Monday morning Peoria greetings to one and all!
After my 25 years of shooting photography, when it comes to shooting photos of kids, you just never know how itâ€™s going to work out! Now I could tell stories for hours and hours about shoots that didnâ€™t happen or were a complete train wreck because we were working with young kids. Now itâ€™s not that the kids were all bad or a problem, but depending on the age of the child, you usually have a very limited time to work with them. Most kids have a very limited attention span and the younger they are, the shorter their attention span can be! What I usually try to do when I know that Iâ€™m going to be working with children is to have everything set up (camera, lighting, etc.) so we can start shooting as soon as the child arrives on the set. I will always figure that I maybe have five minutes to work to get the shots I need and anything beyond that is a bonus!
Last week we had a shoot at the Morton Unity Point Clinic and we were going to be shooting some photos of a young child with a pediatric doctor. Well we couldnâ€™t have gotten more lucky, we had Dr. May Sun as our pediatrician and little Addison as our young patient. Dr. Sun was great with Addy and I can see why she is so highly regarded with the kids! Remember that five minute rule that I have when working with kids, heck I think we got a half hour or more out of Addison and that was great as well. Like I said, you just never know how much time youâ€™re going to get, so you really have to work fast!
Hereâ€™s a few of our snaps with Dr. Sun and Addison!
Thanks as always for checking out our work and we hope that you have a great week to come!!!
Kev and Jan
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