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Published on Jan 26, 2011


High Society Photography
01792 883274

Being a child photographer is easier said than done. Imagine having to deal with a cranky child who just won't stop fidgeting or stay still. Child photographers have to deal with situations like this on a daily basis. Shooting children may be the most difficult photography session possible, of course a Montessori teacher may beg to differ as they have to handle scores of babbling children all at once. That said, baby photographers are not far behind on the challenge part of a profession.

There are several ways to approach photographing a child. It can either be a tough job or a sweet spot. How child photographers tackle their assignments and the easy tricks and tips to taking great photos is what this article attempts. Make the photography session a fun activity. Children's photographers usually make the first half an hour or so a game as this gives them a chance to bond with the child and strike a better rapport. Having some soft toys or interesting props is sure to keep the kid engaged.

Children's photographers also use interesting backdrops and location to shoot whenever possible. Imagine all the great photos that have held your attention. Children on park benches, children in a garden, a child on a swing, a child staring at a board game and so many others. Children's photographers need to stretch their imagination to engage the child and keep the session interesting enough to capture some good emotions on a frame.

Getting the parents involved in the shoot is a good idea as it gives the child a feeling of comfort and assurance. Children's photographers often ask the parent what sort of images they are looking to see and then work with these ideas to create something special. Ask any viewer on what they like best when they see children's photographs and it is sure to be the image of a happy child. Happy children always make up for great portraits. Smiling, bubbly children full of energy and engaged in activity make for captivating images. Be patient.

Children's photographers will always insist on one aspect that a novice needs to possess if they want to pursue child photography-Patience. A photographer wanting to become a children's photographer needs to have immense patience. Children have moods and are temperamental. At times they are angelic or prone to anger, sometimes sulk,or be plain naughty. Children's photographers learn to deal with these mood swings and still get good images. Playing with the child and even showing how they look in the photograph will help them to relax and allow you to take photographs.

Baby photography is one of the most challenging tasks for a photographer.


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