Avoid The White Shirt Disaster
As the saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words." So, it's no wonder family photo sessions have become a popular way to capture your family’s picture. However, what many people overlook when preparing for a family photo shoot is their choice of clothing. Specifically, the decision to dress everyone in white shirts can lead to disastrous results.
While white shirts may seem like a classic, clean, and timeless option for portraits that are photographed, they are if you're being photographed alone. However, it can create more problems than solutions if the entire family is photographed in white shirts together. White shirts have never been a good choice for family photos. In fact, they're probably the worst choice you could make for your next family portrait session. But why? Why should you avoid white t-shirts in your family photos? And what are some alternatives that will look great? Let's take a look!
There are plenty of other options that will ensure your family looks great and your photos turn out beautifully. In this blog post, we'll explore why white shirts are a risky choice for family photos and offer tips on what to wear instead. So, if you're planning your family photo shoot, keep reading to find out how to dress your family for success.
What to Wear for Spring Family Pictures
As a professional photographer in Northern Virginia, “What to Wear” is a commonly asked questions when families are planning their family portrait session. I totally understand receiving these questions, because everyone wants to look their best, and styles and color trends are consistently changing. I share these posts as I want to make things easier for my clients. In addition to sharing these helpful tips, I also let my clients know, I’m willing to come to their home to help create a style/wardrobe for their family pictures.
You’ve scheduled your family's fall portraits with your favorite Northern Virginia Family Photographer, Tamieka Smith, and now it’s time to determine what everyone will wear for your pictures. I totally understand this is hard work and there are a lot of things to consider when selecting the best outfits. However, this should be one of the most fun parts of scheduling your family’s pictures.
Do you remember the 90s, when everyone was matchy-matchy? Yes, those are the days of the past. Your family pictures are a great way to show off your individual personality and family’s unity. This blog post will highlight some tips on how to select your family’s clothing for this fall portraits.
Preparing for Spring Portraits
Spring is one of the most wonderful seasons for many of us, especially if you live in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.. The air is fresh, the flowers are blooming, people are happy…
What to Wear for Spring Portrait Session | Northern Virginia Photographer | Woodbridge Family Photographer
Spring has arrived in The Northern Virginia area. If you've taken a ride or walk around your neighborhood, you will notice a lot of white and red blooms on trees (and tulips in my neighborhood). Just yesterday, The National Park Service in Washington D.C. released the Peak Bloom dates for the Cherry Blossoms. Do you know what that means? It's time for warmer weather and we get to begin adding lots of fun and vibrant colors to our wardrobes again.
As a family photographer I'm often asked for clothing recommendations, so I've decided to blog and suggest a few recommendations for upcoming spring portrait sessions in the Northern Virginia area. I'm always happy to assist and provide guidance on clothing recommendations. We can schedule a consultation to discuss your wardrobe ideas or you are welcome to call my studio.
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