It is that time of year again. You are off searching for the best Easter Egg Hunt, the easiest way to get your bunny photo (without waiting in crazy lines), and snacking on a few chocolate eggs along the way. It is also a great time to snap a few photographs of your little one, which is easier said than done!
I’m sharing some quick tips for capturing better Easter photographs this year! Check out the suggestions below!
Tip 1 | Check out the view from above…Especially at an Easter Egg Hunt.
I find the easiest way to capture a great photograph during an Easter Egg Hunt is to get creative with the angles. During this time your little one is surrounded by a ton of other people, which is nice but not necessarily what you want to capture. Angle your camera from above to decrease distractions.
Take Action: Capture some great photographs of your child from above as he or she picks Easter eggs!
Tip 2 | Use what you have and frame.
Framing your subject is a quick and simple way to add a little personality to your photograph. The easiest way to include framing is to use what you have around you. Looking for ideas? Think about a large tree. Or if you are indoors use a window. Or even the hole in a piece of playground equipment like the photograph above. Frame your subject in the center and snap away.
Take Action: When your little one sneaks away from the egg hunt and heads to the playground, use a piece of equipment to frame your image. Trust me, you will love it!
Tip 3 | Fight the urge to interrupt.
Have I ever told you how much I love candid photographs? Let me share. I LOVE THEM! Seriously though, some of favorite images I capture are candid. Let your little one do their thing. If that is opening easter eggs as everyone else is hunting, let them. And snap a picture. If that is snacking on a piece a candy, let them. And snap a picture. Sit back, relax, and snap a few photographs of your child enjoying their Easter experience.
Take Action: Keep a look out for a moment to snap a candid photograph of your little one. Remember candid photographs are unposed, can include motion (think opening an easter egg), and are easily achieved by waiting and staying quiet.
So, tell me… Which tip will you incorporate into your Easter photography this year?
XOXO – Ashley