Are you looking for some amazing ideas to showcase your family? We were blown away when we saw these Generational Family Photo Ideas. They have been so popular with our readers.
You can create a 3 or 4 Generation Family Photo without a lot of work or expense. All you need is a computer and some basic knowledge of Photoshop. If you are not proficient in this program, you will find a friend or family member that is. If all else fails, ask the kids!
The above idea comes from Moose Photography and they are behind today’s video tutorial.
This would make a perfect birthday gift and it’s ideal for Mother’s or Father’s Day too. What a thoughtful idea and a truly treasured piece that can be passed down to other family members. When it comes to recreating one yourself, there are a few recommended tips that we have included below.
What The Creator Suggests
Moose Photography suggests that you Hold the frame according to how you are shooting the photos. For example; if you take a portrait shot (vertical), make sure everyone is holding the frame like a portrait.
Ask each person holding the frame to try to keep their fingers clear of the inside of the frame. This makes editing faster.
The next step is to take each family member’s photo. They hold the empty frame (except the person in the last frame. You can even use an existing snapshot here.
The trickiest step is the copy and paste step that is required in Photoshop. Make sure you crop each photo to the size of the frame before copying it!
You can then play around with angling the photo to fit perfectly in the frame. For a person proficient in Photoshop, this is a piece of cake.
Generational Photo Video Tutorial
This video was made by Ricki-Lee Wrightson of Moose Photography for a friend. Whilst there is no sound, it is easy to follow along with.
Again, all you need is basic photoshop skills or you can use any of the free editing sites like Ipiccy or Canva. To view the video, click Play above ^
We love this 4 Generation Photo idea for Dads and Grandads. Imagine their delight when they unwrap their gift!
Here’s another version, this time using 4 frames. There are so many ways you can display your family. You could even include your pets!
As you can see from the photos above, you need to be consistent with the photos. If you mirror what you see above, you will achieve a great result.
Here’s another happy family creating a precious photographic memory. We love this idea and it’s super easy aswell.
As you can see by this photo from Elizabeth Ann, anything is possible. Here is another way that you can add a fun element to your next family photo.
Don’t skimp on your frames either. You can achieve all sorts of looks and they don’t need to be expensive. Spotlight or The Dollar Store has a great collection.