Holiday Family Photo Fun!

Each year, families all over begin to dread the approaching of holiday card season. Gathering each member of the family within one photograph which everyone can agree on has proven to be somewhat of a difficult task. Untimely sneezes, cranky children, awkward smiles; you’ve seen it all.

This year is going to be different. Let’s stray from the holiday picture norm and get a snapshot of your family that can be fondly remembered by all. With that being said, here are some great ideas on how to switch it up this year and ensure you have a new, fresh holiday photo your family and friends will love to get in the mail.


1.) Awkward Family Photo – Most of us are familiar with the often hilarious website While some of these hopeless pictures provide entertainment for the rest of us and embarrassment for those involved, creating your own “awkward family photo” could be surprisingly fun. Try adding a silly prop this year getting your family to don some hideous Christmas sweaters.

2.) Then and Now – It always sparks fond memories and a funny, sometimes embarrassing moment looking through old photographs. The outfits are outdated and the hair choices are questionable. One fun option for holiday pictures are recreating these images as we are now! Find similar outfits, keep the poses the same and then put the pictures side by side.

3.) Photobooth – Who says you have to stick to tradition? Photobooth pictures of your whole family gives a silly take on the traditional family holiday photo. You can add festive props, make funny faces and have a load of fun that will be obvious in each frame.4.) Flip Book – While this may take a little more effort on your part, there are plenty of tutorials online teaching you how to easily create flip books to send off to your loved ones, like this one from Receiving this different holiday greeting is sure to put a genuine smile of enjoyment on the recipient’s faces.Read more do-it-yourself ideas for fun and innovative holiday family photographs from by clicking here.

If you’re still trying to decide on the perfect place to capture that festive photography, Texas Old Town special event venue wants to help make it easy on you!

Sunday, November 18th, 2012, 
Texas Old Town’s own Stone Hall will be hosting Family Photo Day
FREE holiday setting for taking beautiful family pictures – All day long!A professional photographer will be on site from 10am – 12pm
His time is FREE, all you have to pay for are prints of the photos taken!If you visit from the hours of 10am – 3pm, you can even meet Oreo the Longhorn Bull!

Getting fabulous festive family photographs for the holidays has never been easier.

Don’t forget – If you’re planning to host a holiday party, don’t forget to check out the awesome venues at Texas Ol
1205 Roland Lane KyleTX78640 USA 
 • 512-554-2741

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