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 cater to so many issues at once, like the mood of the client, makeup, poses executed, lighting and clothing. There is also the fact that a pregnant woman can only do so many poses before they are tired. This is how it becomes tricky to manage a lot of variety in the shoot.
It helps if you have decided to go for this photo shoot to keep certain things in mind. They help to make it happen and to happen in the best way possible.
It is important to be clear on how far along you are with the pregnancy. The best photo shoots usually need the lady to be 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. This affects the quality and variety of photos you can take.
There also needs to be some attention paid to the angles of the camera
for the photos. You shall find that there are people who are best photographed from the top to capture most of their beauty, for example.
It is important also to clear any clutter when the photo shoot is to happen at the client’s house. This is usually in the living room or bedroom. If you can get more natural light through the window, better.
There is also a need to pay attention to the props that fit into the picture. When items like booties, vintage plaques, other sibling baby photos, and the like are included, you shall end up with a more fun atmosphere. This is how you get some great photos.
It is important that all photos are taken 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. That way, in case they ever need the colored copies, you can supply them. This is not something to do with monochrome photos.
If you are not careful you can end up with plain looking pregnancy photos. This is why a lot of creativity on the photographer’s part is necessary. This is how you have fun and come out with different photos. They shall work with the light, height, colors, makeup styles and poses to their best. It is important that you are most comfortable around them.