(Closed) Is it Ok to wear a printed garment for e-pics?

posted 6 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
945 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I think polka dots would look fine..just don’t have a bunch of different crazy patterns at once..my Fiance wore a striped shirt and they turned out fine


Post # 4
1587 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

Sounds like a simple print and polka dots are always cute, IMO. I’m no pro but I would wear a simple print, I think it should be ok

Post # 5
3121 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I agree that a simple print would be OK.  My photog recommended solids but I’m sure he would have been ok with Dots.  I wouldn’t go all 70s psychedelic….for a multitude of reasons.  ;o)


Post # 7
257 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

My photographer just recommended that if one of us wore a pattern, the other wore solid. Didn’t want to clash.

Post # 10
7311 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

I think polka dots would be fine, but you may want to camera test your outfit with his to make sure that it’s not too distracting to the eye.

EDIT: I just realized that you asked for a photo. Here are 2 from our shoot. We both had prints on.

Post # 12
1627 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We did one person with print and one person with plain for both of our outfits.  I think *almost* any print would be fine, but just make sure your other outfit doesn’t clash. πŸ™‚ I actually loved having prints for ours!  Here’s a couple of ours to show prints:


(sorry so big! Still can’t figure out how to change that even resizing in photo editor!)

Post # 15
3625 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I wore a print and my photographer loved the dress and it looked fine through her view finder. I’m still waiting for the official photos. I think the issue is to find a not too busy print with just a few select complementary colors. As such, I think yours is okay. It probably also depends on the setting of your photos too. If you do print, especially a big print/pattern, then Fiance should be in a solid or a very fine print, like pin stripes. 

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