This has been my favorite Halloween project this year! And I love Halloween!
Ghosts in the Graveyard--a Halloween Photo Shoot!
Step 1: Old-Timey Photoshoot!
The first thing we did was take 376 pictures.
Well, lets back up. I told my kids what I wanted to do. Surprisingly, they were all on board! Even the 4 year old! Yay!
So we dressed them up. I picked church clothes that looked the most old-timey. And the boys wore some bow ties that I hot glued together. The boys had vests...the girl had an old school dress and dark gray tights. Pretty plain.
Then we found some accessories. Old keys, a vintage pocketwatch and a lacy parasol.
Then we trekked around our neighborhood...with me in a hoodie and yoga pants...looking for great picturesque places...and the little cemetery a mile across the road from us. (yes, we walked...we are a 1 car household)
Then I would take pictures with my kids in them...then they would come stand by me and I would take a few of just the background.
The best part about this photoshoot is that I didn't need all my kids to smile at the same time! :) I just told them to look kind of sad...and we got some great shots!