During our senior sessions at The Camera’s Eye, I LOVE getting to know you and capturing your personality. And though it’s what’s on the inside that counts, clothing naturally plays an important part of your senior photos, and I get asked a LOT about how to dress…we’ve written about it before, but here are some key tips for this season…
The big biggie: be yourself! There’s no use in taking a bunch of senior photos where you don’t wear what you normally wear and you don’t look or feel like yourself 🙂 People should recognize you in what you wear every day.
I’m an environmental portrait artist…that means we will be trekking through fields, rivers, over rocks, and through funky terrain….THAT means: wear the comfy shoes, and carry the diva heels! I LOVE great shoes, so save them for when we’re actually shooting and I’ll get them in all their glory:)
And as far as shoes go…make sure to match the socks if you’re wearing them. There’s nothing worse than white socks BLAZING out from under your pants and stealing the spotlight from your amazing shoes.
This one is from your mother, but it is the #1 clothing retouch requested from your mothers….check for wrinkles in your clothes before you come and HANG your outfits prior.
Ladies: think about your undergarments! Straps other than the ones holding your shirt or dress up are DISTRACTING from your face. Straps distract!
Most of all..SHARE with me… tell me what you’re bringing! Text or Snapchat your clothing choices. I’ll plan around your outfits and it will remind us both to bring props
, sporting equipment
, locker room keys
, jerseys, etc
Remember, I’m a professional photographer…which means I do MORE than just snap the camera. I WANT to work with you before and after our session to get the photos you want 🙂 One of the best ways we can collaborate is over Pinterest
…check out our senior style
and senior photos
boards to get pumped for your session!
Call me at 607-426-6023 or email lisamcqueeney AT gmail DOT com to book your senior session with The Camera’s Eye