Step-By-Step Posing for Portrait Photography: Simple Lessons for Quick Learning and Reference

Step-By-Step Posing for Portrait Photography: Simple Lessons for Quick Learning and Reference

by Jeff Smith
     
 

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In portrait photography, posing must make the client look amazing, and this book takes photographers through that process from start to finish. With short, one- or two-page lessons that are amply illustrated with before and after images, the book guides the reader through each phase, from the positioning of arms and hands to the degree of the head tilt and shifting

Overview

In portrait photography, posing must make the client look amazing, and this book takes photographers through that process from start to finish. With short, one- or two-page lessons that are amply illustrated with before and after images, the book guides the reader through each phase, from the positioning of arms and hands to the degree of the head tilt and shifting the weight. Image sequences showing variations and posing alternatives are also presented to customize a pose for an individual subject, accentuating the assets and minimizing the flaws. Readers are encouraged to take this book with them on shoots and work on replicating or refining the provided examples, creating a self-study course in the art of posing for portrait photography. This thorough guide shows how to get the pose to work within the photo’s composition—sure to give portraits a finished, professional look.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608954575
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/26/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
442,881
File size:
46 MB
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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 "Posing for Portrait Photography." He lives in Fresno, California.

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