16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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After having more children at home, many novice parents are willing to buy a camera to record their baby's growth. Whether you want to photograph the style of Japanese photographer Hideo Hamada and Masaka Takamoto, or you want to go to the weird series like Yoshihiro Chang, you can refer to the following classic compositions and POSE first, and leave an impression in your mind before you know you need to press the shutter at the critical moment!

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

Generally, it's difficult to shoot children like adults. If you want to shoot children well, you need to know how to observe and interact with them, and capture their natural side in the interaction. It is this kind of flexibility that we need to prepare some basic composition concepts in our mind before shooting. On the one hand, we can guide our children to shoot in these directions. On the other hand, when encountering wonderful moments, we can quickly compose and capture pictures.

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16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Shooting children emphasizes "height", and they should stand in the same perspective as children to shoot. The picture is easier to convey the vision of the exclusive children. It is not necessary to make them laugh deliberately. It may be more natural to make them laugh by telling them something funny or funny.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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This kind of prostrate posture seems especially suitable for little girls, fully showing the lovely and sweet feeling, and can be matched with soft beds and lovely dolls and other warm indoor elements.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Compared with the above prone posture, this posture is more lively and witty. Both boys and girls can show infinite childlike innocence, and both indoor and outdoor are suitable. Editor's Note: I think it's especially suitable for shooting on green turf!

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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When the child High gets up, it's also the best time to press the shutter, screaming or laughing. (Even crying?) Don't miss baby's happy expression. But I don't recommend that you always say "laugh" to the children to shoot. As for the reason, you know!

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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It is an interesting thing to entice children to eat. It should be said that children are interesting to eat, cakes, ice cream and fruits. Even though they know that they will eat in a mess, they can catch the cute look of their mouths. Everything is worth it. Right.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Playing hide-and-seek is also one of the "means" that can be used in shooting. It is not really to hide children for adults to find, but to create a lovely effect for children to poke their heads out of the shelter. This kind of scene action is very suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, and the expressions made by children at that time can often bring us a lot of surprises.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Pets and children are great subjects. Although they may be slightly more difficult, they are both difficult subjects to control, but the pictures that can be captured successfully are always very wonderful and natural.

Indoor chapter

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Baby, lying on the bed and shooting with blankets, always shows the childish purity of a little child. The same method can also bring a sense of wit to older children. Just pay attention to the color matching of sheets and blankets when shooting. White works best. (Editor's Note: In fact, the excellent color of the light color system should be OK.)

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Children are always inseparable from toys, so take photos with their beloved toys. Generally speaking, children will be more willing to cooperate. And use that big furry doll (Editor's Note: Would anyone want to use Xiong Maji's Ted? XD) seems to be more likely to show a warm feeling.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Focusing on children is also a necessary picture in children's photography. Following their daily routines, such as playing games, reading books, drawing, puzzles and so on, are great subjects, especially in drawing pictures. On the one hand, the brushes and paints themselves have colorful pictures, on the other hand, when shooting children, they are also good subjects. Can bring to his creation, make the record more meaningful.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Children in reading are relatively well controlled. After all, they are immersed in the world of books and are not so dynamic. In the process, their expressions will change with the content of the book. Adults can be accompanied quietly and observe them quietly in the camera.

Outdoor chapter

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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The combination of children and bubbles is absolutely natural. Most children like to blow bubbles. For filmmakers, the creative choices in this scene are more diverse. We can make bubbles produce special effects and create different atmosphere through accurate lighting.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Children shooting outdoors must also have sand scenes. Children playing in the sand mostly focus on their own world, so that adults on one side can "quietly" shoot. Of course, we should pay attention to avoid children grabbing sand and throwing it around. On the one hand, there will be the danger of sand flying into the eyes, on the other hand, the camera will be threatened to a certain extent.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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Want to shoot some dynamic pictures, playing ball is a good choice! Filming from this angle can capture the expression of the child chasing the ball without missing, pay attention to shooting at a low angle is better, and the ball can be used as a prospect.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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To some extent, the swing is a symbol of childhood, and children on the swing seem to be able to add a sense of innocence, for girls can also make a fantastic effect. (Editing notes: white dress + long hair + small wreath = sprout!) Just pay attention to safety in the process of shooting, like Zhang Zhong's action of looking back like this, I suggest shooting like this statically. Don't return cue in the process of children swing, in order to avoid danger.

16 Kinds of Classical Compositions of Children's Photographs and POSE

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If swing is more suitable for dream girls, then the position of holding the ball is 100% suitable for handsome boys! Editor's Note: This is more suitable for basketball, rugby or volleyball. If it's football, you can refer to some pictures of Conan!?

Children's Photography

Because children are lively and active, they have to choose a higher shutter speed to be their paparazzi and get a clear picture. It is suggested that the shutter selection should be maintained at least 1/100 for children in mobile shooting. For beginners, shutter preconditions can be used. When shooting indoors, it is recommended to keep the indoor light sufficient, and when necessary, turn on the light to supplement the internal brightness. When choosing ISO, you can take a clear picture automatically and then raise the shutter speed by one or two steps on the basis of that ISO value. In addition, it is recommended to use continuous shooting mode to shoot, so as not to miss any wonderful pictures.


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