Call me a white-girl, but I am a total sucker for those boho, minimalist, or hipster kinda styles! Most of my clients featured in this guide dress somewhere along those lines. And don’t forget you’re totally welcome to bring two or three outfits with you! Another option (if you’re like me and reeeally can’t decide) is bringing about five or six different pieces to decide on and mix-and-match when we get there.
Same applies for the guys! Casual hipster and minimalist styles look great on anyone, especially on camera! Button-down collared or solid shirts paired with a fitting pair of casual pants or jeans are easy to put together, make pretty much any guy look fantastic, and are crazy easy to switch out of to change the look just like that! If you’re having trouble with what you should bring to your session (cuz be honest, you look amazing in ALL of them), go ahead and bring your favorites and we’ll mix and match when we meet up! The way the light + location are looking + feeling will help us decide when we’re there!
Some of these might be obvious to you, but keep reading cuz there might be something you haven’t heard or thought of!
Bold, distracting logos: Unless it’s for a fun photo-op idea, I recommend staying away from any logos, graphics, or text. They can be super fun to wear but they tend to distract + take center attention in the photo really easily.
Neon, ultra bright glowy colors: Try to avoid those ultra bright, glowing colors as they tend to distract the eye from you, cast weird reflections on your skin + environment, and make it more difficult to nail great tones in camera and in post-processing.
Athletic wear or sweatpants: Trust me if it was socially acceptable to wear sweatpants + a t-shirt literally everywhere, I wouldn’t think twice about it! So I know they’re comfy but let’s leave that for uber cute + cozy in-home sessions!
Anything you don’t like wearing: For reals. If it’s something you have never worn before or will never wear anytime in the future, don’t bring it to your shoot! I want you guys to feel 100% yourself + comfortable during our time shooting, and wearing something you’re not comfortable in or just straight up don’t like tends to show once you’re in front of a camera.
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