A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book

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A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book

95 Inspiring Ideas for Photographing Your Friends, Your World, and Yourself

By Elsie Larson; Emma Chapman

Potter Style, Paperback, 9780770434038, 240pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2013

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 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 decor, and gifts
Packed with Elsie and Emma's happy spirit and unique style, "A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book" will inspire you to capture your days, your friends, and your dreams in beautiful photos

About the Author

EMMA J. CHAPMAN was born in 1985 and grew up in Manchester, England. She studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, followed by a Masters in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London. After university, she travelled solo in Scandinavia, where she learned to camp, bathe in fjords, and carry everything she needed. She is currently living in Perth, Western Australia. "How to Be a Good Wife "is her first novel.