With the advent of smartphones and hand-held tablet computers, taking photos and videos is easier than ever before. Infants and children seemingly have every moment of their lives recorded and posted on social media channels these days but there may be very few photos of older generations. The holidays are a perfect time to capture all of your family members to create lasting memories, so don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Even a few quick snaps are better than nothing but with just a little bit of planning, you can capture some memorable images.
In The New York Times article, How to Shoot a Photo to Remember, author Susan Seliger offers 15 tips specifically for photographing senior citizens, including “help your loved one get dressed for the occasion,” “bring in friends or other family members to engage with the person,” “get close” and “know when to eliminate or include the background.”
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