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Published 27th December 2019

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Often the most memorable pictures are those of people. Portraits can be engaging, emotional, intimate and informative. They are the ultimate story-telling device and enable you to study the human form in great detail. They allow you to celebrate the most intimate details of a person and admire not only their beauty, but their imperfections too. People pictures surround us everywhere nowadays, from our social media profile pictures to the numerous selfies we take with our phones, however, serious portrait photography is on a whole other level. Teach Yourself Portrait Photography covers everything you need to know to begin your journey towards professional looking imagery. Discover the essential kit that you need as well as expert tips and advice. Master the art of posing and learn to shape the light, as well as how to work in varying environments for compelling and engaging images of people. Use your subject to tell a story, utilise their emotions or mould them creatively for captivating and artistic results. Work your way through the in-depth features and follow the step-by-step tutorials in order to take your portrait photography up a notch or two.

Inside you'll find:
- 50 pro portrait secrets
- The art of posing for portraits
- Portraits with impact
- Create stunning portraits indoors
- Essential skills for outdoor portraits
- Master the art of backlit portraits
- 5 essential tricks for lighting
- Shot pro male portraits
- Capture family portraits
- Create pro portraits on location
- Creative portrait exposures
- Capture portraits with gels
- Projects Shoot a fashion portrait
- Light a portrait on location
- Shoot a character portrait
- Use flash for modern portraits
- Use ND filters for flash
- Capture portraits with prisms
- Shoot and edit a creative portrait
- Creative lenses with colour gels
- Portrait Photographer’s Buyer’s Guide
- A guide to the best bodies, lenses and must-have equipment.

Page count: 196

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