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December 23, 2019

TOP 8 CLOTHING TIPS TO PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR SENIOR PORTRAIT SESSION

Choosing what you are going to wear for your senior session can be a HUGE stress! It doesn’t need to be at all.  We are here to help! We want to make things as easy as possible for you.  Below you will find our top 8 tips to help make sure you are feeling ahhhhmazing in your outfits!

CHOOSE YOUR OUTFITS AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE YOUR SESSION:

This is so important so you don’t stress yourself out the night before your session. Some of you will want to go buy an entire new wardrobe for your senior session while some of you will have plenty to choose from in your closet already. Start looking and planning!

TRY ON ALL PARTS OF EACH OUTFIT:

Ladies – You will want to make sure you try your outfits on so that you know the bra you pair with your shirt isn’t hanging out if that is something you aren’t looking for.  Try these outfits on for a friend or parent and ask for their honest opinion.  Sit down, walk, and stand up to see if you like the look of your outfit. Don’t forget to try on those shoes, too!

Guys– Try on your socks and undershirts with your outfits to make sure that they will look okay if you are sitting or standing. Show them off for your mom or a lucky lady in your life.

HANG YOUR OUTFITS ON HANGERS TO AVOID WRINKLES: 

We cannot stress this enough. Avoid bringing all of your clothes in a big laundry basket all bunched up. Wrinkles are soooo difficult to edit out of photos.

DON’T FORGET YOUR OUTFIT MAX:

(1.5 Hours – 2 Hours): Max of 4 outfits

We stick to these numbers so that you aren’t spending the entire session changing in and out of outfits. This way you will have more variety when it comes to your photos and poses.

SPORTS OUTFITS: 

Some of you will want your sports photos in your full uniform and a handful of poses to really capture your love for your sport. Others will want just a couple of shots in your sports top or warm-up.  If you are deciding you want quite a few pictures in your sports uniform and at the location of the sport (on the field, rink, court, etc.), we do like to count that as one of your outfits. If you are going to just throw on your shirt for one or two quick poses then you don’t need to count that as an outfit.

FAKE THE FUNK WITH FALL OUTFITS IN SUMMER:

Did you sign up for a summer senior session? No worries! What’s wrong with throwing on a cute sweater, scarf, and boots for your photos? We can totally fake the funk with the fall vibes everyone loves so much. We’ve done this before.

BE YOU IN YOUR OUTFITS:

Wear what you feel confident and comfortable in! Wear colors you like on yourself and allow for some variety in your outfits to make the most of your session.  Other ideas: Pick a themed type outfit or a graphic tee that represents you!

FLATTERING YOUR FIGURE:

Ladies – A lot of times girls complain about the way their arms look. We’ve been there! We all see things in ourselves that we don’t like. One trick to avoiding the picture you hate because of your arms is to wear sleeves (see below) or a jacket of some sort.  Heels are also very flattering on slimming you down if that is a concern.  Rompers are something that can look good, but a lot of times the wider look of the legs leave you to look larger than you actually are. Be cautious with those! Long flowy dresses can look beautiful and flatter your waistline really well!

Guys – Slim fit shirts look so much more flattering on guys! Even if you are a bigger guy.  Layers also look really nice in photos for guys. Bonus: Add a watch!