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64 Gorgeous Senior Photo Ideas You Have to See ...

By Jennifer

It's that time of year again - fall's fast approaching, so it's time to start gathering all your favorite senior photo ideas. They've got to be creative, and completely capture your personality, love of life, and interests. As a pro photographer, I've gathered a few of my all-time favorite senior photo ideas from across the web, and listed them all here. How many of these will you love? Let's find out!

1 Casual

CasualVia Senior girls
I know there are a lot of gorgeous senior photo ideas here, but this one's got to be one of my very favorites! It's just casual and easy - and I love it! I'd do it with the school in the background.

2 Cap & Gown & Confetti

Cap & Gown & ConfettiVia One of Those Days
What a fun twist on the traditional cap and gown photo!

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3 Snow-Blown

Snow-BlownVia Deep Breath
How much fun would this be for a winter senior photo shoot? I love it!

4 Up the Stairs

Up the StairsVia Blog
This is such a fun perspective! The photographer is up a few steps - maybe at the school stadium?

5 On the Fence

On the FenceVia
This is just all-around gorgeous!

6 At the Beach

At the BeachVia My Pictures
Ideal for any of the ocean-lined states, or for any of the Great Lakes - lovely!

7 Old Truck

Old TruckVia senior pictures oklahoma | edmond ...
Either a car she restored, or one that has meaning in her family.

8 Sunny Day

Sunny DayVia Hannah
The golden light in this photo is amazing!

9 Laugh!

Laugh!Via Live in the Moment
She looks so happy and relaxed in this photo! I love her joyful expression!

10 Sunspots

SunspotsVia 2f9202cd58fccd5e8c5af6af4a6a20531317602772
If not with your horse, maybe your dog? So sweet!

11 Tilt

TiltVia What's your perspective
Make a run-of-the-mill shot different with a little tilt.

12 Glitter

GlitterVia Beautiful Spokane Outdoor Senior Photos ...
Like the confetti or snow blowing, only with glam gold glitter!

Beth stop littering!!!...

13 Field

This is just so lovely!

14 Hat

HatVia Random Inspiration 91 | Architecture, ...
Ideal for a fashionista.

15 Ballerina

BallerinaVia Lisa-Marie-Photography Highland Village, Flower Mound, ...
If you're a dancer, this is such a sweet pose!

16 Distance

DistanceVia school pics 2013-14 | Facebook
Gain a little perspective in distance. I love this one!

17 Snowbound

SnowboundVia Tomorrow brings the Future
This is a great up-close shot, right there in the snow.

18 Field

FieldVia Carissa's High School Senior Photos, ...
What a gorgeous field - it's obviously late summer, the start of the senior year.

19 Throwing Snow

Throwing SnowVia Oh Happy Day
Don't want to blow the snow? Then throw it!

20 Bookworm

BookwormVia Senior Portrait Ideas
If you love books, this is a fantastic pose!

21 Swing

What fun! I love this twist on the "swing" pose!

22 Horse

HorseVia FP Me Style Photos We ...
You and your best equine friend... I love it!

23 Close-up

Get close, and smile!

24 Athlete

AthleteVia Dani Escuerdo, Class of 2012 ...
You, your letterman's jacket, at the school stadium - you've got the perfect senior photo!

25 Urban

UrbanVia Senior Photo Ideas
If you live in an urban setting, this is an excellent city-fgirl shot!

26 Street

I do NOT recommend sitting in the middle of the road - there are backdrops you can buy instead. Be safe!

27 Flowers and Foliage

Flowers and FoliageVia Senior Pic Ideas
What pretty flowers, the ideal living prop and backdrop.

28 Steps

StepsVia Melanie Weyer Photography | Featured ...
I love these old stone steps! The backlight is great, too.

29 Rustic Barn

Rustic BarnVia Seventeen
Are you a country girl? Get permission to shoot at a rustic barn.

30 Tracks & Drama

Tracks & DramaVia perfection in purple
Like with the street, play it safe! Don't pose at an active set of tracks!

31 Bubbles

This is so sweet! Bubbles!

32 Sweet Sunshine

Sweet SunshineVia Z.
The lighting in this shot is amazing!

33 Country

CountryVia Senior Girls by Noelle_cc on ...
In the country, late summer, fly free.

34 Brick

BrickVia Just for Chucky
The brick is a great contrast with her luminous skin - I love it!

35 Beach

BeachVia holland michigan senior portraits by ...
Another interesting beach shot, if you live near water.

36 Tractor Tire

Tractor TireVia Photograph
This is another great idea for a country girl, or a girl who loves antique tractors!

37 Downstairs

DownstairsVia senior
How pretty is this? It'd be especially perfect if the steps led to a part of the school you loved, like the theater or library.

38 Luminous

LuminousVia Katka
This shot is so simple, but so pretty!

39 Vintage Car

Vintage CarVia DSC_7116
Another fantastic "country girl" shot idea! I love the boots and the floral-print dress, too!

40 Black and White

Black and WhiteVia Senior by Studio Coburg
Again, simple shot, but so pretty!

41 Field of Flowers

Field of FlowersVia Senior Pictures
A field of summer flowers, green grass, and a casual outfit, without the distraction of prints and bright colors - perfect!

42 Backlight

BacklightVia Emily
This one looks like it was shot in fall, doesn't it?

43 Train Tracks

Train TracksVia Brianna Graham : Daily Blog: ...
This is another train-tracks shot, only without the drama. Again, if you want to shoot on the tracks, make sure they're disused - it's too risky to use tracks that are still in operation!

44 Picnic?

Picnic?Via Tishy Photography - Senior 2012
This looks like it was shot at a summer picnic - so casual and relaxed and sweet!

45 Balloons

BalloonsVia Sparkles and Pretending
Balloons make great props... I'd choose colors that are a little brighter, or that match your outfit, like hers.

46 Sparkle and Shine

Sparkle and ShineVia 47 Brilliant Tips To Getting ...
What a cool idea! Sparklers are always fun, and shooting with one at dusk would be amazing! Just be careful... no scorching!

47 Over the Shoulder

Over the ShoulderVia .girl connected to the hanging ...
This is a classic pose, and can be shot anywhere! This one looks like it was done on a sidewalk - there's a car in the background.

48 Windblown

WindblownVia Seattle Tacoma Senior Family and ...
I wonder if that's a field of lavender? Anyway, I love the gentle windblown look here.

49 Metal Door

Metal DoorVia Untitled
This is all about the contrast between her bright dress and the metal door, and also the contrast between how delicate she looks and the industrial-looking door. Cool!

50 Shoes

This shot is so creative! I love the colors and that houndstooth pattern is so eye-catching!

51 Rustic

Go rustic or shabby chic by posing at an old house or barn with paint. Just make sure the color doesn't clash with what you're wearing.

52 Fall Leaves

Fall LeavesVia senior picture ideas for girls ...
This is such a pretty shot, with the fall leaves on the ground!

53 Hay Bales

Hay BalesVia Senior Class Portrait Sign Photo ...
Hay bales would be pretty, too, but these hay rolls work really well!

54 Vintage-Inspired

Vintage-InspiredVia The Fancy Farmgirl Photography - ...
This vintage-inspired look and shot would be a lot of fun, wouldn't it?

55 First/Last

First/LastVia Shutterfly
What a sweet take on the cap and gown photo - holding your school photo from kindergarten! See how much you've grown!

56 Track

TrackVia Emma | Mitchell, SD Senior ...
Get one last shot on the track before you dash off to your post-high school life - I love this shot!

57 Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!Via ///
With that gorgeous upholstered chair and the golden-glow lighting, this shot is all about the glam.

58 Book!

Another creative senior photo idea for a gir who loves a good book!

59 Walk Away

Walk AwayVia senior photos
The only bad thing about a photo like this? No one can see your pretty face! But in a series, this would be so interesting!

60 Sweet

SweetVia Lisa-Marie-Photography Highland Village, Flower Mound, ...
Show off your sweet smile in a shot like this, close up, comfortable, and natural.

61 Close-up

Close-upVia The Military Diet
Another fab close-up shot idea.

62 Looking Back

Looking BackVia Tipoa - Cheap Car Rental ...
These "over the shoulder" or "looking back" shots are classic!

63 Haze

HazeVia senior girl
I love the haze in this photo - it must have been taken at sundown!

64 From above

From aboveVia how to pose girls in ...
And finally, another great idea, to shoot from above, just for another perspective.

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