Tuesday, May 4, 2010

:REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Picture Perfect from Ella Publishing Co. (CONTEST CLOSED)

Ella Publishing Co. has a great new release this month - Picture Perfect.

Authored by professional photographers (and scrapbookers) Becky Novacek, Elisha Snow and Kelly Noel, this 32 page eBook is jam packed with 129 expert tips to help you shoot beautiful pictures!

The book is organized into 3 chapters, all with a section written by each of the 3 authors.

Chapter 1: Children
Babies by Kelly
Toddlers by Elisha
Kids by Becky

Chapter 2: Non-children
Teens by Elisha
Pets by Becky
Adults by Kelly

Chapter 3: Groups
Duos by Becky
Trios by Elisha
Crowds by Kelly

Here are a couple of sneak peaks from inside the book...

You'll get expert, yet simple-to-execute, tips on how to:
     ...make your subjects - from babies to families - feel comfortable
     ...choose meaningful props
     ...find interesting locations and backdrops for your photos
     ...create successful indoor and outdoor photos
     ...get a wide range of expressions
     ...experiment with new and unique perspectives
     ...find the best light for the shot in any environment
     ...pose your subjects for the most natural and flattering portraits
     ...position yourself for eye-catching composition
     ...and much, much more!!

Arguably the best part of the book are the 57 stunning photo examples used by the authors to illustrate their tips in action! Even better, each photo comes with a complete set of specs including the camera and lens used as well as ISO, shutter speed and aperture settings.

If you're looking to improve your photography skills this year, Picture Perfect is a perfect read. It'll arm you with some amazing tips to try and have you out shooting better photos in no time!

Would you like to win a free copy of Picture Perfect? Leave a comment to this post answering the following questions by Thursday, May 6th, 11:59 p.m.

Who/what is your favorite photography subject?

Random.org will choose and I'll announce the lucky winner on Friday, May 7th! Be sure to come back to find out if you've won!!

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