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Photographing People Like a Pro By Rod Edwards

Photographing People Like a Pro by Rod Edwards

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Summary

Offers a comprehensive look at the approaches, equipment and techniques. This book places emphasis on using natural lighting and easily accessible equipment. It features a Photoshop techniques section, in which the top ten digital manipulation effects are presented in format, using screengrabs.

Photographing People Like a Pro Summary

Photographing People Like a Pro: A Guide to Digital Portrait Photography by Rod Edwards

This book offers a colourful, comprehensive and easily accessible look at the approaches, equipment and simple techniques needed to achieve the very best digital shots of people. Rod Edwards' stunning colour and black and white photography is accompanied by clear, informative text on how he created the shots and the equipment he used. With his friendly, easy-to-follow advice, Rod Edwards demonstrates that professional looking results can be achieved with just basic equipment and without spending a small fortune on gear. With an emphasis on using natural lighting and an affordable digital camera, the book will help budding and keen amateur photographers create truly professional looking results with minimum financial outlay. Photographing People Like A Pro also features a unique Photoshop techniques section, in which the top ten digital manipulation effects are presented in a step-by-step format, using screen-grabs and helpful tips to demonstrate how any photographer can add professional touches to their portraits after they have been taken.

About Rod Edwards

Rod Edwards is an acclaimed, international award winning, professional photographer who works in the publishing, advertising, design and corporate areas of the photographic industry. His vast experience includes private portrait sittings with HM The Queen Elizabeth and The Duke Of Edinburgh for their Golden Jubilee Guide, as well as many large corporate and commercial clients in the UK and around the world. He has written for magazines including Digital Photographer, Practical Photography, Photography Monthly, Professional Photographer and Canon Eos Magazine and he is a respected member of the Association of Photographers in London. He lives in East Anglia, UK. www.rodedwards.co.uk

Table of Contents

Introduction - What makes a good photograph?; Equipment - Cameras, Lenses, Lighting, Computers; 1. DESIGNING THE IMAGE - Framing, Blurring, Zooming, Angles, Perspective, Colour, Location, Scale, Focus, Composition, Creativity; 2. WORKING WITH LIGHT - Soft Light, Hard Light, Studio Lights, Shoot Contrajour, Daylight, Reflectors, Ringflash, Creating a Home Studio, Triflectors, Low Light, Silhouettes; 3. PHOTOGRAPHING PEOPLE - Models, Children, Family Moments, Local Characters, Props, Environmental Portraits, Action Shots, Candid Moments, Creating a Bond Between Subjects; 4. TOP TEN PHOTOSHOP TECHNIQUES - Blemishes, Wrinkles, Red-eye, Eyes & Teeth, Dodge & Burn, Soft Focus, Digital Diet, Toning Black and White, Vignettes, Cross Processing; Index.

Additional information

GOR006073022
9780715328248
0715328247
Photographing People Like a Pro: A Guide to Digital Portrait Photography by Rod Edwards
Used - Very Good
Paperback
David & Charles
2009-03-14
144
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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