Favorite Movie: Amélie. I love everything in this movie, starting with its art direction, to the music, but the thing that really gets me is the appreciation of the little everyday singularities that the movie makes us pay attention to. Favorite Book: Matrioska by Dimiter Inkiow. A simple but beautiful story that I could read […]
Photographing Children Through Their Eyes: 5 Ways to Evoke Childlike Whimsy in Your Child Photography
As child photographers, and in dealing with children on a regular basis, I think we all feel the fascination with this stage of human life! There is nothing more truthful than children and their imaginations. In childhood everything is true, as dream and reality merge themselves and are one! The world through the eyes of […]
Storytelling: A Fellow Photographer, by Willy Wilson of Life Unstill Photography, with Molly Garg of Molly Garg Photography
Documentary photography sessions are always special; they offer an intimate look into the lives of the people we are photographing. I do a lot of work with professionals and I thought it would be interesting to tell the story of another photographer, in this case fellow NAPCP member, Molly Garg. Molly and I agreed to […]
Session Share: Reunion – A Styled Session, from Ricardo Silva, of Ricardo Silva Fotografia
Inspiration: For this photo shoot i was inspired by the main character, Ofelia, from one of my favorite movies of all time, Pan’s Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro. Ofelia is a princess, but a very different princess from those we know from children’s tales. I intended to present a different side of this character, […]
NAPCP April 2015 Newsletter Featuring Rya Duncklee!
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We are so delighted that you are here. The National Association of Professional Child Photographers is an association whose mission is to promote and support the artistry and integrity of professional child photographers. To accomplish this mission, NAPCP provides the most comprehensive resources for its members, bringing together a community of passionate artists committed to growth in their skills, their artistry, and their businesses.
NAPCP.com (formally pronounced "NAP-C-P") is a place where professional child photographers can come and connect, learn, teach, aspire and grow. It is also a valuable resource for parents who are looking for a professional child photographer in their area, and want to be inspired and educated about our specialized industry.
Announcing Our First Half 2017 NAPCP International Image Competition Winners!
Hello friends! After much excitement and anticipation, we are absolutely thrilled to announce the winners of our First Half 2017 NAPCP International Image Competition. Uniquely focused on child photography, the NAPCP International Image Competition features a range of image categories, including Babies, Newborn, Children, Family, Maternity, Siblings, Toddlers, and Seniors. Thank you to our amazing […]
April Magazine: Featuring Helene Button!
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Free Custom Wallpaper: Put Your Editing Pants On
It’s time to stomp off the winter blues, and usher in spring! Turn on your favorite editing music (we’re loving Adele, Gregory Alan Isakov, and anything classical), open your windows, and start up your post processing program of choice. There are few things more satisfying than feeling productive. Hang in there — the good mood […]
March Newsletter: Featuring Leigha Graf!
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