Today, portrait styles have become more relaxed and less formal than everƒ?ø????yet, the old rules of posing and lighting are still surefire ways to make your client look his or her best. In this book, Bill Hurter explores the roles of both influences, classic and contemporary, in creating portraits that sell. From lighting and posing, to composition and color management, this book is a comprehensive look at the ins and outs of producing professional-quality portraits.
- Tips for selecting the right equipment
- Comprehensive techniques for lighting and posing
- Creating portraits in the studio or on location
- Techniques for digitally retouching and enhancing your portraits
8.5x11, 128 pages, 140 color images.
Bill Hurter is the editor of Rangefinder magazine, a monthly publication for professional photographers. He is the former editor of Petersenƒ?ø?¦s PhotoGraphic magazine and a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, from which he holds a BFA in professional photography and an honorary Masters of Science degree. He has been involved in professional photography for more than twenty-five years.
OTHER BOOKS BY BILL HURTER:
- The Best of Family Portrait Photography
- The Best of Photographic Lighting
- The Best of Digital Wedding Photography
- The Best of Childrenƒ?ø?¦s Portrait Photography
- The Best of Portrait Photography
- The Best of Wedding Photography, 2nd Ed.
- The Best of Wedding Photojournalism
- The Best of Adobe Photoshop
- The Best of Professional Digital Photography
- The Portrait Photographerƒ?ø?¦s Guide to Posing
- Group Portrait Photography Handbook, 2nd Ed.
- Portrait Photographerƒ?ø?¦s Handbook, 2nd Ed.
- DIGITAL QUICK GUIDE: Digital Portrait Photography 101
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