15 Unique Family Photo Ideas
If the same-ole-same-ole isn’t what you had in mind, check out some not-so-usual ideas we’ve gathered to help inspire your next family photo shoot. (15 Photos)
Inspiration for your Family Photos
Choosing the right clothes, location and theme for your family photo shoot can be exciting. But over posing and meaningless props can leave your photos lacking.
We’ve seen families leaping in the air, the awkward relative sandwich and the glamour/rustic contrast in many photographers’ portfolios. While lovely, there’s nothing particularly unique about them.
If the same-ole-same-ole isn’t what you had in mind, check out some not-so-usual ideas we’ve gathered to help inspire your next family photo shoot.
Have your photographer shoot as if peeking in on your family.JABEZPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
CandidDo you find yourself taking all the pictures and never ending up in them? Have your photographer take pictures of your family having fun to guarantee you're always in the shot.JABEZPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Kissy-FaceEw! Mom and dad are kissing! This is a cute pose with kids giggling at their parents being affectionate.SHINE ON PHOTOGRAPHY
Keep it simple with soft colours in a natural setting. This will give you a sweet and uncomplicated composition.MUNCHKINSANDMOHAWKSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Get WetDon't be afraid to embrace the elements. There is something about the contrast of a family in their Sunday best getting caught in the rain that makes for a great photograph.BLUELILY PHOTOGRAPHY
Capture your family's reflection in still water for a unique and interesting photograph.LIZLABIANCAPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Magical MayehmMultitasking mom, balancing acts and flying babies are a great way to make your family portrait fun.Get a little creative with photo editing software to showcase your family's personality.DAISY PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO
With a tongue-in-cheek pose like this you can easily transform your family photo into a fun holiday greeting card!SUMMERTIMEDESIGNS.BLOGSPOT.CA
All Wrapped Up
In keeping with the Holiday theme, here is another hilarious pose. Can you say National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation?WENDY VONSOSEN PHOTOGRAPHY
This KissA picture within a picture, displaying their pride and joy.PINK PAISLEY PHOTOGRAPHY
Natural HabitatFor a sweet and sincere photograph, choose your setting based on an activity your family likes to do together.ZBERKOVICPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
SilhouetteYou don't always need to see faces to evoke emotion. Try a serene sunset backdrop like this.ANNEDARLINGPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Family ProfileThere's something about the blend of black & white and only showing their heads that lends a feeling of intellect.MAHDIEBRAHIMI.TUMBLR.COM
Brothers and sisters have a special bond that only siblings can understand. Start photographing loving moments when they are young and make a collage to mark a special day like graduation or a wedding.
Taking separate shots of siblings is a wonderful keepsake to remind them that although they may bicker, they've always got a friend.
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