So, we often get asked about what makes a Purity Noir family portrait session? What is the style? What do we wear? Can we have a young baby in the session?
So the answer is that it is a classic portrait with simple effective lighting. Black and white finish, stark black background, and preferably dark or black clothing, although this isn’t always essential or possible. A typical Purity Noir family portrait session can involve the whole family and it is best that we stick to that style throughout the whole session.
Absolutely, they can be involved in the session and even have some beautiful individual shots such as this:-
Of course the images look stunning with dark or black clothing. However, as is often the case, it can be a last minute decision to have Purity Noir Family Portraits. In these cases often we work with the family without them wearing dark clothes and the results are still beautiful:-
So these portraits are classically styled with a modern look, this generally means a relaxed look with no forced smiling. But does this need to be the case for every portrait? Not at all, and is often the case when younger children or babies are involved the big natural smiles come out. These capture the moment perfectly too:-