The Ultimate Guide to Photographing Kids with Gilmar Smith

Photographing kids can be challenging on many levels. Join Gilmar Smith on set for a series of child-themed photoshoots as she shares her techniques and tricks for making connections and capturing each subject’s personality. Gilmar’s ultimate goal is incorporating a sense of wonder into her photographs to preserve that magical time of childhood. From working one-on-one with kids of various ages to a wild group photo shoot Gilmar walks you through each step of the shoot. At the end of the class Gilmar reviews her favorite photos from each shoot and demonstrates some of her post processing techniques.

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Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Capturing and Preserving the Magic of Childhood
  3. Pre-session Consultation
  4. Things to Do Before Client Arrives
  5. Creating a Connection
  6. Take as Many Photos as You Can
  7. Get Them Into Character
  8. Make the Best of It
  9. Working with Teens
  10. Photographing Props to Composite
  11. Capturing Their Personality
  12. Including a Child’s Favorite Items
  13. Props and Costumes
  14. Working with a Group of Kids
  15. Photo Review from Individual Shoots
  16. Photo Review from Group Shoot
  17. Final Image Review

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Gilmar Smith

Gilmar Smith is a KelbyOne member, self-taught photographer, and Photoshop addict. Based in Orlando, Florida, she specializes in creative portraiture and Photoshop composites. In 2011, she discovered her passion for photography and has learned everything about lighting, posing, Photoshop, and photography with her self-portraiture. She has two beautiful children, who are often subjects in her stunning images. In her spare time, this supermom is a racecar lover, Disney freak, and social media junkie. Through the ups and downs of life, Gilmar has used her self-portraiture as an outlet to express herself.