Check out these Christmas photo props ideas to give your photos a festive holiday mood.
Year after year you try to take unusual Christmas photos but all of them end up looking boring? It’s time to impress your friends and relatives with a completely new approach to holiday pictures. Look through these photo props for babies, kids, family and even couples!
Choose one of these Christmas picture props to make your photos funny, creative, and memorable in your or your client’s family album or gift card.
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This photo gimmick will certainly make your family and friends smile. With the help of image editing, create the illusion that your children are taped to the wall. This is a perfect holiday photo prop idea.
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One of the most popular ways to create a perfect family Christmas image is to wear similar clothes. You may dress yourself, your husband, and kids in some “family-look” pajamas, for example.
It will highlight the special family bond you have. This type of images is a must-have for every family.
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Ugly Christmas sweaters will never go out of style. Although it’s a very obvious prop, pictures always turn out looking fun and festive. Buy your entire family Christmas-themed sweater – the options are endless. Conjoined sweaters will bring extra fun into your pictures.
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It wouldn’t be a celebration without Christmas presents! That is why they belong to the most frequently used Christmas props. There are plenty of ideas on how to incorporate gift boxes in your photos. For example, you may unwrap them under the Christmas tree or near the fireplace.
Show the family’s playful side by trying out this idea. You can add your own spin to it. But don’t be quick to climb on top of each other, as the secret of this photo is in editing. Make sure your photographer is proficient in Photoshop to achieve the best result.
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Pack a blanket and snacks for a cozy holiday picnic. Suspend the ornaments on the trees to enhance the festive atmosphere. Color coordinate your outfits for an adorable shot.
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As they say: “Everything new is actually well-forgotten old”. The same is with foam reindeer noses. This holiday photo prop is ideal to create funny pics.
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Planning the Christmas shooting, there is no need to look for some extraordinary photo props. Use the standard Christmas setting to create fun shots.
Although letting your toddler climb and decorate the Christmas tree is not a good idea in real life, it may be an interesting photo idea. Again don’t be quick to throw your kid on top of the Christmas tree, as this idea is achieved by combining several pictures together.
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If you have a fun-loving family that loves to go all in- this idea is for you. Recreate the most beloved Christmas stories and films. Your kids are definitely going to have tons of fun and it’s going to be a photo shoot to remember!
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Use candy canes as photo props while shooting and your Christmas pictures will be festive and candid at the same time. Be sure a special Christmas atmosphere is guaranteed! Don’t forget about wearing colorful Christmas clothes to create a perfect shot.
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Even such a casual object as a blanket may be a great holiday photo prop. Go outside, cover yourselves with a colorful Christmas blanket and you will get amazing pictures.
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As you know Christmas is the time when the magic happens. Try to create holiday mood in your pictures using such photo props as party sparkles. Having viewed the images, people will certainly feel the Christmas spirit.
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Mistletoe is a great holiday photo prop which helps create romantic pictures. They say if you stay under the mistletoe, kiss the person next to you.
There are plenty of ideas to incorporate artificial mistletoe in your pics and plunge into Christmas atmosphere.
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Stop looking for something exceptional since great Christmas picture props are around you. Maybe, they are already in your cupboard. I mean classic Christmas mugs. Cups with hot chocolate or lemon tea always look cozy and warm.
For many families cooking a Christmas dinner belongs to Christmas traditions. Even if it doesn’t, you can turn your Christmas family shooting into great fun by trying this idea! You will get sincere lifestyle shots, cook holiday dinner and entertain your children all at once.
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Colorful Christmas book is a perfect way to engage children in shooting and capture unique moments. You will see that there is no need to give them some instruction on posing since they will be so distracted by this holiday photo prop and the poses will be natural.
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The best way to take beautiful images with children is to create the conditions that will be extremely comfortable for them. For example, you may place a teepee in the yard or even in the house. It is a holiday photo prop that your kids will appreciate.
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A cup with hot chocolate is the perfect Christmas photo prop. It’s cheap, easy to make yet helps to achieve photos that are festive and fun. The kids will love this idea. Make sure to add whipped cream for more photo opportunities.
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Get your kids to hold letters to spell holiday phrases: joy, Christmas, merry etc. This idea is easy to DIY, but you can always purchase the letters to save time. The best part about it is that this idea will fit any setting or colors in the shot.
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Newborn Christmas images are especially touching. You may use a pine wreath for the shooting. Spread the blanket inside and place a baby there. Make sure there’s nothing that can hurt baby’s soft skin there. In 18 years your son or daughter will appreciate your efforts.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without tasty cookies and warm milk. Make these Christmas props a part of your images! It is not only an original photo idea but also a great way to show that you value the traditions.
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Don’t forget to include your pets into your family Christmas photos! Grab a couple of reindeer antlers for your pet and kids and feel free to add even more props like in the picture above for the ultimate holiday shot.
Christmas decorations are perfect photo props for baby photo sessions. Baby photographers now how painstakingly it can be to get a nice shot. Christmas toys will distract an infant allowing the shooter to capture the moment.
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Frankly speaking, Christmas props for baby shootings are limitless as tiny children look amazing with any holiday accessory. Put the baby into a stocking and you will get the cutest image ever. Try hanging it on a fireplace too!
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When it comes to Christmas, almost everyone begins to the famous “dashing through the snow, in a one-horse open sleigh…” This Santa’s transport may also be a great holiday photo prop. Put the baby inside it, and you will get an excellent shot.
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When we think about Christmas picture props, the first thing that comes to our minds is themed costumes. Don’t think that it is a hand-me-down idea. Costumes of a Santa helper or reindeer will turn your kid into a fairy character.
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Fill a glass vase or a fish bowl with Christmas candy for a pop of color and a super sweet shot. Add a color-coordinated bow for a festive touch.
Being rather simple, a ribbon is also a perfect element to complement your Christmas image. You may place it around your child or tie around the basket. Pay attention to the color since it should match other elements in the photo.