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.
Here are a few tips to create a style you’ll love for your upcoming Spring portraits.
1. Pick two to three colors you love.
When you’re picking your colors ensure you’re coordinating not matching. Include one neutral color and use a little color in everyone's outfit.
OK ladies…who doesn’t like accessories? This could be a great time to bring out your favorite scarf, earrings, or favorite pair of spring shoes. Little boys could even wear a cute boy tie. Just remember, don’t let the accessories overpower the photos.
Consider your family’s portrait location. Select a color palette that will compliment your surrounds.
Don't forget about the shoes. The choice of shoes can make or break your outfit. Consider coordinating your shoes with the other accessories and clothing for your overall photo.
5. Where will you display your portraits?
Why are you having these portraits taken of your family? Will this portrait go on a canvas and hang in the living room of your home or will your child's portrait hang in their playroom?
Coordinate your family's outfit to the area in your home where these portraits will be installed.
6. Stay Timeless
Select clothing options that will remain timeless.
Are you still needing a little assistance on what colors are great to choose for spring photos? Here are a few popular colors to wear for spring:
Yellow, Green, Lavender, Sky Blue, and more.
Below are a few inspiration boards.
Now that you have inspiration for what to wear for your family's spring portraits, schedule your portrait session here.
Will your family be visiting the Cherry Blossoms in Washington D.C. this spring? Would you like to receive tips on when is the best time to visit the trees and more? Check out last week's blog here.
Do you have a quick question? I'm always willing to help. Contact me today.
Hello, I'm Tamieka, the owner of and photographer behind Tamieka Smith Photography a Los Angeles family photographer in Torrance, CA and Northern Virginia/National Archives Promotion Ceremony photographer in Torrance, CA. I am happy you came to visit the blog! I hope you find inspiration and helpful tips. In addition, to a peek into my life as a family photographer.