Photographers, for getting good pictures, consider shooting in the first two weeks itself. It is in these first two weeks that most tender moments can be captured. During this period, babies tend to sleep a lot and their expressions can lead to amazing photographs to be cherished and preserved for a lifetime.
Of course, moving and smiling babies make for excellent 'models' when it comes to photography poses. However, taking photographs of newborns too is an art which needs some special skill sets. Patience is the key to master the art of photography and this type of photography is no exception to it.
The information presented here should help in developing some skill sets and provide readers with a few easy-to-use techniques:
The following tips would help in making the best of the short time available for shooting baby
- There is no point forcing the baby to attain a particular pose. Safe and soft hands are needed to handle babies.
- Beanbags used for photograph poses should not be so soft that it becomes difficult to keep them stable.
- It is not necessary that the photography should be confined to the indoor environment. Outdoor photos in gardens with babies placed in baskets and covered in blankets should serve the purpose.
- The daily schedule of a baby should not be disturbed for the sake of taking pictures. Good photos can be taken only when the newborn is comfortable enough to pose.
The aforementioned ideas and poses might prove beneficial in making this process of taking photographs an interesting one. Moreover, the first few weeks are considered to be the best and most memorable ones in this type of photography.