The Unforgettable Photograph
228 Ideas, Tips, and Secrets for Taking the Best Pictures of Your Life
Publication Date: September 2013
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""Renowned photographer George Lange's work is guided by one simple truth: An unforgettable photograph is not about what the subject "looks like," but what it" feels like." In this entirely new kind of photography guide, written by Mr. Lange and Scott Mowbray, magazine editor and longtime amateur photographer, the rest of us will learn how to take photographs that don t just document life but celebrate it.No fancy equipment required. Just hundreds of simple, inspiring ideas and lessons each one illustrated with a photograph organized around the six essential principles of seeing like a photographer. (Here's one: Shoot the Moment, Not the Subject.)Here's why to shoot in natural light always. The fun of putting babies in surprising places. How to get intimate with food. Using a dramatic sky as your backdrop. The benefit of learning to know the light in every room of your house. Shooting hands or feet instead of faces. How to move past the I was here postcard effect. How to catch the in-between moments. Because in the end, it's about living the moment, shooting the moment and being in the moment forever.
George Lange has been taking photographs all his life. His work has appeared in many major magazines, including O, The Oprah Magazine; Entertainment Weekly; Esquire; Glamour; GQ; Self; and more, as well as newspapers--The New York Times, USA Today--and in ad campaigns for Seinfeld, TODAY, Good Morning America, and all the shows for The Learning Channel. He lives with his wife and two children in Boulder, Colorado.