Something Most Valuable: Children Photography

   Running, jumping, crawling, teasing, tears and laughing - those little faces, which inevitably provoke most people to smile, are the inspiration to create a diverse and beautiful portrait composition.

   Children portraits got their place in the period of modern art, full of didactic messages depicting the joy and virtues of childhood.  As portraiture as a theme has been developing, in parallel and in accordance with the development of the self, so in modern times small human beings are presented with all their characteristics and qualities.

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

   Photographing kids is full of challenges. The flow of photography depends largely on the child's mood and needs to be adjusted accordingly. As with adult portraiture, communicating between a portrayed child and a photographer is of utmost importance. Depending on the character of the child, whether he or she is free and communicative or closed-minded and shy, certain approaches and skills will be applied to successfully photograph. Depending on the character of the child, whether a kid is free and communicative or closed-minded and shy, certain approaches and skills will be applied to successfully photograph. Patience, relaxation and animation are the main advantages when photographing a child.

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

   They are unpredictable, and they can be curious, playful, scared and elusive. The desire to reach into their world full of fun and joy undoubtedly wake up a child within the photographer, getting down to their level, because working with them is an amazing, uncertain and exciting adventure. These sweet monsters dictate the rhythm that certainly should let go, and then control it and maximize it. In the end it always works! ☺

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

Copyright by Sanja Veljkovic

 

   With or without toys, in an interior or exterior, sweet dwarves are their own human beings, they should not be changed. They are imaginative and they awakening imagination at others - so they create their owns portraits. Is there anything more valuable than them? ❤️

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