Working with children can be one of the most challenging endeavors a photographer is likely to face. In this book, you'll gain insight into the ways that fifteen photographers approach their children's portraiture. You'll learn a wide variety of tried-and-true strategies for helping kids warm up to the camera, building the lighting setup and portrait concept, selecting clothing, promoting your studio, and more. Each chapter is illustrated with images created by a single photographer, making this book a terrific creative resource as well as an educational tool. Sections on marketing will help you to sell your images, build your client base, and achieve your business objectives.
About the Author
- Choosing the right cameras, lenses, and equipment for the job
- Techniques for capturing priceless expressions
- Effective and evocative lighting strategies for young clients
- Winning the subject's cooperation and conducting an efficient session
- Presenting images to clients
- Popular products and product pricing
Lou Jacobs Jr. is the author of Amherst Media's Photographer's Lighting Handbook and Take Great Pictures: A Simple Guide. He has also contributed articles and images for many publications, including Popular Photography, Rangefinder, Modern Photography, Petersen's PhotoGraphic, Modern Maturity, and Campus Photo.
Publish Date: June 2007