In this era where Instagram is the most social media platform to use by people in the world, no wonder we want to put our best picture with the kiddos. But not all kids will stay put and do as our desire yet you should not be sad. They are kid, they don’t concern about their appearance on social media (like us). Here is how to take Instagram pictures with your kiddos even you are not a photographer.
Prepare for the distraction
Some kids they just can’t help it to sit down for a sec and see the camera, so what you need to do is a distraction to make them sit down or to make them in the position you want it, like running or jumping, etc.
Let them play on snow and you keep clicking the shutter button till you get the perfect shot. Some pictures will not be as good but that’s okay, you can always delete them and try again.
Keep taking the picture
As I mention above, keep taking the picture when your kid is doing something, you will get the best shot by the end of the day. Try to call their name too and when they see the camera click the shutter button as much as you can. If you are taking the picture by using DSLR camera, it has multiple shutter in one click, some even have more than 11 pictures in a second.
Practice makes perfect
The more you taking your kid picture the more they know how to pose, and the more you know the right angle and the right time to take their picture. I didn’t know how to take Instagram pictures long ago, but practice makes perfect.
Take candid picture
Be ready and take when the time is there, but the time never come. Your kid always away from camera when you call their name. Well the only solution is take their picture when they don’t know you took their pictures.
Have a camera
Some of us want the best for our kids and one of the things we can do to take the best picture is asking a pro photographer to take your kid picture with their high end camera gear and a strong cash in your wallet. But for me I chose to buy a DSLR and just learn by my self, cause kids they are growing so fast and I don’t want to miss a moment with them. So buying a camera is a must for me. These days DSLR camera is not costly anymore you can buy second hand one or even new one around $300 like canon rebel t6 or if you want the smaller one you can have mirror-less camera like canon m100
Please note that having camera is not the only way, you can have with you phone camera too, just the quality will be a lot different.
Be normal it is only Instagram
And yes mom and dad! Relax.. it’s only Instagram. Don’t be jealous if your friends have more gorgeous kid picture than yours, everyone has their own capability and choice. So relax and watch them grow naturally and happily.
And that’s How to Take Instagram Pictures for Your Kiddos. Save as much as picture you could, cause they grow so fast. By no time you realize they become teen and only want to spend their time with their friends. The key is put the goal in your heart that those picture is for you and your kid memories, and famous in Instagram is just bonus. Don’t put pressure to your kid when you want to take their pictures, it is not a good idea to have a force smile. Taking picture of our kids suppose to be fun and enjoyment for memories when we get old.
How about you mom and dad, do you have other tips when you take your kids picture? Leave them in the comment bellow and let’s spread this fun.