Picture Perfect Ideas for a Family Labor Day Photoshoot


Picture Perfect Ideas for a Family Labor Day Photoshoot | Coupons.com

Looking for a fun way to spend time with the family this long weekend? Why not gather the entire gang for a family photoshoot? September is a great time to take photos, whether it’s to commemorate the start of a new school year or to take advantage of the last days of summer weather. Share your photos right away or save them to send out during the holidays.

If you’re looking for inspiration for your Labor Day family photos, here are some amazing ideas to get you started – including some fun outfit finds for the whole family from Old Navy!

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Tell a Color Story


Fall is just around the corner – if you’re taking your photos outdoors, adopt warmer colors and jewel tones to fit right in with the foliage. Cozy corduroys, classic plaid, and preppy hues of navy, gold, forest green, and scarlet always look ace as the season starts to change.

Fashion Inspiration

Mid-Rise Rockstar Pop-Color Ankle Jeans for Women in Eighteen Carrots – $34.99
Classic Plaid Shirt for Boys in Burgundy Plaid – $19.99
Sueded Snap-Front Plus-Size Mini in Lost at Sea Navy – $39.99
French-Terry Sweatshirt Dress for Toddler Girls in Cranberry Sauce – $16.99
Slim-Fit Check-Print Classic Shirt for Men in Red All Over – $36.99
Corduroy Bubble Romper for Baby in Gosh Garnet – $18.99

Get Twinning


There is something oh-so-cute about dressing your kids in mini-me ensembles. Mother / daughter and father / son shoots tend to be the easiest to coordinate, but sticking with a simple theme like stripes or plaid all around is an easy way to match your looks. Another strategy? Opt for a statement accessory layered with everyday basics like dark denim and a solid-colored top.

Fashion Inspiration

Relaxed Mariner-Stripe Tee for Women in New Black Stripe – $16.99
Thermal Scoop-Neck Tee for Girls – $12.99

Regular-Fit Soft-Washed Classic Shirt for Men in Cyan Sea – $25.97
Patterned Classic Shirt for Boys in Turquoise Plaid – $16.94

Faux-Fur Shearling Vest for Women – $39.99
Faux-Fur Vest for Girls – $39.99
Faux-Fur Vest for Toddler Girls – $22.99

Show Your Team Spirit


Fall means sports are starting up again – from football and track to hockey and basketball. If your household spends their Sundays (or any night!) rooting for their favorite team, why not theme your shoot to show off your sporty spirit? A logo tee is all you need to coordinate the group – add props and get the kids to play around to capture some impromptu smiles and action shots.

Fashion Inspiration

NFL® Team Tee for Women – $24.99
NFL® Raglan-Sleeve Tee for Girls – $20.99
NFL® Slub-Knit Tee for Men – $22.99
NFL #174 Graphic Team Tee for Boys – $16.99

Get a Jump Start on Halloween


October 31st may be a few weeks away, but if your family loves to indulge in their spooky sides then there’s no reason why you can’t do a Halloween-themed shoot now. Deck out the kids in costumes or cute Halloween-inspired outfits, and mix in some props like their candy collecting buckets or pumpkins. Come All Hallow’s Eve you’ll have some seriously cute photos to share online and with family.

Fashion Inspiration

Halloween Graphic Tee for Toddler Boys – $10.99
Pumpkin Beanie for Baby – $10.99
The Simpsons™ Skeleton Tee for Men – $16.99
Black Cat Mask Graphic Bodysuit for Baby – $9.99

Two Birds, One Stone


Have some other activities you want to do with the kids this weekend? Bring your camera (or a photographer) along to snap some amazing photos while keeping the kids entertained. Pick apples, bake a pie, visit your State Fair or do something good for charity. Tip: Wear bright colors to further liven up the scene.

Fashion Inspiration

Slub-Weave Lace-Trim Shift Dress for Women in Golden Opportunity – $39.99
Built-In-Flex Pro Polo for Men in Crystal Blue Persuasion – $19.99
Cinched-Waist Flutter-Sleeve Dress for Girls in Very Tealented – $19.99
Graphic Thermal Tee for Boys – $14.99
Henley Thermal Bodysuit for Baby in Lime Stripe – $9.99

Say Farewell to Summer


Labor Day weekend typically offers up some of the last best weather of the summer season. Embrace the end of the season (and the start of back to school) by indulging in a fave family activity during the summer months. Have a water balloon war, go camping, or even take a spin out on the family boat – try a preppy nautical theme to really tie things together.

Fashion Inspiration

2-Piece Graphic Bodysuit and Shorts Set for Baby – $9.97
Relaxed Graphic Crew-Neck Tee for Women in Anchor Blue – $14.99
Graphic Racerback Tank for Girls – $10.94
Slim Signature Built-In Flex Non-Iron Pants for Men in In The Navy – $49.99
Plus-Size Off-the-Shoulder Swing Top – $11.97

Wear White


You know the rule: No white after Labor Day! To really make a statement photo, dress the family in head to toe white. Yes, the kids won’t stay spic and span for long, but white always look classic and fresh, and really pops against any background. Plus, your white outfits can easily be split up to pair with dozens of other items in everyone’s closet.

Fashion Inspiration

Stay-White Denim Jacket for Women – $39.94
Straw Pom-Pom Fedora for Girls in Warm White – $8.97
Button-Down Collar Dobby Shirt for Boys in Bright White – $14.97
Mid-Rise Built-In-Sculpt Rockstar Jeans for Women in Bright White – $49.99
Ruffle-Back Jersey Leggings for Baby in White – $9.99
Herringbone High-Tops for Men in Natural White – $20.97

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