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Clothing Tips for the High School Senior Portrait Session
Hair - Guys & Gals ~ Glasses ~ Window Light ~
Wear your hair the way you usually If you normally wear glasses we Cool - whites, blues, teals, greens.
do! Don’t try anything new this will suggest wearing them for your Femine fabrics
only look unnatural. We suggeest portraits. It will be necessary that Warm - off whites, soft umber
you style your hair as you do every you borrow a set of just frames/no browns, greens. Soft airy fabric
day. Bring in your hairspray to hold lenses from your eye doctor. This Dark - dark solids, blacks, reds,
that unruly hair in place. Please be will eliminate any reflection or glare purples, brown.
sure your hair is just the way you as well as distortion your glasses brick wall - solid colors.
want it. Hair changes cannot be will cause.
made on the finnished portrait. White/Hi-key ~
Remember to bring hair spray, bar- Braces ~ All white outfit, pastels or white
rettes, clips, curling iron, etc. to If you want your braces and black for a dramatic look. Pri-
your portrait session. If you are in- removed from your portraits we mary colors. Sports uniforms and
terested we do have a professional can do it digitally for a nominal fee. personal props.
make-up and hair stylist. When you Ask us for details.
set up your portrait session we will Casual ~
be happy to make the appointment Personal Props Bring in something Blue jeans, khaki’s. Layered look for
for your hair and make-up. Payment to express your life-style, whether depth and texture.
for that will be handled directly it be a musical instrument, sports
with our stylist. equipment, a hobbie or even your Outdoors ~
Guys ~ family pet. If you are bringing in Blue jeans, whites, khaki’s, sun-
A note about shaving. . . a pet please tell us at the time dresses. Sports, hobbies equipment
Shaving right before your you schedule your portrait session and props.
portrait is recommended. Five special considerations will need to
o’clock shadow is extremely hard be made. Your own promps help tell What to avoid ~
and costly to remove once your the story of who you are! Short short’s and very short skirts,
photographs are taken. you will be sitting on the floor for
Clothing ~ some poses. Loud patterns, strips.
Make-Up ~ A usual senior session consists of Sleeveless shirts. Clothing with any
Make up should be applied for your three or more clothing wording on the front.
portrait session. changes.
Wear your make-up the way you What looks best ~
normally wear your make-up, just Traditional ~ Student and parents should each
like your hair we suggest not try- Gray, blues, blacks, browns, greens, pick an outfit they would like to see
ing something new but try to get teals, purples, and reds. Stay away in the photographs. Remember solid
a more natural look. Pay attention from strips or prints colors work out best. Choose colors
to your application of powder. You that will bring out your skin tones.
want a more matte finish to your Guys ~ Suits & Tie. If you are just Please bring your clothing pressed
skin. If you want a more profes- wearing a dress shirt and tie avoid and on hangers. Check your total
sional look we suggest using our the plain white shirt and go for the look from head to toe; make sure
make-up artist. She will not have darker toned colors. your shoes are clean and free from
you look “made-up” or unnatural. scuffs. If you can see through your
She will only enhance your natural Girls ~ Soft sweaters with classic clothing bring in something to wear
beauty. jewerly. Shirts that are dark and underneath. If you have any ques-
solid colors. tion please feel free to ask us for
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