Funky fun or high fashion, any party catches an edge when costumes and cameras are involved. Whether you want to be goofy and make a silly album or dress up and do glamor shots, having a photo shoot party is a terrific way to have fun with friends.
Decide on a location for your party, whether a public place or inside your home. Figure out how much space you'll have. Make a list of friends you want to invite, keeping the space in mind because you want to be able to move around while photographing.
Look at your guest list and consider the personalities of your friends to determine what props and costumes you want to have available. Invite your friends and encourage them to bring their own accessories and makeup.
Hit the thrift store and buy hats, sunglasses, bracelets and whatever clothes you find to fit your theme.
Plan simple snacks that won't be too messy with the costumes.
Drape a sheet over a tall stand or hang it from a doorway to use as a backdrop and set aside a corner for makeup and costume changes. Choose background music that fits your theme.
Split into small groups when the guests arrive and help each other put on makeup and costumes. Take turns being the photographer and have fun taking single and group photos--don't forget to ask a parent to take some pictures (or learn how to use the camera with a timer) if you want to take a group shot with everyone in it.
Upload the pictures to your computer if you have a digital camera and make a slide show that you can burn onto a CD or DVD and send home with your guests.
13-Year-Old Birthday Party Ideas
How to Throw a Party as a Teen
Favor Ideas for a 75th Birthday Party
Five-Year-Old Birthday Party Ideas for ...
Adult Party Ideas for a Medieval ...
Can Love Be Revived in a Dead ...
How to Decorate for a Vow Renewal
Blast From the Past Ideas
How to Plan a Birthday Party
Things to Do With Your Teen Boyfriend
How to Decorate a Party Hall
How to Decorate for a Tapas Dinner
Boardwalk Themed Party Ideas
Things to Do on Your 14th Birthday
How to Entertain Your Aging Parent
Birthday Guest Book Ideas
Activities to Do When Reunited With Old ...
Ideas for a Graduation Brunch
Themed Group Photo Ideas
How to Dress for a Greek Party
This article was written by a professional writer, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information. To submit your questions or ideas, or to simply learn more, see our about us page: link below.