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Kelsh presents more than 40 new picture-taking scenarios—the types that fill everyone's photo albums. Whether capturing milestones such as graduations or weddings, or the unexpected occurrence, such as a beautiful sunset ...
Kelsh presents more than 40 new picture-taking scenarios—the types that fill everyone's photo albums. Whether capturing milestones such as graduations or weddings, or the unexpected occurrence, such as a beautiful sunset or a pet in a funny pose, Kelsh's readers will learn to make images they can be proud of.
Each spread addresses one photo idea, with simple techniques and tips explained using a "predictable amateur photo" compared to the same image improved by professional wisdom. A special 8-page gatefold demonstrates "how to photograph a vacation." These are the photo-ops of our daily lives and, mundane or special, they represent what everyone really wants to know: how to take a picture of a group of friends, how to photograph a private moment, and even how to take a good picture of something you want to sell on eBay.
Special attention is paid to the growing number of people working with point-and-shoot digital cameras. Kelsh has photographed the entire book with one and he includes advice on how to use it as well as image storage for the digital family album.
You've photographed Baby and Family. It's time for the rest of your life in How to Photograph Your Life.
About the Author:
Nick Kelsh is a professional photographer who lives in Philadelphia. His photographs have appeared in numerous national magazines, and he has been a regular contributor to the Day in the Life series, including the recently published A Day in the Life of Africa. In addition to How to Photograph Your Baby and How to Photograph Your Life, he collaborated with writer Anna Quindlen to create the best-selling Naked Babies and Siblings.
Posted February 7, 2007
This book will change how you think of photography! It's a quick read filled with easy to understand information which is demonstrated with beautiful photographs. Whether your pictures are for fun, art, scrapbooking, or documentation, Kelsh has practical, useful tips on how to make your photos more enjoyable and the process more fun.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.