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Pregnancy Photography 101

You will notice that more and more people are opting to have their pregnancy photos professionally taken. They wish to preserve the memories of their pregnancy in the most fashionable manner possible. This however is usually not an easy exercise to undertake. The photographer has to be careful with so many details, such as mood of the client, makeup, poses executed, lighting and clothing. It is also tricky in the sense that a pregnant woman has minimal poses they can strike while remaining safe and comfortable. Fulfilling the need for variety thus becomes a tricky prospect.

Those who wish to undertake this adventure need to have certain considerations in place. These are things that shall aid in making the process smooth for all parties.

There is a need to know how long the pregnancy in question is. A good photo shoot can be done when a woman is starting her third trimester. A pregnancy at this stage looks its best, and the body is still strong enough.

There should also be a professional makeup artist on site to make sure it is done correctly. When a makeup artist is on site; it shall be easy to control what they do. The makeup says a lot about the quality and appearance of the photos.

There also needs to be some attention paid to the angles of the camera
for the photos. There are cases where a view from the top gives off the best photos.

If the photo shoot is to happen at a client’s house, there had to be attention paid at any clutter. This is usually in the living room or bedroom. You need to also work with as much natural light as is possible.

You need to also see to it that the props in the photos are well chosen. Things like booties, vintage plaques, other sibling baby photos, and such add to the fun and excitement of the photo. This is how you get some great photos.

You need to also have these photos in color. You may have been asked to produce monochrome of black and white photos from the shoot. These shall be easy to convert from the colored ones. This allows for there to be colored ones if ever needed. The same cannot be said of the alternatives, which allow for no such conversions.

If you are not careful you can end up with plain looking pregnancy photos. Thus the need for a highly creative photographer. They shall make sure your shoot is fun and different. You need to see diverse uses of light, height, colors, makeup styles and poses. You also need to see how comfortable you are around them.

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