Picture Day Tips

Here are a few helpful tips that can help reduce stress and make portrait day a success.

What should my child wear? Dress up or Casual?  Solids or patterns?

  • Solid colors work best with our scenic or traditional backgrounds.
  • If you choose a pattern, keep it simple, so it doesn’t become the focus of the photograph.
  • Casual clothing choices work best with a lot of our scenic backgrounds.
  • Color coordinate sibling outfits.  Watch out for clashing patterns.
  • Keep in mind the theme of the background… A suit and tie against our beach background would look a little silly!

Should I style my child’s hair?

  • Keep it simple.
  • Get haircuts about a week in advance.
  • Bows & headbands tend to slip, so make sure to use those that won’t move around much.
  • Hair producsts help, but don’t overdo it.

My child wears glasses.  Will you take them off?

  • We don’t take them off unless there is severe glare. Non glare glasses work the best.
  • We will do some with and without by request.

How can I prepare my child to smile for their picture?

  • Encourage your child to have fun on picture day.
  • Although “cheese” is what we commonly ask our children to say, it usually produces a fake “cheesy” smile.
  • Our photographers are skillful at capturing genuine smiles and expressions.

 

Keep it as pressure free as possible for them.  Picture day should be a fun experience for them.

 

Photo Display Ideas

We have started a Pinterest Board to share some ideas for displaying your photos.

Check it out here: Busy Bee Portraits Photo Display Ideas

Kids Vintage Photo Session

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What should I wear?

Busy Bee Photo Tip of The Week

When it comes to clothing:

Keep it simple. Solid colors work the best. If you like patterns, make sure it is not too bold. You want the attention to be on your face, not away from it.
Keep clothing consistent among family members.  This doesn’t mean everyone should dress identically.  Look for colors and styles that complement each other.

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Preschool photography, Elementary & Private School Photography, Event Photography with digital printing on site for Holiday Parties, Corporate Events, & Special Events, Weddings, Family and Children’s Photography by Busy Bee Portraits.

 

 

Getting The Kids Ready For A Successful Photo Shoot

Busy Bee Photo Tip of The Week

Let go of expectations.  Have fun & relax.  Children will sense tension and react to it.  Don’t be afraid to be silly!

If you are having a good time the kiddies will too!

Preschool photography, Elementary & Private School Photography, Event Photography with digital printing on site for Holiday Parties, Corporate Events, & Special Events, Weddings, Family and Children’s Photography by Busy Bee Portraits.

Preschool photography, Elementary & Private School Photography, Event Photography with digital printing on site for Holiday Parties, Corporate Events, & Special Events, Weddings, Family and Children’s Photography by Busy Bee Portraits.