The Digital Photographer's Guide to Natural-Light Family Portraits

The Digital Photographer's Guide to Natural-Light Family Portraits

by Jennifer George
     
 

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Detailing all the skills photographers need to successfully create natural-light family portraits, this handbook covers all aspects of the process, from attracting clients and planning the session to posing small families or large groups. Techniques for working outdoors, at the family’s home, or in a natural-light studio setting are included along with

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Detailing all the skills photographers need to successfully create natural-light family portraits, this handbook covers all aspects of the process, from attracting clients and planning the session to posing small families or large groups. Techniques for working outdoors, at the family’s home, or in a natural-light studio setting are included along with detailed information on post-production, album design, and marketing techniques for attracting clients. Advanced amateur and professional photographers will learn how to create a picture-perfect rendering by manipulating ever-changing and difficult-to-predict outdoor lighting and cultivating a cohesive look through harmonious poses, expressions, and clothing. This unique handbook is essential for family photographers looking to engage the family and bring out their subjects’ interpersonal relationships and individual personalities.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Jennifer's work exemplifies the artists' heart in her photography. Her imagery visits emotions in your soul in a very loving way. She expresses for all of us the truth in her visual media."  —Judy Host, master of photography and craftsman

"Jennifer George showcases not only her warm, sensitive portrait style but also shares with readers her work habits in the studio and on location."  —Joe Farace on The Art of Pregnancy

"[This book] shows how to use natural light and natural home and outdoor locations to design flattering family portraits." —www.BookNews.com

"Amateurs and professionals alike will gain something from The Digital Photographer's Guide to Natural-Light Family Portraits." —www.CityBookReview.com (December 2011)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608952861
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
964,728
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jennifer George is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in a variety of magazines, including American Photo, Forbes, Professional Photographer, Ranch & Coast, Rangefinder, and Shutterbug. She is the author of The Art of Pregnancy Photography. She lives in San Diego, California.

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