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May 03, 2013

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5 Photo Tips for Capturing Your Child’s World

By Me Ra Koh

Sesame Workshop and professional photographer and TV photo expert Me Ra Koh have joined forces to bring you the “My World” photo contest with grand prizes that include a luxury, family vacation from Sandals or one-on-one coaching from Me Ra Koh and more! Click here to enter your own My World photos! Deadline is May 4th! Find Me Ra at www.merakoh.com.

I will never forget the afternoon it happened.  Pascaline, my daughter, was 18 months old and playing on the living room floor.  The afternoon sun began to spill into the room and illuminated her with this magical, golden light.  Everything in me wanted to capture that moment, to make time stand still.  But I didn’t even own a camera.  At thirty years old, I decided to buy my first camera.  Ten years later I’m still in love with the magic of photography. For years I assumed good photography was out of my reach.  I’m so glad I found I was wrong. Whether we are documenting the latest blanket fort our child has built or our baby’s chubby legs, there are several simple ways to tell their story and capture their world through the photos we take, even if you don’t have a professional photography background.

Here are five photo tips for capturing your child’s world.  You don’t have to own an expensive camera for these photo tips.  The built in camera of your SmartPhone will do the trick.  Knowing what story to tell is the focus. Read More

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