Elevate the Everyday: A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood (Paperback) book cover

Elevate the Everyday

A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood

By Tracey Clark

© 2012 – Focal Press

160 pages

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Paperback: 9780240821092
pub: 2012-04-25

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Turn the everyday into the extraordinary with Elevate the Everyday, renowned photographer and blogger Tracey Clark's guide to documenting motherhood. Focusing on the beauty of ordinary moments, Tracey offers inspirational ideas that will jumpstart your photographic energies and enable you to see your children and yourself in a new way through the lens of your camera. Each day of a mother's life is full of photographic potential, and Elevate the Everyday gives you 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. Accessible and encouraging, this book is for everyone who wants to document the special moments in their lives, camera in hand.

Table of Contents

  1. Quintessential Childhood
  2. The Basics
  3. Personality Plus
  4. Significant Others
  5. House & Home
  6. Comings and Goings
  7. The Great Outdoors
  8. Special Occasions
  9. The Big Picture

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Digital (see also COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Photography)