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Talking Skin Tones in Senior Portraits, and in my online photography class

Updated: Mar 25



Hello friends and family!

Wanted to pop in and give you a few tips/thoughts on skin tones and clothing!

If you don't know your skin undertones already, you can do a quick google search to help you figure it out. Once you do, it would be best to dress accordingly for your photo shoot. I actually do this for my own family. Putting this into play is more important than you think and will bring out the best in the overall look of your photos!

Warm Skin Tones look best in: Honey, Olive, Coral or Cream. Think of rich colors on the warm side of the color wheel. Stay away from chilly colors like blues or jewel tones.

Cool Skin Tones will shine in: Blue, Lavender, Rose and Gray. Think the cool colors on the color wheel. Try to avoid oranges, tomato colors, or strong yellows.

Neutral Skin Tones love to be in: Medium blues, Jade, Red or Whites. Think Julia Roberts or Angelina Jolie skin tone. You can wear almost any color on the color wheel but probably best to stay in the muted versions. Think muted whites, grays, or black.

Finding your skin tone is the first and most important step. Then go from there!


In addition, I have exciting news! I have launched my online senior photography class: Mastering the Art of Senior Portraits. I created it for hobbyists and established photographers alike. If you are looking to get into Senior Photography or would like to level up what you offer now, THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU! Check it out!


What other tips do you want to know about? What are your questions regarding photography or your upcoming shoot? I'm a San Diego Photographer who focuses and loves family photography and high school senior photography. So let’s chat and let's get you on the books! Let's get together and capture this time now.





But wait! Before you go, my friend Michele, who is a talented Photographer in Minneapolis, is talking shop about the latest photo printing trends!


Be well!


Message me today to book your senior or family session!

Stay safe and be well!

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