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5 Must Read Photography Books for Moms

We are headed out for a beach trip tomorrow and of course, I am taking some beach reading with me.  And I can’t wait to take ALL OF THE PHOTOS! But relaxing on the beach is the perfect time to catch up on your reading and to brush up on your photography skills so you can capture all of those wonderful memories. I’ve talked about great photography books for summer reading before, but I decided that there are a few specific photography books for moms that I want to tell you about. So, before you go on your next beach vacation or your next road trip, check out these 5 must read photography books for moms.  I’ve read and have each one of these books and I can honestly say they have helped me along my photography journey.

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 Check out these 5 best photography books for moms that will help you to take better photos of your kids!




Your Child in Pictures: The Parent’s Guide to Photographing Your Toddler and Child from Age One to Ten.


I can honestly say I had so many Ah-ha moments when I got this book! I love Me Ra Koh. And she does an awesome job of helping you learn how to capture those special childhood moments with your camera.


Capture the Moment: The Modern Photographer’s Guide to Finding Beauty in Everyday and Family Life.

It’s no secret that I love Clickin Moms. I credit Clickin Moms and the forum and classes over there with helping me get where I am today with my photography and with continuing to inspire me and to teach me new things. So when this book came out last year, I had to have it. It’s wonderful. Just get it.


 Elevate  the Everyday: A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood.

A Classic. Do you know that I FINALLY met Tracey Clark at Mom 2.0 this past April and I had to literally stop myself from squealing as I gave her a big squeeze. This is the first photography book that I read that let me know that photographing my every day beautifully was something that could be done. I big pink puffy heart this one.


Mamarazzi: Every Mom’s Guide to Photographing Kids.


Also a classic and such a FUN book!


Beyond Snapshots: How to Take That Fancy DSLR Camera Off “Auto” and Photograh your Life Like a Pro

One of my favorite visual bloggers, Rachel Devine’s book Beyond Snapshots is a great book to take your photos from just OK to wow. It’s one of those must have’s for your personal library. 

Check out these 5 best photography books for moms that will help you to take better photos of your kids!

So there you have it, 5 must read photography books for moms.  So head on over to your bookstore, amazon, the library and check one of these gems out! And then, let me know what you think!

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