Pro Tips for Photographing Toddlers

Watch Pro Tips for Photographing Toddlers

Don’t be afraid of toddlers! Join Tracy Sweeney as she shares her best practices for photographing these little movers like a pro. In this class Tracy teaches you the importance of setting expectations with the parents and shares her tips for coaching the families through a session. You’ll learn her approach to posing toddlers and creating natural opportunities for keeping them engaged. You’ll get to see Tracy putting it into practice through three different live shoots with toddlers and their parents, and at the end of the class Tracy shares her post processing workflow to help you become more efficient at creating your final images. With all of these tips and techniques in your bag of tricks you’ll be ready to create dynamic portraits that your clients will cherish. watch trailer | watch course

Lesson 1 : Why Toddlers?
Lesson 2 : Set Expectations
Lesson 3 : Stylize a Session
Lesson 4 : Posing Toddlers
Lesson 5 : Communicate with Parents
Lesson 6 : Technical Aspects
Lesson 7 : Encourage Exploration
Lesson 8 : Planning for Engagement
Lesson 9 : Live Family Shoot
Lesson 10 : Live Toddler Shoot 1
Lesson 11 : Live Toddler Shoot 2
Lesson 12 : Editing Session
Lesson 13 : Conclusion

Tracy Sweeney | Award-Winning Child, Family & Commercial Photographer

Tracy Sweeney

Tracy Sweeney, owner/photographer of Elan Studio and author of Kids: Photos to Brighten Your Day, is an award winning child, family and commercial photographer who was recently named Photographer of the Year 2018 by the National Association of Professional Child Photographers. Tracy’s work has been featured on the Hallmark Channel, People.Com, Today.Com (Today Show) and in Click Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, Professional Photographer, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, Digital Photographer Magazine, and signage/packaging at Buy Buy Baby and Target Stores. Tracy loves capturing simple, candid moments, and the indelible beauty of new beginnings and life. She is also an educator with a Masters Degree in Education and Doctoral work in Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology.

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