Creative Portraits
Digital Photography Tips and Techniques
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: February 2011
Pages: 240

Taking portraits of men, women, and children is a passionateundertaking. By capturing a person through a photo, you can explorethe subject's character.

This book aims squarely at the heart and soul of portraitphotography and shows you how to create meaningful and compellingimages. Each photo is taken from Davis's personal collection and isaccompanied by an explanation of how and why he made it.Composition, lighting, exposure, and camera technique are alldiscussed, taking you beyond the basics.

Still, the best way to craft memorable, lively, and stunningportraits is sometimes to break the rules. Davis also demonstrateshow to do this in a way that is both informative and inspiring. Heencourages you to define and develop your own photographic style byshooting creative, unique images. You'll be moved to try newtechniques, empowering you to truly define someone with aphotograph.

  • Capture emotion to create a compelling image

  • Learn about clothing, hair, and make-up

  • Choose the right lens and shutter speed

  • Utilize the best lighting techniques

  • Have fun photographing kids

  • Retouch your images and add special effects

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