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Best of Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from the Pros
     

Best of Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from the Pros

by Bill Hurter
 

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Featuring techniques and images from more than 40 of the industry's top photographers, this resource shows the best methods for lighting and posing individuals, couples, and groups, both on location and in the studio. Details are included on how to pose subjects, elicit expressions, create dynamic compositions, and utilize traditional lighting setups

Overview

Featuring techniques and images from more than 40 of the industry's top photographers, this resource shows the best methods for lighting and posing individuals, couples, and groups, both on location and in the studio. Details are included on how to pose subjects, elicit expressions, create dynamic compositions, and utilize traditional lighting setups. Whether a photographer shoots weddings, group portraits, executive images or a little bit of everything, this book serves as a how-to guide and an idea file. Fully updated with all new images and covering the newest digital technology and latest software versions, this resource is an indispensable guide for photographers.

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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

"A complete, fully comprehensive guide for portrait photographers. Packed with invaluable information."  —Light and Shade

"From basics such as posing and composition, to technical aspects of focusing and lighting, this handbook addresses concerns for both amateur and professional photographers."  —PhotoSource.com

"A behind-the-scenes look at how the world's finest wedding photographers are using digital to shoot in more creative ways."   —PhotoGRAPHIC

"Packed with practical tips and truly dazzling images, this book will inform and inspire."  —Rangefinder

"This book is a must for anyone interested in creating portraits that are both marketable and memorable."  —PhotoStockNotes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584282235
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Series:
Masters (Amherst Media) Series
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.69(w) x 10.99(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

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

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