4 tips to take the best prom photos and graduation pictures ever

Prom and graduation season is here. These pro tips will help you capture all the best moments.

Prom photos and graduation pictures last a lifetime. Think about it, grinner, you’ll be showing these to your kids and grandkids one day. No pressure or anything.

We turned to our in-house photographer to get some expert tips for nailing your prom and graduation photos, so you can show them off with a smile for years to come. This a moment you’ll want to remember.

1. Whiten your teeth the week before.

The days leading up to prom or graduation are packed with appointments, assignments, and exams. During all that studying, you can whiten your smile easily at home with bright on™ premium teeth whitening. Just once in the morning and once in the evening get your teeth to their whitest white in 1 week without disrupting everyday life, so you’ll be ready for your close-up.

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Photos by Sheriza “Riz” Rahman

2. Find a good spot out of direct sunlight.

Nothing will cast a shadow over your Instagram like direct sunlight overhead. Look for a shady spot where you can snap the perfect shot for social media. You can always brighten your photo, but it’s trickier to pull out all the shadows and still maintain good photo quality.

3. Play up props.

If you’re not sure what to do with your hands, hold up your diploma, show off your corsage or boutonniere, or playfully grab hold of your dress or jacket and strike a pose. Interacting with some sort of prop will look the most natural and help give off confidence and excitement.

4. Smile big.

Congrats, grad, you did it. Show off those pearly whites with confidence, because you earned this photo op. All that’s left to do is wait for the likes to start rolling in – and maybe start packing for college.

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