The Naked and the Lens: A Guide to Nude Photography

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Taylor & Francis, 2009 - Photography - 237 pages
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The Naked and the Lens is designed as both a technical guide and an artistic inspiration. Filled with beautiful images of the nude form, it also shows you how this can be technically achieved. The book covers key topics: concept, lighting, directing, post-production, and artisic re-interpretation and how to find models. Legal and photo release issues are covered as well.

The techniques are up-to-date, including Photoshop CS4, RAW capture and shooting with a gray card to capture accurate white balance information. The lighting section will also show how to get studio quality light from hot-shoe flashes by adapting them to umbrellas and soft boxes.

Regardless of whether you are shooting in a studio or in a field, this book will show you how to create works of art with nude bodies and it will also teach through advice in a unique interview section with leading nude photographers around the world through their words and their images.

* Lavishly illustrated by contributors from around the globe * Covers photographing art nudes from concept to completion * Includes lighting, working with models, legal issues, and post-production * Bonus interviews and expansive resources on www.TheNakedAndTheLens.com

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Review: The Naked and the Lens: A Guide to Nude Photography

User Review  - Yury Averkiev - Goodreads

In a good way, this books is quite different from other books about nudes that can be found on Amazon.com Read full review

Review: The Naked and the Lens: A Guide to Nude Photography

User Review  - Goodreads

In a good way, this books is quite different from other books about nudes that can be found on Amazon.com Read full review

About the author (2009)

Lou Benjamin teaches a variety of technique courses at The International School of Photography.

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