The Art of Newborn Photography

Melanie East
Photographing newborns is a uniquely special experience and capturing the beauty of a newborn baby requires specific skills. In this practical book, Melanie East, one of the UK's leading newborn photographers, shares her secrets, from preparing for the newborn session through to post-production work. Advice is given on posing newborn babies using tried and tested techniques, while emphasizing the baby's safety at all times. There are tips on lighting, textures and tones, and using props to create interest in the newborn portrait and ideas for taking beautiful and enchanting images that parents will adore. Also Melanie gives clear instruction on choosing and using equipment near babies. Supported by her inspiring images, it is invaluable reading for photographers new to the genre, as well as professionals wishing to hone their skills.
The Art of Newborn Photography by Melanie East

About the author

Melanie East is a highly successful photographer. She is also an experienced trainer who teaches for the Master Photographers Association (MPA), and judges its newborn photography 'photographer of the year' award.