The Best Baby Photography Tips!


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The Best Baby Photography Tips!

  1. 1. ==== ====The Best Tips to Photographing Babies ====Try these three baby photography tips to really improve your baby pictures by the end of today.Everyone has grown accustomed to portraits of the cute little baby propped up on a piece ofcarpet with bright colors and surrounded by toys. Perhaps there will be an adorable ribbon tied totiny strands of hair or a Cubs shirt and small baseball cap riding atop a bare head. Babyphotography has changed over the past 50 years and creating breathtaking shots of your newbornbaby needs to take center stage. Here are some of my baby photography tips for shootingawesome moments that will last a lifetime.Always Be Prepared And Have Your Camera ReadyHave your camera ready with all the necessary settings in place. If you are a beginnerphotographer, start in the aperture priority setting so the camera will automatically select a shutterspeed. You are never going to catch a baby repeating a certain facial expression while youretrieve your camera. Most babies also have a time of day when they are most content and easierto catch with a smile or laugh. Try and make yourself available during this time. In addition toseeing your infant at his/her best, you can capture some amazing shots.Be Natural With Your Lighting And EnvironmentDo away with the props for newborn baby pictures. How natural is it to take shots of a newbornsurrounded with toys that they cannot even play with? The baby is the main attraction and subjectof your photos. Everything else takes away from their features. The perfect lighting will be yourbest friend when you find that place where skin color glows, eyes sparkle and the subject is crystalclear with a faded background. Practice shots with different light and angles so you will have itdown when the moment strikes. A camera and lens with a large aperture setting also helps.Get In Close To Your Baby And Fill The FrameDont be afraid of getting down on the floor and see things from a babys perspective. You willexperience a feeling for what your child is actually looking at. Perhaps there is a rainbow of colorthat bounces off of a crystal lamp that intrigues baby or a fascination with the carpet fibers. Theseare times that can touch your heart and make a great shot as they discover the mysteries of theirnew world. Besides all of this, your baby will feel your closeness in his/her world and on a levelthat is comfortable.Having a new baby can be a dream come true but they grow so quickly that the moments begin tofade. Instead of concentrating on taking pictures of a first bath, the first outfit or visits with
  2. 2. relatives, focus on the unique aspects of your baby that will soon be gone. Side view close ups inblack and white, focusing on that twinkle in babys eye upon the discovery of something new andinvestigating angles that show revealing characteristics that even you may have missed. Theseare the moments that are unique and memorable to parents because they highlight the naturalinstead of the unnatural in newborn and infant photography.Find out more about unique and creative baby poses by visiting Digital Photography Tricks. Ourarticles on photography poses also contains tips and techniques for family portrait poses that willreally help you improve your photography skills.Article Source: ====The Best Tips to Photographing Babies ====