Synopses & Reviews
Portrait lighting is part art, part science. There are so many tools at the photographers disposaland myriad settings and setups that can be used. So, how do you master the light for consistent, predictable results, indoors and out? In this guide, award-winning photographer Curley Marshall teaches you the nuts and bolts of portrait lighting. Youll learn to work with natural light and studio lighting sources, both as they exist and in modified forms. Youll discover posing and lighting combinations that will help you to ensure that your subjects facethe focal point of every portraitappears dimensional and, where need be, slimmer. Youll learn how to give the eyes sparkle through proper catchlight placement and how to bring out the color of the eyes. Youll also learn the basic lighting setups heralded by portrait artists throughout timeincluding loop lighting, Rembrandt lighting, butterfly lighting, and more.
About the Author
served as 2012 president of Professional Photographers Association of Houston, TX. He was named Wedding and Portrait Photographer of the Year by the Professional Photographers' Guild of Houston. He is a college instructor and member of numerous professional photographic organizations.