The secret to getting hundreds of “likes” on your child’s photo on Instagram? Tjin Lee, entrepreneur and mum of two young boys, Tyler aka Bubu and Jake, shares her tips and tricks.
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2 / 6 It’s all about photographyLoad more
It’s not a cute kids contest. There are many, many adorable children around the world. You can make yours stand out from “the competition” with the right shooting skills.
3 / 6 Shoot outdoors or near a window during the dayLoad more
This makes your images look more crisp and bright, especially if you’re using an iPhone to take pictures. Its lens is pretty advanced and, with the right technique, you can take awesome shots. The only limitation is that the pictures don’t turn out well when shooting at night.
4 / 6 Find an uncluttered background without distracting elementsLoad more
If you take a photo of your child in a supermarket, why would that picture get a thousand “likes”? He’d be “lost” in the photo.
5 / 6 Get down to his eye levelLoad more
Get a frontal shot rather than from the top down, and you won’t miss those cheeky expressions.
6 / 6 Complete your baby’s good looks with a dash of styleLoad more
He doesn’t have to wear designer or cult labels; there are many affordable brands. Don’t forget to accessorise. Upload a photo of your bub wearing cute sunglasses and sitting on a bench – and get ready for the “likes” to stream in!