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POSING FOR THE CAMERA: a professional guide for the creative model, director, photographer [NOOK Book]

POSING FOR THE CAMERA: a professional guide for the creative model, director, photographer

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Table of Contents

What is a Pose? 8
Foreword 9
Basic Body Technique
Let's Break the Ice! 13
The Silhouette 14
Minor Changes 16
Key to creating a pose 17
Long-line Silhouettes 18
How to Diagram 19 Long-line Silhouettes form Letters 20
Vertical Silhouettes 22
Horizontal Silhouettes 24
Diagonal Silhouettes 26
Zigzag Silhouettes (defined) 28
How to Diagram 29
Zigzag Silhouettes (4 basic) 30
Building the Pose: Director 32
Building the Pose: Model 34
Basic Leg Technique
Legs 37
Leg Movement 38
Legs in Standing Positions 39
Basic-leg Positions 40
Show-leg Positions 42
How to Diagram Standing Legs 44
Duplicating a Leg Position 46
The Contour of a Leg 47
Feet 48
First Movement of the Ankle 49
Second Movement of the Ankle 50
Fan-like Movement of the Foot 51
Building the Pose: Director 52
Building the Pose: Model 54
Basic Arm Technique
Arm Movement Camera-wise
Upper Arm
Coordinating Upper and Forearm
The Hand
Hand Positions Bold and Tapered
Arms in Pictures
Building the Pose: Director
Building the Pose: Model
Basic Head Technique
The Head 79
Three Basic Head Movements 80
Movable Parts of the Face 82
Facial Expression 84
Four Basic Emotions 85
Building the Pose: Director 86
Building the Pose: Model 89
Conclusion 92


Advanced Posing Technique
Creative Variations
The Long-Line of the Body
Vertical T
Horizontal 'C
Diagonal 'S'
Ideas from Basic Body Lines
Ideas Also Flow
Shoulder and Hip Track Variations
Turning Tracks
Tilting Tracks
Twisting Tracks
Track Variations (Examples)
The Zigzag Body-line
Two Key Angles
Three Key Lines
Five Key Variations
Zigzag Changes Evolve from
The Seat
The Knees
The Back
Uncommon Points of Support
Multiple Points of Support
Unsupported Figures
Action Out of Control
Borderline Silhouettes
How the Body Talks
Shoulders Create Impressions
Torso Positions
Muscular Tension
Physical and Mental Tensions
Toe-heel Combinations
Knee-bend Combinations
Leg and Foot Variations
Legs in Sitting Positions
Proportions of Legs
Combining Knee Angles
Leg Angles 139
The Model Rotates 140
The Camera Shifts 141
Legs Kneeling or Crouching 142
Ideas for Unusual Leg Positions 143

Formal Leg Patterns 144
Informal Patterns 145
Legs Express Character and Mood 146
Legs Indicate Tension 147
Arm Variations 149
Informal Arm Variations 150
Formal Arm Variations 151
Further Arm Variations 152
Finger Spacing 154
Finger Flexion 155
The Hand and the Object 156
The Line of an Object 156
The Weight of Objects 157
Expressive Hands 158
Shouting Hands 158
Talking Hands 159
Quiet Hands 160
Head: Placement with a Purpose 162
The Face 164
The Mouth 164
The Eyelids 164
Pupils of the Eye 165
Expression: Identifying - Intensifying
Emotion 166
Eyebrows Identifying - Intensifying
Emotion 167
Expression Chart 168
Smiles (Identified) 170
Smiles (Intensified) 171
Smiles (Vivified) 172
Creativity 174
Data on Shadowgrams 176
Index of Body Parts 178
Index (General) 180
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013984097
  • Publisher: Syed Arshad Gillani
  • Publication date: 2/23/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 10 MB

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