How to take Newborn Pictures with Limited Equipment
This is going to be a great newborn photography tutorial. I’m going to show you how to take baby photography at home with no studio lighting or fancy equipment! I’ll be taking the shots in a small kitchen using bits of cloth and equipment you can find around the house. The only piece of photographic equipment you may need is a decent lens.
If you want to take great pictures of your baby or you’re a professional photographer looking to add newborn photography to your portfolio, then this tutorial is for you!
To take the shots I use:
A kitchen table
Some fake fur (like a rug)
Some net curtains (can also use chiffon fabric)
Patio doors as our light source
A silver reflector (can use tin foil on a piece of card)
A piece of polystyrene
A good lens (50mm f1.4, approx. £300) or (50mm f1.8, approx. £70-£100) available for Nikon or Canon.
And good knowledge of the control of photography!
Also wait until the end for a special appearance by the dog!! 😊
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