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If you just can't put the camera down when the kids are around, you're a card-carrying member of the mamarazzi. Chronicling childhood in photos is meaningful, fun—and sometimes, frustrating enough to make you turn to cupcakes for comfort. How do professional photographers do it?
One of them tells you in this book. Here are professional secrets for getting great photos of kids — pictures that not only capture childhood's magical moments, but also the singular nature of your child's personality. Charge up your camera battery and start reading!
What every mom with a camera should know
Techniques for capturing genuine expressions instead of cheesy smiles
Tips for every age and stage — yes, even toddlers and teens!
Photography basics — composition, lighting, exposure, focus, and white balance
Camera settings and lenses, plus techniques you can use with any type of camera
Why the experience matters more than the perfect shot
Effects you can create with different lighting techniques
How to pick ideal locations for taking pictures
Simple editing tips to make your photos even better
Its easy to read and has great examples throughout.
I still needed to consult with my owner's manual to learn specifics on some things, but all that I wanted to learn about lighting, ect. is in this book.
I would highly recommend this book to moms and / or bloggers who are looking to better their photography.
This book was well written and easy to follow - I now have lots of ideas to try! Perfect for the beginner who wants a little more in-depth information.Published 7 months ago by ccm
This was definitely such a fun book to look through! I am a professional photographer and lifestyle blogger ( at comesincolours.blogspot. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Gillian Herrle
Great tips for moms who want to photograph their children. Gives lots of tips and tricks. Great job! Thank youPublished 9 months ago by Mommy3
It is a great book for parents who want to take great photos for the kids. Other than the standard techniques such as speed and lighting etc, author gives lots of tips and ideas... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Faye Wong
Great reference book to go to for camera basics. It also has some advanced stuff for those that already know how to take good pictures and just need to take their pictures to the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Clinton Porter
I bought this as a gift for my mom. She had purchased it for my aunt and was tempted to keep it herself!
It was a hit. Great book. Very colorful and descriptive.
Unfortunately I spent money on a book that genuinely does not help me take better pictures at all. I did not find anything beyond obvious in this book. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Mama Photog
I really enjoyed this book. It has tons of helpful info for an amateur or parent photographer. It simplifies a lot of the highly technical camera terminology as well as offering... Read morePublished on January 24, 2013 by cree