I’ll say, “hold still, stand straight, and just smile.” And he’ll say, “Ok!” and go…like this.
And Oliver is notoriously cranky when the camera comes out. He’ll be all smiley and happy and as soon as he sees that flashing square thing come out he frowns and looks away or tries to escape. Anyway…I’ve found the secret to success. Treats! Everybody wins. (even if it means a few crumbs on their lips and stuffed cheeks!)