Photographing toddlers can be challenging, but it sure is rewarding!
They are full of energy but sometimes refuse to pose or smile for photographs. Their spontaneity and candidness make them an exciting subject for pictures.
If you are struggling to find photoshoot ideas for your toddler, you have come to the right place. One thing that will make your toddler’s photoshoot is using props or have a theme entitled to the photoshoot. It makes the photos aesthetically pleasing and also makes it fun for the toddler.
Having a little concept in the photoshoot can help the child immerse in the story and get ready to show you their sparkling eyes and cute smile. While you have to be conscious, alert, and keep clicking the pictures while your toddlers can have fun and immerse in the set up that you have created.
Photography is all about capturing moments and the emotional experience that is felt by the person photographed. What makes toddler photoshoot fun is that kids are unrestrained, and have no hesitation in expressing their feelings.
Clicking pictures of your toddler creates memories that both parents and children will cherish for the rest of their lives. It is a fun-filled activity that will be enjoyed by all participants.
Here are some fun and creative photoshoot ideas that will have your little munchkin smiling and giggling:
Balloons: Adding balloons to your photoshoot will add a burst of colors and fun with an extra bit of sparkle to your pictures. You may go for various shapes and sizes to add a little more dimension, and you may also add red and pink heart-shaped balloons to add a feminine touch to the images. Kids love balloons, and the intensity of smile and happiness is directly proportional to the number of balloons—the more the merrier.
Bunny Baby: The level of cuteness will multiply manifolds by incorporating a bunny suit on your baby. With fluffy ears and the cute outfit and their adorable smile, pictures cannot get any sweeter than this. Let them go wild with their bunny poses and do not forget to hand them a carrot as a prop, and also, they can nibble on it when they are hungry.
At the beach: Cause why not? Going to the beach will be a fun activity to do with the entire family. You can make sandcastles and have a fun day out with your baby and family. A beach being such a diverse space, you can also have a serious photoshoot during the sunset or sunrise or a casual during midday. You can also pack a picnic basket used as a prop and complete your day at the beach.
Bubble Bath: Make bath time fun with a photoshoot. Add toys, and do not forget to add extra soap to get a big bubbly bath. The bubbles will get your kid too excited, and forget about the camera being there. It makes up for a perfect candid photo shoot.
Lemonade stand: Make your child a lemonade stand. Who wouldn’t grab a glass or two of lemonade when there is such a cute little munchkin vendor. It makes for a sweet and perfect photoshoot idea and a fun activity for your kid to enjoy.
Toddler with his pet: Do you have a family pet? Then two cuteness in one picture makes it overloaded. So why not try it? An overly excited family dog or the stern eyed unimpressed cat make for an equally good option for a photoshoot.
Farm themed photoshoot: This is another way to have a day out with your family and get good pictures kind of a photoshoot. Take your family to a farm for a fun day and make them participate in your toddler’s photoshoot. Get cute farm animals to pose with your toddler and get picture-perfect photos.
Silly Candid Photos: Kids tend to do funny and silly things to capture such moments in your photographs. They do it in spontaneity and make for a fun story to tell when your child grows up. Keep your camera close and ready and capture these moments as and when they happen.
Bubbles: Kids love bubbles, use it as a prop to keep your toddler engaged while you click beautiful images. Bubbles can fascinate any child irrespective of age. It is an economic photoshoot as all it requires is a bubble blower. A darker background is recommended for this photoshoot, as it is challenging to capture bubbles against the light.
Carousel Dreams: This can be a fun activity for your child. You can take them to a theme park or set up a corner in the house with all their toys. You can capture them in their element, while they just enjoy it.
Fruits: what is a better way to feed fruits? Get them photographed while they eat them. Fruits make for a fun burst of color. You can add as many fruits, or if your child is an infant, you can put a melon that is as big as him/her, and it makes for a perfect picture.
Just Hatched: baskets and crates make the perfect prop for a newborn photoshoot. These are easy as your baby needs to be sleeping, you can put your baby on a basket and click pictures, Stick a “Just Delivered” sticker on the basket to make it more fun.
Mirror: Do you have a large mirror lying in the house? That makes a perfect prop for a photo shoot. You can also place two mirrors on either side so that it appears there are a lot of them in the same room. It makes for beautiful pictures with different effects.
These are some fun photoshoot ideas, most of which you can do at home using available things at home. These props make for a perfect photoshoot and a fun activity for you and your child.
Have loads of fun having your kids pose and show their adorable smile. Make a fun set up and get started with making memories.
These pictures make for beautiful memories that you and your kid will cherish once they grow up!