Portrait and Candid Photography Photo Workshop

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 28, 2011 - Photography - 304 pages
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The latest tips and tricks for capturing high-quality photos

Taking great "people pictures" isn't a matter of luck. The secret is in observing your subjects and connecting with them, and then using your camera to its best advantage. This new edition uses full-color photos to demonstrate how to work with lighting, location, angle, composition, physical characteristics, and environment in either portrait or candid situations. Professional photographer and veteran author Erin Manning offers invaluable advice for handling the unique challenges of photographing babies, large and small groups, and action.

Assignments at the end of each chapter encourage you to test your newfound skills, while visiting pwsbooks.com allows you to post your work and benefit from feedback and constructive criticism. Explains how to study your subjects in their natural habitat, while you observe how they react and interact Features invaluable advice from veteran author Erin Manning that shares simple techniques for improving photos of babies and children Zeroes in on how to best capture facial expressions Highlights ways to tell a story with a series of candid photos Helps you add interest to large-group shots

When you apply the techniques featured on the pages of "Portrait and Candid Photography Photo Workshop, 2nd Edition," you'll watch your subjects come to life.

 

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Contents

Cameras
22
Image Storage
28
CONTENTS
35
Odds n Ends
43
Working with Light
50
Composing Your Portraits
88
CONTENTS
104
Capturing Portraits
115
CONTENTS
176
Get Comfortable with the Baby
186
Use Soft Light
197
Use Your Camera and Lens
208
Freeze the Action
217
CONTENTS
228
Appendix
268
Glossary
279

Families and Groups
138
Direct the Kids
164
Keep It Real
173

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About the author (2011)

Erin Manning is a professional photographer, author, educator, and media personality. Television viewers know Erin best as the digital photography expert and host of DIY Network's Telly Award-winning TV series The Whole Picture. She enjoys helping people understand photography and technology with a clear, friendly teaching style. Erin is also author of Make Money With Your Digital Photography, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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