Pregnancy is a lifetime journey characterized by anxiety and curiosity. Its peak is a newborn who gives the mom the title of a “mother.” Taking photographs of your newborn provides proof of the exciting experience you had to go through to bring life on earth. A newborn has milestones on a weekly basis, although every child has a different growth rate, which needs to be captured and shared among the family and friends on social media.
Have you wondered what brings the difference in picture quality of a newborn? The answer lies in the type of camera and the settings based on the prevailing scenes and the amount of light. Who does not want to have memories of their newborns while they are growing? This dream is only possible with the basic home tool – camera.
You have an option of using the video function of the camera to capture those memorable experiences with your newborn. Be it the first kicks, or cries. Whichever suits you.
Five amazing tips to
get the best shot during newborn photography
The type of camera
No need for Go Pro brand, any other camera type will give you the best shot. All you need is to adjust the camera settings to suit the background and the lighting system to ensure all the features of the newborn come out clearly. A camera has become a basic need and you find that most of the gadget like smartphones and cameras have inbuilt cameras to allow you to take snapshots randomly to get the best shot; although, they have limited features and functionality. In case you opt to buy a camera, do comprehensive comparison reviews to get the best shot based on prove and tested brands.
Landscape or portrait view
A portrait view is advisable for a newborn photograph since, it provides all the details, which is essential for comparison during growth. The ear, nose, and mouth come out clearly and in a realistic size, unlike landscape view where gives more focus on the background which is not in baby portrait.
The angle of the baby shoot
The angle of focus is significant since it helps to hide some of the birthmarks and scratches common with newborns. Remember they also get distracted easily and the more you go low and have a closed up image the better the image quality of the newborn. In addition, you need a press and shoot functionality in your camera for fast capturing before the baby takes a different position.
Set your camera to a macro mode
Remember a newborn is small; you do not need to exaggerate the size while you also need to give a realistic image. A macro mode tends to give you the right balance of the newborn for a better image quality
Capture during the happy times
You do not want to capture a newborn with a frowning face as if you had just pinched him. Always keep your camera within reach to help you to capture when he is in a happy mood, which portrays in the photograph.
Photography for a newborn requires great photography skills and sharp focusing since you have little control of the posture and the mood.