Ice Cream Photo Session Ideas

June 20, 2013

in Photography Inspiration, Photography Posing Ideas

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

Did you know that today is National Ice Cream Soda Day?  It sounds like a perfectly logical summer celebration to us, and when we heard about it, we decided to search the web for fantastic and inspiring ice cream photos to share with you.  From fun lifestyle family sessions to whimsical stylized ice cream parties, we hope you will enjoy these photos.

Find an old-fashioned ice cream parlor or diner.

There is just something fun about old-fashioned ice cream parlors and diners!  From the black and white floor tiles to the vinyl upholstered stools and cute iron table sets, these vintage locations are just begging for a photo shoot.

Alaina Elliot Photography

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

Jessica Jill Photography

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

The perspective that Shannon of Jack and Ruby Studios used in this lifestyle family photo makes us feel like we are witnessing a genuine family moment.

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration - Portrait Photography by Jack and Ruby Studios

If you don’t have a fun ice cream parlor or diner near you, you can style your own.

Kellie Kano Photography 

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration - Portrait Photography by Kellie Kano Photography

A Darling Day
I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

Hire an ice cream truck.

For a fun day of mini-sessions, why not hire an ice cream truck?  Kids love ice cream and you are sure to get lots of smiles!

Jinky Art

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

Chubby Cheek Photography

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

Plan an ice cream party.

This adorable party session by Angie Arthur Photography was ice cream-themed right down to the ice cream bubbles party favors!  Check out Angie’s blog for some yummy frozen treat ideas to serve at your party.

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration - Stylized Photography by Angie Arthur Photography

This darling ice cream party includes an ice cream parlor photo booth creatively constructed out of a refrigerator box by Leonie of Ashley Rae.com.

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration - Photo by Leonie of AshleyRae.com

We love this vintage ice cream soda party styled by Jen Foster of Z’s the Day Photography and Design!

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

Need some help to plan your stylized ice cream party session?

Celebrations at Home has some great ideas on their blog for setting up an ice cream soda bar.

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration - Photography by Celebrations at Home

If you are worried about the ice cream melting, these cotton candy ice cream cones by Living Locurto would be the perfect mess-free substitute.

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration - Food Photography by Living Locurto

And of course, you’ll want to have coordinated party printables to give your ice cream-themed party that finished touch.  Amy Locurto has some adorable printables in her shop.

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration - Printables by Living Locurto

Enjoy your favorite summertime frozen treat!

Jennifer Tonetti-Spellman of Jellybean Pictures captured her daughter’s pure enjoyment of a cherry popsicle.  What’s your favorite flavor?

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

See the rest of this sweet engagement session on Jean Smith Photographys blog.

I Heart Faces Ice Cream Soda Day Photo Inspiration

We hope these photos inspire you to create your own stylized ice cream session. Or just remember to take the camera along the next time your family heads out to enjoy their favorite frozen treat.  We would love to see what you capture!

Share your ice cream photos with us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram.  Be sure to use the hashtag #IHeartFaces so we can find them.

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