Baby Photography Ideas: add a splash of colour
For these few pictures we used a flash gun to bounce an even spread of light off the ceiling and onto Alice, who was laid on a large double bed.
Simply use a white bed sheet to cover the whole of the background to add that studio feel and keep all eyes on the baby rather than any distracting backdrops.
For a professional finish try adding a border in Photoshop by making the canvas larger than the image. The thin black line works great next to the large, white sheet.
PAGE 1 – Baby Photography Ideas: getting the shots
PAGE 2 – Baby Photography Ideas: where to focus?
PAGE 3 – Baby Photography Ideas: try a montage
PAGE 4 – Baby Photography Ideas: change the background
PAGE 5 – Baby Photography Ideas: go for eye-catching close-ups
PAGE 6 – Baby Photography Ideas: add a splash of colour
PAGE 7 – Baby Photography Ideas: editing your shots
PAGE 8 – Essential gear for infant photography
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