Bold, Emotional, Colorful Photographer


Bold, emotional, colorful...I always come back to my true love – colorful imagery. It's like a splash of happiness frozen in time!

Bold, Emotional, Colorful Photographer

The Woodlands Family Photography

Ashley Newman Photography

Hey there! I wanted to chat with you about something that’s incredibly close to my heart: the magic of bold, colorful photography. You see, as a photographer, I’ve had my fair share of experimentation with different styles. But, in the end, I always come back to my true love – vibrant, bold, and colorful imagery. It’s like a splash of happiness frozen in time!

Now, when you’re working with a photographer like me who’s all about those lively, emotionally charged shots, nailing the perfect family look becomes essential. You want your photos to pop with personality, right? So, here’s the lowdown on how to style your family to look their best in my bold and colorful world.

1. Embrace Varied Textures

First things first, let’s talk about textures. Mixing and matching different textures in your family’s outfits can do wonders. Think of it as adding layers of visual interest to your photos. Denim, lace, knits – they all play well together and help create a more dynamic look. Plus, it’s all about that variety that makes the colors and patterns pop.

2. Layer It Up

Layering isn’t just for keeping warm – it’s a style statement! Layered clothing not only adds depth but also lets you bring various colors and patterns into play, contributing to the overall vibrancy of your photos. It’s like an artistic canvas where each layer tells a part of your family’s unique story.

3. Don’t Be Shy with Patterns

Patterns can be your best friends in the quest for bold and colorful photos. Stripes, polka dots, florals – they’re all welcome here. These patterns bring energy, fun, and playfulness to the pictures. The trick is to coordinate them among your family members. It’s all about harmony!

4. Warm It Up with Colors

Warm colors are the secret sauce to making your photos exude happiness. Think reds, oranges, and yellows. They align perfectly with the colorful theme and, more importantly, they bring warmth to the emotional aspect of the photos. You’ll see the smiles in your photos shine even brighter with these shades.

5. What to Avoid

Okay, there are a few colors and styles to steer clear of when we’re going for bold and colorful. An all-blue or all-white ensemble might look too subdued in our context. Purple and neon colors might not fit the bold theme we’re aiming for either. It’s all about maintaining that vibrant, lively feel.

6. Sneaker-Free Zone

And let’s not forget about footwear. Your choice of shoes matters! Encourage your family to pick stylish, coordinating shoes that complement the overall look you’re going for. The goal is to avoid sneakers, as they might not match the vibrancy of the photoshoot.

Remember, the key to a successful photoshoot is coordination. Communication with your photographer is crucial. They can guide you on colors and styles that work best for their portfolio. So, when you bring together varied textures, layered pieces, patterns, and warm colors while avoiding the no-go colors and sneakers, you’ll be well on your way to achieving a stunning, bold, and colorful family photoshoot.

In the end, it’s all about capturing your family’s unique story and personality in a way that’s bursting with color and emotion. So go on, have fun with your styling, and let your family’s true colors shine through in every shot. Can’t wait to see those bold and colorful memories you’ll create! 📸✨

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About the Artist

Ashley Newman Photography is a Woodlands Family Photographer and Storyteller specializing in outdoor family photography. In addition to lifestyle family portraits, Ashley and her award-winning team offer day-in-the-life legacy sessions, outdoor maternity sessions, fresh 48 hospital portraits and in-home newborn photography. Ashley Newman Photography serves Montgomery county, North-Houston areas: The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Houston and Magnolia.

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