FACES: Photography and the Art of Portraiture [NOOK Book]

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There is so much detail to be captured in a face. Cicero (106-43 BC) said: "The face is a picture of the mind as the eyes are its interpreter." To capture a person's personality, there are many things to keep in mind, and the authors of FACES show us how to match up a personality with lighting, posing, and composition. Portraiture is truly an art, and this book dives deep into the details so that you end up with a gorgeous portrait that ...

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FACES: Photography and the Art of Portraiture

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Overview

There is so much detail to be captured in a face. Cicero (106-43 BC) said: "The face is a picture of the mind as the eyes are its interpreter." To capture a person's personality, there are many things to keep in mind, and the authors of FACES show us how to match up a personality with lighting, posing, and composition. Portraiture is truly an art, and this book dives deep into the details so that you end up with a gorgeous portrait that both you and your subject love.

Not only is this book the most comprehensive title available on portraiture, but it contains stunning images. Each image is paired with a lighting diagram, a description of why the type of image was chosen, and then takes you through postproduction to put the finishing touches on. The authors also showcase a gallery of portraits by renowned photographers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136099014
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/2/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 195
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Steven Biver, Virginia, USA, Commercial photographer, former clients include Adobe, Mobil, Newsweek, Black and Decker

Paul Fuqua, Virginia, USA, started his own audiovisual production company in 1970. Dedicated to teaching through visuals, he has written and produced educational and training material in a variety of fields, including law, science, and nature. His photography takes him all over the world, but he makes his home in Arlington, VA.

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Table of Contents

-Selected Works by Contemporary Masters -Dedications -Introduction to the Book -Acknowledgements -How to Use this Book -Portraits From the Past -Making Portraits -Street Shooting -Getting Ready -Modifying Light -And Finally -Appendix—Some Tools and Techniques -Index

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