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Paint Pots and Color Wheel

What to Wear

Couples and families should coordinate ( for example, different shades of the same color, or complimenting colors), but should NOT match (no need to wear the exact same shirt or color). A print is GREAT as long as there aren't competing prints 

 

Ex: Choose one print for person, then have everyone else wear colors from the print. Avoid busy or tiny prints.

For children, avoid clothing with pictures on the front. Smocking or small details ( like flowers on a dress) or a simple print are OK. Personally I like plaid shorts and solid shirts on little boys. 

Solid colors look best for groups, the more people in the photo the more simple you'll want the clothing and the more skin you will want to cover. 

Dark jeans for adults are generally a good idea. If you wear a dress or skirt make sure it is long enough to sit in. 

Most important, wear clothes that you feel good in and that look good on you. Please avoid white as it is brighter than skin. The brightest spot in the picture is where the eye is drawn. Lighter colors fade back, so keep that in mind. 

 

Avoid shiny fabrics that reflect light. 

 

Consider your home decor. You will want to consider your home decor style when you are picking out what to wear in family photos. Since a few of the photos will most likely be hanging in your home and on display for a long time, make sure that the clothing you select blends in with the color scheme of your home. 
 

Color Pencils

Great Color Combinations

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