10 secrets for taking better pictures of babies and toddlers ...

DREW BITTEL, NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY:

"If you've photographed babies and toddlers before, you know it's not easy. It requires skill, but, more importantly, it requires patience. Lots and lots of patience.

"I enjoy photographing toddlers because it is such a challenge. You never know what you are going to get. I typically go into my sessions with a game plan; however, toddlers typically have plans of their own. Toddlers are energetic, wild, spirited, and so expressive. It is a great age to capture if you know the right tricks to do so."

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