Photography tips for moms and dads on how to take everyday portraits of children
Celebrated photographer and best-selling author Me Ra Koh provides step-by-step instruction on photographing your family and taking pictures of your child. As a companion book to "Your Baby in Pictures," "Your Child in Pictures "helps you learn to capture your child's special moments with 40 beautiful "photo recipes" that anyone can do, with any camera.
From first haircuts to first days of school, from snuggly teddy bears to favorite dress-up clothes, the toddler and childhood years are full of precious days that disappear all too soon. What parent doesn't yearn to freeze the memory of their 2-year-old's chubby cheeks, or their 6-year-old's toothless grin?
About the Author
Me Ra Koh loves cameras, kids, and parents, and spends her time bringing them together. Her work and photo recipes have been featured on "The Oprah Winfrey Show, " Lifetime Television, Martha Stewart Living Radio, "The New York Times, Parenting, " and Babble.com. She was the regular guest photo expert on "The Nate Berkus Show" (NBC) for two years and currently hosts her own show, "Capture Your Story with Me Ra Koh," on Disney Junior TV. You can find her at merakoh.com.
Praise for Your Baby in Pictures
“Babies don’t take direction very well (if they did we should start by getting them to shush on airplanes), but Me Ra Koh has made a specialty of coaxing warm, memorable photos from infants, newborns and children.”
—The New York Times
“Tell your baby’s story in photos—wonderful, beautifully-shot photos. Professional photographer and mom, Me Ra Koh, shows you how to photograph your baby like a pro.”
“Aside from the gorgeous photos, you'll appreciate Me Ra Koh’s simple, smart advice that gives you everything from how to pose your wee ones to the best time of day and light for both a SLR camera as well as a point and shoot, all based on the age of your kids. . . . I really can't think of a more helpful shower gift for new parents, whether it’s their first or fourth baby.”
“Provides great step-by-step photo ideas and suggestions to help you document all the developmental milestones of your baby's first year.”
“This book is perfect for novice and intermediate photographers looking for expert advice and inspiration. . . . Beautiful photography, easy-to-follow language and no-fail photo how-tos make Your Baby in Pictures a must for new parents, grandparents and others looking to capture that precious first year of life like a pro.”
—Inside Edge magazine