Anyone who has children knows that there is never enough pictures that can be taken. Parents have many reasons why they may need to hire a professional photographer for the job. Whether it be for monthly or yearly updated photos, pageants photos, modeling or acting, or you just want to create a fantasy style photo session for them, hiring a professional is just what you should do! Sometimes photographing kiddos is not the easiest thing to do! Photo sessions with kids should feel breezy and natural. However, not all kids are ready for their very own personal photography shoot. To keep the mood relaxed, you’ve got to stay relaxed too. Let them be themselves while you try connecting with them using a gentle tone, and eye contact. You have to be sensitive to what the children are experiencing and feeling, it will help you recognize, respond to, and capture their natural behavior, which is all too well what parents want! But keep your shoot active. You want to keep the kids connected and engaged with what’s happening around them. Luckily, I have three kiddos of my own and have put them through multiple photo shoots with me! Knowing how to interact with kiddos isn’t always the case for everyone. Hire a photographer that you know has the patience and the desire to photograph kids. Children Photography in itself is a speciality and you want someone who has years of experience in the field!