Photographer Tracey Clark shares stories of motherhood, helps women document the beauty of daily life with their children
BURLINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Focal Press, a leading publisher of media technology books, today announced the availability of “Elevate the Everyday: A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood,” a technical and inspirational guide that aims to encourage mothers to view their daily lives with an artistic eye to capture their journeys through motherhood.
Author Tracey Clark is a photographer, mother, educator and founder of Shutter Sisters, the online collaborative photo blog for women. Her past books include “Waiting for Baby” and “Baby of Mine” (Chronicle Books) and “Expressive Photography: a Shutter Sisters Guide to Shooting From the Heart” (Focal Press). Laced with beautiful imagery of childhood, this new photography book builds off of those past titles by offering poignant real-life imagery, authentic stories of motherhood, and creative guidance for mothers with a passion for photography. It is now available on TaylorandFrancis.com, Amazon.com, and BN.com (ISBN: 9780240821092) for $24.95.
“It’s hard to think about it, but the day will come when our children outgrow our homes and begin lives beyond the ones we have provided,” said Clark. “Only our memories and family photos will remain, and the greatest gift we can give ourselves and our children is to document their childhood through both our words and our lenses.”
Clark draws from her professional experience as a photographer and blogger, as well as her time as a mother, to offer emotional, first-hand accounts as a parent and invaluable photography tips for how to collect casual memories that can often be more meaningful than the oft-photographed momentous occasions in families’ lives.
For information about where you can see her speak about her work as a photographer and an “everyday” mother, and win free copies of “Elevate the Everyday: A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood,” visit the book’s Facebook page at http://on.fb.me/PuHZkP. Click here to view a video about the book.
For information about “Elevate the Everyday: A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood” and other books from Focal Press, visit www.focalpress.com. For information about Clark, visit her blogs at www.traceyclark.com and www.shuttersisters.com.
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