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Photographing Childhood: The Image and the Memory, from Focal Press, is an outstanding guide to photographing children by LaNola Stone. Filled with the work of numerous photographers - historic and contemporary - this book is full of inspiration and advice. A timeline that shows the stages of childhood and what they can offer the photographer, and advice on working with children completes the book, leaving you with the inspiration and knowledge needed for taking successful children's photos.
Featured Historical Photographers
Southworth and Hawes, Julia Margaret, Cameron Gertrude, Lewis Hine, Edward Steichen, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Henri Cartier-Bresson
Featured Contemporary Photographers
Sebastio Salgado, Emmet Gowin, Joyce Tenneson, Melissa Anne Pinney, Robin Schwartz, Takashi Homma, Rania Matar, Achim Lippoth, Anders Hald, Cuny Janssen
Delivers all things important: inspiration, beauty, and sound photographic advice
A unique timeline segmenting stages of childhood and what they can offer the photographer
Contributions by historical and contemporary photographers
Advice on working with children from an experienced master. The inside cover functions as a substitute for an incident light meter (when using an in-camera reflective spot meter) because of its neutral tonality, and unvarying tone
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The authentic, the idyllic, and the fantastic. Why we photograph: Exploring intent
Chapter 2: Early image makers. What history offer us
Chapter 3: Tools of the trade. Nuts and bolts of image making
Chapter 4: Timeline of childhood. What to expect and when to expect it
Chapter 5: Before nostalgia. The image and the memory
Chapter 6: Artists and image to inspire and inform. Contemporary photographers: Art, style, and insight
Chapter 7: Storing, printing, and sharing your work. How to archive and share your photographs