Train Your Gaze: The Theory and Practice of Contemporary Portrait / Edition 1

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Overview

Learn to take beautiful, surprising, stunning portraits with Train Your Gaze. Author Roswell Angier, a renowned photographer and portraitist, explores the theory and the practice of shooting human subjects in this practical guide. The easy-to-navigate format allows the reader to use the book as a cover-to-cover, step-by-step course in portrait photography, or as a handy reference for setting up specific shots--or both. Technical talk is kept to a minimum; the emphasis is on creating remarkable portraits in many different ways. Illustrated with images from some of the world's most influential photographers and artists. Train Your Gaze is sure to train photographers everywhere to think about portraits in a bold new way.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9782940373376
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/12/2007
  • Series: Required Reading Range Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

Roswell Angier's work is held in many prestigious museums and galleries, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Smithsonian Institution, the Addison Gallery of American Art, and private collections around the world. He is represented by Tom Gitterman Gallery in New York. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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