Taking Photos of Baby: Tip #2Nicole Hill Gerulat
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It’s all in the details. Every Mama loves to capture her baby’s sweetest expressions, but w
hat about every other sweet little baby detail?
Don’t forget to shoot everything: from your baby’s perfect little ears and feet, to his/her little details on her clothing.
Here are some ideas of good details to photograph to get you started:
- Crown of head
- Pacifier in mouth
- Hands grabbing object
- Belly Button
- Umbilical chord still attached
- Profile of protruding belly
- Neck with back of head
- Clothing details
Technically, it’s best to take a step back and zoom in on these details. If you can’t get close enough, see if you have a macro setting on your camera. If you don’t, you can get as close as possible, then crop later on your computer.
Not only will these images be frame-worthy, but they are great complementary images next to the “normal” ones for baby’s memory books. Happy shooting!
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