What to Wear on Camera
Bethlehem Community Network Television (BCN-TV)
a guide to looking good on your show
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar NY 12054
518-439-9314 option 6
Pastels, e.g. light blue, lavender, green
Red, red-orange or fuchsia
Black or dark clothing
Strong bright colors (Even a small area of strong color may appear pronounced.)
Glossy material, e.g. satin
Sequined or metallic finishes
Fine stripes, checks, or herringbone patterns
Rhinestones or other highly reflective jewelry
Noisy jewelry, e.g. multi-string beads
Very low necklines
Detailed or fussy patterns
Color tones that merge with skin tones
Color tones that merge with the background
Personal microphones are usually clipped to lapels or ties.
Cardigans and button-down shirts work well.
Avoid crewneck tops or t-shirts, as they leave no place to clip a microphone.
Paper, file cards, flipcharts, scripts and presentation boards should never be white.
Photos should be horizontal, as large as possible, with a matte finish.
1.4.08 rev. 9.2011