Children grow up so quickly, it is often difficult later in life to remember those little details that make parenthood so enjoyable and rewarding. Images that capture the joy of the birth and childhood can all be displayed in this delightful photographic treasury of a child's early years. Suitable for keeping pictures of both boys and girls, and presented in our new landscape format, this album is also an ideal gift for grandparents and godparents. Adding to the charm of this adorable photograph album is a satin ribbon.
Everyone with children -- from expectant parents to grandparents -- wants to take clear, beautiful photographs of their kids and, for the first time, Nick Kelsh shows them how to do it in this accessible, easy-to-follow guide. In his introduction, Kelsh explains his successful approach to baby portraiture and the techniques he has developed over the years. Then, through nine beautifully designed, fold-out lessons, photographers of all levels are given a foolproof method of mastering baby portraiture. Each accessible lesson includes instructions, dos and donts, visual examples of good and bad techniques, sidebars, and quick tips. Essential concepts covered include: mastering the close-up, utilizing natural light, ensuring agreeable and compliant subjects, and transforming locations throughout the home, or even the car, into studios for spontaneous photo shoots. Also featured are creative ways to display work and suggestions for unique photography projects. This invaluable book reveals how to capture the essence of your special baby using the tried and true techniques of a well-known professional.
Everyone who loves children--from new parents to excited grandparents--wants to take beautiful photographs of the babies in their lives, but they are often disappointed with the amateurish results. Renowned portrait photographer Nick Kelsh shows would-be shutterbugs how to successfully capture images of their kids in this accessible, easy-to-follow guide. In this revised tenth-anniversary edition of STC's original book, Kelsh discusses digital photography for the first time, and through nine fold-out lessons, gives foolproof methods for mastering baby portraiture. Kelsh's three main concepts--get closer to your baby, find the right light, and take lots of photos--are illuminated by clear examples and clever sidebars. Also featured are creative ways to display your work and suggestions for unique photography projects. Parents and baby lovers everywhere will benefit from using these professional tips to create priceless photographs that will last a lifetime.