A guide to taking fantastic portraits, covering all the practical decisions as well as the creative aspects
Explaining the basic rules of portraiture, this practical guide also covers the more complex ideas of image making. Set out in chronological order as a photographer would approach a shoot, it explains each step of the process, including postproduction and printing. It explains how to make the most of your camera and lenses, and the fundamentals of photography; advises on how to approach shoots, whether for a baby or for a larger family grouping; and suggests poses for successful portraits. Aimed at all professional and amateur photographers, it covers portrait, glamour, hair, beauty, and fashion, and includes master classes on more in-depth areas of portraiture.