Digital Portrait Photography: Art, Business and Style

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - Photography - 223 pages
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Most amateurs dream of taking professional-quality portraits; Steve Sint can show them how. After shooting over a million portraits, he has a wealth of knowledge to share, on everything from the basics of good composition to the fine details of advanced lighting techniques. Sint simply delivers a complete course in digital portrait photography: he discusses set-ups and backdrops; the most flattering ways to pose both individuals and groups; tips on making the sessions fun and comfortable for everyone; and insider info on using electronic flash, both indoors and out.
For those hoping to go pro, an entire chapter offers all the nuts and bolts information needed to turn your passion into a career!
 

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many creative pictures

Contents

chapter one portrait psychology
13
get conspiratorial
26
the types of light
54
similar but different
68
chapter four BAVBUCed lighting 8
82
specialty lights applications and accessories
96
the rationale
170
camera criteria
178
the portable photographer
186
chapter ten the business side of portraiturei92
194
paperwork
206
afterword
217
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