STEP 1: So, you’ve invested in a camera, and then the fear kicks in. Like any new relationship, there will be a period of vulnerability and uncertainty. Courage, dear parents: once you get to know your new toy, the rest will be history!
STEP 2: Purchase this book, The Authentic Portrait, and you’ll quickly learn just how capable you are of taking beautiful photographs.
STEP 3: Salute the months (maybe years) of unsavory photo attempts and the dreaded proclamation: “Cheese!” goodbye. Footnote: cheese should only be eaten.
Many moments warrant a capture. From the quietly profound ones (your infant calmly sleeping) to the overtly important 1st birthdays — know that this guide will enable you to be the expert you’ve been longing to be.
Here’s what The Authentic Portrait will do for you:
-A deeper understanding of the very basics of camera use. This is ideal for total beginners and perfect as a refresher for those already familiar.
-Discover the world (and magic!) of natural light. Once this secret weapon is revealed to you, your likes and social media following will increase. Trust us!
-Learn the tools to make a photograph. Think framing, perspective and beyond.
-Tips on how to curb the kids’ movements while using your newly acquired camera skills. Yes, my friends, this is possible.
-You marvel at your new know-how…but what happens next? Get the low down on culling, printing ideas, and printer recommendations.