27 Fall Family Photo Ideas You've Just Got to See ...

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27 Fall Family Photo Ideas You've Just Got to See ...
27 Fall Family Photo Ideas You've Just Got to See ...

Summer's over, the temps are cooler, and the leaves are changing, which can only mean one thing: it's time for fall family photos! So find your favorite cardi and boots, then match everyone else to your color palette - and scan through this list of 27 gorgeous, fun fall family photos you'll want to mimic for your own shoot!

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1

CoRnfield

people,photograph,person,ceremony,portrait photography, Via Kruse Family Portraits | Pumpkin ...
Make your annual trip to the corn maze a little more interesting with this fall family photos idea - and how cool would it be to take one each year, to see how big the baby's getting?!

2

Cozy!

people,photograph,person,photography,family, Via Family photos
This family photo, to me, says "cozy." The colors, the gorgeous background, the cute coat and sweaters - what's not to love?

Frequently asked questions

A good location for fall family photos is a place with colorful autumn leaves, like a park, a forest, an orchard, or even your own backyard. Places with rustic barns, haystacks, or pumpkin patches also create a nice fall feel.

Wearing coordinating colors like warm reds, oranges, yellows, browns, and greens can look great in fall photos. Think comfy sweaters, scarves, and boots. Try to avoid matching exactly and instead opt for complementary colors and patterns.

You can use props like leaves, pumpkins, apples, blankets, and even a cup of hot cocoa to add a cozy fall touch to your photos. Just make sure they don't distract too much from your family.

The golden hour, which is shortly after sunrise or before sunset, provides beautiful, soft lighting for photos. The warm light during these times can really capture the essence of fall.

Try picking apples at an orchard, playing in the leaves, going on a hayride, or visiting a pumpkin patch for fun activities that also make for great photo opportunities.

Yes, pets can definitely join in! They can add a playful and personal touch to your photos. Just make sure to bring treats or toys to keep them focused.

If it's in your budget, a professional photographer can help capture the perfect moment with high-quality images. However, you can also take beautiful photos with a good camera or even a smartphone.

Simple poses like hugging, holding hands while walking, sitting among the leaves, or even a candid laughter shot are classic. Mix in posed shots with natural and playful ones for variety.

Dress your baby warmly in layers and have blankets on hand. Bring a favorite toy to keep them happy and try to schedule the shoot around their happiest time of the day.

If the weather doesn't cooperate, you can either reschedule, move the shoot indoors with fall decorations as a backdrop, or embrace the weather and go for an adventurous rainy day shoot with umbrellas and rain boots.

3

Blowing Kisses

people,photograph,person,ceremony,family, Via Fall Colorado Family Photo Session ...
Isn't this family so sweet? I love how the little girls is blowing kisses. In the next shot - leaf pile toss!

4

Old Suitcase

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This old suitcase makes an ideal prop because it's just the right color for a fall photo shoot! I wonder if the photographer chose it because it matches the leaves, or if she found the spot with the leaves because she already had the suitcase?

5

Ivy League

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This family is obviously well on their way to a PhD in Cute-ology with a Master's in Sweetness.

6

Don't Forget the Doggie!

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Your furry family member can get in on the fun, too - and he can also provide a little extra warmth.

7

Golden Light, Tall Grass

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Your favorite summer field is brown and dry, and makes the perfect shoot locale for fall.

8

Baby Love!

people,person,man,male,child, Via Fall Colorado Family Photo Session ...
Can't you just hear his little sneakers, crunching in the fall leaves?

9

Red and Orange

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This is such a cool angle, shooting uphill, with that gorgeous tree in the background!

10

In the Air

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This is so much fun!

11

Tree!

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I've got to find this tree, so I can take photos here too!

12

Black and White

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Who says fall family photos have to be all red, orange, and gold?

13

Rustic Barn

people,person,photograph,man,male, Via The "C" Family ~ Vail ...
The only way this could be better? If it was your family in the photo!

14

Eww!

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Oh no! Mom and dad are kissing! Eww!

15

Country Lane

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This looks like twilight is falling, and as soon as this photo was taken, they all went back for a cup of hot cider in front of the fire.

16

City Street

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I only think this is fall because of what everyone's wearing. Cute!

17

Upside down!

photograph,clothing,person,woman,photography, Via Fall Colorado Family Photo Session ...
This is the same leaf-crunching baby boy from earlier - love it!

18

Leaf Toss

people,person,autumn,season,play, Via Knoxville Botanical Garden | Stone ...
What to do with all those leaves in the back yard? Leaf toss!

19

The Lake

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That's such a gorgeous carpet of leaves, and a lovely fence!

20

The Tree

people,person,family, Via My Fall Family Photos
Trees are so photogenic in fall, and not just for their leaves, either!

21

Steps

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If you've moved into a new home this summer or fall, why not take your fall photos on the steps of the new place?

22

Two Kisses...

people,person,man,male,ceremony, ... are better than one! Now, go get that cider!

23

Blurry Background

people,person,autumn,family, Via McCarthy Family {Barrie Family Photographer}
Who are we fooling? You know the most important part of the family photo is the sweet baby girl!

24

Perspective

tree,ecosystem,season,autumn,woodland, Via meet the roses | family ...
Share the spotlight by panning back a little back - there you go! Now the background is almost as prominent as your beautiful family!

25

Fairy Princess

people,ceremony,man,woodland,family, Via Adorable Family Portraits in the ...
The fall forest is the perfect place for your wee fairy princess.

26

Bare Branches

people,photograph,person,tree,photography, Via Snapshot
Did you miss the leaves? It's okay - the bare branches make for a pretty backdrop, too!

27

On the Ground

people,person,woman,man,family, Via Fall Family Photos Archives - ...
There's no comfier spot for family photos than on the ground - assuming it's not rained recently. *wink*

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