Elevate the Everyday: A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood from Focal Press will teach you how to unlock your creativity and document your everyday life with your family through the lens of your camera. Learn to focus on the beauty of ordinary moments. Elevate the everyday with inspirational ideas that will jumpstart your photographic energies and enable you to see your children and yourself in a new way.
Renowned photographer and blogger Tracey Clark teaches you how to use the tools to take moments and situations that might be easily overlooked and turn them into memorable and lasting photographs. With a host of creative ideas, technical tips, poignant stories of motherhood, and inspirational images that go far beyond traditional posed shots, Tracey shows you how to unlock your creativity and document your everyday life.
- Nuts-and-bolts advice on camera settings, composition, and more, to help ensure that photographing your family is made easy.
- Creative and easy ways to turn your daily routine with your children into opportunities for beautiful, captivating images that will tell the unique story of your family.
- Tips on using photography to document the story of your own motherhood experience as you simultaneously capture the moments of your children's lives.
- Inspirational stories and images from Tracey herself as well as from an exceptional community of mothers who are also photographers, writers, and bloggers-including Kelly Rae Roberts, Denise Andrade, Meredith Winn, Catherine Newman, Amy McMullen, Sheri Reed, Ali Edwards, Kristin Zecchinelli, Angie Warren, Andrea Coronna Jenkins, Xanthe Berkeley, Catherine Connors, Gabrielle Blair, and Stacy Julian.
House & Home
Comings and Goings
The Great Outdoors
The Big Picture