Here are 5 tips for taking baby photos that you can do easily:
1. Involving the role of other family members
Photographing babies does have its own challenges, especially if your baby has started to be active, for those of you who have babies under one month old it will not be difficult to get the best photos than babies who have started crawling. You can involve the role of family members in correcting the baby’s position, picking up props or making your baby smile. You can also involve his favorite toy to make him more focused and enjoy taking pictures.
2. Eliminate doubts when photographing your baby
Photographing babies is really fun and surprises you with their interesting movements and adorable expressions, however, you need patience to get those movements and expressions. You don’t need to worry when taking pictures, spontaneous results such as expressions when your baby wakes up or cries can be interesting poses for you to capture.
3. Use a special trick when photographing using a cellphone camerae
Now your cellphone camera can be a tool that is very easy to reach when some baby movements and expressions occur. To produce photos with the best quality, avoid using the ‘zoom’ feature or magnifying then adjust the light obtained. It is better to use natural light with sufficient lighting and also avoid going against the direction of the light to avoid noise or specks in your image.
4. Choose a natural baby pose
In general, babies are very cute to be immortalized through the camera, but to increase the maximum results when photographing babies, you can capture the best moments by choosing an adorable angle. Choose natural baby activities such as when eating, playing, bathing or when your baby is asleep. Besides that, your baby’s best moments can be created by making him laugh or scream or shake his favorite toy. You also have to pay attention to your baby’s expression with the objects and colors around him so that your baby’s expression drowns.
5. Take a photo of the baby in the room
If you are going to take photos of babies indoors, avoid using flash. Babies do not like the bright lights shining in their eyes. If you use a flash, you may get a less memorable photo with a forced baby smile or make the baby cry from the flash used. Taking baby portraits at home can be a great way to save money. You don’t need to use a lot of fancy equipment to get the lighting. A widely available and reasonably priced halogen work lamp or table lamp you can use without overdoing it.