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Baby Face

Baby Face

Using your camera’s built-in flash is like shining a flashlight directly into your baby’s sweet eyes: Yuck! Imagine, instead, bathing your baby in a beautiful halo of soft, gentle light. The Lightscoop redirects the harsh light away from those baby blues and transforms your hard, cold, built-in flash into light that will truly baby that face. When shooting with the …

Mother’s Day Selfies – With Your DSLR and Lightscoop

Before there were smart phones, there were selfies. We just called them self portraits back then. Whether we put our cameras on tripods, or we simply stretched out our arms and turned the camera around, selfies have been around as long as…well? Mothers and cameras! Smart phone selfies are just fine for outdoors. But indoors? No thank you. The best …

Group Hug

When you’ve got everything set up for a photo shoot with the little one, why not ask your partner to join the fun for quick informal portrait? Or, better yet, set your camera’s self-timer and jump into the photo yourself. You won’t have to worry about blur from movement if you use your built-in flash and the Lightscoop. The beauty …

Less Space / More Baby!

Do your pictures ever seem to be more about the room than the baby? If you shoot from far away, your small subject can easily get  lost in the berber. For better images, get in close and fill the frame with those adorable cheeks! And while we’re talking about getting in close, come in even tighter and actually fill the …

Hold the Cheese

Parents are always trying to get kids to smile for a picture. But do those all-smiles pictures really capture the stories you will remember when you describe your baby growing up? Here’s a tip: Let them do what they do – and you keep shooting no matter what unfolds. You will be rewarded with cheese-free smiles and scrapbook-worthy images. Bouncing the …