Tracy Sweeney, owner/photographer of Elan Studio in Bristol, Rhode Island and author of Kids: Photos to Brighten Your Day, is an international award winning child, family and commercial photographer whose work has been featured on the Hallmark Channel, People.Com, Today.Com (Today Show) and in Click Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, Professional Photographer, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, Digital Photographer Magazine and signage and packaging at Babies R’ Us, Buy Buy Baby and Target Stores. Tracy loves capturing simple, candid moments, the indelible beauty of new beginnings and life. She is also an educator with a Masters Degree in Education and Doctoral work in Curriculum, Instruction and Technology. Each year, she teaches thousands of photographers through prestigious platforms, such as KelbyOne and Click Photo School, as well as the industry's leading conferences. Tracy lives and works by the sea with her husband and five children.