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Figuring out what to wear for family photos can feel overwhelming. What colors do you wear? Do you all match? How do you look coordinated but not like a 90s meme? 

Lucky you, I’m obsessed with putting together outfits for photos. I start planning my own family’s outfits months in advance (and I’m coordinating for a family of 7!) and I’ve been helping families put together outfits for more than ten years.

To help make things easier for you, I’ve pulled together my top blog posts all about what to wear for family photos!


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Start here for the simple rules to follow when selecting outfits for your family. 

By now, most of us know the basic rules of how to pick outfits. Things like don’t match everyone in the same color, but instead select 2-3 colors that everyone will wear. However, it always helps to refresh on the basics. So start with reading What to Wear for Family Photos.

Now that you know the rules, you may want to consider a few extra specifics when it comes to the kids.

What photographs well, how to add pops of color and how to avoid clashing colors when dressing your kids for family photos! There are even tips about specific brands that photograph well and how to ensure your colors match across the kids.

Learn all the tips and tricks for How to Dress Your Kids for Family Photos.


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Once you understand some ways to use color and how to coordinate color, your next step is deciding which colors to select for your outfits.

The Color Inspiration Series was created to inspire and inform you of ways to use color, what pairs well, and things to be cautious about with certain colors. Find inspiration for pairings with How to Wear Blues, Reds, or Greens.

You can find extra outfit and color inspiration over the Neyssa Lee Photography Pinterest Board!


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Last but not least, remember that the details are important when selecting what to wear for family photos.

You spend your time selecting outfits, you have a wonderful photo session, and then you realize that your daughter’s diaper is showing the entire time under her dress, or that your husband’s neon orange running shoes are the only thing you notice in the photos with your full bodies.

Learn all the bonus tips and tricks I share and emphasize with families I work with by reading 5 Bonus Tips on What to Wear for Family Photos.


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If you are expecting, show off that baby bump!

Mama’s-to-be, I did not forget about you. Of course, if you’re having maternity photos you are still planning for the rest of your family’s outfits. However, you still need to remember to show off that baby bump. Make sure you check out my post all about What to Wear for Maternity Photos.


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Are you still looking for help with what to wear?

I am here to guide you as much (or as little) as you need when selecting your outfits. Whether you’re stuck on which colors to choose, where to find clothes, how to make the most out of what’s in your closet, how to use patterns, etc. Remember, I’m obsessed with selecting outfits for family photos. If it’s a place of stress for you, then let go and let me help you.

Click the button below, schedule your session, and let me help you figure out what to wear for your family photo session!

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