Uptown Charlotte Family Session
You’ll probably recognize this family from past sessions. I’ve been photographing them for the last three years, and it’s been so fun to watch these little guys grow up. It’s also super fun to see what new idea Jody comes up with for her sessions. She always puts so much thought and effort into making her photos be the absolute best. I love when clients really take the idea of a portrait session and get creative with it! This year, she decided to go a completely different route than your typical Fall session. She wanted to glam it up and do a sophisticated, city shoot. She styled her family in the most awesome outfits, and we headed to Uptown Charlotte. It was actually raining that whole morning and forecasted to continue raining. Thankfully we got a good two hour break right when we needed it! This uptown session worked out perfectly, and I’m so happy we didn’t let a little rain hold us off.
A few takeaway tips to rock your session too:
- PLAN AHEAD! Start thinking several weeks in advance about the kind of vibe you want for your photos. Definitely feel free to ask me for advice, location ideas, and wardrobe opinions. I do it all the time!
- Go beyond Pinterest. Find a few fashion magazines that always seems to draw your attention. Pay special attention to the poses, the makeup, and the scenery.
- Don’t forget the details. When putting together outfits, don’t forget accessories… hats, jewelry, shoes… anything that might complete the look. Jody is naturally talented with hair and makeup (she’s a professional!), so she was able to style hers perfectly. But if this isn’t your area of expertise, reach out to someone who does this for a living. You’d be surprised at just how much of a difference it can make, not only in the final product, but in your confidence!
Take a look at their awesome family session and see if you can pick up any more pointers for yourself!