Whether it’s of your sister’s smile, your morning coffee, or your new puppy, photos are a way to connect on Facebook and Instagram, keep a visual diary of our lives, and create mementos for future generations.
Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman, creators of the mega-popular DIY style blog A Beautiful Mess, are in love with photographing everyday life. Here, they share that love with 95 all-new tips and photo challenges that will inspire you to style and snap better photos and then transform them into simple yet stunning projects and gifts.
• Take the most flattering self-portraits;
• Be your own stylist to turn dull, cluttered photos into pretty lifestyle photography;
• Capture adorable couple portraits;
• Turn everyday moments, hobbies, and rituals into amazing photos;
• Show off your favorite photos by turning them into handmade jewelry, home décor, and gifts.
There are some cute ideas in this book and some fun short projects, but maybe not for someone who is looking for more instruction to help develop their photography skills.
The book is definitely not for someone who is not already comfortable with a DSLR camera. Also, some people found it to be repetitive stuff that was already featured on their blog in the past.
This book is delightful and offers plenty of easy-to-do ideas for photos. The information is inspiring and helpful for creating photos to use in blogging or social media.
The lovely way each idea is presented by these gals is really refreshing and they are clearly having fun both in front of and behind the camera.
Great book for those getting into photography and creating unique and fun content.
The book has a friendly layout and writing style so there’s no chance of getting intimidated or overwhelmed by taking “serious” photos. Just have fun!