Digital Boudoir Photography: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Fabulous Images of Any Woman by John G. Blair
"Digital Boudoir Photography" teaches beginning to intermediate photographers how to make the women in their lives beautiful through digital photography. Whether they are experienced or not, this book will show them the steps they need to take to create glamorous and intimate portraits of women using digital photography. Step-by-step instructions cover everything from planning a session, obtaining new or using existing camera and lighting equipment, gathering props and costumes, and of course the actual photography techniques themselves. The book emphasizes simple, creative techniques and ideas that anyone can use, and features numerous examples photographs as well as technical information and lighting diagrams.
John began writing and photographing in elementary school, publishing and selling his own newspaper at age 10. He has been a professional photographer for over 35 years, with a specialty in photographing women. He is experienced in boudoir, portrait, wedding, commercial, editorial, and fine art photography. He has been working in various aspects of digital photography since 1991, starting in Photoshop 2.5! His boudoir photography and scenes of him at work were featured on the French television program, "This Crazy World." He has taught courses, presented seminars, and lectured on photographic and business topics to groups of all ages from middle school children up through professionals. He has presented a number of boudoir and makeup courses to professional photographers as well. John's award winning work has led to his being named Photographer of the Year twice in five Northern California counties. He has received a number of awards and honors from the Professional Photographers of California. His studio is located in the redwood forests of Northern California.