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Apr 23, 2017 22:21 |  #1

whats your best strategy? toys? baby talk? I've agreed to get a couple shots for a friend as a favor and in the past i can't say I've had a ton of success at those big smiley photos everyone likes. not really my niche




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Apr 24, 2017 02:22 |  #2

Peek-a-boo with mom usually works. If you don't know the baby you'll likely scare them!


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Apr 24, 2017 05:30 |  #3

The very young ones, like 2-4 weeks, which I hated to shoot, would sometimes respond to gently blowing in their face with a smile, but you'd better be quick! ; )


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Apr 24, 2017 10:33 |  #4

so essentially its actually pretty difficult, not just me lol. good to know




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Apr 24, 2017 11:53 |  #5

kckmarc wrote in post #18336922 (external link)
so essentially its actually pretty difficult, not just me lol. good to know

If you can, make sure that they're slept out, fed, & changed & you might have a chance. And older was usually better, too.


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