Summer is now in full swing, which means it’s the perfect time for an outdoor photo shoot. The bright provides excellent natural lighting, and scenic outdoor landscapes create the ideal backdrops for engagement photos, family portraits, or maternity pictures. Outdoor photo sessions require a special kind of preparation that is different from a regular studio shoot. Here are some tips for preparing for your outdoor summer photo shoot.
If you’re doing an outdoor photoshoot, you may want to leave the heels at home. An outdoor photoshoot may require you to spend an extended period of time on a sandy beach or among the trees in a forest. It’s important to dress comfortably so that you can stay relaxed and confident in the natural terrain. Keep cool during your photoshoot by wearing something breezy and cool. If you feel sweaty or uncomfortable during the shoot, the camera won’t be able to capture you properly. Stay cool and relaxed during your summer photoshoot by wearing whatever makes you feel most comfortable.
Stay Sun Protected
Taking your outdoor photoshoot during the day ensures that your photographer will get the best natural light possible, but it also means that you’ll be exposed to the harsh rays of the sun. It’s important to stay protected against sunburn, exhaustion and heat stroke if you’re going to spend an extended period of time in the sun. Make sure to wear plenty of sunscreen and drink plenty of water during your outdoor photoshoot. A photo session should be fun and memorable experience, not one that leaves you fatigued. Keep yourself sun protected and enjoy the exciting outdoor photoshoot you deserve.
The most important part of any photo session is that you feel comfortable and beautiful while the camera is shooting. With the right preparation, an outdoor summer photography session can be the most exhilarating and worthwhile activity. Contact me at Cindy June Photography for more information about how I can help you plan and execute the perfect outdoor photo shoot this summer.