The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Posing

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Providing a concise look at the foundations of posing, this guide illustrates the ways in which key posing strategies flatter the lines of the body, creating definition, dynamic lines, and a camera-friendly posture. Photographers learn how to analyze the facial features of their subjects to ensure the most flattering positioning, how to finesse fingers for delicate or strong hand positions, and how to adapt a pose for a man, woman, or child. Strategies for artfully posing couples, large groups, under- and ...
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Overview


Providing a concise look at the foundations of posing, this guide illustrates the ways in which key posing strategies flatter the lines of the body, creating definition, dynamic lines, and a camera-friendly posture. Photographers learn how to analyze the facial features of their subjects to ensure the most flattering positioning, how to finesse fingers for delicate or strong hand positions, and how to adapt a pose for a man, woman, or child. Strategies for artfully posing couples, large groups, under- and overweight clients, the elderly, and everyone in between are detailed. With techniques and images from nearly 50 of the industry’s most notable artists, this valuable sourcebook offers something for every film and digital photographer.
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“Hurter's wonderful tips are certain to push your images over the top and away from the ordinary. I highly recommend exploring the benefits of this book for yourself.”  —Shutterbug, on the first edition

"The book is easily read and focuses on one element at a time. The book is also full of photograph examples of the concepts described, making it easy to see what the author is referring to in each section. Overall, this book is highly recommended for anyone with an interest in developing their skills taking portrait photography." —Portland Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608952434
  • Publisher: Amherst Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 686,565
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Bill Hurter is the editor of "Rangefinder" magazine and the author of "The Best of Children's Portrait Photography," "The Best of Portrait Photography," "The Best of Wedding Photography," "Group Portrait Photography Handbook," and "Portrait Photographer's Handbook." He lives in West Covina, California.
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  • Posted January 2, 2012

    Different cover

    It appears that the Nook version link for this book points to an entirely different book.

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