Baby too fidgety for a photo? Get sticky!

We’ve all been there. The light is perfect and your child looks so adorable, but it’s impossible to get them to sit still – for even a second – while you snap a photo. And you end up with 10 blurred shots.

Here’s a quick tip: use a loop of clear sticky tape.

image

That’s right: if you take a piece of clear tape and make a little loop of it – so it’s a little circle of stickiness – it can provide the perfect diversion for a little one. Once you stick it to one of their fingers, they’ll be happily and intently fascinated with it while you get in position and get the perfect shot.

In the photos they’ll look like they’re studying their hands, and the clear tape usually won’t be visible to the camera. 

Got any tips for snapping kids who won’t sit still? Please share below!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s