40 Fun DIY Photo Props

Published July 7th, 2014 - by Marc AndrePin It

If you’re looking for a way to add some intrigue to your photos, or simply to have a fun photo session, making use of props can be a great approach. Fortunately, there are endless possibilities when it comes to do-it-yourself props that won’t cost you a lot of money. In this article we’ll showcase and link to 40 different DIY photo prop ideas. Many of the links lead to tutorials that will show you how to create the prop yourself, and some even include printable templates that you can use for super-easy props.

Props can be used for all different types of shoots and sessions. If you’re struggling with a way to keep kids interested and having fun during a session, props may be the answer. Not only will they help you to get awesome photos, but they can make the session more fun for the kids.

We’ve also created a Pinterest board with these DIY photo props that you can follow if you’d like.

If you’re looking for more DIY ideas, please see these other posts on our blog:

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DIY Flower Lights

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Bubbles

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DIY Burlap Banner

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Fringe Balloons

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Shabby Chic Baby Bench

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Party Hats

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Paper Bunny Mask

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4th of July Dynamite Garland

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Baby Masks

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DIY Chalkboard Talk Bubbles

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No-Sew Tulle Skirt

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Printable Cards

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Printable Lips and Mustaches

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Paper Hearts

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About the Author: Marc Andre

Marc Andre Marc is the editor of PhotographyPla.net. He enjoys travel and nature photography, and manages the products for photographers that are available at PhotographyPla.net