depends on the shot you want
Originally Posted by Nicole
Actually I recently blogged on this topic -- not so much in terms of "tips" but in terms of "what are the possibilities and expectations"? For a variety of reasons, I think this is a very APUG topic, btw, and I deliverately mentioned APUGgers in the post.
A big part depends on the audience -- pictures I like are not always what the grandparents want (heck, my parents -- at least one of them -- prefer to get the 5x7 school ID photos -- it's what they think of as "pictures of the kids").
(Primary tip, which applies to both parenting and photography: remember that kids are just small people -- and individuals)