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10 Amazing Newborn Photography Tricks

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When Meghana and Harish had their baby, the feeling of excitement knew no bounds. It was a moment to cherish forever, as they held the little one in their hands. All they wanted to do now was gaze at the newborn and freeze the moments, which come only once in a lifetime. The parents were eager to take pictures to preserve this important point in their lives for posterity. But they were not sure about the right way to do it, to get the perfect shot. 

Now they can do it. With a little bit of help, it is not very difficult to get the right frame of your newborn. All parents can capture every tiny feature and pause the moment when their baby has that twinkle in her eye or is sleeping peacefully. Just take out your camera or mobile phone and follow the amazing tips in this ClipBook to get the most stunning shots. A little effort and you will make memories that last forever.         

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Double Delight

These two little bundles look quite the picture cuddling up and make for a beautiful, rustic style photograph. Just place a basket on the floor and cover with a soft feathery blanket. Place the little ones inside. The brown of the floorboard matc...

Flower Child

Window light is the best light for a portrait shoot. Using a telephoto lens, fill the frame with your beautiful baby. To take great baby portraits, it is a good idea to get down to their eye level. Keep the background as simple as possible and un...

Sleeping In Good Hands

For the newborn baby photo shoot, you must turn off your camera flash. The camera flash gives hard shadows. Instead, use natural window light. Window light is the best light for a portrait shoot. Wait for your bundle of joy to make cute expressi...

A Basket Full Of Love

Close-up shots of newborns look really striking with pretty baskets and interesting props soft cuddly toys, feathered blankets and so on. Take your phone or camera close to the baby and focus on the tiny feet peeping out of the basket. Lens: 50mm...

Kicking Up A Laugh Riot

You can try out the top angle sometimes to get a different perspective. When shooting black and white photographs, make sure the background and other accessories are in a solid colour or plain white to add to the effect. Here the white blanket cre...

On The Wings Of Dreams

Newborn photos look best with fewer accessories and props and more focus on the baby. Sleeping newborns look sweet and peaceful that is why a lot of newborn baby photo shoots are of sleeping babies. Use some soft/pastel colour spreads to complemen...

Holding On To Mother

Taking close-up photographs of baby's hands, fingers, feet and toes create beautiful poetry in photography. This particular shot brings out the bond the baby shares with parents. Focus on the grip and blur everything else. Lens: 85mm, F1.8, Shut...

Sleepy Head

Newborns look the best when they are photographed without clothes on or with only a wrap or blanket. For little girls, you can use pretty headbands or flower tiaras as props. These really add to the cuteness of the photo. Lens: 24-70mm, F2.8, ...

The Hand That Cares

While taking a picture with a black background, go close to the window and make sure there is no other light source in the room. You will get a rich black background. You can even use black velvet as a backdrop as it doesn’t show wrinkles. Rememb...

Bright-Eyed Bundle

This is a fairly easy picture to take. Just lay the baby on something soft and cuddly and you can move her around to position her properly. Tie some small toy on top of your camera or hold it just above your phone so that the baby looks straight...

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