Shooting Stylish Portraits of New Arrivals
Want to take “wow” pictures of babies that rival those in glossy magazines? With guidance on every aspect of creating stylish images – from finding alternative angles and unusual poses, through editing, enhancement, and presentation – this book will broaden your creative horizons. There’s specific advice on taking great photos at every stage of a new life, from pregnancy through to milestones such as the first birthday and first steps. The author shares his hard-won experience of capturing youngsters’ full range of expressions – from love to sadness, play to concentration. Intriguing photos illustrate how a change in cameras can dramatically affect the end result. Where the photography has had a little help from Photoshop, there are step-by-step instructions making it easy to reproduce the same look. Finally there is a comprehensive chapter on displaying your pictures to best effect – as prints, on the internet, or even as an interactive DVD. Whatever your level of expertise with a camera, this book will help you look at baby and child photography in a new, fresh way. Be inspired.