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Learn To Capture The Image Of Childhood
Watching children forges a link to our own childhood memories, making us long to freeze the moment. While digital technology has made acceptable photos easy to achieve, this book is about taking exceptional ones — preserving the essence of childhood.
"I hope that in this book you find inspiration and encouragement to follow any urges you have had to make photographs that capture the spirit of a child."
— GINNY FELCH
Learn to trust your instincts and your own unique vision
Discover how to create beautiful photographs in a variety of lighting situations
Sharpen your observation skills and learn how to involve your subjects
Understand what equipment is right for you
Get great results when working with any age group
Creative ideas on how to take frame-worthy photographs of children and family
Presenting a fresh approach to photographing children in portraits as well as candid situations, these project-oriented chapters teach readers core photographic techniques by using helpful examples and instructions. Readers learn how to photograph in natural environments, with natural light, elegance, and sensitivity.
While digital technology has made acceptable photos easy to achieve, this book is about taking exceptional photos that preserve the essence of childhood.Youll learn to trust your instincts and your own unique vision and discover how to create beautiful photographs in a variety of lighting situations, all while sharpening your observation skills and learning how to involve your subjects. Plus, insightful tips on understanding what equipment is right for you will help you get great results when working with any age group.
About the Author
received a Brownie camera as a child, and her fascination with photography was born. She has earned acclaim for her children's portraits, several outstanding exhibitions, lectures, and magazine photos.
Allison Tyler Jones specializes in portraits of children and family relationships at her Arizona studio. She has co-authored two other photography books and is a respected lecturer on photography.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Art of Photographing Children.
Chapter 2: The Look of a Photograph.
Chapter 3: Seeing the Light.
Chapter 4: Manipulating the Light.
Chapter 5: Composing Photographs.
Chapter 6: What's Your Style?
Chapter 7: Evoking Expression and Emotion.
Chapter 8: Ages, Stages, and Groups.
Chapter 9: Equipment for the Children's Photographer.
Chapter 10: Post-Production and Presentation.