We’ve all been stuck for gift ideas from time to time. You may have fussy members of your family who are difficult to buy for, or those people who just have everything already. So how do you come up with a creative and original gift idea? Baby portraits are the answer, and a gift that will transcend through time, reminding the family of how much your little one has grown.
The best kinds of presents are usually the ones that mean something, but are unique and individual too. Baby portraits are brilliant because you can have many different pictures taken and placed in many different settings, such as larger frames or smaller frames, meaning that they’re versatile as they can be placed anywhere in the house.
It also means that you can give this gift to almost every member of your family. Most professional photo places offer deals on large orders of pictures, so you’ll actually save money instead of buying everyone a different present.
Do It Yourself
If you’re on a bit of a budget and need a way to give great gifts, but without blowing the bank, then why don’t you simply take the photos of your baby or children yourself and buy inexpensive frames that still look professional? Another way to make this gift unique and personal without spending a lot of money is to buy cheaper frames and get your kids to decorate them. It’s hard to turn down a gift that a child has added sequins and love hearts to.
A great idea if you’re strapped for cash is to get the family together, especially if you’re buying a gift for mum or dad, and all put your money in for a professional baby shoot. This means you’ll get some really excellent images and won’t have to fork out.
Not only will they have pictures of your beautiful children on their walls, they could also have some fantastic artwork too. Nowadays, it’s easy to create amazing special effects and techniques on your images, whether you do it through a professional company or simply have a go yourself on your home computer.
Smartphones are brilliant in the fact that they allow you to create many different effects in the click of a button and you can simply upload your picture and print and go. Baby portraits are amazing on their own, but by adding something a bit different, they become even more unique and interesting.
We are all given gifts from time to time that we really don’t appreciate or simply aren’t interested in. There aren’t many people out there who could say that they aren’t interested in pictures of their grandchildren or nieces and nephews. The brilliant thing about baby portraits is that they transcend throughout the years and offer joy and happiness to older relatives. They’ll always be reminded of how cute and adorable their now teenage grandchildren used to be and your gift will definitely be appreciated.
David is a lover of photography and enjoys spending his time taking pictures of the countryside and wildlife.