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Photojojo offers this great idea for an alternative kid shot:Step One: Position your friend behind you and the child in front, with your friend holding the camera above your arms and pointing it down toward the child. Select a slow-ish shutter speed of 1/15 sec to blur the background.Step Two: Spin!Step Three: Once our giddy little subject is aloft, advise your friend to start snapping.Step Four: Review your photos, and repeat as necessary.—Kathleen DavisAssistant Editor

Photojojo offers this great idea for an alternative kid shot:
Step One: Position your friend behind you and the child in front, with your friend holding the camera above your arms and pointing it down toward the child. Select a slow-ish shutter speed of 1/15 sec to blur the background.
Step Two: Spin!
Step Three: Once our giddy little subject is aloft, advise your friend to start snapping.
Step Four: Review your photos, and repeat as necessary.
—Kathleen Davis
Assistant Editor

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