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30+ of the Cutest Toddler Photoshoot Ideas

Photographing toddlers is a challenging but rewarding business. They are full of energy and sometimes they don’t like to pose or smile for photos, but their spontaneity makes them one of the most interesting subjects to photograph. Check here for great tips if you want to take better photos of children.

One thing that can help you make your toddler photo shoot a success is the use of fun props or themes for your session. Having a little concept for the occasion means that the child can immerse in the story, get involved and be ready to show you their best smiley eyes.

Here are some unique toddler photography ideas we have collected from talented photographers. Click on the picture to go to the photographer profile.


Outdoor Photoshoot Ideas for Toddlers


1. At the farm

Get authentic smiles and giggles with these cute toddler photo ideas.  Hire an animal for the day or find a farmer friend who is happy to host the shoot for a day


2. Mermaid Dream


3. Super Hero

One of the easiest toddler pic ideas. Make the cape yourself or head here to find some great prices on superhero dress ups

4. Bubbles


5. Little Lumberjack



6. Winter Wonderland


7. Lemonade Stand


8. Ranch life


Such a simple but great way to get cute toddler photos. All you need are a few props like these kids cowboy hats.  

9. Unicorn Fantasy


10. Knight


11. Fairy Magic


12. Carrousel Dream


13. Dress Up


14. Tee-pee


Looking for some ideas to create fun, candid toddler photos? Check out our huge post on outdoor activities for kids


Studio Toddler Photo Shoot


1. Swing


2. Lego


Don’t have lego? How about making easy homemdae play dough as a cheap and fun alternative.

3. Campfire


4. Aviator


5. High Tea


6. Hot Air Balloon


7. Tiny King


8. Flying through the rainbow


Digital Composite – children’s photo shoot ideas



1. Under the Sea


2. Peter Pan


3. Narnia


This is one of our favorite toddler picture ideas as we all know how much children love animals. Such a fun way to engage a child in a photo shoot. 

4. Harry Potter

Harry Potter photoshoot ideas may be more about the parent’s likes than the toddlers but we guarantee they will think it’s pretty cool when they are in their tweens and look back on them. 

5. Fairy-tale


One of the best cute toddler picture ideas.  What little one doesn’t want to be a fairy for a day? 

6. Sports


We hope you loved these toddler photo ideas and have decided to try some out. We would love to see how they turned out, so send us a photo. 





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