Lisa Phillipson Photography » Atlanta Newborn, Child, Family and High School Photographer

What to Wear Wednesday: Background Brown

Chocolate, Khaki, Tan… BROWN makes a great neutral backdrop for family clothes.  Blend in some shades of green and any bright color and you are set to go.  These clothes can give you inspiration to choose clothes for a family photo session that will look great hanging on the wall of your home.  Note the little patterned dress.  Don’t be afraid of plaids or bold prints (as long as you don’t have everyone in it!). Your clothing should complement and pull together your overall look and not be the center of focus.

Let me know if I can help or give ideas for specific locations. I generally make recommendations for locations of my shoots after I know if a family has their clothing picked out.  And I also make specific clothing recommendations if you already have your heart set on a favorite place for your family photo session.  The two things go hand-in-hand in my opinion.


A recent family session of mine followed some of my tips online of putting the men in neutrals and tans and the ladies in brighter colors.  They looked great and the focus of the images are still their faces and the interaction between each other. The bright yellow was awesome! I hope to see some Senior Girls this summer wearing happy, sunny – yellow!

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *



i n s t a g r a m
s o c i a l
c l o t h i n g