I think by now everyone who reads my blog knows how much I adore taking pictures, but they should also know that I love the e-books developed by Digital Photography School. Today they just announced a new e-book that is perfect for anyone who wants to take awesome pictures of kids.
Take Gorgeous Photos of Your Kids
Author Rachel Devine explores her unique approach to the photography of children in seven charmingly illustrated chapters:
- THINK: Forget the “spray-and-pray” approach to kid photography, and learn to spot better opportunities to capture young ones experiencing everyday life.
- PREPARE: With the right equipment on hand, and an understanding of essential photography concepts—from shot setup, to styling and safety—you’ll be ready to have some serious fun taking fabulous kids photos.
- SMILE: Consciously develop your intuitive skills to ensure making photos is fun for kids of all ages and personality types—and for the photographer, too!
- REFINE: Learn the photo processing tricks and techniques that’ll ensure every photo in your album, and on your wall, is truly unforgettable.
- RESEARCH: Experiment with different styles and equipment, so you so you never miss a chance to capture a special moment, at any time, in any setting.
- PUSH: Expand your creative boundaries with a series of practical challenges, each of which shows you new ways to make more evocative shots.
- LOOK: Get inside the heads of five extremely innovative kids photographers, and benefit from their personal tips and advice.
This inspirational ebook is more than just a starting point—it’s a detailed resource you’ll come back to again and again as your photography practice and family grow.
About the Author
Rachel Devine has been honing her craft since she got her first camera at the age of fourteen. She started photoblogging about her own three kids on Flicker as Sesame Ellis in 2004, opened Rachel Devine Photography in 1995 and today shoots commercially in the children’s industry. She has a booking on photographing life scheduled for release in 2012.
Currently Click! How to take gorgeous photos of your kids is $19.99 (30% off). So get your copy today and start taking amazing pictures of those adorable kids.