Photographing the Child: Natural Light Techniques for Beautiful, Profitable Portraits (Paperback)
Packed full of useful tips, techniques, and information for both the hobbyist and the professional photographer, this book is an invaluable resource for developing the craft of child photography. Beginning with how to handle children as subjects, it discusses such topics as interacting with children, how to avoid tantrums, letting personality dictate the photo session, and how to capture expressions that parents want. It then explores what good light is, how to find it, how to use it, and how to pose a child in it, as well as exposure, posing, and design fundamentals. Each subject is covered from beginner to advanced level in child photography, so parents and professionals alike will find helpful information. From traditional portraits to lifestyle ones, this book covers all the necessary knowledge for capture stunning images of children.
Jennifer George is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in a variety of magazines, including American Photo, Forbes, Professional Photographer, Ranch & Coast, Rangefinder, and Shutterbug. She is the author of The Art of Pregnancy Photography and The Digital Photographer's Guide to Natural-Light Family Portraits. She lives in San Diego, California.