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Tips for Taking Amazing Children’s Lifestyle Photographs

Tips for Taking Amazing Children’s Lifestyle Photographs

If you’ve spent any time attempting to photograph young children, you’ll know that they have their own special set of challenges, ones that can make it a little difficult to get great photos. Here are some tips for taking amazing children's lifestyle Photographs while...

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TOP TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING SIBLINGS

TOP TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING SIBLINGS

Generally speaking, taking portrait photos of your kids individually is fairly straightforward since you can either get them to play along for a few minutes, or you can pull out your telephoto lens and take a few candid photos while they are otherwise occupied....

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5 TIPS FOR BETTER FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

5 TIPS FOR BETTER FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

It’s nice to, at least once per year, to bring your family together for a nice portrait photo – but if you’ve ever tried it you’ll understand that it can be a delicate balance of patience and planning. Since the holidays are coming up when you're all together, here...

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CAPTURING THE GAZE IN KIDS’ PORTRAITS

CAPTURING THE GAZE IN KIDS’ PORTRAITS

Have you ever considered where your child is looking when you take a portrait photo? Doing so, and consciously changing your shot depending on the type of effect you are looking for can drastically change the mood and appeal of your photos. Here are a few types of...

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Spring Family Photo Ideas

Spring Family Photo Ideas

Spring is finally here and this is the perfect season to get the family together, get outside, and capture some great moments. Here are a few of my favorite Spring Family Photo Ideas. Flowers! Fields of flowers, a single flower cupped in hand, flower in the hair –...

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TOP 10 TRICKS FOR AMAZING BABY PHOTOGRAPHY

TOP 10 TRICKS FOR AMAZING BABY PHOTOGRAPHY

Expecting, or are already lucky enough to have your new bundle of joy at home? Grab your camera, and follow these tips to help improve your baby photography. Be Prepared If you are expecting, now is the time to start preparing. Collect a box of “photography props” for...

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52-WEEK KID’S PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE

52-WEEK KID’S PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE

Now that the holidays are over your spurt of inspired kid's photography is probably coming to an end. Rather than putting the camera away until the next birthday or special event, consider embarking on a challenge; one to take at least one photo of your kids (or...

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5 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR CHILD PHOTOGRAPHERS

5 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR CHILD PHOTOGRAPHERS

5 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR CHILD PHOTOGRAPHERS- New Year’s resolutions aren’t all about weight loss or healthy eating – they’re about overall self-improvement. If you have found that your children’s photos are somewhat…lacking…how about making a commitment this year...

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KID’S PHOTOGRAPHY ON CHRISTMAS DAY

KID’S PHOTOGRAPHY ON CHRISTMAS DAY

Holy cow, it’s almost here? In this special issue of the Jane Goodrich Photography Blog, we’ll explore a few different areas of Christmas Day photography, and how to make the best of each situation to get awesome photos. So put down the wrapping paper and have a read...

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PHOTOGRAPHING BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS

PHOTOGRAPHING BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS

Tips and Advice for taking the best pictures at your baby's first Christmas That’s right, only about a week until Christmas – have you completed your shopping yet? If you have a new baby it might be a bit of a challenge (thank goodness for online stores!). But one...

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PURCHASING A NEW CAMERA FOR KIDS’ PHOTOGRAPHY

PURCHASING A NEW CAMERA FOR KIDS’ PHOTOGRAPHY

Considering a new camera? Stuck on what to choose – size, features, lenses, price? Well, here are a few things you may want to take a look at: DSLR or Mirrorless Model? If you’re looking to make the jump from a point-and-shoot or pocket camera, then you’ll want to...

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TIPS FOR KID’S STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

TIPS FOR KID’S STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

Many people love the appeal of the journalistic style of street photography, yet are reluctant to explore this creative avenue – primarily since it usually requires the need to photograph strangers. Combining street photography with your kids as part of the canvas is...

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TIPS PETS AND KIDS IN FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY HOLIDAY CARDS

TIPS PETS AND KIDS IN FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY HOLIDAY CARDS

It’s that time of year where we’re getting reading to put together our holiday cards, and perhaps it’s time to consider adding all members of your family. But if the idea of corralling kids and pets to take a photo together seems like a Christmas comedy – perhaps a...

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9 EASY NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY POSES

9 EASY NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY POSES

As a new parent, it's hard to find time to do just about anything. And while you surely want to get some great newborn photos, there's limited time, energy, and cooperation on the part of your new baby. So, with that in mind, we've pulled together a few quick and easy...

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7 PHOTO EDITING TIPS FOR KIDS’ PHOTOGRAPHY

7 PHOTO EDITING TIPS FOR KIDS’ PHOTOGRAPHY

Wouldn’t it be great if every kids’ photo you took came out picture-perfect? Unfortunately, this rarely happens – even the best photographers often need a little assistance getting their photos from great to amazing, which is why it can be super handy to have a few...

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EASY NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

EASY NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

The funny thing about newborn photography is that it looks really easy, right? Just a content, sleeping baby on a pillow or blanket…except when you try it yourself you suddenly find out that it’s not that simple! Your first step towards creating memorable (and simple)...

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EMBRACING MINIMALISM WITH CHILDREN’S PORTRAITS

EMBRACING MINIMALISM WITH CHILDREN’S PORTRAITS

The one word you need to remember with minimalism is…simplicity. You want to keep your image as simple as possible. Find a place with a minimum of distraction and set up your portrait photoshoot. Use the following tips to help: Tip One: Create a Composition Once...

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TIPS FOR BIRTH AND NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

TIPS FOR BIRTH AND NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

Advice for taking the best pictures for newborns and births One of the most amazing images you can get of your child is capturing them shortly after birth. Of course, you cannot be expected to handle this yourself (particularly if you are the mother!) – but you can...

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THANKSGIVING FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

THANKSGIVING FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

Whenever a family holiday arises, we feel the need to bring out the camera and capture a group shot of everyone crowded around the dinner table. Rather than taking the same photo year after year, try out some new techniques to create an original image. A Proper Family...

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UNDERSTANDING FOCUS MODES IN KID’S PHOTOGRAPHY

UNDERSTANDING FOCUS MODES IN KID’S PHOTOGRAPHY

Caveat: Yes, this is an extremely boring topic, you're probably yawning right now, aren't you? If you can hang in there and read it (perhaps after a cup of coffee), and then put these tips into practice, I guarantee you'll have better photos of your kids as a result!!...

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TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING BABY’S FIRSTS

TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING BABY’S FIRSTS

Tips for Photographing Baby’s Firsts Your baby’s “firsts” is one of the primary reasons why parents ensure they have a camera handy. However, without the proper skills and practice, your children’s photos will be relegated to the snapshot pile. We can help you with...

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KIDS’ PHOTO POSING GUIDE

KIDS’ PHOTO POSING GUIDE

While you may have a pretty good handle by now on how to use your camera to take better photos of your kids, the next step is trying to consciously pose your kids for photos so that each photo shows their best angle. Yes, it can be a challenge, but here are some...

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