Colors to Wear for Photos

What colors to wear for the photo shoot? Not to worry. Below are suggestions.
I’ve found that casual is always in. Personally I like button down shirts or shirts that show your neck, NOT t-shirts with a round neckline.

(below article is from Shutterfly website)

Family Photo Color Schemes

There’s plenty of common color combinations, leaving plenty of options for the perfect family photo. So if you’re looking for the right outfit color combination that will make your framed prints pop, check out the popular options below:

  • Denim and Tan
  • Brown and Maroon
  • Denim, Yellow, Crimson
  • Navy, Tan, Cream
  • Glitter and White
  • Crimson, Tan, Denim
  • Red, Grey, Black
  • Navy and Crimson
  • Blush and Teal
  • Blush and White
  • Light Blue, Tan, White
  • Navy, Yellow, White
  • Tan and White
  • Orange and Teal
  • Light Blue, Tan, White
  • Blue, Green, Yellow

For Black And White Family Photos

If you’re trying to find the perfect color combination and style for a formal black and white family photo, make sure to check out our guide on the dress code for a black and white photoshoot.


Best Colors To Wear For Professional Photos

When it comes to professional photos, the most important thing to keep in mind with colors is that the focus is kept on your family. You also want your chosen color palette to set the right tone for your professional photos. Read some of our top tips below before your photo session:

Black and dark color combinations work perfect for more formal, indoor photography sessions. Keep this in mind when planning your family’s outfits.

Do your best to avoid patterned colors in clothing, as this looks distracting and at times, overly casual.

When dressing children, make sure they’re not overly uncomfortable in their chosen outfit. If they’re unhappy, it’ll show through in the family picture.

Published by Theresa L Photography

CELEBRATING MOMENTS IN PICTURES 15 plus years photographing people portraits. Enjoy recording the beauty of you and your unique personality! Dependable and happy to help.

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