Portrait Photographer's Handbook

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Amherst Media, 2007 - Photography - 124 pages
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Combining time-tested practices with contemporary methods, this guidebook details the fine art of capturing formal and casual posed images. With advice and guidance from the finest and most decorated portrait and wedding photographers in the country, this instructional discusses subjects such as lighting in the studio and on location, improving improvisational shooting techniques, and how to retouch images in the post-production process to create truly flawless looks. A chapter addressing the common problems in taking portraitures--from working with subjects with glasses to subjects that vary in size, facial features, and skin tone--is also included.

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About the author (2007)

Bill Hurter is the editor of "Rangefinder" and the author of more than 12 photography books, including "The Best of Wedding Photojournalism," "Group Portrait Photography Handbook," and "The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Posing." He lives in West Covina, California.

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