In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer helps our apprentice take her first steps taking infant portraits. Find out her baby photography tips for taking classic, timeless images.
Photographing babies can be a very rewarding experience. Yes, they can be unpredictable but capturing their innocence, personality and testing your patience is all part of the fun. However, knowing the right baby poses can be difficult.
Cheltenham wedding and portrait photographer Kelly Weech discusses some of the best baby poses to use during the first two years of a child’s life. This time is marked by constant developments, and she suggests which baby poses will best capture a child’s personality at different ages.
Do you have a baby due soon and you’re keen to shoot some nice newborn baby photography at the hospital. Any photographer who doubles as a parent likely will be, and you’ll likely be wondering what are the best flashgun settings to use?
The relatively hard light of a flashgun generally makes for poor baby photos. To shoot baby photography, you’re then better off sticking with ambient lighting.
Photographer Rachel Hulin, based in New York City, has created a surreal body of work in pictures of hovering babies. Rachel’s baby photography has an odd quality of being both charming and a little disturbing at the same time! But don’t worry, no babies were harmed during the making of these photographs!
Babies, toddlers and teenagers (oh my!). After the Panamanian kinkjou they might be one of the most challenging subjects to take a portrait of. Below we’ve spoken to the pros who do this for a living and found the 13 best portrait photography tips for getting better pictures of babies, toddlers and teenagers.