Time to Cut the Cheese! No really, stop saying it if you want to get some real photos of children, and not just their "picture face". Natalie Norton illustrates her point with some fantastic photographs of children.
Natalie Norton writes:
I have exactly one rigid, non-negotiable rule for myself as a photographer: I don’t shoot fake smiles. Period. I want to photograph what’s real, authentic, alive. Not only is approaching sessions from this space a million times more satisfying for me as an artist (and a human being), but it completely changes my subject’s experience (for the better) as well.
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