Kids can be spectacular at times and when it comes to the joy of your own, nothing could be more fulfilling then snapping your kids’ moments before they spring up into teenagers. But what’s the best way to shoot them with your camera? And how do you really capture the essence of their childhood?
1. Get them in motion
Nothing’s greater than photographing your kids when they’re in their own element. Some of the best ways to capture them, especially if they’re younger or a bit camera shy, is to get them playing and moving around. This will give you a chance to get in on their world and shoot them when they’re having fun. So get them to kick a ball around or jump in the pool or play with their toys or climb their favourite tree. Most of them will probably notice you holding your Olympus digital camera in front of your face, but after a while they’ll get distracted and you’ll find that some of the best moments with your kids can show up in the frame when they aren’t paying you any attention. Read more…