1. HAVE PATIENCE
When photographing kids sometimes they may be shy at the start or play coy. Even kids that know you may decide they don’t want you to take their picture and eventually they will cooperate and you will get a nice image.
2. BE READY
Be ready for anything with kids. You can expect the unexpected and be ready to shoot it. Learn to anticipate what might happen and where you need to be. Learn to anticipate what might happen and where you need to be to capture it. Have the right lens and make sure your settings are good, be ready technically and in other aspects such as ready to move fast if something happens.
3. USE NATURAL LIGHT AND FLASH
“When should I use flash?” is a common question:
4.CHOOSE YOUR FOCUS MODE e
Capturing moving subjects of any kind requires the right camera settings, practice and trial and error. Most cameras have different Focus Modes – read your manual to find out more. Select the one for continuous or tracking focus. What that means is the camera does not lock focus when you push the shut button halfway down. Instead it “tracks” any moving objects as they come nearer and further away from you. If you hold the shutter button down the camera continues to look for focus and if the object is moving towards you some cameras actually anticipate their speed and focus in front of them so when you press the shutter fully your image is sharp.