Creative Photography Ideas At Home

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Are you currently stuck at habitation and lacking inspiration as to how you can create beautiful photos inside? I dearest to get creative with photography so in this blog post I will share 24 home photoshoot ideas. Your house doesn’t need to be instagrammable to take beautiful photos, these original photography ideas volition work for everyone!

– When shooting indoors I would recommend using manual style and then that you have full control over what your photo looks like. Shoot well-nigh the window to utilize as much natural light as possible. So apply the lowest aperture and ISO you lot tin.

Find out how to take photos inside (lots of indoor photography tips) or check out my ebook on How to Accept Better Photos (for Instagram) for more tips!

Home Photoshoot Ideas – Employ Props

Props are a great way to add together something extra to your pictures as well as make them more than fun! You might think ‘But I don’t have anything beautiful at dwelling house’. Don’t worry! Props come in all shapes and sizes, there are then many things that you can employ as a prop. Here are some ideas of props you can utilise for your home photoshoots.

1) Mirrors

Mirrors are a peachy way to get creative in photography. Play around with the reflection to brand a ho-hum scene fun! The majority of people have mirrors at home. Head to my Mirror Creative Photography Board on Pinterest for more inspiration.

2) Bed sheets

Another detail that y’all can easily find at home are bed sheets (ideally plain white ones). These can be used as a backdrop to create a overnice clean background or you tin can apply them to create depth and movement in your photo. Why not try dancing around with the sail or getting the photographer (or tripod) to agree the sail nigh the camera whilst the model holds the other end of the bed sheet.

Plain white sheets besides help to heave the natural calorie-free in your photo helping it to wait more crisp and abrupt.

3) Flowers

One of my favourite props to apply in photography are flowers! They immediately make whatever photo more colourful and classic. Pose with a bouquet, use them to decorate your wall, or throw some petals in the air!

4) Nutrient & Beverage

Another great and easy prop to use in indoor photography is food & drink! Y’all can literally apply anything! Go creative!

Home photoshoot ideas with food:

– Eat some noodles
– Cut upward some fruit
– Put sprinkles on your face
– Pour a drink and capture the movement
– Lick an ice cream or lollipop
– Pour a bowl of cereal
– Have fun with pizza

five) Matches

Matches are a super unique prop and piece of work especially well in portraits. But be conscientious not to fire yourself! I would advise having water nearby just in example.

Cheque out my Instagram picture beneath. I sellotaped matches to a piece of cardboard and lit one side, these were then held shut to the camera to create more than depth in the photo.

half-dozen) Bath Tub Fun

If you have a bath then you lot should definitely make apply of it! Accept fun with bubbles, make a milk bath or make full it with fruit or flowers.

7) Polaroids

Another idea to create fun portraits is using polaroids to frame your face. Move them around to discover the all-time perspective.

Home Photoshoot Ideas – Play with light

Shadow and light accept always been popular subjects in photoshoots, and they are easy to comprise into your abode photoshoots. Here are a few ideas!

8) Cut shapes into newspaper

Have fun cutting different shapes into newspaper or card. I would recommend creating recognisable shapes similar stars and hearts. Utilise a torch (the ane on your phone volition piece of work!) to smoothen a low-cal through the paper. Make sure the surrounding calorie-free is non be besides bright so that yous can meet the shapes.

9) Lace

The complex detail in lace makes information technology look so beautiful when light shines through information technology creating shadows on our skin. Stand up past the window for a dainty natural low-cal.

If you don’t have any lace you can buy some quite cheap on Amazon.

10) Capture the light coming in the window

It can be hard to take professional looking photos indoor (unless y’all have studio lights). The best way to overcome this is past embracing the natural light yous do accept any shooting by the window. Why non motion your bed to brand a cosy setup?

Home Photoshoot Ideas – Portraits

Portrait photography is a great home photoshoot idea as the focus is all on the portraits and you don’t demand to worry about the background or having an instagrammable house. Here are some unlike portrait photoshoot ideas that you can endeavor at dwelling house.

11) Shut upward Portrait

Sometimes simplicity is cardinal. Human optics are so expressive and super fun to shoot. Take a shut up portrait of your heart(south) and try to capture the different emotions you’re feeling.

12) Water in drinking glass

Get a bit empty-headed with this portrait! Pour some water in a glass and play around with the perspectives!

13) Create depth

Make your portrait more dynamic by creating depth. Continue your portrait overnice and well-baked and get the model to accomplish towards the camera with something. This could be annihilation from a hat, to flowers, to sunglasses! Alternatively you could too create a border around the camera to frame your portrait.

xiv) Project something onto your model

If y’all have a projector you tin can create a actually unique portrait photo by projecting a cool image onto your model. This could exist annihilation from some writing, to the logo of your favourite designer (like below).

15) Glitter & Paint

Make your subject more than interesting with some glitter or paint!

Home Photoshoot Ideas – outside

If you take a bit of outdoor space at your house you lot might want to try these two exterior abode photoshoot ideas.

xvi) Shoot upwardly

Head exterior and get your bailiwick (or you lot!) to stand on something high like a tabular array or chair, whilst your camera is downwardly low. Get your subject to practice a unique pose (ideally with legs and arms apart) whilst shooting upwards then only the sky is behind.

17) Shoot through a window

I have ever admired photos shot through windows. I love the soft, vintage upshot the drinking glass creates. If you’re able to go exterior then yous should definitely try taking photos through a window. If you have a polarizing filter I would recommend using it hither to reduce (or even remove) the light reflecting off the glass. You could fifty-fifty spray water on the window to make it look similar it’s raining.

Utilise my Golden Picture preset on Lightroom to further raise the vintage look.

Photo by Daniel Gonzalez

Home Photoshoot Ideas – Editing

Editing is a great way to make a plain photo more exciting and instagrammable. You don’t need a pretty wall or cool props to attain these looks! Below are a few home photoshoot ideas that you tin better with editing.

18) Edit the wall

Something that I personally struggle with is non having a pretty wall in my flat. However I can overcome this by editing the wall to await how I want! Yous can then practice a fun pose in front of whatsoever apparently wall and edit the wall to expect cool!

You lot can brand a wall pretty past:
– Using the brush tool in Lightroom. Highlight the wall and play with the settings to make it whiter or a specific colour. I would also decrease the clarity and texture to smooth it.
– Use the touch retouch app to remove whatever imperfections
– Use the PicsArts app to add fun art (like below) it’s available to download for costless on both iOS and Android.

Brand sure to cheque out all my favourite mobile editing apps.

xix) Create a double exposure

Another fun indoor photography idea is to take a portrait and then photoshop it to create a double exposure issue. You can use whatever landscape or cityscape that you desire. You lot tin can follow this tutorial on Youtube to create your own double exposure portrait.

home photoshoot ideas

xx) Make your own magazine

Create a super fun edit by taking a portrait on a apparently background and then edit in your own magazine headlines on photoshop or the PicsArt app.

Home Photoshoot Ideas – Extra inspiration

Here are a few extra home photoshoot ideas for yous to endeavor!

21) Create your ain reflection

Why not use your old photos to create new photos? Evidence one of your pictures on a Boob tube or laptop and then create your own reflection using a flat surface with water on. This volition reverberate your picture giving a absurd new twist to an one-time photo!

22) Cull a colour scheme

Choose a colour scheme and then program your photoshoot around it! You tin edit the wall to that color and notice props that match!

23) Throw something

A great way to make a photograph more fun is to add movement and throw something! This can be annihilation y’all find at home! For case paper, confetti, flowers, deck of cards, a hat etc…

24) Water droplets

Another fashion to reuse onetime photos in a creative way is to brandish your photograph on a screen (TV or laptop) then spray water droplets onto a drinking glass screen. Have a photograph through the glass so that the film behind is reflected into the h2o droplets!

I promise this article has given you lots of inspiration for fun and cute photos you can take inside. Which of these home photoshoot ideas will you lot try starting time? Make sure to check out my indoor photography tips article for more information on how to take photos inside and make your pictures expect more professional.

If yous desire to learn more well-nigh photography check out my ebook on how to have better photos (for Instagram).

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