The Art of Posing: Techniques for Digital Portrait Photographers

The Art of Posing: Techniques for Digital Portrait Photographers

by Lou Jacobs
     
 

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From facial expression and body angles to camera optics and ideal lighting, this invaluable photography reference discusses all the facets of posing. Featuring 10 acclaimed photographers and their exceptional images, this detailed guidebook illustrates how each artist approaches the practice of posing and offers his/her advice on how to achieve more successful and

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Overview

From facial expression and body angles to camera optics and ideal lighting, this invaluable photography reference discusses all the facets of posing. Featuring 10 acclaimed photographers and their exceptional images, this detailed guidebook illustrates how each artist approaches the practice of posing and offers his/her advice on how to achieve more successful and visually appealing portraits. Business-related concerns are also addressed, ensuring that the professional photographer remains relevant and marketable in terms of composition and style.

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wonderpedia.wetpaint.com
This fully-illustrated and educational book is full of tips; it offers to go behind the scenes with top photographers and learn to design more eye-catching poses.
Shutterbug
Lou Jacobs Jr. takes you on a journey not only around the country to meet various photographers who then explain in words and outstanding portraits about how they work and how they pose their subjects, but it’s also a tour of portrait genres, from classical portraiture to wedding to glamour.
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"This fully-illustrated and educational book is full of tips; it offers to go behind the scenes with top photographers and learn to design more eye-catching poses."  —wonderpedia.wetpaint.com

"Lou Jacobs Jr. takes you on a journey not only around the country to meet various photographers who then explain in words and outstanding portraits about how they work and how they pose their subjects, but it’s also a tour of portrait genres, from classical portraiture to wedding to glamour."  —Shutterbug

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584289913
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Series:
Pro Photo Workshop Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Lou Jacobs Jr. is a professional photographer, the author of more than 30 photography books, including "Photographers Lighting Handbook," "Professional Children's Portrait Photography," and "Studio Lighting, " and regular contributor to "Rangefinder" magazine. He lives in Cathedral City, California.

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