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Search is on for America's Most Photogenic Baby in Detroit

Posted at 11:59 AM, Oct 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-10 12:34:33-04

(WXYZ) — The search is on for America's most photogenic baby, and photographers are coming to Oakland Mall in Troy on Friday through Sunday to see if they can make a baby in metro Detroit famous.

Winners of the contest have appeared in films, commercials, national newspapers and magazines, on Broadway, and even on Oprah!

It's open for infants through kids age 6 and they may participate in 4 categories: beautiful, comical, fashionable and precious.

The event has raised more than $4.5 million for affiliated children hospitals, and in Detroit, proceeds will benefit Beaumont Children's Hospital.

To register, bring your child to Oakland Mall from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday or Saturday, or 12 p.m. to 5 p.m on Sunday. It costs $35 to enter and includes 8x10 color contestant display photos.

For more information, visit https://www.photogenicbaby.com/

TIPS FOR PARENTS

1. Be sure your child is well rested and well fed.
2. Bring along a favorite toy, treat, or person to dis tract your child.
3. Don't get caught up in the quest for "the BIG smile".
4. Whoever is bringing the child to the photoshoot should relax and HAVE FUN!!!