Tips on choosing a color palette for your portrait session wardrobe

Color palettes do not have to be something scary or intimidating. An easy way to find a great color palette is to pull up a Pinterest or Google image search for the same scenery that you will be taking your photos in. If you will be shooting in the Boise foothills, search for desert outfit color palettes. Colors or patterns that look great in one location might look not so great in another. One of the first things people will notice when looking at a photo is the outfit and color coordination.

Complimenting one another’s outfits without matching is key to a more flattering image. A different dominant color should be worn by each individual, while staying within a similar color palette.

Try to lean towards neutrals or earthy tones and avoid neon or bright colored clothing. There are many shades of neutral colors to work with. Find a shade that will work best for you, your environment and your skin tone.

Always dress with the full length in mind. Include shoes and socks in your wardrobe consideration.

We understand it can be overwhelming to coordinate outfits and we want to make the process as easy and painless for you as possible. All our clients are given access to our online styling guide to help with finding the best options based on your style vibe. color palette, and the ages and genders of those in your family.


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