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By Glenn Rand,Tim Meyer

Glenn Rand, longtime photographic educator, and Tim Meyer, Lead Portrait teacher at Brooks Institute, have collaborated to create a radical and balanced textbook at the smooth suggestions and perform of portrait images. they've got crafted a definitive source for execs, scholars, and avid amateurs wishing to develop their talents during this discipline.

Glenn and Tim start through discussing classes from the masters and the historical past of photographic portraiture. They construct in this starting place and canopy the entire technical and aesthetic elements of knowing and generating striking images. large illustrations light up the techniques mentioned, and the works of remarkable photographers function examples of the way to use the teachings during this booklet. This moment variation deals much more illustrations and photographic examples and an extended dialogue approximately posing.

Topics include:

  • Quality of sunshine and the portrait
  • Ambient, non-stop, and strobe mild sources
  • Understanding gentle modifiers and enhancers
  • Mastering lighting fixtures ratios
  • Importance and choice of backgrounds
  • Extensive assurance of lights setups
  • Understanding mild meters and metering in portraiture
  • Lighting styles at the human face
  • Facial analysis
  • Composition in portraiture
  • Posing for varied varieties of portraits
  • Eliciting acceptable expression
  • The high quality artwork portrait
  • Portraiture for the masses

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