for Family Photographers
Blogging is a great way to educate, inform, and showcase your clients from a portrait session. As professional photographers, we hear we should blog about our sessions with clients. However, there is so much more that may be blogged and spoken about.
In this article, I’m going to give several blog topics ideas on what family photographers can discuss in upcoming articles.
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