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Ask the Expert: Professional Photographer Me Ra Koh Teaches You to Take Pictures Like a Pro!

Posted by on Feb. 21, 2012 at 11:21 AM
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Sign up for a photo challenge that just might change your life!

Want to capture your baby's most precious moments in pictures, but aren't quite sure you've got the skill? Well, today is your lucky day! CafeMom is thrilled to welcome renowned photographer Me Ra Koh to the Babies group! Me Ra will be sharing her favorite photo "recipes" for you to try at home and share your results! You can find the recipes here:

Recipe 1: The Fleeting Hair Swirl (0-3 Months)

Recipe 2: The Push-Up (3-6 Months)

Recipe 3: Standing Proud (6-9 Months)

Recipe 4: Those Chunky, Adorable Baby Legs (9-12 Months)

Recipe 5: Toddler Magic (Toddler)

Recipe 6: Color or Black and White? (Any Age)

Recipe 7: Capture Your Family's Story (Multiple Ages)

Try them at home and post your results!

Me Ra will be here next week, beginning March 12th, offering the tips and encouragement you need to capture those sweet shots - just like the pros. And on Friday, 3/16, beginning at 12:00 pm EST, Me Ra will be here LIVE to answer questions and share her feedback on some of YOUR photos!

Sign up for the challenge and you could win a copy of Me Ra's book Your Baby in Pictures. 2 moms will win! Then tune in for the live Q&A to see if Me Ra has chosen your photo for critique!


                            

 

Want some inspiration before getting started?  Read Me Ra's incredible story (warning: have tissues handy)!


Plus, connect with Me Ra, and learn more about her work here:

like.  facebook  

tweet. @merakoh

grow. www.merakoh.com


Thanks for joining us, Me Ra!


The Official Rules
To enter the contest, reply to this post and at least one related challenge post. Click on the 'reply to post' button at the top (or bottom) of that post. When the text box opens, add your reply. Once you've added your reply, click on the "Add Reply' button. 

  • Posts must be made between Wednesday March 7, 2012 at 3:00 pm EST and Sunday Friday 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm EST.   
  • This contest will end on  Friday March 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm EST.    
  • Two winners will be selected randomly. 
  • The winners will be posted on this thread and will be notified via CafeMom PM. 
  • Multiple replies are allowed and will increase  your chances of winning. 
  • Prizes are only available to members who live in the US or Canada (excluding Quebec). 
  • Two winners will receive a copy of Your Baby In Pictures.
  • See the Official Rules for CafeMom Sweepstakes here.
by on Feb. 21, 2012 at 11:21 AM
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Dragonmamas
by Ari on Mar. 8, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Oh, this sounds fun! Can we post our photos once we have taken them, too?

kstanley_86
by on Mar. 8, 2012 at 10:17 AM
This sounds like lots of fun.
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Jenn8604
by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2012 at 10:18 AM
Yay! I've been wanting to do this and while my sister is going to school for photography its gonna be awhile before she's done and I want good pix NOW!
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Cafe Naomi
by Group Admin on Mar. 8, 2012 at 10:36 AM
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Quoting Dragonmamas:

Oh, this sounds fun! Can we post our photos once we have taken them, too?

Absolutey!  That's a big part of the fun!  I'll add some text to the opening post to make that more clear :-)

cabrandy03
by Brandy on Mar. 8, 2012 at 11:58 AM

sounds fun!

YzmaRocks
by Platinum Member on Mar. 8, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Fun!
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abra
by Abra on Mar. 8, 2012 at 12:56 PM
fantastic!
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kona211
by on Mar. 8, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Can't wait to see what the challenges are!! :-)

babygomez
by April on Mar. 8, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Fun!! I love photography, i'm in ;-)

Starchild84
by Bronze Member on Mar. 8, 2012 at 3:34 PM
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This sounds like a lot of fun. My husband and I have been getting into photography, so this could be a great learning experience.
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