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For beginners looking to master the portrait or lifelong photographers looking to try a new twist on the classic genre, this is your photo book.The Complete Portrait Manual provides over 300 tips techniques to help you successfully capture the portrait you want.The editors of Popular Photography pooled all their knowledge from their 70+ years of experience to bring you the most comprehensive guide to portraits on the market:The Complete Portrait Manual. Whether you’re after snapshots of loved ones laughing, impressive studio headshots, fun yet tasteful selfies on your smartphone, or lightning-fast captures of athletes doing the thing they love, this guide will help you produce the perfect portrait.In chapters on how to flatter your subjects with poses and angles, light them just right, and retouch your photos in post-production, you’ll learn how to:Get to Know Your Subjects Pick Props that Show PersonalitySnap a Nice Seflie Craft Environmental PortraitsHide Flaws with Clever Angles Take Candid Street ShotsPick Poses that Flatter Zoom In on Telling DetailsShoot Truly Joyful Holiday Portraits Freeze a Subject’s Fleeting ReflectionSet Up Avedon Lighting Know Your Light SourcesFlatter with a Ring Light Mimic Film Noir ShadowsSlow a Spinning Ballerina with Long Exposure Combine Natural and Studio LightSelect Light Modifiers Capture Musicians with Limited LightingMake Nostalgic Portrai
Number of Pages: 1
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Street Date: January 12, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-4466
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