Synopses & Reviews
With easy-to-follow instructions and detailed photo sequences showing how to arrange lights and lighting accessories, this carefully structured course teaches all the fundamentals of portraiture, as well as a host of other creative techniques. It sets out everything the amateur needs to know to create a wide range of styles, from choosing the right equipment to composing the background to placing and positioning the subject for maximum effect. The basics of color and black and white, digital capture and film, and studio and location shooting all receive detailed attention, and helpful tips on mood-enhancing lighting will help raise novices skills to professional levels.
Now completely updated, this bestselling portrait photography guide from acclaimed author Mark Cleghorn features easy-to-follow instructions and detailed photo sequences that help photographers, from beginners to aspiring professionals, create compelling images. With tips on software, studio lighting and equipment, settings and locations, poses and expressions, and interacting with models, Portrait Photography covers every skill needed to master this creative medium.and#160;
About the Author
Mark Cleghorn is an internationally known photographer and author who has specialized in portrait and wedding photography for almost 30 years. He is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and a member of the Master Photographers Association (MPA) and the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP). He was chosen BIPP Fashion Photographer of the Year and the MPA Portrait and Avant-Garde Wedding Photographer of the Year twice. He has a total of 17 Kodak European gold awards and 40 commendations, as well as 30 BIPP gold, silver, and bronze medals. He lives in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, UK.