John Wiley and Sons, Inc. today announced the publication of Photographing Families: Tips for Capturing Timeless Images (Wiley, 978-1-118-39170-9, March 2013, US $29.99), a guide for both professional and hobbyist photographers aiming to make family portraits the treasures they should be. Expert family photographer and author Michele Celentano shares her 23 years of experience that will save shutterbugs years of trial and error.
Always in demand, family photographs are a staple of both amateur and professional photography, but they also pose a unique set of photography challenges. Photographing Families guides photographers around common pitfalls and helps them learn how to get top-quality shots every time. From getting families organized and directing the posing to managing large groups and impatient kids, this book reveals the secrets to help photographers capture the shot without relying on post-production to achieve perfection.
Celentano reveals the tips and techniques she uses for getting families prepared for a photo session, directing the poses, handling challenging personalities, creating memorable settings and how to make subjects lighter and younger with tried and true camera techniques. Whether a professional seeking to advance their knowledge or the family's designated picture-taker, readers will benefit from these professional tips.
For any amateur or professional photographer looking to capture family portraits that transform into works of art, Photographing Families: Tips for Capturing Timeless Images provides the know-how and is backed up by over 20 years of experience from Canon Explorer of Light photographer, Michele Celentano. The book is now available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide in both print and all e-book formats. For a list of retailers, visit http://www.wiley.com/buy/9781118391709.
About the Author
Michele Celentano was awarded her Craftsmen Degree from the Professional Photographers of America and the Accolade of Photographic Mastery from Wedding and Portrait Photographers International. Her artwork has been published in literary works such as Rangefinder, American Photographer, Shutterbug and Studio Photography. Michele is one of an elite group of photographers to be contracted by Canon USA to represent their company as a spokesperson for the Explorers of Light program. Only 50 photographers nationwide hold this honor. Michele has been featured in numerous advertisements for Canon and their professional line of cameras. In addition to running her portrait business full time, Michele continues to travel internationally to teach and lecture on the subject of professional photography. Visit her website to learn more about her seminars and workshops as well as to view her beautiful images http://www.michelecelentano.com.