Clothing tips for your senior photos

Make the most of your HS Senior photo shoot by putting some thought into the outfits you bring. We will use up to 5 outfits but you are welcome to bring more so your photographer, Kim Campbell, can help you coordinate them with your favorite backgrounds.

At your complimentary planning session–before your scheduled session–we'll take 30 minutes to choose backgrounds, discuss your style and pick out your favorite backgrounds.

EMBRACE TEXTURE

Light loves texture and cameras love light. So be good to your photographer and bring some textured pieces.

DON'T FORGET FEET

Make sure you've brought coordinated shoes for all of your outfits...from boots, to sneakers, to sandals.

Portland area High school senior wears sneakers and a flirty black and white dress against a red, custom studio backdrop at Campbell Salgado.

MIX FUN + FORMAL

Sneakers and dresses, ties and blue jeans. Mix and match your fancy clothes with your casual for a playful look.

SMART COLOR

Know the colors of your background? Coordinate with it for a well-considered editorial look.

PATTERN PLAY

Don't shy away from patterns as they can add a fun sparkle of personality. Mix plaid and stripes, have fun.

BUST OUT THE IRON

We know—it's a pain—but it makes a big difference in making your portraits perfect.

DRESS IN LAYERS

Layer shirts, sweaters and jackets on top of undershirts or tanks. Throw on a scarf over your dress or shirt.

GO CLASSIC

Oxfords, crisp shirts, khakis and jeans. These all stand the test of time and will work great in any pictures.

Senior photo of boy with football.

ACCESSORIZE

Sports equipment, musical instruments, hobbies. Bring it along and we promise to make it look interesting.

YOUR BEST COLORS

You know what colors flatter you best, everyone's told you. Bring those along to your shoot.

B & W TIPS

Bring some light and dark-toned clothes to the shoot for a black and white power punch.

GLASSES

If possible have lenses removed by optician before session if you have a backup pair to wear to session. Eliminates glare.