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Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk

We’re FINALLY having professional family photos taken next weekend and I’m so excited!  (There is a small chance it might not happen due to C developing a very persistent stye in his eye – of course –  but I’m sticking my head firmly into the sand and moving forward with haircuts, outfit selection, and the like as if everything will go off without a hitch.)

 

I found this wonderful photographer through a question/comment she left right here at MPMK.  As shoot time approaches, we’ve been emailing about the details and one of the things she asked was whether I prefer a more natural or urban motif.  That made my head spin a little.  I’d been picturing the standard photos in a grassy field, was she trying to tell me there was another option?

 

A quick review of photos on pinterest revealed that there certainly was.  And just like that I discovered my urban side.  I’ll be sure to share the photos once we get them.  For today I wanted to share something else I unearthed in my pinterest search, the use of sidewalk chalk as a photo prop.  I’ve rounded up 10 easy-to-do-at-home setups. (OK, 9 that are easy-to-do-at-home and 1 that’s completely astounding.)  Enjoy and happy weekend!

 

Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
Photo by WMC Photography via i heart faces.

Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
Photo via Burgh Baby.
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
Photo via one eye click.
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
photo from J.Crew via ohdeedoh.
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
photo via pinterest.
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
photo via pinterest.
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
 photo via The Broke-Ass Bride.
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
Jazzing Up Your Photos with Sidewalk Chalk
photo via pinterest.



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