Classic Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from a Master Photographer

Overview

From a master photographer who has photographed other famous photographers, Joint Chiefs of Staff for the armed services, and nobility in the United Kingdom, this book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the work of one of the most acclaimed portrait photographers ever. Photographers follow McIntosh's footsteps, uncovering surprising settings, exotic clients, and masterful technique. They learn to create environmental images in challenging locations, modify light to its best effect, and compose and pose clients....
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Overview

From a master photographer who has photographed other famous photographers, Joint Chiefs of Staff for the armed services, and nobility in the United Kingdom, this book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the work of one of the most acclaimed portrait photographers ever. Photographers follow McIntosh's footsteps, uncovering surprising settings, exotic clients, and masterful technique. They learn to create environmental images in challenging locations, modify light to its best effect, and compose and pose clients. With the pairing of instructional text and more than 100 portraits that span McIntosh's career, this book offers a definitive look at the style, strategies, and artistic contributions of this master photographer.

Author Biography: William S. McIntosh has been working in the photography business for nearly 50 years and has been named a Fellow of the American Photographic Society, a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and a Fellow of the British Institute of Photography. He is the author of Location Portraiture. He lives in Virginia Beach,

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584281320
  • Publisher: Amherst Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Series: Masters Series (Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.96 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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