Photo Session Checklist

Wardrobe

Female Wardrobe

  • We will go over wardrobe about 10 days out from photo session
  • Please see the Photo Session Checklist then layout your choices and send me pictures for review
  • I will circle and return the best options
  • I will also let you know which outfit is the best to start session with
  • Please choose the clothes that match your personality
  • Add in some fun focal points such as boots, wraps and hats
  • Please bring a few tops that show off your shoulders, collar bone, cleavage, armpits and belly button
  • Clothing should be thin and smooth so it hugs or flows over your body
  • Undergarments should be unnoticeable, smooth, close fit and a non-bunching
  • BAD Colors for outdoor sessions are greens and browns
  • BAD Textures are ruffles, excessive folds and thick padding
  • Start packing a bag days ahead of session
  • Feel free to contact me with ideas or questions
  • No need to go shopping bring what you have

Not all the items below apply to all sessions

  • Casual Tops 3-4 (colorful and flow smoothly)
  • Casual Bottoms 1-2 shorts, 1-2 pants, 1-2 short skirts
  • Formal Clothing 1-3 dresses (colorful and flow smoothly)
  • Swimsuits 4-8 colorful, 1 black, 1 white (smooth, close fit and non-bunching)
  • Swimsuits (with coverup) 1 skin color, 1 gold or 1 white (smooth, close fit and non-bunching)

Non Bunching Clothing

  • Smooth or Flowy
  • Smooth – Tight clothing should be smooth and free of heavy seams and distractions
  • Flowy – Loose clothing should be thin and flow over your body, not constrict it
  • BAD ruffles, excessive folds and thick padding
  • Swimsuits and bikinis should be smooth, close fit and non-bunching
  • Tops should show off your shoulders, collar bone, cleavage and armpits

Accessories

  • Casual shoes, sandals, flops, boots
  • Jewelry should be light and inconspicuous
  • Large and small hats

Hair and Makeup for Outdoor Sessions

  • Bring Setting Powder to reduce shiny skin
  • Makeup should be a minimal natural look (clear lip-gloss and mascara)
  • Bring the normal makeup you would wear and a small mirror
  • Hairbrush, hair bands or clips to put your hair up
  • Bring a cloth to dab perspiration
  • Thick makeup is bad. It creates a plastic look that cannot be removed by computer

Wardrobe Colors for the Beach

  • Best colors are Red, Pink, Mauve, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Teal, Green, Black or White
  • BAD colors are greens and browns

Wardrobe Colors for the Park

  • Best colors are Red, Pink, Mauve, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Teal or White
  • BAD colors are greens and browns

Maternity

  • Maternity clothes 1-2 dresses, 1-2 open front dresses (should be colorful, loose and flowing)
  • Undergarments should be unnoticeable, smooth, close fit and non-bunching.
  • I bring a few lacy wraps