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Lighting Techniques for Middle Key Portrait Photography
     

Lighting Techniques for Middle Key Portrait Photography

by Norman Phillips
 

Packed with images and diagrams from more than a dozen acclaimed photographers, this resource shows exactly how to master middle-key photographs. The techniques illustrated provide tips for establishing sufficient structure by precisely defining the objectives of the middle-key shoot. Covering all aspects—from the conception of the portrait to

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Packed with images and diagrams from more than a dozen acclaimed photographers, this resource shows exactly how to master middle-key photographs. The techniques illustrated provide tips for establishing sufficient structure by precisely defining the objectives of the middle-key shoot. Covering all aspects—from the conception of the portrait to lighting, clothing, props, and backgrounds that support the image to the technical and equipment requirements—this guidebook also discusses middle key both within and outside the studio setting. By consciously deciding to create middle-key portraits, photographers can help to avoid arbitrary decisions and begin more precisely selecting the kinds of colors and tones that will produce visual harmony and an overall pleasing appearance.

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"Phillips' lessons are easy to utilize, and that makes this guide a must-have."  —Shutterbug on Professional Posing Techniques for Wedding and Portrait Photographers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584282310
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Norman Phillips is the founder of The Norman Phillips of London Photography Studio. A contributor to several magazines and newsletters, including "Rangefinder "and "Professional Image Maker," he is the creator of instructional photography DVDs and the author of "Lighting Techniques for High Key Portrait Photography," "Lighting Techniques for Low Key Portrait Photography," and "Professional Posing Techniques for Wedding and Portrait Photographers."""He lives in Highland Park, Illinois.

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