High Impact Portrait Photography : Creative Techniques for Dramatic, Fashion-Inspired Portraits - Examining the creative process behind portrait photography for media and advertising, this book will help photographers create and sell portraits that look like they were pulled from the latest fashion magazine. Creating portraits of men, women, couples, teens, children, and families, this guide explores a variety of simple techniques for adding a high-impact feel to photography. In some instances, unconventional posing adds the right flair to a shot; in others, alternative processing of the film adds a dramatic blast of color. Creative props, action shots, and clothing selection also help add impact to portraits. Also shown is how these techniques can easily be implemented in either the studio or on location.
Portrait Photographer's Handbook - Rather than focusing on one particular aspect of portrait photography, this book provides complete instructions for every step of producing portraits with a professional look. From setting up the lighting, posing the subject, and composing the finished shot to retouching methods and developing techniques for the darkroom, each process is fully explored. These proven techniques for producing flattering portraits in a variety of settings will improve professionals' portraits and move amateurs' hobby photographs to the next level. Examples clearly illustrate every concept presented in the book.
Basic Studio Lighting : Photographer's Complete Guide to Professional Techniques