50 Portrait Lighting Techniques for Pictures that Sell

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Amphoto, 1995 - Photography - 144 pages
This revised and updated book concerns professional lighting techniques. Itncludes 90 new photographs and strategies for helping anyone, with a minimumf equipment, in a studio or out of doors, to take portraits of friends,amily and commercial clients.;Each technique is illustrated with backgroundhotographs of the actual portrait session, showing the equipment used andts placement in the studio or, in the case of outdoor work, the properosition of the subject in regard to the sun. A lighting diagram is includedor each session, giving the spatial relationships of all the elements of theetup (photographer, model, lights and equipment). A series of finishedortraits from each setup compares why some are successful and why others areot, and why one photograph was chosen as the best.

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About the author (1995)

John Hart is the author of several books, including "Storm over Mono: The Mono Lake Battle and the California Water Future "(California, 1996) and "Farming on the Edge: Saving Family Farms in Marin County, California "(California, 1992), both of which won the Commonwealth Club Silver Medal. He is also a prize-winning poet whose book "The Climbers "is part of the Pitt Poetry Series. David Sanger is a Bay Area-based photographer. His clients include the National Park Service, "Sunset, Travel Holiday, "and Nikon. Sanger was recognized as the 1998 Photographer of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers.

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