15 Aesthetic Birthday Photoshoot Ideas for Instagram

15 Aesthetic Birthday Photoshoot Ideas for Instagram

Birthdays are a chance to celebrate the start of a new part of our lives, and they help us reflect on our past with fresh eyes. Since our birthdays happen yearly, this special day should be made extraordinary. Taking some birthday pictures by a professional photographer is a great way to birthday celebration and allows you to put your visionary ideas to life. If you have trouble getting an idea that suits you, do not worry because we have you covered. Here are 15 viral birthday photoshoot ideas you can try out for your next birthday.

1.  Bathroom photoshoot

birthday photo in bathtub

Photo by tativophotos on shutterstock

Props

  • Shiny decorations
  • Champagne

Tips

  • Set up the decor around the bathtub since this will be where you sit
  • Try taking photos from different angles to get the perfect photo
  • Get an outfit that matches your decorations and ensure the DIY decor does not overpower the fit.
  • Hold the champagne, or you can alternatively pop it.

2. Doing a photoshoot with your birthday year

photo of birthday yeas sign

Photo by lucas law on Unsplash

Props

  • Balloons
  • Glitters
  • Number balloons

Tips

  • When setting up the center, have the number balloons on your frame and stick them to the wall according to your birth year.
  • As for the balloons, use as many as possible, and you can choose different colors.
  • Stick some birthday balloons on the wall
  • As you pose, do not cover the age sign of balloons. 

3. Carrying your birthday cake

photo of holding birthday cake

Photo by behrouz sasani on Unsplash 

Props

  • Balloons
  • Cake

Tips

  • Taking half photos is excellent for your birthday party  photoshoot when holding your cake, as it focuses more on you, the birthday girl or birthday boy, and the cake.
  • Try making different faces like the duck face.
  • If you are holding it with one hand, you can have a numbered balloon.

4. Retro popping colors ideas

birthday photo  with retro color

 Photo by Ground Picture on shutterstock

 Props

  • Mirror disco ball
  • Colorful streamers
  • Colorful glitters

Tips

  • For this photo idea, it is best to do it while sitting, and you can do different sitting poses.
  • To make the retro colors pop, a mirror disco light is a perfect prop for both your birthday party idea and photoshoot, as it will reflect the colors.

 5.  Bed photoshoot ideas. 

bedroom with decorations

Photo by Kenny Eliason on Unsplash

 Props

  • Number balloons
  • Balloons
  • Flowers
  • Fancy bottled drink

Tips

  • This photoshoot idea needs a great set of pajamas to pair; get one birthday outfit that matches your balloons.
  • Set up the flowers and drinks on your bed them pose next to them
  • Put the balloons together and hold them; they should float on the frame

6. Sparkler birthday photo shoot idea

photo with sparklers

Photo by Nikhita Singhal on Unsplash 

Props

  • Sparkler

Tips

  • Hold the sparkler towards the camera for this photoshoot idea.
  • Hide your face with the sparkler but not entirely; only your smile should be visible.
  • Do this in a plain shoot in a plain background.

 7. Baddie photoshoot

photo of acting baddie

Photo by Tasha Cherkasova on shutterstock

Props

  • Silver fringe curtains
  • Silver birthday decorations

Tips

  • For the baddie birthday portrait, it is essential to go all out with the pose; try different squatting baddie poses to get great pictures. You can get some inspiration from social media.
  • Place the silver decorations all over the floor.
  • Get an birthday outfit that makes a statement; you can go simple on the jewelry.

8. Holding a drink photoshoot.

birthday photo of cake and drinks

 Photo by No Revisions on Unsplash

 Props

  • Wine glass
  • Happy birthday sunglass

Tips

  • This photoshoot idea requires a portrait shot; thus, you should have the wine glass on the same level as your face.
  • Tilt your head upwards and do the blowing a kiss pose
  • Your jewelry should stand out to add spice to the photoshoot.

 9. Joint birthday shoot idea.

birthday photo with friends

 Photo by DESIGNECOLOGIST on Unsplash

Props

  • Party hats
  • Silver fringe curtains
  • Number balloons
  • Letter balloons

Tips

  • Doing the photoshoot idea that involves incorporating your best friend or loved ones; you can stare at each other or have her give you a shot as you pose.
  • Dress in outfits that coordinate this photoshoot idea.

 10. Birthday gift area idea.

photo of birthday cake table

Photo by Andrei Santiago on Unsplash 

 Props

  • Floating balloons
  • Gifts
  • Fringe curtains
  • Flowers

Tips

  • This photoshoot idea requires you to set up your party decorations with gifts and put flowers beside the gift boxes. 
  • For the floating balloons, you can place them inside gift boxes.
  • Set up fringe curtains that match your gift boxes.
  • This photo scene can also be used as a photo booth for your party.

 11. Colorful balloons idea.

photo of birthday balloons

 Photo by Sirio on Unsplash

Props

  • Balloons
  • Fringe happy birthday decoration
  • Daisy-shaped balloons

Tips

  • This birthday photoshoot idea requires lots of balloons in different colors; stick them to the ceiling and ensure you mix the colors well.
  • You can set up decorations that say happy birthday in the background.

 12. Posing next to the birthday cake

birthday photo by the cake side

Photo by Amin RK on Unsplash 

Props

  • Cake
  • Birthday Candles
  • Cake fireworks
  • Floating balloons

Tips

  • The cake should be set up on a table for this birthday photoshoot idea, and you can add floating balloons to the background.
  • It is best to do this at night; for your cake, use either birthday candles or cake fireworks to make your face glow and stand out in the photo.
  • Put on a simple makeup glam and go in with a simple outfit and jewelry.

 13.  Glam photo shoot idea

glam birthday photo

 Photo by Tasha Cherkasova on shutterstock

Props

  • Balloons
  • Spray bottle

Tips

  • The glamour birthday photoshoot focuses on your outfit; make sure you have a popping and classy fit.
  • Have the balloons on an item next to you and pose like spraying the spray bottle on yourself.

14.  Posing with friends. 

birthday photo with friends

 Photo by S O C I A L . C U T on Unsplash

Props

  • Party hats
  • Happy birthday glasses
  • Flowers

Tips

  • This birthday photoshoot idea is aimed at capturing moments with your friends; you can choose to take unaware photos in a fun way.
  • You and your friends can use matching props like party hats or flower crowns with coordinating outfits.

 15. Holding a bouquet

photo of a woman holding flowers

Photo by Riccardo Carlo Rossi on Unsplash

Props

  • Real flowers

Tips

  • This birthday photoshoot is simple; you can hold the flowers and try different poses until you find the perfect one.
  • Since this is a minimalist birthday photoshoot idea, ensure your make-up is popping and bold for beautiful pictures.
  • Get a cute outfit to go with the bouquet.

Conclusion

Hopefully, you have gotten some photoshoot ideas to try out during your birthday photo session. You can do these photoshoot ideas in the comfort of your home for some friends and family photos. You also do not need expensive props; you can improvise simple ones and get amazing shots. Have fun trying out these birthday photoshoot ideas on your next big day.

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