Should You Get Professional Hair and Makeup for Your Photography Session?
Come time for any photo opportunity, there is no doubt that you want to look your very best. The same applies to a planned photography session, whether it be for updated family photos, an engagement announcement, or your wedding day. One thing is for sure, you want and need the best of the best putting their time and talent into your looks – not the latest beauty school dropout. Keep reading to learn the importance of hiring a professional to do your hair and makeup for a photo shoot.
A Confidence Boost
Very few people have the confidence or knowledge to say that they fully trust their own hair or makeup skills. Most people are at best average, and thats okay. That is why there are people whose primary job is to have product, style and application knowledge. By hiring a professional, you will be able to show up to the shoot feeling your very best, because your hair and makeup is. A professional will know which product to use or style to choose, based on your shoot. So it will look good with a flash, withstand inclement weather and so on.
Look, you’re going to have enough going on as it is, making last minute adjustments as you second guess your wardrobe. The last thing you need is to add more to your plate. With a professional hair and/or makeup artist, all you will have to do is show up and sit still. Afterwards, you will be ready to go with few to no worries about makeup mishaps or flyaway hairs. You will be able to fully enjoy the shoot, rather than check your reflection every few minutes.
The better your hair and makeup is, the less likely your photographer is to have to perform edits. As fine and dandy as editing is, the less there is, the you will look more like yourself. You will also feel more confident displaying the final images knowing that it looks just like you, and not a photoshopped version. Depending on the package you have purchased or customized with your photographer, editing may also cost you extra.
It is not every day that you get to be pampered. So come time for a photoshoot, we think you deserve it. No one can deny how much better it feels having a pro help you get dolled up. Plus these photos will likely hang on the walls for years to come, meaning you will want to be confident in your appearance. Similar to investing in a professional photographer, invest in yourself by hiring a hair and makeup artist.
At the end of the day, whether you choose to have your hair and makeup done is completely up to preference. With many sessions encouraging a more natural vibe, you may feel more comfortable going au natural or with the bare minimum. When you hire Florafost Photography, trust that we have your best interests in mind. Any editing is performed with the goal of minimizing flaws, without detracting from the features that make you, well you. Check out our photo galleries to see current work samples, or contact us today to book a session. We can’t wait to get started!