Thursday, January 03, 2008
~Answering Unasked Questions~
One question that no one has ever asked me is: "Deborah, how do you get such sweet and candid shots of your children?"
Since no one has ever asked, I am willing to share the magic of my photographic moments.
When photographing children I have found that it is best to click shots while they are unaware. It is my goal to catch them as they play and when I discover them blissfully playing, I sneak in with my camera and capture them unaware. You could compare it to wild-life photography, though I believe that what I do with my children is much more spontaneous and natural.
This summer I took pictures of my children, my plan was for the shot to be a Christmas card photo. When I snuck up on my children I accidentally turned the camera on the video function, and thus I accidentally made a video that shows exactly how I get spontaneous shots: