Synopses & Reviews
In this instructive resource, seasoned photographers illustrate how to become an elite senior-portrait photographer. Whether the student wants a simple headshot for the yearbook, classic studio portraits, or fashion-oriented images shot on location, this resource outlines every phase of the processfrom selecting the right equipment, poses, and light to generating great expressions and using the computer to retouch the face. An emphasis to stay ahead of the competition in terms of style, technology, customer service, and advertising offers photographers no-nonsense ideas for shooting better images and providing more variety within the often very limited time constraints of a senior-portrait session. Packed with before-and-after images, sequential illustrations that show posing variations, sample marketing materials, and much more, this is a must have book for those entering the marketor those seeking to chisel out a bigger share.
About the Author
Dave Wacker is a certified, award-winning photographer and photography instructor whose images and articles have appeared in "InFoto," "Lens," "The Professional Photographer," and "Rangefinder" magazines. Jean Wacker is a certified, award-winning photographer who has implemented new techniques for digital transitions. J. D. Wackeris certified with Professional Photographers of America and has won several photography awards. He is the author of "Master Posing Guide for Portrait Photographers." They all own the 100-year-old Wacker family studio in Clintonville, Wisconsin, where they live.