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Acclaimed photographer Me Ra Koh shows new parents how to capture the story of their baby’s first year with 40 easy ”photo recipes” anyone can do, with any camera.
Your Baby in Pictures
The New Parents’ Guide to
Photographing Your Baby’s First Year
By Me Ra Koh
The first year of a child’s life is full of precious, fleeting moments, from sleepy newborn yawns to wobbly first steps. In YOUR BABY IN PICTURES: The New Parents’ Guide to Photographing Your Baby’s First Year (Amphoto Books, on-sale March 15, 2011, $19.99) acclaimed photographer (and mom) Me Ra Koh inspires new parents, grandparents, and aspiring photographers with easy, step-by-step photo recipes for capturing these developmental milestones and very special moments.
In this sweet, inspiring book, Me Ra Koh empowers parents to capture the story of their baby’s first year with 40 easy “photo recipes” anyone can do, with any camera. It includes a section on the mistakes most parents make, as well as tips from the pros and “Me Ra-style” explanations intended to demystify the technical side of photography. But this book isn’t just about technique; Me Ra speaks from the heart, one parent to another, in a warm, inspiring voice. With humorous and moving anecdotes from her own family, she hopes to encourage parents to celebrate every moment of their child’s life.
With easy-to-digest chapters organized by 3-month age groups, YOUR BABY IN PICTURES is a must-have for any doting mommy, daddy, or grandparent. Me Ra Koh’s adorable images and helpful tips show us how easy taking great photos can be and reveal to us the techniques she has perfected as a writer, a photographer, and a mom.
About the Author
ME RA KOH loves cameras, kids, and parents, and spends her life bringing them together. Her work and photo recipes have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Lifetime Television, VH1, and she is a regular guest contributor to The Nate Berkus Show on NBC. She is proud to be one of Sony’s Artisans of Imagery, as well as host of her annual SOAR! Scholarship for aspiring women photographers. You can find her at www.merakoh.com.
YOUR BABY IN PICTURES
The New Parents’ Guide to Photographing Your Baby’s First Year
By Me Ra Koh
Amphoto Books / March 15, 2011
$19.99 / 978-0-8174-0003-3