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Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book 95 Inspiring Ideas for Photographing Your Friends, Your World, and Yourself

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ISBN-10: 0770434037

ISBN-13: 9780770434038

Edition: 2013

Authors: Elsie Larson, Emma Chapman

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Ready to show your photos some love? 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 momentos 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. You’ll learn how to:    • Take the most flattering self-portraits   • Be your own stylist to turn dull, cluttered photos…    
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 8/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Capture Your Favorite People
Photograph Faces
Take Storytelling Portraits
Capture Genuine Emotion
Get Adorable Couple Photos
Take Cute Photos with Your Friends
Get a Great Family Photo
Photograph Your Pet
Capture Unique Personal Details
Get the Best Cell Phone (or Point-and-Shoot Camera) Photos
Add Backdrops and Props
Find Great Backgrounds for Outdoor Portraits
Make a Paper Backdrop
Make a Chalkboard Backdrop
Make a Fabric Backdrop
Make a Fabric Strip Backdrop
Find Props at Home
Make Your Own Props
Ten Ideas for Creative Lifestyle Props
Use Beautiful Lighting
Know How to Use Overcast Light vs. Direct Sun
Find Flattering Window Light
Take Portraits Using Christmas Lights
Take a Shadow Portrait
Take a Silhouette Portrait
Make the Most of Sun Flare and Backlighting
Photograph in Low Light
Make and Use Reflectors
Get Creative
Take Perfect Profile Pictures
Photograph Motion (Part 1): Moving Objects
Photograph Motion (Part 2): Wind
Photograph Motion (Part 3): Jumping
Take Wide Photos
Take Artistically Blurry Photos
Take Macro Photos
Create Atmosphere
Understand Depth of Field
Make Homemade Filters
Add Hand Coloring
Get Inspired
Take Amazing Photos of Your Home
Photograph a Collection
Capture Your Daily Routines
Capture Seasonal Details
Capture Your Life at School or Work
Photograph Your Daily Outfits
Capture Your Hobbies and Interests
Achieve a Goal through Photos
Photograph Food
Capture the Places You Go
Take Photos on the Go
Photograph Your Current Obsession
Photograph Music
Capture Yourself
Photograph Your Reflection
Hold the Camera at Arm's Length
Use a Self-Timer or Camera Remote
Our Favorite Makeup and Styling Tips
Our Favorite Wardrobe Tips
Our Favorite Hairstyling Tips
Take the Thirty-Day Self-Portrait Challenge
Challenge Yourself
Create a Diptych
Create a Triptych or Polyptych
Take a Photo from Above
Create an Upside-Down Photo
Wear a Costume
Re-create an Old Photo
Have Fun with Color
Choose an Inspiration Icon
Take the Black-and-White Photo Challenge
Have Fun with Outtakes
Focus on Something Unexpected
Have Fun with Paint
Take Photos in Public Places
Show Off your Photos
Invites for Every Occasion
Storybook Locket
Photo Transfer Lampshade
Memory Magnets
Photo Party D�cor
DIY Business Cards
Grid Photo Wall Display
Photo Coaster Set
Make Your Own Silhouette
Custom Smartphone Case
Cupcake Toppers
Paper Plane Photo Wreath
Personalized Gift Tags
Personalized Holiday Ornaments
Classic Photo Gift Wrap
Canvas Photo Transfers
Family Portrait Pillows
Instagram Votive Candles
Organization Helpers
Homemade Guest Soaps
Vintage Wallpaper Scrapbook
Geometric Mobile
Memory Journal
Photo Fabric Drawstring Skirt
Refinished Photo Chair
DIY Travel Suitcase
Five Ways to Organize Your Photos for Future Projects
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