Looking the part for your on-camera experience is crucial. The goal is to get people to listen to your message and not be focused on what you’re wearing.
Here are the items you should avoid:
• Black or white as your main color
• Small patterns, checks, tweeds, or stripes
• Hairstyles that casts shadows or obscure your face
• Jewelry that creates noise or reflects with lighting
Here’s what you should wear:
• A solid color that complements your complexion
• Clothes that contrast with your backdrop
Learn More: On-Camera Coach
If you found this information valuable, check out the book, On-Camera Coach: Tools and Techniques for Business Professionals in a Video-Driven World, now available from Wiley Publishing. On-Camera Coach aims to take the mystery out of communicating through the camera and provides specific tips and techniques that can make your message sing—and you, the messenger, feel confident in a job well done.