Christmas Family Photo Ideas

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Taking family photos for Christmas is an important holiday tradition. You will have these photos for years to come and can use them for Christmas cards as well.

They are something that will be shared for generations. Even world-wide celebrities like the Kardashians know how important Christmas photos are.

But wrangling everyone together to snap a picture perfect moment can be challenging. Picking out your theme can give you one less worry for the photo.

See the ideas below for some inspiration:

Family Christmas Photo 2008, Landscape

The staircase is an excellent prop to make your photo look styled.

Christmas Family Shoot, 2014

Doing a little outdoor activity in the snow is the perfect way to create a winter landscape for the backdrop in your photo.

Merry Christmas from the Pelfrey Family! Got to capture some fun images of the Pelfrey family at Waveland State Park last weekend. #kpphotofamily

Wearing matching outfits is another easy way to make the photo looked styled.

2013 Knoedl Family Christmas Card

Visiting your local park or church can sometimes enable you to find an elaborately decorated tree that is the perfect backdrop for a family photo.


Sometimes your home is the perfect space to take your family photo. Just put on your Sunday best and stand in front of your most festive space. Nothing too fancy, but it comes out nice!

That’s it for our Christmas family photo ideas. I hope you enjoyed them and got some inspiration. Good luck taking your perfect family photo!


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