3 Snappy Tricks to Photographing Kids

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When it comes to photographing kids, do-it-yourselfers need all the help they can get!

Photographing kids can be tricky — especially when they’re your own. But, there’s help. And, once you have a great shot of her, make sure you take care of what happens next!

Get Eye Contact

LookieLookies Jookie Photo Companion
lookielookies.com | $32
Get Baby to look at the camera with this handy attachment for your cellphone. The little critter holds a camera, too, that blinks to attract and hold Baby’s attention.

Make Room for More

Picture Keeper Connect
(for iphone/ipad)
picturekeeper.com | $119.99 for 16GB
Now that you’ve filled your phone up with tons of adorable photos of your kids, make room for more! This handy device plugs into your phone and the accompanying free app allows you to save photos/videos from your phone to the device for easy transfer and backups. Your phone is now ready for you to start capturing even more precious moments.

Create a Book

TreeRing Memories Baby Book Memories
memories.treering.com | free app
Complete a baby book for your child with ease! As you snap away with your phone, upload pics to the app and document milestones from the beginning and special moments throughout the year/life. By the end of Baby’s first year, you’ll have the perfect baby book ready to print — printed books start at $9.99. You can even invite family members to the app so they can share the photos they capture of your baby, too. You’ll love how easy it is to use!

Need more help? Check out 5 Kid Photography Tips From a Pro.

Kiera Ashford is associate editor of Nashville Parent and mother of three.

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