Family portrait sessions can go wrong because of some factors. It feels great every time we capture beautiful images. It’s worth the effort. All we want is a happy photograph of a growing family. This is perfect for our customers and for that it can become an heirloom that is enjoyed and passed down for generations.
The key is to acknowledge and prepare and minimize the risks. If you want a family portrait session, follow our few tips, and you’ll be on your way to happiness with beautiful images.
1. Get a Perfect Location
For instance, nobody wants to stand in the hot sun or rain for a long time. Likewise, we can’t control the weather, so include a Plan B when you book with us. A backup date or just a location switch that consists of both outdoor and indoor for covered options for the shooting is enough.
View some of the Locations we recommend for the Good Outdoor Backdrops!
2. Wear the Best Clothing
The wardrobe theme or a more neutral look is good planning. You can choose any of attire as long as it fits the shoot. It’s a good idea to bring a backup outfit if your Photoshoot exceeds 2hr, especially for kids.
View some of the other Great Tips we have for you here!
3. Prepare the Kids
This is the most important when doing a family photo shoot. Prepare your kids for the shoot, probably, days in advance. Build it up to be a fun event that they look forward to, followed by a treat, like ice cream or a visit to the playground before or after the Photoshoot. Let your kids know about it, and get them excited about it!
While the anticipation factor is essential, the buildup is even more crucial. Children should eat well before the shoot! Hungry children are unhappy children.
4. Keep Kids Engaged During the Photo Shoot!
There are various ways to keep kids engaged during the shoots. This is to keep the fire burning while Bring a treat or snack for the kids! Often, the best pictures of children occur in the first 20 to 30 minutes of a shoot. For children who are shyer, the best pictures usually open up after the first 30-45 minutes.
5. Stay on the Move
Even adults can quickly get tired, forgetting their pose and smiles. It is important to remind ourselves, to keep smiling till the last photo of the session.
Capturing a perfect family portrait is not an easy task! But with the right planning and prep, you’ll discover that capturing happy families at its very best is incredibly magical and rewarding.
Booking Timing Recommendation:
7.30 to 9.30am – Less Heat caused by the Sunlight
9.30 to 11.30am – If you like it bright and Sunny
4.30 to 5.30pm – Still bright and getting less hot
5.30 to 7.30pm – The Sun is setting!
Don’t fight with the Weatherman.
If it’s going to be too windy and dull due to the upcoming Rain situation, then it is worth a postpone if Professional Photographers say so. You won’t want your photos to look bad; the Professional won’t want it too. We can’t control the weather, but we can control our plannings together.
We’ve seen Awkward family photos leaping in the air, or even Families squeezing like Sandwich on the final photo outcome on other sites. To avoid those Awkward expressions or poses, you may read this post on our site here.
What to do with your Photos after the Photo-shoot?
(i) Instill your most cherished memories in a quality wall hanging Canvas for all to admirers, Print your Memories On Canvas.
(ii) Decorate any room with a customized collection of photographs, hang it on your favorite wall in your home.
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Cloud Productions Team
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