- Timing: This plays very important role. Never ever schedule a photo shoot at a time that clashes with your baby’s nap or meal time. Trust me, it’s a disaster if you do so.
- Venue: Choose a place where your baby will be happy to pose. If its at home, keep some toys and fancy decorations around. A garden which swings is also a good idea. Children can get uncomfortable in a completely foreign area, especially when all the attention is focused on them. Keep some of her favourite things like toys or snacks around.
- Dress: Choose a dress that is comfortable. If a child doesn’t like her attire, you won’t even be able to get a single good click. If its an outdoor shoot, change her dress in a private area such as a room or car.
- Food: Feed your child properly before the shoot. A hungry kid is a recipe for disaster, and you’ll have to deal with tantrums.
- Breaks: Take breaks at regular intervals. Give your child some time to hop around and enjoy herself in between the shoot.
- Posing: Don’t force your child to pose. Just let her be herself, and trust me you will have amazing captures of all these natural moments, with a variety of emotions.
I hope these tips make the next photo shoot with your little one easier. Keep clicking!
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