When you book in for your Portrait, Sarah will talk you through the entire process & offer advice on how to make the most of your visit. We want you to be excited about your Portrait & have a fabulous time!
What to bring:
Your voucher, if you booked with one.
An outfit change is a good idea as it adds variety to your images, but it is not essential.
Props are a great idea to add some extra fun and that personal touch to your session, but again not essential.
Some favourite toys for your little children.
If you're bringing your dog(s) then their favourite treats, toys and of course their lead.
We hope that your Family Portrait will be hanging on your wall for years to come, you want it to be timeless & represent YOU as a family, so thinking about what to wear before you visit us can make all the difference. The most important thing is to make sure everyone feels comfortable & confident in what they are wearing.
Co-ordinating colours can look much better than all wearing the same colour, or simply choosing different shades of the same colour. It all adds a little bit of depth & interest.
Limiting patterns is a good idea. If you're all wearing different patterns then your Portrait may look a bit busy, so think about balancing them with plain outfits too.
If you like accessorising then bring some items along to add variety, scarves, hats, bags, jewellery etc
Big logos are best avoided in Family Portraits as they can be quite distracting & they date quickly too. However, we know that some people love them, so we suggest they bring an outfit change and bring out the big logos, character T-Shirst or sports tops at the end of the session for extra images.
White clothing does not stand out well on the white background in our Studio so we suggest it's avoided. Also, all-black outfits often lead to detail being lost in your images. If you aspire to an all-white-outfit shoot please let us know in advance.
Don't forget your feet! They will not appear in all images taken, but they do stand out alot on the ones they are in. Make sure you shoes are clean, including the soles, & choose socks that compliment your outfit, or you can go barefoot if you choose.
And finally, think about your home decor. What colours will fit in with the room you see your Family Portrait being displayed?
Your Photographer, David, will guide you through the entire shoot, however if you have any specific images, poses or ideas then just ask.
You do not have to make any image decisions on the day of your Portrait, this is all done when you return for your Viewing Appointment. This will be booked at the end of your shoot so don't forget your diary!
David will show you our Gallery & Products at the end of your shoot too & you will be given a Viewing Guide. This will help you when you return home as it is then when the decisions on your Portrait really start... which room, what size, how many?
If you're unsure on size please measure up before you return to see us, it really helps!
You only have the one Viewing Appointment with us so make sure all decision makers are there... you will have lots of lovely images to choose from.
During your Viewing Appointment, David will help you every step of the way in choosing images & the best way to display them. With his help we can ensure you choose well & are 100% happy with your purchase.
Please note that payment is required upon order on the day.
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