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Professional Children's Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from Master Photographers
     

Professional Children's Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from Master Photographers

by Lou Jacobs Jr.
 

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Blending advice with example images, this guidebook marshals the wisdom and experience of 15 seasoned professionals to present a comprehensive resource on one of the most challenging subfields in the portrait-photography genre. Chapters feature the varied approaches and practices of each photographer while covering topics such as helping children warm up to the camera

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Blending advice with example images, this guidebook marshals the wisdom and experience of 15 seasoned professionals to present a comprehensive resource on one of the most challenging subfields in the portrait-photography genre. Chapters feature the varied approaches and practices of each photographer while covering topics such as helping children warm up to the camera, choosing clothes for subjects to wear, and how to deal with kids who simply will not cooperate. Each professional also discusses the business techniques that have helped make his or her studio successful—including tips for pricing, hiring assistants, and effective marketing strategies to reach a target audience.

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Studio Photography
The guide includes a variety of strategies for helping children warm up to the camera, building the lighting setup and portrait concepts.
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"The guide includes a variety of strategies for helping children warm up to the camera, building the lighting setup and portrait concepts."  —Studio Photography

This guide promises to help you improve your photography business by taking your images to the next level.  —Shutterbug

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584285175
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Series:
Pro Photo Workshop
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,175,137
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Lou Jacobs, Jr., is a professional photographer and a regular contributor to "Rangefinder." He is the author of 30 photography books, including "How to Start and Operate a Digital Portrait Photography Studio," "Photographer's Lighting Handbook," and "Studio Lighting." He lives in Cathedral City, California.

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