When Alicia Gould thinks about newborns, the words tiny, pure, fresh and loved come to mind. Having just welcomed a new baby boy to her family, these words are at the forefront of Alicia’s mind and what she strives to capture for herself and for her clients. By wrapping the newborns she photographs, Alicia creates a warm and cozy environment which enhances the connection you feel to her images. Through a series of 7 shooting videos, you will learn how to create over 10 different wraps, set up a sibling session and pose a mom with her new baby. Learn how to create emotional images by engaging your viewer and strengthening your compositions.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
• What to look for when choosing wraps
• How to set up with a bean bag
• How to set up without a bean bag
• Step by step instructions for over 15 different wraps
• Making the most out of each pose by creating a wrapping workflow
• Wraps that work for babies that are awake or sleeping
• How to capture sibling connections
• Creating flattering images of mom and baby
• Ways to strengthen your compositions to enhance the connection
• Tips for capturing your own newborn
• Creating actions in Photoshop
• Basic and advanced Photoshop tools
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Alicia is a wife, mom, photographer, baby whisperer, engineer, daughter, sister and Jersey girl. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and came to New Jersey when she was adopted at two and has never left! She is supported by her college sweetheart husband, three beautiful children and two pugs. Alicia is an on-location, natural light photographer who opened the doors to Alicia Gould Photography in early 2008, just four months after the sudden loss of her best friend, her father. For over six years, she balanced a successful photography business with a full-time career and family. In 2013, she merged her passion for newborn photography with teaching by creating CMU’s Shooting 207: Newborn Photography workshop, and in 2014 she left the corporate world to focus on photography and teaching. Alicia’s newborn work has been featured around the world in over a dozen languages from the Daily Mail to My Modern Metropolis.