9 Tips for preparing for your photo shoot

Taking just a little time in preparing for your photo shoot can take your photos from pretty to incredible! And if you’ve just booked your photo shoot, I bet you’re feeling pretty excited at the prospect of making brand new memories to keep. As well you should: a photo shoot is more than just an hour or two in front of the lens, it’s the chance to capture moments, milestones and memories of your family, your loved ones and your friends to treasure. And just a little planning for your shoot can go a long way. Read these 9 handy tips on preparing for your photo shoot and make those photographs something truly special. (more…)

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Tips on doing photo shoots with a newborn baby

As first-time parents, tips for photo shoots with a newborn baby are invaluable in capturing beautiful images of your child. It’s quite overwhelming becoming a new parent. You’re still trying to figure out why she’s crying or whether he’s latching properly, but just SO unbelievably thrilled with your precious bundle of joy! Here are a few tips for photo shoots with a newborn baby and making the experience a happy one with precious memories to cherish for years to come!

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11 Best poses for a photo shoot

Let’s face it: standing in front of a camera lens and trying a set of poses for a photo shoot isn’t something that comes naturally to many of us. It’s pretty hard to look and feel natural when a camera lens is pointed in your direction. You suddenly feel self-conscious and you’re not sure what to do with your hands, how to stand or where to look. Knowing a few poses for a photo shoot can come in handy if you feel a bit awkward staring at a camera lens. You’ll look and feel beautiful and confident, and it will show in your photographs!

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Click, don’t snap! 11 tips for great photo shoots with children

 

Photo shoots with children can be a roaring success, even though the thought can feel extremely daunting. And on the day, it’s usually a bit of a nightmare. The photographer has been booked for months and just a few hours before you’re due to leave, your little one is having a tantrum. It takes an hour to get your better half and the children dressed and in the car. And on arrival for your family photo shoot, things don’t improve. One child bursts into tears when she realises her favourite toy is at home and the other is already knee-deep in mud and refuses to smile at the camera. Mixing photo shoots with children doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Your family photos can come up all smiles if you take a few tips into account beforehand.  (more…)

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