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Looking for a unique and sentimental senior picture idea?

Look no further! has curated ideas for senior pics: mom and son football pictures and other cool senior picture ideas for guys.

We know that finding the perfect senior picture can be tough. That’s why we want to make it easy for you by providing boy senior portrait ideas.

Plus, we will say what you might not: show me a picture of mom!

We hope you enjoy these ideas for senior portraits and senior picture poses for your guy.

(And of course, we couldn't leave the senior girls out! Check out our article all about posing tips for your senior session!)

Here are some senior pictures ideas guys will love - as much as they love you!

And adding a senior photo prop can help your senior feel more comfortable!


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As a boy mom myself, I wondered what the landscape was like for senior photo inspiration for guys ... and their mamas!

Here's what I found!


Taking senior pictures is the latest reminder of the irony of parenthood.

Yet another milestone you are looking forward to and your teen boy may be dreading!

Your family will treasure the images forever - but he might rather pretend that senior pictures aren’t a thing.

Senior Photo Inspiration for Guys and Boy Moms


However, giving your guy a chance to pose with all of the items that made his childhood and adolescence special will establish a bond of nostalgia between you both.

Here’s a few senior picture ideas for guys that you can tryout with your boy for his senior photo session:

Mother son photoshoot ideas

  1. Kiss my cheek and I’ll kiss yours.

This photo session from Lisa Marie Photography captured the essence of the mother-son relationship PERFECTLY.

Please tell me if you agree - and please share your photos with me if you do something similar! These would make must-have photos for your child's senior collage!

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I can hardly take the emotions of this one.

As the mother of an only son, who is also an only child, I can only imagine the day when Asher looks back at me for the last time.

Before he leaves for college. Or before he gets married. 

I will miss him so much!

2. Looking back at mom - this gave me goosebumps!


But I will treasure the memories and moments we have had together. And my heart breaks with yours as this bittersweet moment happens in your life.

Because at the end of the day, if we do our jobs right, we will raise confident young men who will take the final glance back before stepping into a bright future.

But, in this moment, our hearts will simultaneously break and celebrate. Another tear-jerker that I would love to include in your custom jersey number collage!

Back to the mom and son photoshoot ideas!

Thank you to Traci Baker for sharing these amazing photos with the Internet! These are some of my favorite ideas for male senior pictures with momma.

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3. The Mom and Son Senior Photo Idea: Heads Together Shots.

Thank you to Makia Images for this beautiful share.

When you are looking for male senior photoshoot ideas, having examples or inspiration for your session helps everyone feel more comfortable and relaxed.

senior guy and his mom

4. Silly hug shot with guys and their moms

There comes a time when our boys get shy about hugs from their mamas. But we know and they know there is nothing like a hug from mom.

Because at the end of the day, no one will love them unconditionally like their mother.

Here's an idea on how to capture that dichotomy on film (or rather, in digital form.) Another wonderful option for you to include in your collage and put on the wall for mom's pictures collection!

Photo credit: Lisa McNiel photography

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silly senior photo with mom

 5. And just to reiterate its importance: You and Your Senior Athlete.

This beautiful photo captured by Stacie C. Photography

senior baseball player with mom

I wanted to give you a bonus tip: when taking pictures, one great way to relax is to use photo props.

Senior photo props give your son something else to focus on besides the camera.

Here are a couple of senior picture ideas for guys 2022 who have used giant Collage and Wood photo props during their senior picture ideas for guys 2022

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  Wow, I could hardly get through those without a tear myself! Thinking of you as you watch your guy fly away to explore the world. Don’t feel left out, #girlmoms - here's an article for you, all about Destination Senior Photos!

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