Clothing & Accessories
>Make sure all of your clothing is clean and wrinkle-free, including uniforms or gowns.
>Don’t mix a pattern with another pattern.
>Medium to dark shades create a timeless look.
>Avoid shirts with slogans, as photo cropping can cut words in half and it can be distracting.
>Long-sleeved shirts are best, since short sleeves can be distracting and sleeveless tops can look too casual.
>Avoid large accessories that may detract from your face. Keep the focus on you with small accessories, such as simple earrings and necklaces.
>Make sure your shoes and socks match your outfit, as they may show in some poses.
>Avoid getting a new hairstyle or cut right before your session.
Instead, select a comfortable style you know looks good.
>Limit exposure to the sun a few days before picture day.
>For guys, be sure to shave the night before.
>For girls, bring concealer to help hide blemishes, and then stop worrying!
>Making sure nails are trimmed and clean as hands may show in portrait. Girls may want to do their nails. Clear or neutral colors work best.
Picture Day Checklist
>Check your hair and shirt collar at camera time.
>Practice your smile.
>Remember good posture.
>Wear your best colors.
>Wear your favorite outfit. It will make you feel comfortable.
>Try to have a theme throughout the session.