5 Tips for a Relaxed Photoshoot with Children
You know you are going to get some terrific family images that you will treasure forever. You are also worried that your youngsters (or husband) are going to be a nightmare. Just keep relaxed yourself and all the rest of the family will be fine too. So here are some quick tricks you can apply at any moment you feel a slightly stressed, not only at your photoshoot.
Count slowly down from 10.
As you count down, just breathe slowly and unwind your shoulders.
In through the nose, out through the mouth. Calm, slow, deep breathing is a well known relaxation technique.
Laugh and Giggle
If your infant is being a little monkey, then pick them up, give them a tickle and tell them in a happy way they are being a little monkey.
Be prepared to be silly.
Maybe both you and your kids need the tension breaking. A quick game of piggy back, or walking like a chicken, dancing, singing or spinning might be all it takes to go to the next level.
Don’t get cross.
Really, that is when it is all going to go wrong. We understand that children won’t always co-operate and we are happy to work round it. If they are not doing what we’ve asked, then we will change tack and shoot something around them.