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Tamron Lenses for Newborn Photography

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Whether you’re a professional photographer looking to expend your portfolio or you’re an amateur photographer and expecting a child you want to get gorgeous shots to share with friends and family. Newborn photography can be a challenging venture if you aren’t used to working with families and children. Having the proper gear to achieve those breathtaking shots of the little beauties ensures there’s one less thing to focus on, but it can be difficult to tell which lens is perfect for this job.

The good news is that Tamron USA has designed superior lenses to take your newborn photography to a whole new level. Read on to learn more.

First off, it is essential to remember that newborn photography is a bit different from other disciplines of photography that often focus on bigger subjects. Newborns are tiny, so you have to get closer to them. This means you should get lenses that are good for close-up shots. And that is where Tamron lenses with their great close-up capabilities come in handy.

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Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 (A063)

The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 G2 for Sony mirrorless cameras provides uncompromising optical performance throughout the entire zoom range and has an excellent maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.7 with a great working distance of 7.1” at 28mm. That means you can get as close as you want to your subject while still capturing the background, allowing you to get amazing close-ups of babies. Another big advantage of this lens is its ability to be customized for your perfect shooting preferences with Tamron’s new Tamron Lens Utility™.

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Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (A032)

For the DSLR shooter, the Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 delivers outstanding image quality right down to the detail of the subject’s skin and clothing. It’s versatile range let’s you shoot a variety of images from close-ups to beautiful parent and child photographs.

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Tamron 35mm F/1.4 Di USD (F045)

The Tamron F045 lets you get close to your subject and create images with beautiful bokeh, ensuring all the focus is on the adorable little bundle of joy.

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Tips for Capturing Exquisite Newborn Photographs

Now that you know the perfect Tamron lenses for newborn photography, let's go over some tips on using your lens to capture the most stunning shots of newborns.

● Hold the baby's attention: The critical element of capturing nice shots is grabbing the baby's attention. So, engage the kid by smiling, talking, and making sounds that resonate with them. Using toys such as rattles are also a great way captivate a newborn.

If you notice they are paying attention to what you're doing, then go ahead and take those perfect, timely shots. However, remember that kids are overly sensitive and get irritated quickly, so don't overdo the cheering and always engage the parent.

● Undress to impress: Another way to attain great shots is to undress the baby during the photo sessions. However, ensure the room is relatively warm to keep the baby comfortable and in a good mood.

● Start the session softly: Since you're new to the baby, it's essential to try not to scare them. So don’t go right in to taking photos, get to know the baby and give them time to know you too.

A lot is going on, so let them get used to the new environment and things around the room. The fact that you're new to them and holding a "big" camera can scare the baby, and if this happens, you may not have the opportunity to get any shots at all.

Shop These Tamron Lenses Today for Amazing Newborn Photographs

If you're searching for the best lenses for newborn photography, a Tamron lens is a great choice. Find an authorized Tamron dealer near you and get your perfect piece today. You can also give us a call at 631-858-8400 for any inquiries.

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