What to Wear: Engagement Session

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Here are a few ideas, suggestions & guidelines:

  • The most important, choose outfits that are comfortable & that make you feel good.
  • Outfit changes are welcomed, and they give variety to the pictures.
  • Beware of logos & patterns as they might distract from the truly important aspect of the pictures: you!
  • Coordinate your outfits, but don’t wear the exact same thing. Stick to the same color family or complementary tones. (Look coordinated, not matching)
  • Keep in mind that darker colors are slimming & also a little easier to photograph.
  • Give your shoes as much attention as your shirt. They will be in the pictures and may even be highlighted in a few. Heels are great with jeans, pants, or skirts, if you are comfortable in them.
  • Consider having your hair & makeup done on the day of the Engagement Photo Session to “test” how it might look in photographs on your wedding day.
  • Wear something that you feel defines your personal style.
  • Accessorize with your favorite jewelry, scarves, hats, belts, shoes & sunglasses. (However, avoid large distracting accessories)
  • Be as formal or as casual as you like.
  • Dogs are welcome! If you would like to have your dog in some of the photos, it would be best to have a friend come along to watch him/her while we are taking other shots.

Other things to remember:

  • Plan on having a great time. Think of it more like a date, and less of smiling to the camera.
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