Time always passes faster than we would like, and we find ourselves thinking wistfully about the past years later. Children grow up, and with them the whole family; all that remains are the memories.
An outfit speaks for itself whether you’re taking photos in your favorite spot or in your home. That’s why family photos that capture the beauty of the present are a must. A good idea would be to dress in matching colors or wear shirts embroidered with each other’s names, about which you can find out more here.
But we all know how hard it is to organize the whole family and come up with ideas for unforgettable photos. That’s why we’re here to help you with some unconventional family photo style ideas for the perfect family photoshoot!
Playful Family Portrait Ideas and Poses for your Perfect Family Photo
Just Add Water!
Yes, you read that right! Add some originality and a touch of spiciness to your family pictures with a photoshoot in or near the water. Whether you opt for underwater photos in a pool, at the ocean, or by a waterfall, the result will be a breathtaking one that won’t disappoint! Underwater photos will be a unique experience for your family, but safety should always come first! Make sure everyone is comfortable and the camera is waterproof, and let the fun begin! You can customize some great swimwear to make things even more interesting.
Go On an Adventure!
Although it seems cliché, nature photos are full of surprises and spontaneity. And that’s what you should want in a family photo! Use everything your surroundings offer, from the landscapes to the wildlife. Set off on a family adventure on a mountain trail and let the route inspire you for different poses and picture frames.
Dress in Matching Clothes!
Matching clothes can be cliché, but not if you do it correctly! Choose a theme or color palette, and let your imagination run wild in the next steps! If this idea doesn’t ring your bell, you can create your own t-shirt design to wear during the photo shoot. Whether you decide on something minimalist, like embroidering everyone’s name on the shirt, or something more complex, this unique idea is sure to draw a lot of admiration. Plus, don’t forget the fun you’ll have designing your outfit! Let the brainstorming begin!
Creating memories while having fun should be the primary goal. That’s why, instead of the traditional poses where everyone stands still and smiles at the picture, you can opt for a version where everyone dances, laughs, or jumps around. Even a pillow fight is an excellent idea! This way, whenever you see the pictures, you will remember your family, how amazing you felt, and how much fun you had doing the photoshoot. So, leave all the stress aside, find your inner child and let them come out to play.
Throw a Color Fight!
Add some color to your photoshoot with an innovative and fun approach. Arrange a party where you throw paint or dyes at each other and have a photographer capture the most incredible shots right in the middle of the fun. To make the result as exceptional as possible, you can all dress in white and take a before and after picture. The result will be a picture worthy of hanging on the wall!
Go for a Walk!
No need to spend money on props or travel to a fancy place to get the most memorable photos. A simple walk in the park can work wonders if you are open to trying it and have the necessary enthusiasm. You can take spontaneous photos right as you walk, and they can be among your favorites. You can also choose to customize some hats for the entire family to match and stand out!
Don’t Leave Your Pet Behind!
Your pet is part of the family, too, so don’t forget to include them in your group photos! Whether you hold them in your arms or they sit happily next to you, they will complete your family portrait. You can even dress them in a matching shirt and put a hat or a bow tie on to match them with your whole aesthetic. Whichever option you choose, rest assured that they will be happy to be included!
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