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At certain momentson a trip, on a holiday, or during those first weeks of parenthood, for examplehave you ever wished you were a National Geographic photographer? In this unique guide, staff photographer Joel Sartore takes the mystery out of making extraordinary pictures of kids with a hilarious tour through his own family albums. Sartore’s photographs delight and inspire, from the first moments a newborn enters the house to Halloween parades, from visits with family and friends to fireworks on the Fourth of July. Easy-to-follow tips and instructions make the creative process simple, helping parents approach photography in a whole new way. Digital photographers will appreciate tips on editing techniques, album innovations, archiving methods, and printing. Sartore’s charisma and humor make learning a pure delight.
Unlike competitive titles, Photographing Your Family is lavishly illustrated to show the many ways to make pictures, how Sartore captured these images specifically, and the philosophies a world-class photographer brings to his work at homewith emphasis on the contributions that relatives, friends, and pets can make to the story that is family.
Early childhood is a fleeting time that parents and grandparents go to great lengths to capture in photos. This book will appeal to a vast audience: families who want to create memorable albums, parents with new babies, and everyone who wants to give a truly unique and useful family gift.
|Publisher:||National Geographic Society|
|Series:||National Geographic Photography Field Guides Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.55(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.46(d)|
About the Author
Joel Sartore has spent the last 14 years on assignment for National Geographic magazine and has also worked for Time, Life, and Sports Illustrated. His books include Nebraska, Face to Face with Grizzlies, and, in collaboration with Douglas Chadwick, The Company We Keep. He has been featured on NPR and CBS Sunday Morning, and was recently the subject of the PBS documentary, At Close Range.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
My wife bought me this book as I love taking pictures of the grand children. Very good advises, very helpful, and easy to follow. A must for a family photograph. By the way, the author has a lecture with the Great Courses that I have. He is a very good teacher.