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Trisha J. Sprekelmeyer

Hospital Photograhpy

I have an opportunity to photograph babies in the NICU center at a local hospital. I want to get the BEST photos I can of these sweet sick babies. Any suggestions of lighting, props, angles would be ever so helpful. Iím so excited to be able to shoot these picture. Please, any suggestions would be great and very helpful. They will all be done inside the hospital under florescent light. I have a Canon Xsi and Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8 SP XR ZL Di LD Aspherical (IF) and speedlight. Thank You!

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3/28/2010 12:15:40 PM

Gregory LaGrange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/11/2003
  I don't think you'll be able to take the babies out of the incubator, or what ever that transparent, enclosed thing is that they keep premies and the like in.
I also don't think they'll want you to use any flashes. Just room light.
There's plenty of companies that do the same thing. Since the mortality of nicu babies can be so high, the object is to get a keepsake picture. And usually add some kind of framing stuff to it. Like the scrap booking stuff that moms love to do.

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3/28/2010 7:05:32 PM

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