31 Photo Prompts for October

Are you ready for another month of photo inspiration? October brings beautiful foliage, pumpkins, Halloween, and much more. Capture as much as you can before the season turns into cold winter days.

31 Photo Prompts for October

  1. Selfie
  2. In the morning
  3. Nature
  4. From above
  5. Weather
  6. Texture
  7. Looking out your window
  8. Pattern
  9. Family
  10. On the floor
  11. Miniature
  12. Words
  13. Friends
  14. Side view
  15. Signs
  16. Black and white
  17. Trails
  18. Clouds
  19. Photoshopped
  20. 3pm
  21. Upside down
  22. Tradition
  23. Silhouette
  24. Motion
  25. Food
  26. Trees and leaves
  27. Distance
  28. Animal
  29. Favorite thing
  30. Photographer’s choice
  31. Happy Halloween!

16 Autumn Songs for an Old School Vibe

The fall season is a wonderful time to curl up under a fuzzy blanket and listen to music. Earbuds limit the noise, no distractions, just you and your favorite tunes. Are you looking to add an “old school” music to your autumn playlist?

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  1. September SongFrank Sinatra
  2. Autumn Leaves-Nat King Cole
  3. Autumn in New York-Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
  4. Autumn Serenade-John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
  5. Indian Summer – Ella Fitzgerald
  6. Autumn Waltz-Tony Bennett
  7. Autumn Nocturne-Henry Mancini & His Orchestra
  8. September-Frank Sinatra
  9. It Might as Well Rain Until September-Carole King
  10. Shine on Harvest Moon-The Four Aces
  11. ‘Tis Autumn-Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass
  12. The Last Leaf-The Cascades
  13. See You In September-The Happenings
  14. Catch a Falling Star-Perry Como
  15. September In the Rain-Dinah Washington
  16. Falling Leaves-Glen Miller and His Orchestra

Put your feet up, sip a hot cup of tea, and enjoy these old songs about the fall season.

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50 Photo Prompts for Fall

It’s here! Fall is officially here! Autumn provides numerous chances to tap into your creative side. Get outdoors. Enjoy the changing leaves. Let your inner photographer surface with these photo prompts for fall.

50 Fall Photo Prompts

  1. Selfie in a Fall Scene
  2. Apples
  3. Picnic
  4. Harvest
  5. Hayride
  6. Farmer’s Market
  7. Back to School
  8. Fall Attire
  9. Pumpkin Patch
  10. Pumpkins
  11. Trees/Woods
  12. Leaves
  13. Colors
  14. Sunset
  15. Cider Mill
  16. Orchard
  17. Cider
  18. Football
  19. Tailgate
  20. Nature
  21. Bonfire & S’mores
  22. Sunflowers
  23. Corn Stalks
  24. Homecoming
  25. Parade
  26. Marching Band
  27. Celebration
  28. Family
  29. Rain
  30. Scarecrow
  31. Warmth
  32. Traditions
  33. Corn Maze
  34. Candy Corn & Other Fall Treats
  35. Caramel Apples
  36. Pies
  37. Trails
  38. Candles
  39. Landscape
  40. Friends
  41. Pumpkin Spice
  42. Gourds
  43. Far Away
  44. Black and White
  45. Cool Breeze
  46. Up-Close
  47. Oktoberfest
  48. Fall Décor
  49. Water
  50. Photographer’s Choice

30 Fall Hashtags

Hashtags draw attention to your social media posts. The official start of Autumn is just around the corner. Are you looking for fall-themed hashtags to add to your posts on TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, or Facebook? Check out the following list of fall hashtags for inspiration.

  1. #Autumn (Simple but effective)
  2. #Autumn2021
  3. #Fall
  4. #Fall2021
  5. #FallSeason
  6. #Leaves
  7. #AutumnColors
  8. #Nature
  9. #FallColors
  10. #FallDecor
  11. #FallTrees
  12. #ColorfulTrees
  13. #Trees
  14. #FallisHere
  15. #ColdDay
  16. #ColdFallDay
  17. #FallVibes
  18. #AutumnVibes
  19. #AutumnSky
  20. #FallWeather
  21. #WarmAutumnDays
  22. #ColdAutumnNights
  23. #AutumnDays
  24. #SweaterWeather
  25. #FallFoilage
  26. #Cozy
  27. #FallFootball
  28. #ILoveAutumn
  29. #FallFun
  30. #CelebrateFall

Simple Ways to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox

The first official day of Autumn is approaching quickly. In the Northern Hemisphere, the fall season brings cooler temperatures, changing leaves, and earlier sunsets. Are you looking for simple ways to celebrate the Autumn Equinox? Check out these family friendly activities to welcome the fall season.

Get Outdoors

Being outdoors is the best way to celebrate the Autumn Equinox.

  • Go hiking: Check out your local, state, or national park for nearby hiking trails. Most hiking areas post the difficulty of the trail. Basic trails are great for young children or just starting to hike.
  • Go on a nature walk: The fall foliage is perfect for taking pictures. You can easily turn your nature walk into a learning experience for your children or yourself.
  • Watch the Sunrise or Sunset: Spend time watching the day begin or end. Sipping a nice cup of tea or hot cocoa is bonus.
  • Go on a fall picnic: Pack a lunch and head out to the park for a fall picnic.
  • Bonfire night: Host a bonfire for family and friends. Don’t forget the S’mores. A warm bonfire on a crisp fall evening is a great way to start the season.  
  • Stargaze: Spend a cool, crips evening looking at the stars. Don’t forget the hot cocoa.
  • Outdoor Photo Shoot: Grab your camera or hire a professional for an outdoor photoshoot.

Get Crafty

Doing crafts does not require a large expense. Many dollar stores have fall accents perfect for crafty use. Or use items found in nature.

  • Fall wreath
  • Leaf rubbings
  • Center pieces
  • Door hangers
  • Mason jar crafts

Consider making an extra craft item to give away. A small center piece or door hanging could really cheer up someone’s day. 

Make a Harvest Meal

Plan a meal with an Autumn theme. Check out your local farmer’s market for fresh fruits and vegetables. Apples, corn, squashes, tomatoes, and other root vegetables are bountiful this time of year. Turn your abundant harvest goodies into delicious dishes.

  • Homemade Cornbread
  • Apple Bread
  • Apple Crisp
  • Stuffed Squash
  • Butternut Soup
  • Tomato Soup

These are only a few ideas to add to your harvest meal to celebrate the Autumn Equinox.

The Autumn Equinox brings numerous changes to the landscape. Step back and recognize the changing season. Make a gratitude list. Be grateful. Enjoy the moment, winter is coming.  

20 Fun Frugal Fall Activities

The official start of autumn is still days away. Cooler nights, harvest time, and the subtle changes to the landscape are signs of the fall season. Due to the pandemic, fall is different this year. Numerous community events are canceled. Social distancing and other guidelines are still in place. But even on a budget, you and your family can enjoy the changing season.

Family Fall Activities

  1. Play a game of toss football.
  2. Go apple picking
  3. Try an apple cider slushy
  4. Eat a Carmel apple
  5. Go for a hike (Your dog can go too.)
  6. Go for a nature walk (Don’t forget your camera)
  7. Go on a Sunday drive just to look at the changing leaves.
  8. Collect brightly colored leaves
  9. Rake leaves into a pile and simply jump in. (Great fun at any age)
  10. Bake an apple pie. Or bake two, one to keep and one to give away.
  11. Decorate your home with a fall theme.
  12. Wax leaves
  13. Make your favorite homemade soup or try a new recipe.
  14. Collect pine cones for crafts
  15. Go stargazing
  16. Have a fall picnic.
  17. Have a bonfire on a chilly night.
  18. East S’mores
  19. Have a fall-themed craft day.
  20. Go to the farmer’s market.

Despite canceled events, fall is still a fun season. Spend time with your family. Or grab your bestie and head out for the day.

50 Date Ideas for Autumn

Whether you just started dating or have been married for 30 years, going on fall dates is the perfect way to enjoy the season. 

50 Ideas for the Perfect Fall Date

  1. Visit an apple orchard, cider mill, or local farm. 
  2. Pick your own apples to bake a pie or just eating.
  3. Watch apple cider pressing. Drink fresh apple cider. 
  4. Try apple cider donuts or apple bread.
  5. Eat caramel apples on your way to a canopy walk.
  6. Drink apple cider slushies while walking around your local park. 
  7. Go on a wagon ride through the orchard.
  8. Attend a fall outdoor concert.
  9. Go for a hike.
  10. Visit a pumpkin patch. Bring home the perfect pumpkin for your front porch.
  11. Carve pumpkins together.
  12. Attend a pumpkin weigh-off or other type of pumpkin event. 
  13. Go on a hayride. 
  14. Go on a nature walk. Go on several at different times and dates to see the changing fall view. 
  15. Take the scenic route to view the changing fall leaves. 
  16. Ride horses on a nature trail.
  17. Go to a football game.
  18. Attend a homecoming parade.
  19. Participate in tailgating.
  20. Host a backyard football game and BBQ. 
  21. Go stargazing. Dress warmly and drink hot apple cider under the stars. 
  22. Attend a fall festival. 
  23. Sit at your favorite cafe or find a new one to try.. Drink lattes or hot cocoa out on the patio area. 
  24. Host a couples’ night. Have a chili cook-off. 
  25. Host a bonfire night. Don’t forget the S’mores. 
  26. Have a picnic indoors on a rainy fall day.
  27. Have a spooky movie night. 
  28. Buy fresh vegetables and fruit at a local farmer’s market. 
  29. Make a fall-themed meal together. 
  30. Dress up in costumes and attend a Rennaissance Fair. 
  31. Unplug from your electronic devices. Spend the day together at home without any interruptions. 
  32. Go for a Sunday drive to a local tourist spot. 
  33. Host a movie marathon with friends. 
  34. Visit your local brewery to try pumpkin beer. 
  35. Go on a wine tour to try new fall flavors.
  36. Participate in a fall fun run. 
  37. Go day-tripping to somewhere new. 
  38. Try a new eatery or restaurant. 
  39. Watch a sunrise or sunset together. 
  40. Attend a fall art show, poetry reading, or museum event. 
  41. Spend a day visiting family or friends. 
  42. Attend a fall craft show or church bazaar. 
  43. Attend a fall-themed painting class. 
  44. Go birdwatching to view the migrating birds. 
  45. Build a backyard birding area for the winter birds. 
  46. Take your dog on a nature walk. Don’t have a dog? Volunteer to dog walk at a local shelter or rescue. 
  47. Decorate your home or yard for fall. 
  48. Ride a train or boat for a color tour. 
  49. Sit by the lake and enjoy the cool breeze. 
  50. Get outdoors before the cold winter months keep you indoors for long periods. 

Enjoy the fall season.

September Photo Prompt Ideas

September marks the end of summer, the beginning of a new school year, and changes in weather. Enjoy the colorful fall season. Grab your camera and head outdoors to view summer’s transformation into fall.

Photo Prompts for September

  1. Selfie
  2. Labor Day
  3. Black and white
  4. Back to school
  5. High angle
  6. Beverage
  7. Water
  8. Sunset/sunrise
  9. Trees
  10. Words
  11. 9-11 Remembrance
  12. Shapes
  13. Something up close
  14. Feelings
  15. Shadows
  16. Red
  17. Food
  18. Collection
  19. Weather
  20. Current view
  21. Low angle
  22. Nature
  23. 1st day of Autumn
  24. Leaves
  25. Off-centered
  26. Toy
  27. Memories
  28. Apples
  29. Clouds
  30. Love

Enjoy fall. Take and print photos. Make a scrapbook. Have fun.

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