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How to Photograph Children Outdoors

From the pages of Lightstalking comes this article By .

I teach about natural light portraiture on our portrait course, the next starts 25th September As you would expect a 4 week course goes into much greater detail than an article can but this might stir your interest in be better at photographing your family and friends.

Children are one of people’s favourite subjects to photograph, but like any subject they present their own photographic challenges. Let’s take a look at a few ways to get the best possible results with photographing children in outdoor conditions.

Why Natural Light is Best

Children, like anybody, look their best when photographed outdoors in natural light.  Soft, natural light gives the face a more natural and pleasing shape, makes the skin appear softer and removes ugly harsh shadows.>>>>MORE

©Keith Barnes

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