Professional Wear for Female Wedding & Event Photograp

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  1. mj

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    Looking for advice on protocol clothing for female wedding & event photographers, both for upscale weddings and intimate weddings....all black garb?

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  2. MDowdey

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    What time of day mj? When i got married it was in the afternoon, and the lady wore a dress, but it wasnt black. she looked rather dolled up if you ask me. Usually if its at night its more dressy. just a rule of thumb i heard.

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    Not all weddings are black and white anymore, and I was shooting weddings when most of them were. I don't think that a womens pant suit are all black coat and skirt are necessary. I never owned a tux, but usually dressed in a suit or sport coat with a tie and before it was all over, the coat and tie were off, especially at the reception. Just dress nice, unless you are the one getting married.
     
  4. MDowdey

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    Good Call Dlc! I had a man and woman doing my photography. he was the most casual there...but for 1800$, i didnt mind that much. :cry: The pictures turned out beautiful and the man and woman were not dressed in black but were appropriate none the less.

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    I want to revive this thread instead of posting a new one. - What do you wear to a wedding?? (Females in particular)

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  6. mysteryscribe

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    The advice I gave my female partners (two exactly) was to dress as if for church, but do NOT look better than the bride. I had one partner (I never had assisstants) who had to dress way down not to look better than some of my brides.
     
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    I wear black slacks, comfortable shoes (black) and a black polo shirt. It's nice enough for most weddings, allows me to move around comfortably and blend into the woodwork so that I can get more candid than posed shots.
     
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    and quite striking you are in them, I'm sure
     
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    Torus34 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    A simple business jacket, blouse and skirt/slacks, suitable for the season, can never be wrong.
     
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    I generally wear black pants and either a black or neutral coloured blouse...I do not want to stand out but on the same hand you need to dress somewhat to the occasion. I have been meaning to buy sme more black pants with pockets as I find myself often looking for a place to store the spare or used memory cards in a hurry..
    Comfortable shoes is a must!
     
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    You mean those 8 inch heels I used to insist on were not a good idea. Darn no wonder I couldn't keep a female partner.
     
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    Lol...

    perhaps if you had a matching handbag..;)
     

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