Here are the 5 biggest mistakes to avoid when taking pictures of your precious little ones:

1. The "Statue" vibe:

When it comes to capturing precious moments with your little ones, authenticity is key. While posed and smiley pictures are adorable, there's something truly magical about capturing the genuine essence of your children. Encouraging them to be themselves and allowing their natural movement to shine through will result in photographs that encapsulate their true personalities and unique spirit.

So, embrace the beauty of spontaneity and let your kids' true essence illuminate every frame.

2. The "Monster Shadow":

Pay attention to the lighting. Don't let your kid's adorable face be overshadowed by a giant monster shadow on their face. Natural light is your best friend for capturing those angelic smiles.

3. The "Oops-A-Daisy":

Ah, the classic photo where your child's head is cut off or their feet are missing. Let's keep all body parts intact, shall we? Remember to frame your shots properly and avoid any unintended decapitations or amputations. Even if sometimes, it can create incredibly powerful imagery, if you are a beginner, start without being too creative in your composition.

4. The "Photobomb Extravaganza":

Your little one is the star of the show, but that doesn't mean their siblings or pets need to steal the spotlight in every single shot. Keep an eye out for unexpected photobombers and kindly ask them to step aside for a moment.

The background is just as important as the subject, especially when capturing images on the busy 30A or Panama City Beach during the summer, like I do for my family sessions.

5. The "Cheese Overdose":

We all love a good smile, but there's a fine line between capturing joyful expressions and turning your kids into cheese addicts. Try different prompts or engage them in fun activities to capture more genuine and natural moments.

Remember, these mistakes are just part of the learning process, so don't be too hard on yourself! Embrace the imperfections and have a good laugh along the way. Happy snapping! 📸


30A or Panama City Beach, Florida

Family Photography 30A is a modern portrait photography service. Doing kids, senior and family session

 Serving Santa Rosa Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, Watercolor, Seacrest, Inlet Beach and Panama city Beach.