Photo Prompts for August

Can you believe August is here already? Before the summer weather comes to end, get outdoors. Go for walks, go hiking, or go for a long drive. Whatever you do, don’t forget your camera. Are you looking for photo inspiration for August? Check out the list for August photo prompts.

  1. Selfie
  2. Natural Light
  3. Nature
  4. Something Colorful
  5. Current View
  6. Scenic View
  7. Bokeh
  8. Flowers
  9. Shadows
  10. Food
  11. Beverage
  12. Bubbles
  13. Local Landmark
  14. Trails
  15. Favorite Café
  16. Garden
  17. Shoes
  18. Low Angle
  19. Silence
  20. Black and White
  21. Your Favorite Color
  22. Childhood Memory
  23. Texture
  24. Patterns
  25. Artificial Light
  26. Animals
  27. Exploration
  28. Night
  29. From a Distance
  30. Reflection
  31. Photographer’s Choice

Photo Prompts for the 4th of July

Happy Independence Day! The 4th of July is a wonderful day to take memorable photos. Celebrations, community events, family gatherings, and fireworks add to the magnificent holiday. Are you looking for photo inspiration for the 4th of July? Check out the following photo prompts for an unforgettable day.

  1. Red, White, and Blue
  2. Celebrations
  3. Holding sparklers.
  4. United States Flag blowing in the breeze.
  5. Holding the U.S. Flag.
  6. Patriotic
  7. Family
  8. Friends
  9. Community
  10. Hometown
  11. Music
  12. God Bless America
  13. Food
  14. Beverages
  15. Forefathers
  16. History
  17. Picnic
  18. BBQ
  19. Bonfire (S’mores)
  20. Fireworks

Remember when taking photos, be safe! Have a great 4th of July.

July Photo Prompts

Summer is in full swing. Restrictions from the pandemic are beginning to lift. The time is right to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather. Grab your camera and start snapping pictures before summer is over. Do you need some photo inspiration for July? Check out the following list of ideas.

  1. Take an outdoor selfie.
  2. Reflection
  3. Shadow
  4. Happy 4th of July! Celebrations & Fireworks.
  5. Summertime Vibes
  6. Natural Light
  7. Beverage
  8. 3 p.m.
  9. Food
  10. Trees
  11. Sunset or Sunrise (or both)
  12. Street
  13. Friends
  14. Clouds/Sky
  15. Sign
  16. Flowers
  17. Still
  18. Texture or Patterns
  19. Low Light
  20. Water
  21. Insects
  22. Close-Up
  23. Black and White
  24. Distance
  25. Up-Side Down
  26. Nature
  27. Love
  28. Animal
  29. Motion
  30. Backward
  31. Photographer’s Choice

Photo Prompts for June

June is a perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy yourself. When you head out, do not forget your camera. Snapping photos is a wonderful pastime. Are you looking for inspiration? Check out the following photo prompts for June.

  1. Selfie
  2. Outdoors
  3. Hands
  4. Sun Flare
  5. Messy
  6. Low Angle
  7. Reflection
  8. Morning
  9. Shadows
  10. Travel
  11. Random
  12. Culture
  13. From a Distance
  14. Laughter
  15. Nature
  16. Favorite color
  17. Something Old
  18. Silhouette
  19. Before Dark
  20. Father
  21. Sky
  22. Motion
  23. Childhood Memory
  24. Art
  25. Texture
  26. 2 of a Kind
  27. Letters
  28. Time
  29. Upside Down
  30. Photographer’s Choice

May Photo Prompts

Happy 1st day of May! Are you ready for some photo prompts to inspire you throughout the month? Check out the following list for inspiration.

  1. Selfie
  2. May Flowers
  3. Favorite Thing
  4. Family
  5. Old
  6. Reflection
  7. Nature
  8. 3 of a Kind
  9. Mother
  10. Low Light
  11. Broken
  12. 4 pm
  13. Whimsy
  14. New
  15. Colorful
  16. Favorite Meal
  17. Fuzzy
  18. Monochrome
  19. Clouds
  20. Love
  21. Water
  22. Shapes
  23. Patterns
  24. Sunset/Sunrise
  25. Ground Level
  26. Eye Level
  27. Rooftop
  28. In-Between
  29. Streets
  30. Movement
  31. Black & White

20 Earth Day Photo Prompts

April 22, 2021 is Earth Day. The annual holiday recognizes the need to preserve the planet for future generations. Grab your camera or cell. Go outdoors and document the beautiful world around you. Share your photos on social media to help promote the natural beauty of the Earth.  

Do you need some photo inspiration? Check out the following Earth Day photo prompts.

  1. Photo of yourself outside
  2. Clouds
  3. Weather
  4. Trees
  5. Hiking or Walking Trail
  6. Rocks or Stones
  7. Wild Animal (Remember to keep a safe distance)
  8. Leaves
  9. Wildflowers
  10. Birds
  11. Landscape
  12. Waterscape
  13. Hills or Mountain
  14. Blades of Grass
  15. Sunrise or Sunset
  16. Night
  17. Butterfly or Other Flying Insect
  18. Dirt, Mud, or Sand
  19. Frogs or Turtles
  20. Need for Conservation

April Photo Prompts

Spring is here. Flowers are starting to bloom. Days are slowly growing longer. The nicer weather is perfect for being outdoors and taking pictures. Whether you use your phone or a camera, use your imagination to create beautiful images.

Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay 

Do you need some inspiration? Check out the following photo prompts for April.

  1. Selfie
  2. Birds
  3. Easter Décor
  4. Happy Easter!
  5. Nature
  6. Insects
  7. Family
  8. Weather
  9. Trees
  10. Flowers
  11. Bubbles
  12. Food
  13. 2 pm
  14. Low Light
  15. Patterns
  16. Lines
  17. Historical
  18. Black and White
  19. Faces
  20. Colors
  21. Landscape
  22. Earth Day
  23. Bright Light
  24. Shadows
  25. Home
  26. Water
  27. Movement
  28. Culture/Art
  29. Street
  30. Random

March Photo Prompts

March brings St. Patrick’s Day, Spring Equinox, and much more. The warmer weather presents a perfect opportunity to get out and take pictures. Do you need some inspiration? Check out the following photo prompts.

  1. Selfie (The first day of the month calls for a new selfie or two)
  2. Out Your Window
  3. 9 am
  4. Flags
  5. Texture
  6. Sun Flare
  7. Reflections
  8. Distance
  9. Up Close
  10. Dusk
  11. Love
  12. Back Roads
  13. Landscape
  14. Light
  15. Warm and Fuzzy
  16. Green
  17. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
  18. Angles
  19. Friendship
  20. Spring
  21. Flowers
  22. Nature
  23. Signs
  24. Patterns
  25. Street
  26. Similar
  27. Different
  28. Full Moon
  29. Silhouette
  30. Abstract
  31. Edible

February Photo Prompts

Welcome, February 2021! Time to take some photos! Of course, many believe February is the month of love! Do not forget, Valentine’s Day is February 14th. Do you need some photo inspiration? Check out the following prompts for February 2021!

  1. New month, new selfie.
  2. Low Light
  3. Food
  4. Pink
  5. Fluffy
  6. Lines
  7. Shapes
  8. Sunrise or Sunset
  9. Love
  10. Stuffed Animal
  11. Flowers
  12. Hearts
  13. Chocolates
  14. Valentine’s Day!
  15. 3 pm
  16. Patterns
  17. 3 Like Objects
  18. Water
  19. Roads or Streets
  20. Signs
  21. Down Low
  22. Clouds
  23. Weather
  24. Up High
  25. Close-Up
  26. Far Away
  27. Out the Window
  28. To Your Left

 

January Photo Prompts

Time to say good-bye to 2020 and welcome 2021! Are you looking for fun things to do in the new year? How about taking photos? Don’t worry. You do not need an expensive camera; your cell phone will work. Check out the following January photo prompts for inspiration.

Photo Prompts for January

  1. Welcome 2021-New Selfie
  2. Snow
  3. Ice
  4. On Your Right
  5. Sunrise
  6. Warm Beverage
  7. Cozy
  8. Shapes
  9. Mid-Day
  10. Black and White
  11. Street Art
  12. Backroads
  13. Out Your Window
  14. Winter
  15. On your Left
  16. Birds
  17. Signs
  18. New
  19. Old
  20. Skyline
  21. Tree
  22. Middle
  23. Down Low
  24. Clouds
  25. Blue
  26. Shiny
  27. Glass
  28. Water
  29. Favorite
  30. Food
  31. Patterns

Have fun with your photo prompts. Print out your photos, make scrapbooks, or share on social media.