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Bright and bold colors are fun for spring and summer family portraits, but it’s important to remember with overstated colors to keep patterns and layers to a minimum. Below is an example of just that. The stripes are a simple pattern, there’s only one accessory and the mother’s top is solid with some texture. Easy […]

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This week we used a lot of dark and navy blues in the collections. Dark blues are a great alternative for black and perfect for a classy summer portrait. It’s also a great color for pops of color throughout the wardrobe. The collection below is pretty simple. There’s is just one pattern and a couple […]

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Two colorful collections today! In the first collection, the only pattern is in the small boy’s shirt. Plaid can be a complex pattern so it’s always best to keep it simple and only use one. The mother’s outfit uses layering and and texture with the cardigan. The orange is also a pop of color and […]

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We’ve been talking for 10 weeks now about what to wear for family portraits in our FFF Series (Family Fashion Friday). It’s always most important to dress the way your family is most comfortable. Today’s collections are colorful, casual and comfy with small elements that make it more dressed up. In the set below there […]

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It’s possible to be colorful and have a classic look for springtime portraits. Even jeans are okay, but stay away from t-shirts. Spring is also still chilly enough to allow for layering. Let’s dive into the examples below! This collection is monochromatic without any bright color pops. The father and boys are in dress shirts, […]

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Neutral colors are a great way to achieve timeless spring and summer portraits. Keeping it simple with different textures and layers. The examples below use neutral palettes and textures. The collections below uses a little bit of layering with the flower necklace. The daughter’s shirt adds some texture. Because everyone is in the same height […]

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Everyone gets excited about spring colors and they can make a portrait great, but for a more timeless spring portrait, light neutrals, blues and denim work well. The collection below mixes denims, whites, grays and subtle blues. There’s more texture than patterns and the family is sure to pop out against a landscape. Jewelry is […]

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Spring is hereā€¦ kind of. These 2 collections are light, airy and neutral with pink pops. Light grays, tans and beiges are perfect for springtime fashion. Dresses are also perfect for the weather and they add lots of texture to the portraits. Outdoor spring photos can be tricky with fickle weather. Choosing comfortable over dressier […]

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