How to Take Great Family Photos by Cathy Joseph, Angela Hampton
Everyone enjoys taking or looking at great family photos. It's wonderful to have an enduring record of cherished moments like a baby's first steps, a daughter's wedding, or the children having fun on vacation. Why is it that, all too often, the excitement of picking up our pictures from the processors is followed by a wave of disappointment? You really do not have to be an expert to take effective pictures. You simply need to learn a few basics and take time to practice them. Whatever camera you own, whether it's a compact or an SLR, film or digital, this essential guide to taking great family photos offers easy-to-follow advice on getting the kind of shots you always wanted, including practical exercises to improve your technique and measure your success. And once the pictures are taken, there are top tips on organizing and displaying your photographs so that your precious memories last forever.