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Back to School Picture Fun

The first day of school is just around the corner! Check out these fun ideas using chalk, chalkboards, apples and books to joyfully capture this magical rite of passage.

10 Back to School Prop Ideas

snap some unforgettable first day of school photos by using creative props! Check out just a few of our favorite back to school photography props below!

1. School Books – Grab some textbooks {or even your child’s favorite storybooks} and include them in your back to school photos! This fun prop is a great way to show off your kid’s personality!

2. School Desks – You can re-create these adorable back to school photos above by using a simple school desk as a prop!

3. Chalkboards – Personalize your back to school photos with an adorable chalkboard. You can write your child’s name, grade, and teacher’s name on a cute chalkboard as a fun way to remember the new school year!

4. Apples – If you are taking pictures of your kids on the first day of school, be sure to grab some apples! There are so many creative ways you can use this simple prop. Have fun with it!

5. Glasses – Spruce up your back to school photos with some over-sized, fake glasses!

6. Chalk – As you are snapping photos of your kids on the first day of school, be sure to grab some chalk! Create a unique and personalized image with this easy-to-use prop.

7. Globes – Add a vintage flair to your back to school photos by incorporating globes or world maps!

8. Backpacks – Be sure to capture some photos of your kids carrying their backpacks!

9. Pencils – Pencils are the perfect cheap prop for back to school photos! There are so many fun ways you can use them in your pictures! Check out the cute examples above.

10. "Class of…" T-Shirts – Have you seen these adorable t-shirt ideas on Pinterest!? Create a timeless back to school photography prop with a cute t-shirt and fun iron-on!

7 Back to School Pose Ideas

Document the first day of school with some beautiful photos! Capture meaningful images as you incorporate unique poses. For a little inspiration, check out our favorite back to school photography poses below!

11. Back to School Pose Ideas with Siblings – Make your back to school photo session a family affair! Take some cute photos of your kids together on the first day of school!

12. Back to School Pose Ideas with Parents – Are you familiar with those feelings of sending our little ones off to school for the very first time? Talk about a mix of emotions! Be sure to capture some meaningful memories on the first day of school – especially the goodbye! Sniff, sniff.

13. First Day of School Head Shot Poses – Have you ever thought about taking your own school portraits? The idea may seem daunting, but trust us…it is totally doable! Find a neutral backdrop and snap some gorgeous close-up pictures!

14. Walking To School Pose Ideas – This is one of our FAVORITE back to school pose ideas! Snap a quick photo of your kids from behind as they head off to school.

15. Back to School Poses with Friends – It’s a fact! You can’t get through a school year without your best friends! Don’t forget to get a cute picture of your child and his or her buddies on the first day of school.

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