The Parent's Guide to Photographing Children and Families: Simple Techniques for Beautiful Digital Portraits

The Parent's Guide to Photographing Children and Families: Simple Techniques for Beautiful Digital Portraits

by Kathleen Hawkins
     
 

Busy parents can still take expressive pictures of their family with this easy-to-use guide to digital family portraits. Capturing compelling moments will be easier and more frequent with basic tips for photographing fast-moving children and capturing a child's fleeting facial expressions. User-friendly techniques on lighting and composition are covered for candid

Overview

Busy parents can still take expressive pictures of their family with this easy-to-use guide to digital family portraits. Capturing compelling moments will be easier and more frequent with basic tips for photographing fast-moving children and capturing a child's fleeting facial expressions. User-friendly techniques on lighting and composition are covered for candid portraits, posed images, group shots, and scenic images, and a thorough overview of digital equipment use, image correction software, and ideas for family photo projects and gifts is included. For those interested in hiring a professional, this manual also offers advice on what preliminary questions to ask, how to ensure that the photographer and client have a shared vision, and how to budget for professional images.

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"[Covers] the basics of digital cameras and how to take great portraits, candids, and group photos."   —PC Photo

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584281610
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Series:
Digital Quick Guides Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Kathleen Hawkins is the president of an award-winning wedding and portrait photography studio in Orlando, Florida. She is the author of "Bride's Guide to Wedding Photography, Professional Marketing and Selling Techniques for Wedding Photographers, "and "Professional Techniques for Digital Wedding Photography." She lives in Altamonte Springs, Florida.

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