What to wear to a photo shoot

The selection of proper clothing for your couples’ photos is a critical factor in the preparation for a successful session with your photographer. “What should I wear to the photo shoot”, is a question we get asked all the time. We interviewed one of our favorite photographers, Priyanca Rao, and here is what she told us:

  • Dark clothing tends to slenderize – try and be in one color vs. multiple colors.
  • Bright colors are a must – this will help you standout from the background.
  • Prints and patterns are a definite NO. This includes logos. Solid colors are more in fashion and it simplifies the composition.
  • Avoid short sleeve clothing and short pants.
  • Don’t over accessorize! Wear things that are small and pieces that do not draw attention
  • Makeup, Hair, and Nails are a must! Make sure you get your hair and makeup professionally done.
  • Clothing should not be too tight or too loose.
  • Do not match your partner. Complimentary colors are great but as a couple, you do not need to wear the same exact colors.

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