Family Photo Posing Ideas {Three to Eight People}

November 15, 2011

in Family Photo Posing Ideas, Photography Posing Ideas

Family Photo Posing Ideas

Family photo posing ideas are always helpful for both professional photographers and moms and dads with cameras wanting to capture photos!

We see SO MANY AMAZING PHOTOS of people each week with our photo challenges, and wanted to help you out on your search for those amazing and somewhat different posing ideas. So we’re very excited to begin a NEW section of I Heart Faces geared just for inspiring you with great photography posing ideas! (Look for lots of changes here in the coming months.)

Bobbi and Mike are amazing at posing families and we adore the family shot featured above. What a great idea for a family with babies! Today we’re featuring  unique family photo poses of all sizes and just in time for the Holidays!

Family Photo Posing Idea for Three

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This family portait posing idea is a simple and interesting way to utilize a pretty doorway for a family of three. Photo by Rachel Durik.


Family Photo Posing Idea for Four

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This is always a fun posing idea for a family of four! Photo by I Heart Faces Co-Founder, Angie Arthur.


Family Photo Posing Idea for Five

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We love this casual and loving pose for a family of five by Tara Whitney.


Family Photo Posing Idea for Six

Family Photos Posing Ideas - Free Posing Guide

Rebekah Westover has wonderful ideas for a family of six. We love this family’s adorable clothing as well! So cute.


Family Photo Posing Idea for Seven

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Our very own Angie Arthur, Co-Founder of I Heart Faces, took this fun family of seven photo! Using chairs is a great way help a family feel more comfortable for photos. You might recognize Jessica from One Willow Lightroom Presets! What a cute family:-)


Family Photo Posing Idea for Eight

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Got a fence? Try this posing idea for a family of eight! Snow optional:-) Photo by Rebekah Westover.


We hope you enjoyed these great posing ideas! Look for more great ideas for all kinds of photos soon!!

{ 20 comments… read them below or add one }

Jacqui April 21, 2013

This is so helpful. Sometimes group pictures can look so boring and stiff. I love the ideas of just holding hands and walking. They always end up laughing, either from the ackwardness of it, or just swinging their kids in the air. I get the most authentic smiles whenever hands are held!!


Sue December 26, 2011

Great ideas and always good to refresh yourself before getting ready to make a family’s session lots of fun! Thanks.


Douglala December 17, 2011

Great ideas. I love the fence / snow pic. Will keep that in mind if we do a family ski trip this year.


Jun November 24, 2011

Love these pictures, I think I will try them out with my family tomorrow. I just picked up an idea with the pictures you showed here.


Kristi November 22, 2011

Fabulous! Great post and just in time for the holidays. Now all I need is a fence. And seven chairs. :) I love the poses!


Aditi November 17, 2011

Wow……such amazing and lovely ideas….all the pics look so adorable…..the baby’s smile in the first pic simply stole my heart….


Angie November 16, 2011

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Amalia Hughes November 16, 2011

Nice inspiration, will use this, everyone should post the pics they took with the ideas from here ;P


Patrizia Corriero November 15, 2011

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Stacey Jessee Glenn November 15, 2011

I am thrilled to have come to this website after being gone for a while and learn of this new section. Posing is always the hardest part for me! I recently took this picture of a family of 12 and was thrilled with how it turned out!!


Caroline (TMFH) November 15, 2011

I took some today of my 8 (minus one when he got in a pooby) for next years calendar front page ~ some good, some not so, but that’s kinda how it goes with 10 minutes of good light and a stroppy 6 year old!


Amy Locurto November 15, 2011

Family Photo Posing Ideas {Three to Eight People} via @iheartfaces


Shawntae November 15, 2011

Yay for a posing ideas section!!


Kathryn Grace Photography November 15, 2011

Posing is the hardest thing for me, especially when you have more than 3 people! These were fun poses and I can’t wait to see more posing ideas coming up!


Just Jenn November 15, 2011

These are great pose ideas!


Laura Fiore November 15, 2011

Love these! I’ll try them out tomorrow!!!


May November 15, 2011

The 1st one is precious! I might try it this weekend! thank you.


Cindy Meisch November 15, 2011

Cute ideas! Love the snowy fence!


Jill Samter Photography November 15, 2011

I am a mom of 9 and just posted photos of them on ny fb page and on flickr. These were all great ideas.


Angie Hurst November 15, 2011

Can’t wait for the new section!!! I work with families more than any other groups and I’m always looking for new ways to pose them. My own creativity only goes so far! lol!


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