Bellies and Babies will inspire readers with its captivating portraits throughout the book and covers the basics of photography such as the rules of composition, exposing images correctly, using camera controls, and the essentials of printing.
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) August 06, 2013
Photography captures moments that last a life time. A mother carrying her child for nine months may want to capture her baby bump each month. Once the baby is born, parents treasure their child’s first innocent smile, first tooth, and first stumbling step. Parents turn to professional photography to collect memories of their infants’ firsts and as a result, maternity and newborn photography are growing trends many photographers are interested in pursuing. Professional photographer and Canon Explorer of Light, Sandy Puc’ shares her maternity and newborn photography business tips in Bellies and Babies: The Business of Maternity and Newborn Photography (Wiley; ISBN: 978-1-118-40750-9; $34.99; August 2013).
Bellies and Babies will inspire readers with its captivating portraits throughout the book and covers the basics of photography such as the rules of composition, exposing images correctly, using camera controls, and the essentials of printing. Puc’ shares her business knowledge for running a newborn portrait studio and this thorough guide will help pave the way for many photographers breaking into the maternity and newborn photography industry.
Bellies and Babies features:
- Technical information about equipment, lighting, composition, camera settings, and printing
- Guidelines for how to make expectant mothers feel comfortable and attractive during the shoot, how to work with newborns, techniques for posing children younger than a year, tips on using props, and more
- Dozens of the author's maternity and newborn portraits
Bellies and Babies offers photographers both the information and ideas needed to successfully photograph expectant mothers and newborns. With comprehensive basics and step-by-steps instructions, photographers can feel comfortable branching out into this growing market.
Bellies and Babies: The Business of Maternity and Newborn Photography is now available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide in both print and all e-book formats. For a full list of retailers, visit http://www.wiley.com/buy/9781118407509 .
About the Author
Sandy Puc' holds the prestigious titles of Print Master and Explorer of Light from Canon USA and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Sandy is also a passionate educator, and she travels the world sharing her knowledge of the industry with other visual artist through Sandy Puc' Tours and numerous other professional engagements. In 2005, Sandy co-founded Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, a non-profit organization providing heirloom portraits for families who have babies who will not leave the hospital. With over 7,000 volunteer photographers working in over 25 countries, this important work is extending to families all over the world. Sandy lives in Littleton, Colorado with her wonderful children and her dog, Canon. For more information, visit her website at http://www.sandypuc.com.
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