Turn everyday photos intostunning works of art, with thisessential guide to photography Featuring gorgeous phographs takn by the members the photography industry's largest social network of female photographers, Clickin Moms,this accessible and gift-worthy guide providesboth the inspiration and skills every photographer needs tocapture life's beautiful moments as frameable pieces of artfrom breakfasts to birthday parties and first steps to first days of school. With big, bold images paired with short, easy-to-follow tips progressing from elementary to advanced, this book is perfect for amateurs and professionals alike, covering equipment, composition, posing, low light, natural light, black and white, still life, and lifestyle photography. Assignments for experimenting with lighting and shooting locations round out the chapters, and advice based on photographs from over 100 contributors include these priceless suggestions: *; Channel the old masterspainters such as Rembrandt and DaVinci are great inspiration *; Anticipate emotionwatch for laughter and surprise *; Embrace harsh lighting, backlighting, dappled sunlight and shade and use them to your advantage *; Emphasize texture and seek out patternsrepetition can be striking and bold *; Shoot from unexpected anglessometimes the best shot is from below, behind, or above Clickin Moms is contributing 100 percent of the royalties fromCapture the Momentto the Ronald McDonald House, which provides accommodation for the families of seriously ill or injured children near the facility where a child is hospitalized.From the Hardcover edition.
Capture the Moment
The Modern Photographer's Guide to Finding Beauty in Everyday and Family Life