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Children Photographer in SG

Professional children photographer in Singapore

What is a Children Photographer?

A children's photographer is a professional photographer who specialises in capturing images of children. Children's photographers may work on a variety of projects, including taking portraits of individual children or families, shooting images for advertising campaigns or editorial use, or documenting events such as parties or school functions.

Children's photographers often work with young children and may need to be patient and able to engage with them in order to get the best results. They may also need to be able to work quickly, as young children can be unpredictable and have a short attention span.

Children's photographers may work in a studio or on location, and they may use a variety of techniques and photography equipment to capture the best images possible.

Why are Children Photographers Important?

Children's photographers are important because they help to capture and preserve the memories of children as they grow and change. Children grow and change quickly, and a good children's photographer will be able to capture the unique personality and energy of each child in a way that allows parents and families to look back on these memories and cherish them for years to come.

In addition to preserving memories, children's photographers also play a crucial role in the overall aesthetic of a child's portrait or photoshoot. A professional photographer will be able to create beautiful, timeless images that families can treasure for years to come. They will also be able to help children pose for formal shots and to capture candid moments that may be missed by friends and family.

Overall, children's photographers are an important part of capturing and preserving the memories of children as they grow and change.

Should I Hire A Professional Children Photographer?

There are a few key factors to consider when deciding whether to hire a professional children's photographer:

  1. The importance of the event or photoshoot: If you want to have high-quality images to remember your child's milestones or special occasions, it may be worth hiring a professional children's photographer.
  2. Your budget: Professional children's photographers can be expensive, especially if you require them to work for an extended period of time or to travel to a remote location. You should consider whether you have the budget to hire a professional, or whether you may need to find alternative ways to obtain the images you need.
  3. Your own skills and equipment: If you are comfortable with photography and have the necessary equipment, you may be able to take your own images of your child. However, if you are not confident in your abilities or do not have access to professional-grade equipment, it may be worth hiring a professional to ensure that you get the best possible results.

Overall, the decision to hire a professional children's photographer will depend on your specific needs and resources. If you have a significant event or milestone that you want to document, and you have the budget and resources to do so, hiring a professional photographer can be a good investment.

Children Photoshoot Services

There are many different types of children's photoshoots, including:

  1. Portrait photoshoots: Portrait photoshoots focus on capturing individual or group portraits of children. These photoshoots can be held in a studio or on location and may include formal posed shots or more candid, natural images.
  2. Milestone photoshoots: Milestone photoshoots are designed to document important milestones in a child's life, such as their first birthday or their first day of school. These photoshoots may be more themed or stylized than a traditional portrait photoshoot.
  3. Family photoshoots: Family photoshoots are designed to capture images of children with their parents and siblings. These photoshoots can be held in a studio or on location and may include formal posed shots or more candid, natural images.
  4. Lifestyle photoshoots: Lifestyle photoshoots are designed to capture candid, natural images of children in their daily lives. These photoshoots may be held at the child's home or in other familiar locations and may include activities such as playing, reading, or spending time with family.
  5. Special occasion photoshoots: Special occasion photoshoots are designed to capture images of children at special events, such as parties, sporting events, or holiday gatherings. These photoshoots may be more themed or stylized than a traditional portrait photoshoot.
  6. Newborn photoshoots: Newborn photoshoots are designed to capture images of babies in the first few weeks of life. These photoshoots may be held in a studio or at the baby's home and may include posed shots of the baby alone or with parents and siblings.
  7. Maternity photoshoots: Maternity photoshoots are designed to capture images of expectant mothers during pregnancy. These photoshoots may be held in a studio or on location and may include posed shots of the mother alone or with her partner and other children.
  8. Cake smash photoshoots: Cake smash photoshoots are a popular way to celebrate a child's first birthday. These photoshoots typically involve the child sitting in front of a birthday cake and smashing it with their hands or face, while the photographer captures the mess and fun.
  9. Themed photoshoots: Themed photoshoots involve styling and posing children in a specific theme, such as a fairy tale, superhero, or holiday. These photoshoots may be held in a studio or on location and may include props and costumes to help create the desired theme.

How Do I Choose a Children Photographer?

Here are some tips for choosing a children's photographer:

  1. Look at portfolios: Look at the photographer's portfolio to get a sense of their style and the quality of their work. Pay attention to how they pose and interact with children, and whether they are able to capture natural, candid moments as well as formal poses.
  2. Consider experience: Look for a photographer who has experience working with children. Photographers who specialise in children's photography will have a better understanding of how to work with young children and may be more patient and flexible.
  3. Read reviews: Read reviews from previous clients to get a sense of their experience working with the photographer. Look for photographers who have positive reviews and a track record of producing high-quality images.
  4. Consider your budget: Determine how much you are willing to spend on a children's photographer. Look for photographers who offer a range of packages and pricing options to find one that fits your budget.
  5. Meet in person: If possible, meet with the photographer in person to discuss your needs and get a sense of their personality and style. This can help you to determine whether you feel comfortable working with them and whether you think they will be able to capture the type of images you are looking for.

By following these tips, you can find a children's photographer who is a good fit for your needs and budget.

How Much Does a children Photography Cost?

The cost of a children's photographer can vary widely depending on a number of factors, including the location, experience, and reputation of the photographer, as well as the type of photoshoot and the number of images you want. In general, you can expect to pay anywhere from $100 to $1000 or more for a children's photographer.

Here are some things that may affect the cost of a children's photographer:

  1. Length of the photoshoot: Photographers typically charge by the hour or by the day, so the length of the photoshoot will affect the overall cost.
  2. Type of photoshoot: Different types of photoshoots, such as portrait sessions, milestone sessions, or themed photoshoots, may have different price points.
  3. Number of images: Photographers may charge a separate fee for the number of images you want, so the more images you want, the higher the cost may be.
  4. Digital or print images: Photographers may offer both digital and print images, and the cost may vary depending on which type of images you choose.
  5. Location: Photographers may charge a higher fee for photoshoots that require them to travel to a remote location or to work on location for an extended period of time.

Overall, the cost of a children's photographer can vary widely, so it's important to consider your budget and your specific needs when choosing a photographer.

Preparation for a Children Photoshoot

Here are a few things to consider when preparing for a children's photoshoot:

  1. Choose the right location: Consider the type of images you want and the age and personality of the child when choosing a location for the photoshoot. Indoor studios, outdoor locations, or the child's own home can all be suitable options.
  2. Select the right outfits: Choose comfortable, coordinating outfits that complement the child's personality and style. Avoid clothing that is too tight or constricting, and consider the location and weather when selecting clothing.
  3. Prepare the child: Let the child know what to expect during the photoshoot and try to relax and have fun. Consider bringing along toys or snacks to help keep the child entertained and comfortable.
  4. Bring necessary items: Depending on the location and type of photoshoot, you may need to bring along items such as hats, scarves, or props. Be sure to bring everything you need to ensure that the photoshoot goes smoothly.
  5. Communicate with the photographer: Be sure to discuss your goals and expectations for the photoshoot with the photographer in advance. This will help the photographer to understand your needs and to prepare for the photoshoot.

By following these tips, you can help to ensure that your children's photoshoot goes smoothly and that you get the images you want.

Locations to do Children Photoshoot

There are many different locations that can be suitable for a children's photoshoot, including:

  1. A studio: Studios offer a controlled environment with a variety of backdrops and lighting options. This can be a good choice if you want a more formal, posed photoshoot.
  2. An outdoor location: Outdoor locations such as parks, gardens, or the beach can provide a natural, scenic background for a photoshoot. This can be a good choice if you want a more candid, natural feel to the images.
  3. The child's home: Photographing a child in their own home can be a great way to capture their personality and interests. This can be especially suitable for lifestyle photoshoots or for younger children who may be more comfortable in their own space.
  4. A special event or occasion: Photographing a child at a special event or occasion, such as a birthday party or sporting event, can be a great way to capture unique and memorable images.

Ultimately, the best location for a children's photoshoot will depend on the specific needs and goals of the photoshoot. It's important to consider the type of images you want, the age and personality of the child, and any logistical considerations such as the weather or the availability of suitable locations.

What to Wear for children Photoshoot?

When choosing outfits for a children's photoshoot, there are a few things to consider:

  1. Coordinate, but don't match: It's generally a good idea to coordinate outfits rather than trying to match exactly. Choose colours that complement each other and avoid patterns that may be too distracting.
  2. Choose comfortable clothing: Children should be comfortable in their outfits, so avoid clothing that is too tight or constricting. Choose clothes that allow them to move and play freely.
  3. Consider the location: If the photoshoot will be held outside or in a natural setting, choose clothing that is appropriate for the location. Avoid clothing that may blend in too much with the surroundings (e.g., wearing all green in a green field).
  4. Accessorise: Accessories such as hats, scarves, and jewellery can add interest to an outfit and help to personalise the photoshoot. Just be sure to choose items that are appropriate for the child's age and that they are comfortable wearing.
  5. Prepare for the weather: If the photoshoot will be held outdoors, be sure to dress the child in layers in case the weather changes. Bring along any necessary items such as jackets or umbrellas to ensure that the child is comfortable.

Overall, the most important thing when choosing outfits for a children's photoshoot is to choose clothing that is comfortable, appropriate for the location, and that complements the child's personality and style.

Sample Children Photo Gallery

🔍1   Night Children Photoshoot - Joleen @ Helix Bridge
1. Joleen

@ Helix Bridge
⚑ Flash photography
🔍10   Children Photoshoot - Harper Chua @ The Sorrento
2. Harper Chua

@ The Sorrento
🌞 Natural light photography
🔍10   Children Photoshoot - Katie, Karie & Friends @ The Tiara Society (Coastal PlayGrove, ECP)
3. Katie, Karie & Friends

@ The Tiara Society (Coastal PlayGrove, ECP)
🌞 Natural light photography
🔍12   Casual Indoor Children Photoshoot - Nicholas Chan Jun En @ Home
4. Nicholas Chan Jun En

@ Home
πŸ’‘ Ambient light photography
🔍17   Casual Indoor Children Photoshoot - Nicholas Chan Jun En @ Home
5. Nicholas Chan Jun En

@ Home
🌞 Natural light photography
🔍30   Casual Indoor Children Photoshoot - Isaac, Isabelle, Iryssa & Friends @ Admiralty
6. Isaac, Isabelle, Iryssa & Friends

@ Admiralty
⚑ Flash photography
🔍7   Casual Children Photoshoot - Vera @ Home, Ang Mo Kio
7. Vera

@ Home, Ang Mo Kio
βš‘πŸŒžπŸ’‘ Mixed light photography
🔍6   Casual Beach Children Photoshoot - Random @ Tanjong Beach, Sentosa
8. Random

@ Tanjong Beach, Sentosa
🌞 Natural light photography
🔍8   High-End Indoor Children Photoshoot - Dchane @ Joyous Nails, Seng Kang
9. Dchane

@ Joyous Nails, Seng Kang
⚑ Flash photography
🔍9   High-End Indoor Children Photoshoot - Dylan @ Joyous Nails, Seng Kang
10. Dylan

@ Joyous Nails, Seng Kang
⚑ Flash photography
🔍12   Casual Outdoor Children Photoshoot - Jacob Christopher @ Rooftop, Vivocity
11. Jacob Christopher

@ Rooftop, Vivocity
🌞 Natural light photography

Prices & Packages for Children Photography

🌞 Professional

Up to 1 Hour: $280
Up to 2 Hours: $380 $450

Additional Hour: $150/block hr

Deliveries
  • Basic Edit (exposure & colour correction)
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Up to 40 photos/hr
  • Photos selected by Photographer

Special Requests/ Add-Ons
  • Get back remaining good photos:
    +$50/hr booked (subject to availability)
  • Same-day photo edit:
    +$50/photo (subject to availability)
  • Expedited photo edit (3 days after shoot):
    +$50/hr booked (subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos: +$50/hr booked
  • Advanced edit (skin retouching) for photos: +$50/photo

⚑ High-End

Up to 1 Hour + 1 photo: $350
Up to 1 Hour + 5 photos: $550
Up to 2 Hours + 10 photos: $900

Additional Hour: $150/block hr
Additional photos: $50/photo
  • ⚑ Flash photography (one-light set-up)
  • 🌞 Use of natural light when necessary
  • Pace of shoot: Slow

Deliveries
  • Advanced Edit (skin retouching)
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Photos selection in low resolution PDF

Special Requests/ Add-Ons
  • Additional lighting set-up: +$50/light
  • Revision of photo edit: +$15/photo
  • Expedited photo edit (3 days after shoot):
    +$35/photo (subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos: +$100/hr booked

⚑ Studio Shoot

Please note that my home photography studio is not available until further notice.
1) My studio,
2) Your booked external studio, or
3) Makeshift studio @ your location

Details: Photo Studio

Hairstyling & Makeup

$180 /Female
$120 /Male
  • 1x Hair & Makeup Artist (HMUA)
  • Up to 1 hour
  • 1 Look (Hairstyling for a neat look & Makeup)

  • Add-Ons
  • Follow through the photoshoot: +$60/hr
    (subject to availability)

Details: Hair & Makeup Artist (HMUA)

NOTE

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All booked duration

Includes changing of equipment, wardrobe, makeup, hairstyle, and travelling (if applicable) during the shoot.
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Please read

(1) Checklist for hiring a photographer, (2) FAQ and (3) Service Agreement before making enquiries.
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Ideas and advice

Will only be given to serious clients after a booking fee is being placed.

βœ† Contact me now for a customised package tailored to your personal needs.

Skai the Children Photographer

Children are in the most innocent and cutest stage of their lives. Parents love to have photographs of their children captured to create memories.

I've also been hired by parents to photograph their children during birthday parties. I can hit it off with people of all ages, especially children. It normally takes me little time to get them to "warm up". Therefore, if you wish to have pictures of your child at his or her most joyous, do contact me to discuss with me.

FAQs

Here are some common questions and answers about children's photoshoots:

Can I bring props to the photoshoot?

Yes, you can bring props to a children's photoshoot to help personalize the images and capture the child's interests and personality. Just be sure to coordinate with me in advance and bring any necessary items with you.

Can I bring siblings or other family members to the photoshoot?

Yes, you can bring siblings or other family members to a children's photoshoot. Just be sure to let me know in advance so that I can plan for the additional people.

Can I request specific poses or shots during the photoshoot?

Yes, you can request specific poses or shots during a children's photoshoot. Just be sure to communicate your requests to me in advance so I can be prepared.


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