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A Hilarious Guide to Graduation Photos: From Monkeys to Magna Cum Laude

Updated: Oct 5, 2023

a cartoon monkey holding a camera and pointing straight ahead

Hey there, soon-to-be graduates and proud monkey families, it's time to explore our hilarious guide to graduation photos. It's that time of year when the caps go flying, and the diplomas are proudly held up like a prized banana bunch. Yes, you guessed it - high school graduation season is here, and we're here to make sure your photos are as epic as a monkey swinging through the jungle!

So, gather 'round as we spill the beans (or should we say, spill the bananas?) on how to take the best graduation photos that will make your fellow graduates go bananas with envy!

Female graduate with arms extended and trees in the background

Tip 1: Location, Location, Monkeyfication: Sure, you could go for the traditional school backdrop, but why not monkey around a bit? Choose a location that reflects your personality or interests. Maybe a local park where you spent hours daydreaming or a funky urban setting that matches your cool vibes. Remember, your photos should say, "This monkey is ready to conquer the world!"

Tip 2: Dress to Impress: Or at least dress to amuse! Let's talk attire, shall we? You've got options here, my friends. Go classic with the cap and gown, or show your wild side with a funky outfit that screams "I'm graduating, and I'm fabulous!" Just make sure you can comfortably move and groove like a dancing monkey. And don't forget, comfy shoes are a must - you'll be doing more victory dances than a chimp with a bunch of bananas!

Tip 3: Props for Days (and for Laughs)! Time to get creative with props, because what's a graduation photoshoot without a touch of silliness? How about a giant graduation-themed balloon that's bigger than life itself? Or maybe a blackboard with a hilarious math equation that sums up your high school experience (or not)? Props add that extra oomph to your photos and give you something fun to hold onto - just like a monkey gripping a tree branch!

Tip 4: Strike a Pose, Go for the Nose: Posing doesn't have to be stiff and formal. In fact, the goofier, the better! You could strike a "Just found out I aced my exams" pose or the "I'm ready to adult, but I'd rather monkey around" stance. And if you really want to add some humor, throw in a classic "banana phone" pose for good measure. You'll be the talk of the jungle, we promise!

Tip 5: Monkeying Around with Friends: Who says you have to go solo? Gather your best monkey buddies for a group shot that screams squad goals. Whether it's a pyramid pose, or a celebration circle, or a synchronized jump that captures your collective excitement, group photos are a fantastic way to remember the good times you've had together. Just remember, no one likes a photo bomber, so watch out for those sneaky monkeys!

Armed with these monkey-tastic tips, you're now primed to rock your graduation photoshoot like a true photo maestro! But if you're still unsure about capturing the full essence of your graduation through cellphone selfies, no worries! As Cape Coral's ultimate photography service, we're here to take your Florida experiences and transform them into memories that'll stand the test of time. So, here's your next move!

No need to keep searching for a "Graduation Photographer Near Me." Just head on over to and let's team up to create an unforgettable, laughter-filled photoshoot that'll leave you reminiscing and beaming for years to come. It's time to show the world that you're graduating with flying colors and a whole bunch of monkey business!

We're looking forward to working with you or addressing any questions you might have. Drop us a line, and we'll do our monkey best to assist you. Take care for now - and thanks for hanging out with us. We hope you had a blast reading this blog post – we certainly had a barrel of laughs writing it for you. Congratulations on your graduation! Here's to all your continued success and wishing you a wildly awesome rest of your day!

a monkey face inside a white circle with the words Thank You written around the circle




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