Here are some tips for ensuring your high school graduation portraits turn out amazing!
1. Bring examples of things you'd like to try in your portraits. Magazine clippings, year books, catalogues or anything else with examples of poses, styles, or effects. We can combine these ideas with our own and create a truly unique portrait that captures your personal style.
2. Give your hair time to grown in after a cut. Don't get a fresh cut the day before your portrait session, a minimum of 5 days is needed for the cut to look natural.
3. Makeup should be applied normally. Use a mirror as a guide, if it looks good in the mirror it will look fine on film.
4. Ask your optometrist to remove the lenses from your glasses if possible. Reflections are very common on glasses and can be very time consuming to remove. Avoiding this problem is the best way to ensure a great portrait.
5. Simple, solid outfits work best, especially in the studio. More formal attire is also very common in the studio. Outdoor poses work well with jeans or khakis and simple solid shirts, especially muted colors. Blue, green, tan, and many more work better than glaringly bright colors such as white, yellow or red.
Follow these tips and make sure to get a good night's rest and your graduation portraits will be something you'll be proud of for years to come.
Friday, August 20, 2010
Posted by Ryan at 1:35 PM