If you’re not planning to pay a photographer to take your graduates pictures, you’ve landed in the right place.

We want to help you make your family members special day even more memorable and celebrate their accomplishments with style.

We put together this list of picture ideas to help inspire you to capture timeless pictures for you and you’re graduates to share together forever. 

 

#1 - Picture standing in front of the school sign. 

Confetti graduation

Picture Directions:

1. Have the graduate standing in the middle of the picture with the school sign directly behind the graduate.

2. Have the cannon pointed in the direction where the cannons will fall towards the graduate. 

3. Count down out loud and make sure you take multiple shots while the confetti is falling with your phone or camera.

4. Enjoy your pictures.🤗

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#2 - Group picture of the graduate and their fellow graduates.  

Confetti cannon graduation

Picture Directions:

1. Try to capture these pictures the day of the graduation. 

2. Have two assistants 

3. Have each assistant stand on the outside of all of the graduates in the picture.

4. Point the cannons  towards the sky in a 45 degree angle, towards each other.

5. Count down out loud and fire the in sync.

6. Enjoy your timeless picture. 

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#3 - Picture standing in front of a wall.

Graduation confetti

Picture Directions:

1. Make sure the graduate is standing the middle of the picture.

2. Have someone standing on the side the wind is blowing.

3. Make sure you cannot see the person popping the cannon is not in the picture. 

4. Count down out loud with your partner, pop the cannon and take multiple shots while the confetti is falling with your phone or camera. 

5. Enjoy your pictures. 

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#4 - Picture on stairs. 

Graduation confetti cannon

Picture Directions:

1. Make sure you do not have anyone in the background.

2. You can have the graduate stand in any position with the stairs.

3. Point the cannons towards the direction where the cannons will fall on the graduate.

4. Count down out loud with the graduate.

5. Enjoy your awesome pictures. 

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#5 - Drive by pictures are still an idea for elders and family members who cannot come in contact with others at this time.  

Drive by graduation

Picture Directions:

1. Have one or two organizers to keep track of everyone attending.

2. Organize the specific time and date with the graduate 

3. Send a reminder message to everyone attending.

4. Meet up at a close location with everyone. Try to meet at least around the corner. A large parking lot would be best if possible. Place like, Dennys, a grocery store, a mall wal mart, etc. 

5. Pull up to the graduates home. Get everyone excited.

6. Have someone outside of the car, from a distance. Take pictures for the vehicles pulling up.

7. Honk your horns, pop  confetti, make noise and create extreme positive energy for your graduates hard work.

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#6 - Picture standing in front of a wall.

Graduation confetti

Picture Directions:

1. Make sure the graduate is standing the middle of the picture.

2. Have someone standing on the side the wind is blowing.

3. Make sure you cannot see the person popping the cannon is not in the picture. 

4. Count down out loud with your partner, pop the cannon and take multiple shots while the confetti is falling with your phone or camera. 

5. Enjoy your pictures

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#7 - Make sure you bring your family together and capture family graduation pictures even if you have to set up the picture for another day.  

Graduates and confetti cannon

Picture Directions:

1. It’s time to reach out and bring the family with kids or parents graduating

2. Set up a day and time to bring everyone together. 

3. Make sure the graduates bring their gowns. 

4. Find a location with a consistent background, trees, a building, a wall etc. 

5. Let the graduates hold the cannons straight forward in a 45 degree angle.

6. Count down out loud and pop the cannons.

7. Make sure you take multiple pictures while the confetti is falling. 

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 In conclusion, confetti cannons are a fun and exciting way to celebrate a graduation. They provide an extra level of excitement and fun for the graduates and their families. If you are looking for a way to make your graduation celebration even more special with the picture ideas you’ve seen, consider using confetti cannons. 

May 11, 2022 — Travis Triggs