Our Fall Family Photos: What we wore/What to wear Wednesdays

We went to Wimberly to celebrate my husband’s 30th birthday! The place that his parents rented out was AMAZING. It’s also a wedding venue so naturally it was breathtaking.  At the very last minute I announced we were all doing family photos! I (naturally) went to Express to buy the a floral tie for Thomas that I mentioned just a few weeks ago as an awesome accessory for guys.

I do have to brag that he and his dad both reacted strongly against the tie but then they both commented how nice it was (yes! Fist pumps!!)
And also a huge thank you to his dad and mom for taking the photos and for entertaining our kids to have them actually look at the camera! I can’t wait to get these huge up on my family wall! 

I also LOVE LOVE LOVE the tulle skirt and hope that it convinces you to wear one to your session! It’s so flowly it looks great on camera. And here’s another tip – my shirt was super tight in all the wrong places – bouquet of flowers fixed that problem right away! Who knew flowers could make you look 10 pounds lighter? 

Location: Sacred Passage Chapel in Wimberly, Texas

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What to wear Wednesdays: Floral Dress

If you haven’t heard (pss!) floral dresses are in! And they would make a great statement in a fall photo shoot! 

 

KISSED BY A CLASSIC ROSE MAXI DRESS $49.00

Did you miss my other posts about what to wear? 

Rent for your session
Ties for guys

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Premier School Photos

Another plug for premier school photos.  Are you tired of buying those awful school portraits at school? Check these out!

Sibling photos? Yes, Please!

These guys are so cute!

Another reason I’d like to plug for the premier school portraits (if you missed my other reason I shared go here) taking photos of kids outside rather than inside (like regular school pictures) helps them relax more for a more genuine smile. That’s what you want, right?!

So if you’re interested in having portraits like this instead of the really terrible ones you’re use to listen up! I’ll be sharing what you can do next week!

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Headshots and a quicky

This has to be the quickest session to date.  These kids are the typical crazy 2 year olds, but they were so good! Jennifer really knows how to wrangle them – even in high heels.  That’s a super mom for you! Scroll down for such a beauty of a headshot! Love it!!!

pinkie promise? love that! 

We were really there to get these great headshots of Jennifer for her Sensegence business.

Location: Downtown Lewisville

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What to Wear Wednesdays: Ties for Guys

If you’ve been keeping up with what’s in fashion for this fall then you’ll know these two things…

Red is the fall color 
What’s in for the fall

I wanted to give you some options for ties for the men if your life.  I’m SO happy that skinny ties are still in – I’m sure in a a decade or so we’ll all be flocking to the thrift stores to get our hands on the wider ties…but for now definitely stick with the skinnier ties.

If you haven’t seen my general guide for what to wear for the guys then check it out here!

These are definitely not feminine! They’re look awesome with a great outfit on the lady.
I’m imagining a tulle skirt paired with this.  I’d love that.

Core Skinny Tie $20
Black Skinny Tie $20

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Premier School Portraits

For about a hot second I worked for a well known school photo company a long long time ago.  I would come home and cry it was so terrible.  I never thought I would actually be back in the school business. BUT!!! Here I am! It is WAY different than what it was when I first started because it’s the way I want to do it.  Regular school photos are just so so so terrible.  Why do people still buy them? I felt so happy last year when I checked “please do not photograph my child” on my son’s spring photo form.  He also equally enjoyed  sweatpants that day.  So I’m ramping up my school portraits and I’d like to call it “premier school portraits” to really set it apart from what parents and kids are use to.

Sibling photos? Yes, please!

There are many many reasons I think this type of portraits for school is better but one of the reasons
I am going to share with you today is that it gives
CONFIDENCE
to the students! If you had school photos of you like this wouldn’t you LOVE them???

Vertical and horizontal – totally an option. 

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