The 3 Cs – Children, Cake & Chaos

Photographing children…a pleasure or a chore? That definitely depends on the children involved! I know every new parent thinks their newborn baby is an angel but ask them a few sleepless nights later and I’m guessing their response may have changed a little. Children can be adorable, smile sweetly and provide fantastic candid shots of pure emotions. They can also attack you, whilst trying to smother your camera in cake and transition through mood changes faster than a PMT woman lacking chocolate. So, when faced with littleluns to photograph, what should you do?