As Holiday Card Photo Session Season really picks up steam, blog after blog is espousing advice on what to wear in your shoots, and they all say the same thing: don’t be matchy matchy! You know what I say? Get matchy, and kitsch it up! If you do one family photo shoot a year, then yes, you might want to go with something conservative and frame worthy, but if you’re taking pictures just for your cards, I say have a little fun and live a little!
I realized the tone of this post seems sarcastic, but I promise it isn’t! I’m just tired of everyone telling us how to look good. Maybe I want to have some fun, ok? It’s Christmas for crying out loud!
We’re going fancy this year, because I don’t want to wear jeans and a puffer vest and a turtleneck like I’m supposed to. Here’s our mood board for this year’s pics (my biggest family picture tip is to make a mood board, and if you don’t know how, at least lay everything out together to make sure it works):
Merry Picture Taking!