The Art of Black and White Portrait Photography: Techniques from a Master Photographer

The Art of Black and White Portrait Photography: Techniques from a Master Photographer

by Oscar Lozoya
     
 

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Pairing unique creative vision and exceptional technical artistry, Oscar Lozoya's breathtaking images embody the pinnacle of black-and-white portrait photography. Capturing diverse subjects-from professional artists and musicians to street people in his neighborhood-the images in this collection demonstrate how a skillful photographer can help viewers to look at

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Pairing unique creative vision and exceptional technical artistry, Oscar Lozoya's breathtaking images embody the pinnacle of black-and-white portrait photography. Capturing diverse subjects-from professional artists and musicians to street people in his neighborhood-the images in this collection demonstrate how a skillful photographer can help viewers to look at subjects in new ways. This book analyzes more than 60 of his award-winning, critically acclaimed portraits, revealing the artistic intent behind each and the techniques with which he was able to execute his vision. Included are diagrams for almost every image and in-depth discussions of light selection, light placement, metering, and light ratios.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584280835
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.92(w) x 10.52(h) x 0.43(d)

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