Author: Koh, Me Ra
Publisher: Amphoto Books
Release Date: 2011-04-05
Capture the story of your baby’s first year! The first twelve months of your child’s life are full of precious, fleeting moments, from sleepy newborn yawns to first smiles and wobbly first steps. Why entrust your memories to hastily taken snapshots—or worse yet, none at all? Let professional photographer (and mom) Me Ra Koh help you capture the moments with 40 beautiful “photo recipes” anyone can do, with any camera. Telling your baby’s story in pictures has never been easier! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Koh, Me Ra
Publisher: Amphoto Books
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Photography tips for moms and dads on how to take everyday portraits of children Celebrated photographer and best-selling author Me Ra Koh provides step-by-step instruction on photographing your family and taking pictures of your child. As a companion book to Your Baby in Pictures, Your Child in Pictures helps you learn to capture your child's special moments with 40 beautiful “photo recipes” that anyone can do, with any camera. From first haircuts to first days of school, from snuggly teddy bears to favorite dress-up clothes, the toddler and childhood years are full of precious days that disappear all too soon. What parent doesn’t yearn to freeze the memory of their 2-year-old’s chubby cheeks, or their 6-year-old’s toothless grin? From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Nick Kelsh
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Release Date: 2009-05-01
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. --from publisher description.
Author: Stacy Wasmuth
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Release Date: 2011-05-04
Calling all mamarazzis! Every camera-toting mom will want this guide! Moms, if you can't seem to take enough great photos of the children in your life, this is the book for you. Now you can learn how to photograph children with the style, clarity, color, and beauty you see in professional photographs. This fun guide combines humor with solid know-how to show you how to compose shots, handle cameras from basic compacts to advanced dSLRs, take portraits or candids, create prints that impress, and even work with kids! Packed with beautiful examples and written in a down-to-earth style from one mom to another, this book will help mamarazzis everywhere take better photos. Moms are one of the fastest-growing segments of the camera-toting demographic, and the blogosphere has a term for them, mamarazzis Mixes information, inspiration, and fun for women who want to take better photographs of the children in their lives Explains how to set up a camera and use the controls on basic compacts up to advanced dSLR cameras Covers shot composition, determining settings, exposing images correctly, the essentials of printing images, how to process for clear and bright color, and more Includes stunning examples of portraits and candids of children Become a better mamarazzi with this fun and informative guide!
Author: Sandy Puc'
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Learn to master the art of maternity and newborn photography Maternity and newborn photography is an exciting new photographic specialty with a growing market. In this book by professional photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Sandy Puc, you will find both information and inspiration. This book covers technical aspects such as equipment, lighting techniques, and composition, but also examines the human side of the equation: how to make moms comfortable during the shoot, tips on photographing newborns, suggestions for props and poses for children under a year of age, and much more. Additionally, it will include business strategies for photographers who are looking to expand into this bourgeoning market. Addresses what photographers need to know to venture into this popular specialty Provides technical information about equipment, lighting, composition, camera settings, and printing Explains how to make expectant mothers feel comfortable and attractive during the shoot, how to work with newborns, techniques for posing children younger than a year, tips on using props, and more Illustrated with dozens of the author's maternity and newborn portraits Bellies and Babies: The Art of Maternity and Newborn Photography offers photographers both the information and ideas they need to successfully photograph expectant mothers and newborns.
Author: Michal Heron
Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.
Release Date: 2005
A guide to photographing children and babies presents hundreds of both classic and creative ideas--from the first day on earth to the first day of college--as well as tips for getting children to cooperate. Original.
Author: Melanie East
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Photographing newborns is a uniquely special experience and capturing the beauty of a newborn baby requires specific skills. In this practical book, Melanie East, one of the UK's leading newborn photographers, shares her secrets, from preparing for the newborn session through to post-production work. Advice is given on posing newborn babies using tried and tested techniques, while emphasizing the baby's safety at all times. Also Melanie gives clear instruction on choosing and using equipment near babies. Supported by her inspiring images, it is invaluable reading for photographers new to the genre, as well as professionals wishing to hone their skills. Contents: Advice on posing newborn babies using tried and tested techniques, while emphasizing the baby's safety at all times; Clear instruction on choosing and using equipment near babies; Tips on lighting, textures and tones, and using props to create interest in the newborn portrait; Ideas for taking beautiful and enchanting images that parents will adore. This practical book will be of special interest to family and portrait photographers and is beautifully illustrated with 153 colour photographs.
Author: Koh, Me Ra
Publisher: Amphoto Books
Release Date: 2014-08-12
From leading photography expert Me Ra Koh, "The Photo Mom," comes the book for parents with little to no photography experience who want to capture better portraits and photos of their families using any camera. What parent doesn’t want to capture the perfectly imperfect joy of family life through photos? From holidays and vacations to portraits and shared moments, celebrated photographer (and mom) Me Ra Koh not only helps moms and dads take better photos, but inspires them to discover photography as a way to connect with, cherish, and celebrate their family. With forty beautiful “photo recipes” anyone can follow—with any camera—preserving your family’s story has never been easier! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Mayo Clinic
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Health & Fitness
Becoming a new parent is both exhilarating and overwhelming. Being thrust into a new world of responsibility for a tiny human being can leave you feeling unprepared for the task. Now, Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year gives the clear guidance new parents are looking for from the trusted experts at Mayo Clinic. This easy-to-use yet comprehensive how-to manual provides answers and explanations to the questions and concerns of new parents. From baby-care basics to month-by-month development to common illnesses to health and safety, this book covers it all. There’s also a wealth of tips and advice for couples coping with the many changes to daily life that come with parenthood, as well as full-color photography and graphics throughout the book. The companion book to Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, this is the second in a series of parenting guides by Mayo Clinic’s pediatric experts who, as active parents, can personally relate to the joys and challenges of parenthood. Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year is a one-stop resource for caring for a newborn that all parents can trust. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mayo Clinic took root in farm fields near Rochester, Minn., in the late 1800s. It grew from the medical practice of a country doctor, William Worrall Mayo, and the partnership of his two sons, William J. and Charles H. Mayo – affectionately known as Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie. The brothers' innovative ideas and tireless work in learning and creating new surgical techniques attracted international attention. Physicians from around the world came to watch the Mayo brothers perform surgery. The Mayo brothers invited other doctors to join them, forming teams of medical experts. Today, Mayo Clinic – one of the world’s oldest and largest multispecialty group practices – comprises more than 45,000 physicians, scientists, nurses and other staff at its three locations in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale, Ariz., and its regional community-based health care practices.
Author: Kevin Nugent
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Genre: Family & Relationships
From an international expert on infant-parent communication, Your Baby Is Speaking To You is destined to become a parenting classic. Through intimate access to babies and their families, Dr. Kevin Nugent and acclaimed photographer Abelardo Morell capture the amazingly precocious communications strategies babies demonstrate from the moment they are born. Your Baby Is Speaking to You illustrates the full range of behaviors—early smiling to startling, feeding to sleeping, listening to your voice and recognizing your face. The newest research—including information on subtle and fleeting behaviors not seen or explained in any other book—illuminates the meaning of the things babies do that concern and delight new parents: – the language of yawning – the rich range of cries, and how to understand their meanings – baby’s earliest “sleep smiles” and sleep states, and what they signify Your Baby Is Speaking To You delivers the information parents crave in gentle, accessible style while giving parents the confidence they need to respond to their own baby’s way of communicating during the very first astonishing days and the months beyond.
Ready to Capture Your Story with Beautiful Photos? Let professional photographers Rachel Devine and Peta Mazey show you how to use that fancy DSLR to photograph the story of your life, from falling in love and having a baby, to the everyday moments that are no less precious. You’ll learn: • Common beginner mistakes and how to avoid them • How to take portraits of your children, friends, pets—even yourself • How to capture light to make your photos more dramatic • How to make colors pop, eyes sparkle, and skin tones more realistic • How to capture the uniqueness and wonder of your family, friends, and world After all, why trust your memories to regular snapshots when with just a little knowledge, you can create beautiful photographs? Be inspired to see the beauty around you, every day. From the Trade Paperback edition.
This simple guide shows those without a background in photography how to take the best possible pictures to capture the magic of their child's first year. With technical and artistic tips, this book demonstrates how to seize opportunities for endearing photos, as well as how to create them deliberately with a few simple props. Includes seventy photos.
After airing on the "Today Show" in September 2009, the photographers portraits of sleeping babies caused a national sensation. Here, their lens has captured newborns as they inhabit magical dreamscapes.