Graduations are an important life event for the students as well as their families. This a call for a celebration, especially for the parents, most especially if it’s a college graduation, since they can now look forward to solvency.
The following ten creative ideas for taking graduation photos can be followed no matter what digital camera you’re using, whether it’s a DSLR, MILC, or compact digital camera.
Hold a chalkboard inscribed with a simple graduation message or inspiring quote in your college graduation pictures.
Having your college mascot in your college graduation pictures can make for funny college graduation pictures filled with school spirit.
Try taking your college graduation pictures at the beach. Write a short message or your graduation year in the sand. Snap a photo of you standing or sitting next to it
Take a photo of yourself while holding a photo of the little old you back in the years to see how far you’ve come and how much you’ve accomplished.
Pick a photo from your childhood with you and your parents then recreate the Photo Years Later with you in your graduation Cap or Robe. Everyone grows old but those photos never will.
Holding props in your graduation pictures can also add meaning such as sitting next to a stack of your favorite books or textbooks, throwing your graduation cap in the air, throwing confetti in the air, holding or interacting with something that relates to your major, such as a musical instrument, sports equipment, a book, and so on.
Take a silhouette shot in the tunnel of the basketball gym or in any background. Make sure the robe or the graduation cap is distinguishable because after all it’s still a graduation photo.
Be creative by using the steps for tons of different poses. You can even line up some books up the stairs with you at the top.
You’ve spent years in your school. I’m sure you had a couple of favorite spots, places you go to practice, meet up for clubs, or simply hang out with your friends. These places hold a lot of memories. Take a snap of these places one last time to make those memories last.
You can show your adventurous side by posing in nature. You can utilize the grass, trees, flowers, and etc. to your advantage and make a worthwhile graduation photo.