Posing for Portrait Photography: A Head-to-Toe Guide for Digital Photographers

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Aiming to help portrait photographers yield pleasing results with a variety of body types, this tutorial evaluates the subject’s appearance and suggests refining poses, providing tips to make sure each subject ends up with a result they like. Using before-and-after photos—and working through every region of the body from the head to the feet—acclaimed professional instructor Jeff Smith demonstrates simple posing adjustments and explains how various poses can conceal problem areas and maximize positive assets. ...
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Overview


Aiming to help portrait photographers yield pleasing results with a variety of body types, this tutorial evaluates the subject’s appearance and suggests refining poses, providing tips to make sure each subject ends up with a result they like. Using before-and-after photos—and working through every region of the body from the head to the feet—acclaimed professional instructor Jeff Smith demonstrates simple posing adjustments and explains how various poses can conceal problem areas and maximize positive assets. Also covered are common mistakes that photographers make when posing their subjects and how to best match that pose with the setting, coordinating an overall feeling and style that makes every client look outstanding.
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"Includes . . . photos that illustrate various portrait styles and posing techniques that will surely enhance the quality of your work."  —Shutterbug on previous edition

"Smith . . . focuses on posing each area of the body so that it looks good individually and as an element of the overall image."  —www.BookNews.com on previous edition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608955633
  • Publisher: Amherst Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author


Jeff Smith is an award-winning portrait photographer and the author of "Corrective Lighting, Posing, and Retouching for Digital Portrait Photographers"; "Outdoor and Location Portrait Photography"; and" Step-by-Step""Posing for Portrait Photography." He lives in Fresno, California.
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