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50 Lighting Setups For Portrait Photographers

50 Lighting Setups For Photographers covers just about every lighting setup imaginable. The book is basically full of different photographic situations and explains how each was taken. Each setup has a handy, easy to follow diagram to enable you to reproduce the lighting setup at home. Stephen Begleiter explains how each assignment came about, what his visual objective, or look was, and how he eventually settled on the pose in the photo and that specific lighting setup. He also looks at p...

500 Poses For Photographing Children

500 poses for Photographing Children is a must read for any studio or portrait photographer that photographs children for a living. A visual source book, it contains little technical information, but is simply a book packed full of poses that will suit children well. From toddlers to teenagers, this book covers all the age ranges, making sure that there is useful information for photographers taking pictures of any age of child. There is a posing fundamentals section at the back, so even...

500 Poses for Photographing Group Portraits

500 Poses for Photographing Group Portraits is a source book full of images for photographers to draw inspiration from. There is a small forward at the front, which explains that the book is meant to act as a 'springboard' for posing ideas. Thinking of ways to pose large groups of people can be a challenge, and the book provides plenty of ideas for you to implement. It is split into sections of different group sizes, and goes from just two people right up to fifteen plus, so no matter wh...

500 Poses For Photographing Infants And Toddlers

Photographing Infants and Toddlers is quite a niche area of photography, and this book is a visual sourcebook for digital portrait photographers. Basically, the book is filled with images of babies and young children, to give you an idea of the poses that work well for each age group. Images incorporating the parents are also included, and explained is how you can use parents or siblings as a kind of prop or support for the child in the photo. At the back of the book there is a small sec...

75 Portraits: Lighting and Posing Techniques for Portrait Photographers

75 Portraits: Lighting and Posing Techniques for Portrait Photographers is a handy book for anyone who needs inspiration in their portrait shots. Each double page spread is about a different posing concept. These range from the classic James Dean style posing, right through to more out there poses such as Tropical Eden. There are a whole load of different poses, ranging from those for kids involving costumes and lollipops, to those more grown up and sophisticated, such as moody black and whi...

Art of Color Infrared Photography

A 128 page A4 book that takes you through the various knowledge requirements for colour infrared. First a look at the theory of colour, then into how infrared film differs, followed by guidelines on using, exposing and filters ending on a portfolio of images. The good thing about this book is that it's written by a professional photographer who's shot plenty of infrared images so you get a good cross section of photos showing what the film can do when used well. There's even a section on how to ...

Available Light Glamour Photography

Available Light Glamour Photography is a book more about how to light the shots than the models themselves. The book begins with author Joe Farace talking us through why you should use available light. He comes up with three main answers; it�s cheap, less stressful for the models and fast to �set up�. It will save you buying loads of expensive studio equipment, which can only be a good thing. Farace explains the different temperatures of light, and the effects they have on a photo,...

Available Light Photography

Available Light Photography is one of a line of lighting books from Amherst Media. This title looks at using the light already available to you so any light source that does not involve you setting up studio lighting for. The book helps you to make the best of any available light source and get correct exposure any time, anywhere. The books talks us through hard and soft light, falloff and other basic terms before delving in to the world of available light. Its starts with exposure, tha...

Backgrounds and Backdrops - A Portrait Photographer's Guide

Backdrops and Backgrounds is a book dedicated to teaching portrait photographers what backgrounds will work best with which shots. We are first taught about different materials that can be used for backdrops, and the benefits and drawbacks of them – mainly to do with the amount they'll crease. Then the book looks at painted and printed backdrops, before moving on to paper backdrops that will create a flawless look, and flooring and floor drops. We then learn how to create a pure white ...

Beginner's Guide to Adobe Photoshop

128 page A4 book with some very easy to follow information to help newcommers get to grips with Photoshop. The information is very user friendly and works, I noted in the acknowledgments that a guinea pig was used to try out the lessons and this shows in the helpful info. Some of the screengrabs of palettes are enarged to big so they look a little fuzzy but overall a good book. It doesn't have a section on how to print pictures which seems like an oversight. Shame also that it came a little late...