The Photo Shoot Survival Kit for Families
First and foremost, the best way to ensure your photoshoot runs as smoothly as possible is to hire the right photographer for your family in the first place! Your photographer should have the same vision as you do for your portraits! Additionally, their personality should vibe with your family. These are vital to making everyone feel comfortable during your session. Check out our guide if you need help choosing the right photographer for your family shoot!
Bring toys or fidgets to keep your kids busy between shots or breaks. Remember, we want this to be a fun experience, not boring!
Bring snacks and drinks for everyone, which will help keep energy levels up and prevent anyone from getting cranky. But, don’t bring snacks that are messy and could stain clothing. Here are some of our go-to snacks for photo shoots:
Be sure to dress comfortably and in something that makes everyone feel good about themselves. You don’t want anyone feeling self-conscious or uncomfortable during the shoot. Check out our wardrobe guide blog or our amazon storefront for ideas!
Bring any props or accessories you want to use in the photo, and add some personality and uniqueness to your shots. Here are some of our client’s favorites items to dress up their shoots:
Be prepared to take breaks. If someone needs a break, don’t hesitate to take one because it will help everyone stay calm and relaxed. With these tips in mind, you’ll surely have a fun and successful family photo shoot! With some preparation, your family photo shoot will be a success!
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