How to Photograph Children
Let me start off by saying that photographing children is a great experience. You get to freeze frame precious memories of them at a young age, memories that can now last forever. Photographing children is also a huge challenge. You have to expect the unexpected and be up for anything.
#1 Be Prepared
Kids are mostly likely not going to listen to you, especially if you are photographing more than one child. You have to be ready to run around and that means having less equipment weighing you down. There is no need for tripods or spare lenses.
#2 Put Them at Ease