1. Figure out the setting for photos
This way it’s easier to figure out what colors would complement outfits well. If you have a colorful backdrop with lots of flowers or scenery, you’ll want to go more neutral or solid with your color palette for clothes.
If you’re going for a softer more neutral background though, play up the colors!
2. Pick your color palette
Note I said palette, and not matching colors. Even for large groups, I advise not all wearing the same exact things. (Think khaki pants and blue or white shirts). While it looks uniform, (and uniform can be great!) matching to a color palette is fun and really brings out everyone’s individuality! Pick 2-3 colors everyone can match to.
|via S & J Photography|
|via Nicole Taylor Photography|
3. Mix it up!
5. Don’t overthink it! Start with one idea.
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Laura is a photographer, wife, and mama to three sweet kiddos. Fuzzy socks and vanilla maple lattes are her weakness. She loves writing snail mail letters, random living room dance parties, and cozy, rainy days spent with the ones she loves most. You can, also, find more from her on her blog: Bits of Sweetness.