Category Archives: Baby

Baby Whisperer

I enjoy doing family shots, especially baby and kid shots.  The typical “prop the baby up unnaturally” bit really bothers me (as I have stated numerous times), so I like to shoot a healthy number of “serious” photos and then spend the rest of the time capturing the bits in …

Reaching

Sometimes the things that we like to remember about our children are not necessarily physical attributes; behaviours, likes/dislikes, and things along those lines are just as interesting. In fact, I know that my memories of my own child are split between remembering what she looked like, and reminiscing about how …

Infancy Images – I

I have said many times that I don’t like department store baby photos.  The weird poses always make me cringe.  If you’re going to take a picture of an infant, take it in such a way that is natural.  Being held?  Good.  Lying down?  Also good.  Propped up like some …

Gazing Inwards

This photo, taken in June 2006, was a follow up to this shot.  I thought it would be a great idea to shoot the same angles as I did the first time.  Unfortunately, I was not able to replicate this exactly, due to some unforeseen obstacles (home renovation), but the …

Their Eyes Met

Another shot from visiting Carly and Evan. This happened shortly after Evan latched onto Carly’s chin. I shot with a fairly low shutter speed, taking advantage of the back-lighting. Sometimes I find that a silhouette can speak just as loudly as the light behind it. f/5.6 1/30 sec 200mm

Carly and Evan

My friends Mike and Carly had a little boy back in 2003. He was a cute little guy. One day we went over to visit and I brought my camera with me. I don’t particularly care for photos from department stores. I find them strangely unnatural; I dislike the propping up of babies …