Indy Photo Coach 11:18pm, 24 October 2012
Assignment: Photographing Children
    Dancing Queen
      Photo by: radarbrat

Children are fun and cute and move fast and that can make getting a nice photo of them extremely difficult, but I do have a few tips for slowing them down.

  •  Put them in some nice light and give them something to do- a toy or a pencil...whatever.
  •  Have them stand behind a table or sit in a chair
  •  Don't make them look at the camera all the time, but sometimes say their name and see if they look up and grin.
  •  Be patient and shoot a lot- the perfect shot might be #58.

So find a child, any child and see what sort of cute shots you can get this week. If they'll wear a cape or a tiara...all the better!

By Stacy Newgent for Indy Photo Coach
These tips and more can be learned in any Indy Photo Coach class or lesson.
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