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Jeff Smith's Posing Techniques for Location Portrait Photography

Jeff Smith's Posing Techniques for Location Portrait Photography

by Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith's Posing Techniques for Location Portrait Photography

Jeff Smith's Posing Techniques for Location Portrait Photography

by Jeff Smith

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Overview

This comprehensive guide to location portraits teaches the basics of good head-to-toe posing, indoors and out, and shows the classical approaches used throughout photographic history to create a pleasing rendition of the human form. Additional introductory chapters detail the four main posing styles and reveal how to determine which will work best with a subject, their clothing, the location, and the purpose of the portrait. Chapters for advanced photographers highlight the creation of a wide variety of individual and group poses—including ground, seated, head-and-shoulders, and standing—to be utilized in tandem with stairs, rocks, and other architectural and natural elements. A chapter devoted to the essential business skills needed to professionally schedule appointments, work through consultations, manage sessions, and present and deliver final prints is also included.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781584282259
Publisher: Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2007
Pages: 124
Sales rank: 1,125,416
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Jeff Smith is a professional photographer and the owner of two successful photography studios in central California. He has written numerous articles for Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and Studio Photography & Design magazines. He is the author of seven books on photography, including Corrective Lighting, Posing, and Retouching for Digital Portrait Photographers; Outdoor and Location Portrait Photography; and Posing for Portrait Photography. He lives in Fresno, California.

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