52 Moments – Week 4

For this new year I’m challenging myself to a weekly project to capture 52 Moments in my children’s lives. And I’m challenging you to join me! Our children will never be this age again, and I don’t want us to ever forget these moments. If you miss a week that’s okay! The point is just to capture more moments with your kiddos this year. Be sure to post your photos on instagram and use the hashtags #justmaggie and #52moments

There were so many lovely photos from the fans this week! Here are some of my favorites from QUIET:

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Week 4

Welcome to week 4 of my 52 moments challenge! This week your challenge is SILLY:

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There is A LOT of bottom waggling that goes on in my house. I don’t know where it came from, but my kids think that putting there bottom in the air and shaking it around is HILARIOUS! I love how you can see on George’s face that he is waiting for my reaction. To make the composition of this shot more interesting and to really draw to viewer to his expectant face (instead of his bottom) I changed my perspective. I was standing, giving me a great view of that bottom in the air, so I dropped down to me knees and shot at the level of the bed, which was his eye level. Remember, when shooting your kids, it’s best to change your perspective by getting down to their eye level. This both keeps the camera lens from distorting their body proportions, because whatever is closest to your lens will look largest (i.e. lollipop heads), AND it will also give your image a more interesting composition.

Canon 5D Mark II, 35mm f/1.4 Lens, ISO 400, f 1.8, 1/250. To learn more about camera settings and how to change your perspective when photographing your kids, grab a copy of my ebook, Photographing Your Kids.

Can’t wait to see all of your SILLY moments! Remember to follow me on instagram, post your photos with the hashtags #justmaggie and #52moments and tag three of your Mama friends!

Until next week!

xo,
Maggie

If you missed it:
52 Moments – Week 1
52 Moments – Week 2
52 Moments – Week 3

Newborn Owen in the Studio

This little guy is my second Baby’s First Year from the same family! Big sister Ava just turned one a few months ago, and now I still get to spend the next year with them.

Owen was a sweet December baby, and I feel so lucky to be asked to capture this family’s first portraits as a team of four!

Sweet Sleeping Newborn Portrait in the Studio by Just Maggie Photography -- Los Angeles Maternity and Newborn Photographer

This next photo won the 2014 Image of the Year contest! Little Owen is just the sweetest, snuggliest newborn. I am so thrilled you all loved this image so much!

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Tiny little newborn hair makes me smile every time.

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Oh this little man with his papa and those little lips! I just love it!

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