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#1 photojazz

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Posted 01 March 2016 - 02:45 PM

Looking forward to this one..... :rolleyes:

 

Got a 1 year old baby shoot on Monday and as always come to my PN family for any... any tips/advice and recommendations on these type of photo-shoots.

 

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Posted 01 March 2016 - 03:04 PM

Not sure I can help Dennis might be the one to ask. I know with newborns they say flash is not good but other than that I have not done any true newborn photo sessions.

 

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Posted 01 March 2016 - 03:05 PM

Thanks...doing some reading, youtube stuff. But wanna hear from the PN family.


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Posted 01 March 2016 - 03:10 PM

Jazz, here's some info that I just located...

 

Link: http://www.peachpit.....aspx?p=2091954

 

Good luck with the shoot!

 

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Posted 01 March 2016 - 03:13 PM

Thanks Herman..I tried calling u via Messenger... :)


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Posted 01 March 2016 - 03:26 PM

I haven't really shot babies for a long time. I used to shoot in natural light and in BW. I found this link with some good idea's, espcially with the wrape. She tells where to get them in the comments.

 

http://www.colesclas...-perfect-shoot/


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Posted 01 March 2016 - 05:37 PM

My only advice is to have a bottle of wine ready for when you get home.  You will need it ;~)


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Posted 01 March 2016 - 08:01 PM

Thanks all.

 

OD, we are doing the photo-shoot at my place.


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Posted 01 March 2016 - 09:45 PM

Good luck.  There is a reason I shoot birds and other wildlife, they never complain, of course they don't sit still so that would apply to baby work. -_-  Have fun with it.


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Posted 02 March 2016 - 02:03 AM

Good Luck, PJ.  I have never done babies before but I would think you need a few little noise makers to get those Kodak moment expressions.


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Posted 02 March 2016 - 07:46 PM

Yes, baby thingies needed. I plan on shooting tethered as well.


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