I just had the pleasure of doing a session with the grandchildren of my husband’s friend from work! Don’t get me wrong the scene was a bit hectic as there were three boys under two, and an eight-year-old girl. I was definitely exhausted by the time we finished, but the end result really turned out nice!
Got me to thinking, that putting together a few tips on how to get the most out of your child’s photo session might be helpful!
They say that toddlers are the hardest subjects to shoot, as they don’t listen to direction and any poses you had in mind fly right out the window. But once you let go of all those expectations of how you think the session should go and just go with the flow, everything comes together. Capturing your little one’s personality is my number one goal and to do that we just have to let them be.
Take a look at my tips below. I’ve illustrated with a few photos from the session. I hope you like it!
Tips on Getting the Most Out of Your Child's Photo Session!
Schedule your photo session during your child's upbeat time of day. Coordinate with naps and feedings. A sleepy, hungry child can’t enjoy the experience, and that’s what this is all about.