Family photo session round-up and more tips for rocking your own photos #Family portraits#big kids#family tradition#grandparents#outdoors#toddlers#tweens Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Dec 12 2012) Offbeat Editors Photo by Roy B Photos. Family portrait sessions are one of my favorite things that people do — there's no better way to capture where your family is at the moment. The sessions are also super diverse — you can shoot in the intimacy of your home, at a park or playground you frequent, or anywhere. The above shot by Roy B Photos was set up in the family's back yard — they hung cages and fabric on their trees and used a fog machine leftover from a recent Halloween party to set the mood! I've looked around online and in our Flickr pool for more family fun — and included a few tips for how to make your own family session extra special: Photo by Roy B Photos. Photo by Roy B Photos. Shoot where you know + add a bunch of COLOR! I love this next session from Sweet Violet Photography: The session began downtown with a few playground antics.. Related Post DIY Baby Mobile Tutorial + 5 other projects you'll love This tutorial is actually ultra simple and uses just a few inexpensive crafting supplies that you may already have laying around: photos, craft paper, scissors,... Read more … doughnut munching… and ended with a bunch of Holi powder and FUN! Don't be afraid to get silly — like, real silly Photo by Whitney Lee Photography This photo from Whitney Lee Photography is just so GREAT: if everyone wants to make a face in the photo, why not let them? Photo by Crimson and Clover Photography. I was shooting this family when the couple's daughter told me she and her dad like to climb trees — and a photo was born! Photo by Cocoa L Photography. I LOVE that this shot from Cocoa L Photography includes grand-dad — and that he was game for jumping in the pool! You can see more from the session here. Photos by Ashley + David Photography. The faces in these three photos by Ashley + David Photography were so great I couldn't pick just one! When in doubt, stage a pillow fight These photos by A&M Photography are family photo fun at its BEST: Photos by A&M Photography. We've talked about tips for family sessions before, but I'm sure you guys have more: let's hear 'em! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo PREVIOUS Support local shops, even if you're broke and love DIY NEXT Use a garland to display your favorite ornaments Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] These are awesome. You've given me some great ideas for my gift to my grandmum this year. I loooove the feathers! Reply I love the use of the birdcages and fog machine! 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.