Couples have gotten into the trend of having their pregnancy photos taken by a professional. This is due to the new trend of looking for ways to preserve the memories of the journey of pregnancy. There are however some complications associated with a pregnancy photo shoot. The photographer has to cater to so many issues at once, like the mood of the client, makeup, poses executed, lighting and clothing. It is also tricky in the sense that a pregnant woman has minimal poses they can strike while remaining safe and comfortable. Variety thus becomes tricky to deliver.
It helps if you have decided to go for this photo shoot to keep certain things in mind. These are what will make it possible and comfortable for you.
It is important to be clear on how far along you are with the pregnancy. You shall get the beat pregnancy photos right at the start of the third trimester. A pregnancy at this stage looks its best, and the body is still strong enough.
There should also be a professional makeup artist on site to make sure it is done correctly. With a makeup artist on site, getting it as perfectly as the photographer wants is an easier task. This affects the quality and variety of photos you can take.
Apart from that, there has to be a careful consideration of the angles the photos will be taken. You shall find some scenes look best when the photos are taken at a higher level, for instance.
It is important also to clear any clutter when the photo shoot is to happen at the client’s house. This is usually in the living room or bedroom. You need to also work with as much natural light as is possible.
There has to be careful in the way the props in the photos shall be selected. When items like booties, vintage plaques, other sibling baby photos, and the like are included, you shall end up with a more fun atmosphere. This is how you get some great photos.
The photos taken must all be in color. You may have been asked to produce monochrome of black and white photos from the shoot. These shall be easy to convert from the colored ones. Later on, producing the colored ones shall be a simple thing to do. This is not something to do with monochrome photos.
If you are not careful you can end up with plain looking pregnancy photos. This is why a lot of creativity on the photographer’s part is necessary. They shall make sure your shoot is fun and different. They know how to use the available light, height, colors, makeup styles and poses. You will know you are with the right photographer when you feel comfortable enough around them to follow their lead.