Newborn Photography Workshop by BABY like art
BABY like art had its first newborn photography workshop in The Scott Garden, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on 23-24 Feb 2017. We were so humbled and grateful by the attendance of participants from Singapore, Johor Bahru, Malacca, Kuala Lumpur itself and Sarawak. We believed that the best learning takes place in a small and intimate setting, hence we picked one of the apartments in The Scott Garden.
This 2 days newborn photography workshop was designed for amateur or professional photographers who like to learn more about the genre of Newborn Photography. Attendees learnt and understand the difference and how unique newborn photography is. Besides the technical and fine art knowledge, the photographer has to be completely responsible for the safety and welfare of the baby. There are both theory and practical portions. In the morning of Day 1, attendees learnt about the fundamentals of newborn fine art. We have also shared the types of props used.
We had a LIVE newborn photography demonstration straight away after lesson 1. Here is where attendees got to witness a real newborn photography session. We shared tips and tricks, from choosing the right locations, colours and accessories to setting up shoots and posing newborns. We covered our workflow in mostly studio lighting (some with natural light), camera settings, white balance, soothing, posing and transition. We showed how to best manage and run a newborn photo shoot.
Wrapping Tutorial and Demonstration by Lexis
Lexis demonstrating how to coax a baby
Lexis demonstrating how the “hands/arms under chin” pose is executed safely
In the afternoon, we continued with theory lessons, from composition, style and designing, safety and newborn psychology, type of poses and equipment used.
Day 2 of the Newborn Photography Workshop reflected on the topics from the day before. We refined again workflow and posing techniques. We also reviewed the photos taken and ran attendees through post processing and retouching using photoshop and lightroom, followed by Q&A and finished off with some theory business topics.
We would like to show our appreciation to the following sponsors and supporters:
- Nikon Professional Services Singapore
- Phottix Professional Photo Accessories,
- T K FOTO TECHNIC,
- Filming Art Cinematography,
- SHOOT BABY Store,
- Oz Backdrops & Props,
- JD Vintage Props,
- Custom Photo Props,
- Little pink elephant photo props,
- Princess and the Pea Props,
- Precious Little Baby,
- Buttercup Baby Props,
- One Sheep Two Sheep,
- Beautiful Photo Props
Our next workshop will be in Singapore on 13-14 March 2017. You can express your interest on our event page.