Here at Jennifer Angeloro Photography we are in full portrait season, and loving every minute! It is such a pleasure to meet so many different families from all over the globe that come to southwest Florida for their beach family portraits.
If you are planning for your family portraits on the beach, there are things you should take into consideration. What will your family be wearing? what time of day should your family be photographed? What poses or portraits do you need to capture? By planning and coordinating before your portrait session, you will be guaranteeing smooth sailing throughout the beach portrait process.
What to wear
Family beach portraits are a fun experience. Poses can be done sitting in the sand, leaning against driftwood and maybe even dipping your toes in the water. This being said, it is a great idea to wear clothing that will be appropriate and comfortable in many different poses. Color schemes that are harmonious and matching can bring your portrait session to the next level. If you would like some inspiration on what to wear, check out this family beach session on our blog.
Time of day
Lighting plays a factor when plan for your family beach portraits. for optimal lighting we suggest to have your portrait session an hour after the sun rises, or an hour before sunset. This is known at the golden hour and produces beautiful blue skies as well as a good chance for sunset portraits.
Poses and Prints
Once you have your clothing and session time chosen, think about what poses you most want to see captured, as well as places you will be hanging your portraits. If grandma and grandpa are joining your family photograph, it would be great to note that you will need a pose with them and the grandchildren. Maybe your teenager will be a senior in high school, so a couple extras of just them would be great for graduation announcements.
If you have a location in your house where your new family photographs go say, above a fireplace or over a couch, it is great to notify your portrait photographer. This way they can prepare and shoot accordingly to your portrait needs.
Many of our poses and portraits work great with the specialty products we offer. We love to photograph beautiful candid’s in addition to our customary family portraits, and these look amazing as canvas gallery wraps and larger portraits. The texture of the canvas adds the extra artistic touch to these prints.
Planning your family beach portraits can appear taxing. But when you plan out what your family will wear, the time of day you would like your portrait session to take place, and the beautiful and creative poses and portraits you would like from your custom beach photography session, it will be easy as a piece of Bubble Room cake
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If you would like more information about booking your family beach portraits check out our contact page.