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How to get your baby to smile for a photo - tips from professional photographers

Updated: Jul 12, 2019

As parents, we want to capture those precious moments in the first few years of our child's life. During this time we snap endless pictures of our little treasures but how often do you manage to get them to smile for photos?

Our family studio team are a dynamic team of expert portrait photographers. It's their job to gently encourage a smile out of babies on a daily basis. We've asked around the office for their top tips on how to get your baby to smile for a photo.

1. Play a game of 'peekaboo'

It's an old classic but it still works a treat.

man playing peekaboo