Capture the story of your baby’s first year!
The first twelve months of your child’s life are full of precious, fleeting moments, from sleepy newborn yawns to first smiles and wobbly first steps. Why entrust your memories to hastily taken snapshots—or worse yet, none at all? Let professional photographer (and mom) Me Ra Koh help you capture the moments with 40 beautiful “photo recipes” anyone can do, with any camera. Telling your baby’s story in pictures has never been easier!
About Koh, Me Ra
ME RA KOH loves cameras, kids, and parents, and spends her time bringing them together. She is host of Capture Your Story with Me Ra Koh on Disney Junior TV (55 million viewers), and the former guest photography expert on The Nate Berkus Show (NBC). She writes a weekly column for Babble.com called A Focused Life, as well as for ShutterLoveOnline.com. Her work and photo recipes have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Lifetime Television, VH1, and Martha Stewart Living Radio, as well as in the New York Times, Parenting, American Baby, Popular Photography, American Photo, and on such websites as MomItForward and TodaysMama. Me Ra and her husband and business partner, Brian, are also producers of the award-winning instructional DVDs Refuse to Say Cheese and Beyond the Green Box. She is proud to be a SONY Artisan of Imagery, representing family portraiture, and is a sought-after speaker, with frequent appearances at WPPI, Photo Plus Expo, and female-oriented blogging conferences. Me Ra also teaches at CreativeLive.com, and her network of CONFIDENCE photography workshops for women are held monthly in several states across the country. She can be found at merakoh.com.
“Babies don’t take direction very well (if they did we should start by getting them to shush on airplanes), but Me Ra Koh has made a specialty of coaxing warm, memorable photos from infants, newborns and children.”
—The New York Times
“Tell your baby’s story in photos—wonderful, beautifully-shot photos. Professional photographer and mom, Me Ra Koh, shows you how to photograph your baby like a pro.”
“Aside from the gorgeous photos, you'll appreciate Me Ra Koh’s simple, smart advice that gives you everything from how to pose your wee ones to the best time of day and light for both a SLR camera as well as a point and shoot, all based on the age of your kids. . . . I really can't think of a more helpful shower gift for new parents, whether it’s their first or fourth baby.”
“Provides great step-by-step photo ideas and suggestions to help you document all the developmental milestones of your baby's first year.”
“This book is perfect for novice and intermediate photographers looking for expert advice and inspiration. . . . Beautiful photography, easy-to-follow language and no-fail photo how-tos make Your Baby in Pictures a must for new parents, grandparents and others looking to capture that precious first year of life like a pro.”
—Inside Edge magazine