Review the technical and artistic qualities that separate a mere likeness of an individual from a true work of art. Rangefinder editor Bill Hurter shows you how to craft exceptional portraits that beautifully showcase your clients' assets, downplay any perceived flaws, and offer insight into each client's true character. This new edition features techniques and images from a host of new contributors.
- The critical skills of portrait photography posing, lighting, exposure, and more
- Techniques for studio, location, and outdoor portraiture
- Working with single subjects, as well as couples and larger groups
- Strategies for working with younger clients
- Compositional strategies for attention-getting, dynamic portraits
- Eliciting expressions that help to portray the subject's true personality
8.5x11, 128 pages, 180 color photos.
Bill Hurter is the editor of Rangefinder magazine, a monthly publication for professional photographers. He is the former editor of Petersen 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.
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