As with any age, in children from one year to about 5 years, there are a number of features when taking pictures outdoors and indoors. First of all, You will be faced with the same effect as the absence of a mother with her baby – this fact at first upsets of all children, so they need something to distract. In addition, children often don’t want to do something on camera, they don’t like the new decor, etc.
To avoid most of the problems you must, first, parents come to the shoot prepared and on time – this is done in order for the child to be able to accustom on a new place. In addition to the above, it would be wise to get to know the photographer a little prematurely before the photo shoot, as to strangers, the children are treated with suspicion.
What can cheer your child and to liberate him? Of course your favorite toys, and additional “gadgets” in the form of balls or bubbles. This not only will offer it to you, but also make you feel more at ease in front of the camera.
To start capturing images you can take pictures of the mother alone, and then to take some pictures with the baby – so he learns that nothing in this process. When photographing children outdoors, you will need to run at their heels, so as to force them to stand still for you in any case will not work. To help yourself, and the child process, just try to ask him to smell a flower or make a snowball, and draw chalk on the pavement – of course, it all depends on your imagination and the time of year.
Actually, the main thing is finding a common language with the subject, and if that happens, the photos will be fun and joyful.