3 Ways to Make your Senior Pictures pop this Winter | Senior Pictures Ideas for winter | Winter Senior pictures
Many people shy away from the idea of having a photoshoot in the winter. It’s cold, snowy, unpredictable, busier than usual. But, a photoshoot in the winter can create unique and stunning images. You might have a hard time imagining what your images would turn out as. That's okay. Many pictures you would look at for inspiration come from summer and early fall shoots. Here are some 3 ideas to help your senior pictures stand out in a winter wonderland!
When the snow is falling and the weather is cold, you likely want to put on some layers, throw a beanie on, or add a scarf to keep you warm. Why not add these to your outfit choices for a photoshoot? For winter photoshoots, accessories can be so fun to play with in a picture. If you have a favorite beanie it can be fun to wear that in a few shots. The beanie can help draw attention to your beautiful face and in some cases based on the color of the beanie, make your eyes pop! A beanie can also help occupy your hands as you could hold the strings of the beanie, tilting your head helping capture those perfect images.
Winter photoshoots are the time to play with accessories. Accessories such as hats, scarfs, and big jackets are common to wear during these months. Accessories in the summer can be much harder to incorporate. If you love to accessorize with pieces such as hats, scarfs, or big jackets a winter photoshoot would be perfect for you!!
2. Bring a pop of color
With a white, snowy background it is important to add some color or pattern into what you wear. A good way to incorporate that pop of color is through layering. Layers in pictures photograph beautifully, not to mention during the winter they can also keep you warm. Wearing layers adds movement and dimension to each image. As an example, you could wear a long sleeve shirt with a deep red cardigan with jeans and tall boots. That deep red with a white background will help you stand out and add color to your image.
If layering is not your style, there are many other ways to add that pop to your image. Don't worry! An outfit such as an animal print top, leather skirt, tights, and tall boots can be a very flattering outfit for winter photos. This look can give you a more formal feel to the images. Having a more formal outfit can boost your confidence in pictures as you will be more dolled up that usual!
There are so many different options of how to bring a pop of color or a bold pattern into your pictures. For more outfit inspiration for a winter photoshoot, click here.
3. Have fun in the snow!
Snow is like a built in prop for your photoshoot. Using the snow as an added bonus instead of thinking of it as in the way will help capture those beautiful photos. This might look like throwing snow, looking up at the snow, maybe even doing a snow angel. We want you to have fun in the snow as we want to capture as much of your authentic personality as we can. If you are having fun in the snow, the pictures will capture true beauty and personality. That is what we strive for having in our photographs. Having a built in prop such as the snow will create one of a kind pictures that will bring back lots of memories!
A senior photoshoot in the winter can give you unique pictures that people will remember for a long time. These images will have a different background, outfit inspiration, and overall feel than most of the other pictures in the yearbook. If you want to stand out and brave the winter cold, a winter photoshoot is magical.
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