The Best Family Portrait Poses

Central Park family portrait for an article on the best family portrait poses

Strategies for looking natural in front of the camera as a family

As you know, I am not a fan of stiff, boring poses. I would much rather let my portrait subjects be free to be themselves in front of my lens. That said, it is sometimes difficult to get people to look and feel natural while being photographed. So in this week’s blog post, I reveal how I structure a shoot and give you my list of my best family portrait poses that are guaranteed to get a relaxed smile out of any family member.
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How to Get Your Kids to Look Into the Camera

Family posed for article on how to get your kids to look into the camera

I can’t take credit for this, but at a recent family portrait with the O’Donovan family, Rory revealed to me the ultimate lesson in how to get your kids to look into the camera. I’ll be using this little tip for every family portrait going forward. A tiny trick for maximum camera eye contact in today’s blog post.

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New Family Portrait Packages to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Photo of father and baby in Battery Park by NYC family portrait photographer, Kelly Williams

Happy mother’s day to all the moms out there (including my own)!  As usual, I am always a day late with major holidays.  In keeping with this tradition, my mother gets to celebrate with her presents tomorrow, since I mailed everything to her in Florida on Friday.  (It’s the thought that counts, no???)

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Luca Turns Two!

Little Luca had one of the most exciting days of his young life yesterday — he turned two!  After a day spent playing in the pillows and blowing bubbles, the family enjoyed cupcakes and then had an adventure running the streets of New York (well, the sidewalks).  Happy birthday, Luca!

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