what should she wear? Say yes to the dress! This is your time to dress it up! I recommend choosing long, flowy dresses because they’re flattering on all body types, look amazing on camera and bring extra movement and dimension to your photos. Maxi (or floor length) dresses will give us the best “twirl factor,” add more romance to your walking photos. Avoid shorter dresses since that will limit the posing we can incorporate into your session. Dresses with sleeves or off the shoulder ruffles create an awesome slimming effect on all arms, so be on the lookout for an option with a sleeve. I would avoid skinny straps and strapless dresses. Those dresses can cause a lot of adjusting during your session. For shoes, You can never go wrong with a pair of neutral peep toe heels. if your session is at the beach, it looks more natural to be barefoot. KEEP IN MIND, TO SCHEDULE A mani & pedi BEFORE YOUR SESSION SO YOU DON’T REGRET LETTING YOUR nails SHOW. Whether it’s a necklace, belt, bracelet, earrings or hat, bringing an accessory or two can bring great visual interest to your photos, so choose one or two that don’t compete for attention when paired together. For example, if you go with statement earrings, you might want to choose a more humble necklace, For an extra boost of confidence, consider professional hair and makeup. it always photographs like a dream. I'll be happily assist you with locating the best artist. lastly, skip the spray tan. Even the slightest spray tan can cause your skin to photograph orange. The style guide This is where the magic happens, all my tips and tricks that I have learned over the years that produce the best results! what about the kids? Time for the littles! Let him compliment, not compete. Before we jump into what the guy should wear, ask yourself, is your dress fancy or casual? His wardrobe should look like it is "attending the same party" as your dress. a crisp button down long sleeve shirt -- perhaps with the sleeves rolled up for a more casual look, pair nicely with a light color KHAKI pants. I suggest THE SHIRT BE IN A LIGHT neutral solid color, WHICH, compliments the color of your dress. avoid PINSTRIPES, LOGOS AND plaid, especially tiny print plaid, SINCE IT DOES NOT PHOTOGRAPH WELL AND WILL distract the eye, When selecting an outfit for photos, the most important part IS the fit. For men, it’s important to have pants that are the correct length and don’t have too many breaks, bunched up fabric stacked on top of a man’s shoes makes him look physically shorter than he really is. fOR THE SHOES, Brown leather dress shoes complement almost every look, AGAIN, IF WE ARE PHOTOGRAPHING ON THE BEACH, BAREFOOT IS THE WAY TO GO. aCCESSORIES FOR MEN GIVE THAT NICE FINAL TOUCH, A BROWN LEATHER BELT, WEDDING BAND AND A DRESS WATCH ARE ALL GOOD IDEAS. lASTLY, IN THE COOLER MONTHS, A LAYERED LOOK WITH A SWEATER will bring additional dimension and visual interest to your photos. what should he wear? The goal for coordinating a family’s outfits is to visually break up the colors and shades so that you’re not all wearing the same color on top and bottom (like everyone in blue jeans with white shirts). The more you can mix it up, the better! If you have multiple children, don’t feel like you need to put them all in the same type of outfit. For example, if one of your daughters wears a dress and flats, the other can wear a skirt and boots, if that’s more of her style. If one of your sons wears a bowtie, the other can wear suspenders. Mixing up the wardrobe pieces will bring even more visual interest to the photos.