Take the snapshot one step further--give it the professional touch. Award-winning portrait photographer Annabel Williams shares her secrets for capturing a moment in time in a way that's flattering to the subject but still totally natural. Her simple, effective techniques for developing your eye, shooting on location, indoor and outdoor lighting, and especially working with children are invaluable to amateur and professional alike. Discover how to approach a photo session--set up backgrounds, employ props, pick the right look for your subjects, and put them at ease in front of the camera--and how to edit the results. Packed with practical tips, inspirational advice, and hundreds of dazzling color and black-and-white portraits, this "shooting course" will help you make everyone you photograph look and feel like a model.