- Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
- Publication Date: May 1, 2009
- Price: $29.95
- Trim Size: 9 x 10
- ISBN: 1-58479-749-5
- EAN: 9781584797494
- Page Count: 96
- Illustrations: 100 color photographs; 9 gatefolds
- Format: Hardcover
- Rights: World/All
Everyone who loves children—from new parents to excited grandparents—wants to take beautiful photographs of the babies in their lives, but they are often disappointed with the amateurish results. Renowned portrait photographer Nick Kelsh shows would-be shutterbugs how to successfully capture images of their kids in this accessible, easy-to-follow guide.
In this revised tenth-anniversary edition of STC's original book, Kelsh discusses digital photography for the first time, and through nine fold-out lessons, gives foolproof methods for mastering baby portraiture. Kelsh's three main concepts—get closer to your baby, find the right light, and take lots of photos—are illuminated by clear examples and clever sidebars. Also featured are creative ways to display your work and suggestions for unique photography projects. Parents and baby lovers everywhere will benefit from using these professional tips to create priceless photographs that will last a lifetime.
About the author
Nick Kelsh’s photographs have been featured on the covers of several books in the Day in the Life series and in numerous magazines. He collaborated with Anna Quindlen to create the bestselling books Naked Babies and Siblings, and is the author of five books for STC. He lives in Philadephia.