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The portrait

by Glenn Rand | 27 November 2014
Synopsis
Glenn Rand, longtime photographic educator, and Tim Meyer, Lead Portrait Instructor at Brooks Institute, have collaborated to create a thorough and balanced textbook on the modern techniques and practice of portrait photography. They have crafted a definitive resource for professionals, students, and avid amateurs wishing to advance their skills in this discipline. Glenn and Tim begin by discussing lessons from the masters and the history of photographic portraiture. They build on this foundation and cover all of the technical and aesthetic components of understanding and producing outstanding portraits. Extensive illustrations illuminate the concepts discussed, and the works of outstanding photographers serve as examples of how to apply the lessons in this book. This second edition offers even more illustrations and photographic examples and an expanded discussion about posing. Topics include: Quality of light and the portraitAmbient, continuous, and strobe light sourcesUnderstanding light modifiers and enhancersMastering lighting ratiosImportance and selection of backgroundsExtensive coverage of lighting setupsUnderstanding light meters and metering in portraitureLighting patterns on the human faceFacial analysisComposition in portraiturePosing for various types of portraitsEliciting appropriate expressionThe fine art portraitPortraiture for the masses
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Synopsis
Glenn Rand, longtime photographic educator, and Tim Meyer, Lead Portrait Instructor at Brooks Institute, have collaborated to create a thorough and balanced textbook on the modern techniques and practice of portrait photography. They have crafted a definitive resource for professionals, students, and avid amateurs wishing to advance their skills in this discipline. Glenn and Tim begin by discussing lessons from the masters and the history of photographic portraiture. They build on this foundation and cover all of the technical and aesthetic components of understanding and producing outstanding portraits. Extensive illustrations illuminate the concepts discussed, and the works of outstanding photographers serve as examples of how to apply the lessons in this book. This second edition offers even more illustrations and photographic examples and an expanded discussion about posing. Topics include: Quality of light and the portraitAmbient, continuous, and strobe light sourcesUnderstanding light modifiers and enhancersMastering lighting ratiosImportance and selection of backgroundsExtensive coverage of lighting setupsUnderstanding light meters and metering in portraitureLighting patterns on the human faceFacial analysisComposition in portraiturePosing for various types of portraitsEliciting appropriate expressionThe fine art portraitPortraiture for the masses
€37.10
111 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
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Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781937538576
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 27/11/2014
Categories - All, Books, Art and Photography, Photography, Photographic Collections
No. of Pages - 200
Weight - 704
Edition - 2nd edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 26
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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