Also in this issue:
- Remembrance Photography
- Sony A7 IV book is out!
- Lecture for the Royal Photographic Society
- Geeking with Gary: Google Bricks their own Product
If you've been following my blog in the past year, you'll know I've been searching for more meaning in photography beyond mere pretty pictures. What's worth doing? Why take pictures? In the upcoming issue of Cameracraft magazine, I profile organizations that offer bereavement portraits at no cost to families who have lost or are losing a baby. Losing a child at any stage, whether this be through miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal or infant death or of any age is one of the most traumatic experiences any one can go through. And they have a large network of volunteers in both the U.S. and U.K. It’s rare that a portrait photographer has an opportunity to make such a lasting and profound impact in a family’s life. And I can tell you that these portraits become the families' most treasured asset.
In the article I interview program participants, and what the training is like, and what it's like to do this kind of work. But even if you don't subscribe, I encourage you to email me a for a copy of the article, and also check out the two organizations mentioned in the article: