24 Family Picture Ideas for you and your family.
1. The Classic: Black and White Photo
At WeShootYou, we believe the finest way of capturing family moments is using black and white photography.
Black and white photography gives the feel of being frozen in time, and that’s exactly how you want a memory to be, unforgettable. Not to mention, black and white photography has a rich artistic history,
2. Park themed family photo
That’s right, who doesn’t want to go to park on a sunny day? It’s not only great for stress, but your kids will also thank you for it! You can keep them entertained for hours at the jungle gyms and capture the best memories.
3. Mummy and Daughter Duo
Something that always melts the hearts of everyone is a beautiful mother and daughter(s) photograph. Dad’s/mum’s why not grab a camera and your significant other with surprise mother and daughter photoshoot?
4. Sibling Photoshoot
If there’s anything that any parent should document is sibling’s growing together. Having those memories to compare and share when your children grow older is a feeling like no other. You’ll be able to laugh at the good moments together and admire just how much the little ones have grown. It can also be a great way of getting kids to bond together.
5. A Lovers Embrace
Often one of the most heart-warming moments is the capture of romance between couples. Grab a third person and ask them to snap you, your loved one and baby together.
6. The Napping Baby
There’s nothing more cuter than taking a photo of a baby sleeping, not to mention more peaceful!
7. The Home Photoshoot
Taking photographs in your comfort of your home can be relaxing and very easy to setup, there’s no need for extensive locations, being bothered by crowds of people and all the privacy in the world.
8. In Motion
The candid photograph is as natural as a photo can get. When your family is having a blast doing something don’t forget to get your camera out and snap quickly to etch those beautiful moments in your mind.
9. Father and Daughter Photoshoot
One of the best Father’s Day gifts you can give is snap of dad and his little ones. In the image below Julius and his daughter had barrel of fun and ended framing this photo over their fireplace.
10. The Upclose Baby Photo
The classic close-up – a close up that fills the frame and really captures the essence of babies beauty, the face, the smile and eye’s.
11. Playing with Children
Some of the best times to capture a photo is the moment of play. Often when you’re playing with children, it offers genuine emotions that are difficult to replicate artificially. These heartfelt moments also offer natural smiles and laughter which can make for a fantastic photograph.
12. Superhero Cosplay
Has marvel lit a burning desire in your hearts for superhero movies?
This is your chance to take advantage of superhero madness and do a family styled shoot. There are several ideas which you could try! The avengers, DC Universe or even the Incredibles.
13. Funny Family Picture
A classy photo is timeless, but sometimes we like to have a bit of fun and break the mould with a silly picture. Asking someone to pull their funniest faces or having dad tell a dad joke is one of the best ways to get the energy going.
Have a laugh and explore more funny family photoshoot ideas.
14. Disney Themed Photoshoot
Do you dream in Disney? Love yourself a pair of mickey’s ears? Don’t worry a Disney themed photoshoot is one of the most unique family photoshoots you can think of. It’s not only relatable for adults but you can live out your fantasies whether you’d like to dress up as Cinderella or pretend you’re Aladdin.
15. Dinner Gathering
Enjoying a hot summer evening with delicious food can only be topped off with a nice photograph with the family. Bonus points for sharing it on your Instagram story to all your friends!
16. Easter Family Photoshoot
Put your bunny ears on and surprise the family with a cute easter themed photoshoot. You could even have easter egg costumes involved; for example, a baby or child dressed as an easter egg or even dad or mum dressed as the easter bunny!
17. Christmas Themed Family Photoshoot
Capture your Christmas spirit with a Christmas styled photoshoot. There’s plenty of ideas for this one. Dad or mum could dress as santa, the kids as elves…the worlds your oyster!
18. Halloween Styled Family Photo
One of the greatest times of the year is Halloween, it gives you the excuse of dressing up to your hearts content and do a mad family photoshoot pose. One cute idea is dressing a child as a pumpkin (the cutest idea we know), another as a vampire or even sss-scary skeleton. As you can imagine there’s endless opportunities.
19. A family picture with a pet
This is a great idea if your household has pets. Everyone knows the pet is a part of the family so why not try a photo with your furry friend and have a blast while doing it!
20. An outing to the beach
Planning a trip down to the Brighton Pier? Cornwall? Cambersands? They’re perfect opportunities to take a snap of the whole family having a blast on the beach. Whether it’s mummy chilling with the dog and the baby on a deck chair or dad swimming with beagle you won’t regret it.
21. A Family Picture with the Nan or Pappy
A picture together with the extended family is inclusive and great reason to bring everyone together, especially grandparents.
22. Bike Ride
Spruce up your bike ride with some snaps of the family enjoying a nice ride on a hot summers day.
23. Magical Themed Photoshoot
Do you dream of elves? Do you read lots of fantasy books? Well a great idea is to do magical fairy themed photoshoot. This is fun for all the family, you get a chance to dress up as your favourite magical characters from grumpy dwarves all the way to elves.
24. Dress up as your favourite book character
This one is one for the bookworms and cosplayers.
Have you been itching for a Harry Potter styled cosplay? Now’s your chance to represent Gryffindor or Slytherin! Or whomever.
Try draw that fake lightning bolt on your forehead, put those wizard boots on and fix up a wand from the backyard and get ready for something magical!
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Kushal is the other co-founder of WeShootYou. He specialises in Family photography, Dating Photography & Portrait Photography.