Join Lauren Enright for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting some variety with the family bed and Leo's room, part of Kids Photography: At Home.
- Alright, so let's throw the pillows back.…And then I'm gonna see, let's see, if we have, Roberto…you're there, and then Dana, you're gonna be snuggled up…sort of against him on this side,…and you're gonna be like, big family hug.…And I'll pile the kids on you.…So why don't you hang on to Marco,…and we'll just let Leo go where he wants right now.…Sometimes the backgrounds in the house vary,…and using the family bed as a background…instead of a couch is a great alternative for family shots.…Gives you a lot of space, a fun background,…and the kids can jump around if needed.…
We attempted a family shot with this family,…and it ended up being more family fun time.…There is one or two where everyone's looking at the camera,…but just looking at the different personalities…and how Leo wanted to play and not be set in a position,…so I reached in my bag, tried a couple of things.…I even have pom poms, something just to get him to laugh,…and then of course he went right for that.…I did manage to get a shot, but then I also realized…
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- Photographing infants and preschool-age children
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