10 pro tips for perfect portraits: take beautiful family photos



Taking great family photos can be a fulfilling and wholesome way of making some extra cash from your camera, and many portrait photographers turn it into full-time vocation. However, being a family photographer isn’t without its challenges: children, toddlers and babies are often unpredicatable and can be difficult to get them at their best.

From toddler chaos and looking everywhere but the camera to full-blown tantrums, child portraiture can be extremely challenging to get right. That’s why this month we teamed up a reader of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine (opens in new tab), Jonathon Crook, for a masterclass in family portraiture with full-time family pro photographer Taylor Brady.