Packed with practical techniques that both inform and inspire, this professional guidebook to photographing children of all ages--from infants to teenagers--presents new strategies to maximize client cooperation and ensure smooth sessions. The entire child-based photographic process is addressed, including proper equipment selection, physical and behavioral controls for young subjects, working with black-and-white exposures, and using light to capture fast-moving subjects. Updated to include new software techniques--such as PhotoShop CS4--newly released hardware, and innovations in marketing and social networking, this collection of essential guidance and stunning images helps any photographer capture extraordinary, memorable portraits of children.
About the Author
Bill Hurter is the editor of AfterCapture and Rangefinder magazines and the author of numerous photography books, including The Best of Wedding Photojournalism, The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Posing, and The Portrait Photographer's Handbook. He lives in West Covina, California.