Styling your Family Session

choosing a color scheme and wardrobe can be one of the most stressful aspects of planning your upcoming photoshoot. Here is some helpful advice for choosing what to wear on picture day.   

Styling image 1- Melissa Tara Photography

Styling Advice:


  • stick within a color palette of 3-4 colors

    ex. maroon, dark green & cream - or - khaki, blue, white & pink

  • iron or steam everyone's outfits - no wrinkles

  • professional hair and makeup, mani/pedi for ladies

  • fresh haircut for men and boys


  • overdo patterns

  • no neons

  • women - avoid very tight, short dresses

  • no hair ties on wrists


Things to bring:


  • brush and/or comb for fixing hair during your photo shoot

  • gel or hairspray

  • wipes for children's noses or hands (just in case)

  • candy or a favorite sneak/treat as a bribe for little children to keep them engaged