As a senior photographer, I get asked a lot about what season is the best for senior portraits. The truth is, each season has its own unique charm and benefits. That’s why I’ve created this blog post to help you decide which season is best for your senior portraits!
Take this quick quiz to find out which season suits you best, then read on for more information on each season.
1. What is your favorite color palette?
A. Warm and rich hues like burgundy, rust, and mustard
B. Pastels and soft neutrals like blush, cream, and gray
C. Bold and vibrant colors like fuchsia, royal blue, and emerald green
D. Earthy and natural tones like olive, tan, and maroon
2.Which type of weather do you prefer?
A. Crisp and cool with a hint of a breeze
B. Warm and sunny with a light breeze
C. Hot and humid with a refreshing pool nearby
D. Cool and overcast with a hint of mist in the air
3. What kind of backdrop do you like best?
A. Rustic barns and autumn foliage
B. Flowing fields of flowers and greenery
C. Urban cityscapes and colorful murals
D. Rocky shores and misty forests
4. What is your preferred style of clothing?
A. Sweaters, scarves, and boots
B. Flowy dresses and sandals
C. Bold prints and statement accessories
D. Cozy flannels and comfortable jeans
5. Which season holds the most meaning for you?
Now that you’ve answered these questions, let’s dive into the best season for your senior portraits.
If you answered mostly A’s: Fall
Fall is the perfect season for seniors who love warm, rich colors and a cozy atmosphere. The crisp air and colorful foliage make for stunning backdrops, and you can get creative with layering and accessories in your outfits.
If you answered mostly B’s: Spring
Spring is a wonderful time for seniors who love soft, pastel colors and a fresh, natural feel. The blooming flowers and greenery provide gorgeous backgrounds, and you can wear flowy dresses or light sweaters for a comfortable yet chic look.
If you answered mostly C’s: Summer
Summer is ideal for seniors who love bold, vibrant colors and an energetic vibe. The city provides endless opportunities for colorful and unique backdrops, and you can wear bold prints and statement accessories to match the lively atmosphere.
If you answered mostly D’s: Winter
Winter is perfect for seniors who love earthy, natural tones and a cozy, intimate feel. The snow and frost create a magical backdrop, and you can wear cozy flannels and comfortable jeans for a relaxed yet stylish look.
No matter what season you choose, remember that your senior portraits should reflect your unique personality and style. If you need any guidance or inspiration, feel free to reach out to me and let’s plan your perfect shoot! https://kimstifflerphotography.com/seniors