The Portrait: Understanding Portrait Photography
by Glenn Rand, Tim Meyer

The Portrait: Understanding Portrait Photography<br>by Glenn Rand, Tim Meyer
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Glenn Rand, longtime photographic educator and Program Director for Graduate Programs at Brooks Institute, and Tim Meyer, Portrait Division Chair at Brooks Institute, have collaborated to create a thorough and balanced textbook on the modern techniques and practice of portrait photography. They have avoided the single-style viewpoint common to so many books on portraiture and have crafted a definitive resource for professionals, as well as students and avid amateurs, wishing to advance their skills in this discipline.

Topics include:

  • Quality of light and the portrait
  • Ambient, continuous, and strobe light sources
  • Understanding light modifiers and enhancers
  • Mastering lighting ratios
  • Importance and selection of backgrounds
  • Extensive coverage of lighting setups
  • Understanding light meters and metering in portraiture
  • Lighting patterns on the human face
  • Facial analysis
  • Composition in portraiture
  • Eliciting the appropriate expression
  • The fine art portrait
  • Portraiture for the masses


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    Publisher: Rocky Nook
    Page Count (est.): 187
    ISBN10: 1933952466
    ISBN13: 9781933952468
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 12/28/2009