— Tamara Lackey




About This Course

Photographing babies and toddlers can be both a joyous and challenging experience. Capturing their adorable smiles, curious expressions, and playful personalities requires a unique set of skills and techniques. In this comprehensive workshop, renowned photographer Tamara Lackey shares her expertise, insights, and proven methods for creating stunning and memorable images of the little ones in your life.

Tamara's passion for photographing children shines through as she guides you through every aspect of the process. From establishing a comfortable and engaging environment to capturing genuine emotions and expressions, she provides valuable tips and practical advice to ensure successful photo sessions.

The workshop begins with a discussion on creating a child-friendly atmosphere. Tamara emphasizes the importance of creating a safe and playful environment that allows babies and toddlers to feel at ease. By understanding their developmental stages and unique personalities, you'll be better equipped to capture their authentic moments and create images that truly reflect their individuality.

Tamara shares her insights on working with natural light and artificial lighting techniques specifically tailored for photographing babies and toddlers. You'll learn how to utilize different lighting sources to create soft, flattering light that enhances their features and creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. Tamara also covers the use of reflectors and diffusers to control and manipulate light, ensuring optimal results in various shooting conditions.

Posing is another crucial aspect of photographing babies and toddlers, and Tamara provides guidance on how to capture natural and engaging poses. She emphasizes the importance of observing and anticipating their movements, allowing you to capture those fleeting moments of curiosity, playfulness, and wonder. You'll discover how to create dynamic compositions and use various props to add depth and visual interest to your images.

Tamara delves into the art of storytelling and how it applies to photographing children. She shares her techniques for capturing genuine emotions and interactions, showcasing the unique bonds between siblings, parents, and their little ones. By incorporating storytelling elements and candid moments, you'll create images that evoke a sense of joy, love, and connection.

In addition to the technical aspects of photography, Tamara provides insights into post-processing and enhancing your images. She walks you through her editing workflow, demonstrating how to enhance colors, adjust tones, and bring out the best in your photographs. You'll also learn tips for creating timeless black and white images that highlight the innocence and purity of childhood.

Throughout the workshop, Tamara's warm and engaging teaching style shines through as she shares personal stories, anecdotes, and practical advice based on her extensive experience photographing babies and toddlers. Her genuine passion for capturing the essence of childhood is infectious, inspiring you to approach each photo session with creativity, patience, and a sense of wonder.

Whether you're a parent wanting to capture precious moments of your own children or a professional photographer specializing in child portraiture, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge, techniques, and inspiration to perfect the art of photographing babies and toddlers. Tamara's guidance and expertise will empower you to create images that not only preserve fleeting moments but also evoke a sense of joy and nostalgia for years to come.

Don't miss the opportunity to learn from one of the industry's leading photographers. Enroll in this workshop with Tamara Lackey and embark on a journey to capture the innocence, wonder, and beauty of babies and toddlers through the power of photography.

Acquired Knowledge

You'll follow Tamara, along with two different families in multiple locations, as she teaches her time-tested techniques that are sure to help you respond to shifting moods, feelings and expressions from your smallest of subjects.


Tamara Lackey
Tamara Lackey is a renowned portrait photographer and Nikon USA Ambassador whose lifestyle photography, from children's portraits to celebrity portraits, has appeared in dozens of media outlets, including O - The Oprah Magazine, Men's Journal, Vogue, Nikon World, The Martha Stewart Show, and The Today Show. For the last eleven years, Tamara has run a busy, associate-based studio focused on portrait, commercial, and editorial work.


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