Professional Photographer to the Rescue: child photography without complication

Professional Photographer to the Rescue: child photography without the complication

Our professional photographer’s recommended gear

 

Our professional photographer's recommended gear: Lastolite reflector

Lastolite sunfire/silver reflector
“I always carry this Lastolite reflector,” says Sheryl. “If you find there are lots of shadows on one side of the subject’s face, you can use a reflector to control and direct the light. This one has two sides to it – gold and silver. I prefer to use the gold side, which warms up skin tones and makes children look angelic! I’ll prop it against a wall or tripod, or hold it myself.”

Our professional photographer's recommended gear: Crumpler Daily camera bag

Crumpler Daily camera bag
“My Crumpler is a fun and modern bag – I find all the pockets useful and the flexibility of being able to interchange the interior separators is an added bonus, because I can mix and match the layout depending on what kit I have,” says Sheryl. “It’s also bright red, making it easy to spot on location.”

Our professional photographer's recommended gear: Squeaky toy

Squeaky toy
A small toy that squeaks is an essential piece of kit, as Sheryl explains: “This toy is compact to carry and it produces a short, sharp noise that grabs a child’s attention. It’s also small enough to hold in my hand and place above my camera if I want them to gaze straight into the lens.”

PAGE 1: Meet our professional photographer
PAGE 2: During the shoot
PAGE 3: Final tips from our professional photographer
PAGE 4: Our professional photographer’s recommended gear

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