Capturing the magic of the toast at your wedding reception

There are many magical moments at a wedding: when the groom sees his bride coming down the aisle, lighting of a unity candle, even the antics of a young ring bearer, or a flower girl dropping petals and picking them up again. Then comes the reception and more precious...

FALL/CHRISTMAS SESSIONS

When it comes to the holidays, it is easy to get swept up in the hustle and bustle of the season and forget to take your family photos...again.  Do let this year be the same as the last year.  If you have your own camera you can put it up on a tripod and set...

Why you need a professional headshot

Headshots are in and Aris Affairs Photography can help your Prescott business establish that all important first impression. While Hollywood stars and glamorous models can pose all day long, most of the rest of us dread it. It's the thing nightmares are made of unless...

Puppy Love

Ok, so I thought that taking pictures of kids could sometime be a challenge, what with the “look, there goes a puuurty butterfly” syndrome that they can sometimes have.  If their cranky, hungry, tiered, board, or would rather be doing anything...

Why photographs matter

Have you ever stumbled onto an old photograph to find that it triggered memories and details long forgotten? Do photographs of your newborns rekindle those days for you despite the decades that have passed? Prescott family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography,...

Freeze this moment in time with a pet photo shoot

We love taking snapshots of our furry family members. Have you thought about professionally capturing moments that will last forever? Whether it is a puppy time that you are trying to capture or maybe your furry friend is getting up in age, now is the time. Either...

Bucket List for Baby Photos

Summer is coming and it’s your first summer with a little one. Your local family photographer in Prescott, Aris Affairs Photography, knows how important it is to capture baby’s first year. Here are some memories you can make with your baby. You’ll...

Great poses for your maternity photo session

If you are expecting and looking for the best way to capture that special time, here are four foolproof poses from Aris Affairs Photography that put all the attention on your upcoming joy. Whether shooting indoors or out, these recommendations can add variety to your...

Reasons to Celebrate!

There are so many reasons to celebrate in life.  Engagements, Weddings, Babies, and Reunions!  Another reason, Anniversaries!  30 years of Marriage is deffinatly something to celebrate.  I love when I get a call to capture such a special time....

What to Wear to a Corporate Headshot

It’s been said that clothes make the man, and research shows that to be true. What we wear affects how others perceive us, and even how we perceive ourselves. Aris Affairs Photography suggests what to wear for a corporate headshots in Prescott. Men in Suits:...

Tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business

Not all portrait poses should be the same. Aris Affairs Photography shares some tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business.There are some essentials that need to be considered when it comes to portraits for your business. Let’s start...

Holiday Photo Packages

I love it when babies have such proud moments!  You can see it in her face that she is so pround and happy to be with her parents and to be walking! Do you have a little one that you would like to capture these moments with? It's that time of year so why wait for...

Love is a many splendid thing!

    Love is real, real is love. -John Lenno   This has been a very busy few weeks here at Aris Affairs Photography.  With 4 weddings in 2 weeks at times I felt that I may go crazy, however, I would not change a thing.  It is such a joy to...

The importance of the background for your summer photos

Photographers often spend a great deal of time with hair, makeup, wardrobe, and props but very little time choosing the right background for the photos. Aris Affairs Photography believes that background can make or break the photos, and Prescott has a wide array of...

The new mommy moments…

Love is all around... When your a new mommy it is even more magnified!  I remember the morning I had my son, it was love at first sight.  I wanted to take it all in and hold on to that moment forever.   This is one of my favorite moments that I have...

Wedding cake alternatives for your wedding

Have you considered a healthy wedding cake alternative that could be unique and sure to please? It is becoming more and more popular to opt for decadent yet healthier desserts instead of the traditional wedding cake. Local Prescott wedding photographer Aris Affairs...

More great poses for your maternity photo session

Here are four more foolproof ideas for maternity photo poses from Prescott's Aris Affairs photography that put all the attention on your upcoming joy. Whether shooting indoors or out these recommendations can add variety to your Prescott shoot and be the beginning of...

FALL/CHRISTMAS SESSIONS

When it comes to the holidays, it is easy to get swept up in the hustle and bustle of the season and forget to take your family photos...again.  Do let this year be the same as the last year.  If you have your own camera you can put it up on a tripod and set...

Tips for the groom on your wedding day

Let the groom’s personality shine with a special photo shoot for stunning wedding photos. Aris Affairs Photography, professional wedding photographer in Prescott, suggests these photo tips for the groom on your wedding day.Let’s begin with photos of the...

How to choose a photographer for your wedding

Maybe you have been planning your wedding since you were little, or maybe you started last week. No matter how long it has been, you know there are hundreds of details to consider both big and small. It may not feel like it now, but one of the most significant...

What to wear for your engagement photos

Nov 14, 2018

Before you stare into your closet in despair or speed to the mall, consider these top five tips from Aris Affairs Photography on how to dress for your Prescott engagement photoshoot. Beautiful photos are simpler than you think.

1. Choose outfits that feel like ‘you’. Whether you’re a cowgirl or a girly-girl or classic dresser, choose clothing and accessories that are true to your personality. Be yourself, literally. What you choose will also help your photographer understand your personality and influence how she decides to shoot you.

2. Comfort counts. Of course, classic posed portraits can be breathtaking treasures, but frequently it’s the spontaneous action shots that are the most striking. Choose outfits that give you room to move around, that fit well and are flattering from all angles. Being comfortable will translate into your photos so make sure to choose clothes that leave you looking and feeling beautifully relaxed.

3. Go for color. Opt for bold colors for your engagement photos. Choose complementary colors (not, matchy-matchy) for your outfit as well as for each other’s outfits that would work well with any style of background. Consider really turning up the volume with color-blocking. It’s very flattering and won’t end up dating your photos as trending styles might.

4. Use simple accessories or props. Most people either aren’t used to or don’t know how to comfortably pose. Accessories or props can give them something to do. Even pockets in your outfit can help. Don’t know where to place those momentarily awkward hands? Pockets! Don’t limit yourself. Think long strands of pearls, fun hats and accessories that reflect your other loves. How about bringing along your guitar or beloved pets?

5. Think multiples. Consider more than one outfit or look. Pack a few of your favorite quick-change looks including something classic for those traditional shots that you’ll still love decades from now.

Be the couple that takes the cake for making the most of their engagement photo shoot by incorporating these style tips and more. If you’re ready to book your Prescott engagement photo shoot, call Aris Affairs Photography today at 928-642-4049.