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.
Secrets of posing and lighting.
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;
A highly acclaimed wedding photographer discusses how to photograph all types of weddings
Whether you are planning to take up wedding photography professionally or have been given the role of photographer at a friend’s big day, this guide is packed with expert advice on capturing those treasured memories. Mark Cleghorn offers comprehensive information on choosing equipment, manipulating the light, taking candid shots, and organizing formal portraits, as well as clearly explaining all the key photographic techniques. He also gives plenty of suggestions on what to capture before, during, and after the ceremony, plus tips for post production.
About the Author
Mark Cleghorn is the author of The Complete Guide to Light and Portrait Photography. A highly sought after wedding and portrait photographer, he runs a successful photographic studio and is one of the few photographers in the world to be awarded a Fellowship by four of the UK’s major photographic organizations: the British Institute of Professional Photographers, the Master Photographers’ Association, the Royal Photographic Society, and the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers. He has also won a host of accolades including the MPA’s National Avant-Garde Wedding Photographer of the Year Award and 17 Kodak European Gold Awards.