In most portrait studios, a large percentage of the sales from each session come from head and shoulders portraits. Yet, many photographers look at head and shoulders images as the portraits that "have to be done" for the mothers, grandmothers, yearbooks, and business cards the portraits they have to get out of the way so they can get to more exciting full-length poses. In this book, Jeff Smith shows you how head and shoulders portraits can be just as rewarding both creatively and financially.
- Beginning the portrait process with a design concept that is tailored to your client
- Selecting the right clothing for the shot and pairing it with the right background
- Posing your subject to make the most of their features and minimize any problem areas
- Using carefully executed lighting to create a flawless look
- Getting the perfect expression whether it's a serious business headshot or a smiling portrait for Mom
- Retouching techniques for a polished look
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