- The Complete Portrait Manual provides over 200 tips techniques to help you successfully capture the portrait you want.
The editors of Popular Photography pooled all their knowledge from their 70+ years of experience to bring you the most comprehensive guide to portraits on the market: The Complete Portrait Manual. Whether you’re after snap shot of loved ones laughing, impressive studio head shots, fun yet tasteful selfies on your smartphone, or lightning-fast captures of athletes doing the thing they love, this guide will help you produce the perfect portrait.
In chapters on how to flatter your subjects with poses and angles, light them just right, and retouch your photos in post-production, you’ll learn how to:
Get to Know Your Subjects Pick Props that Show Personality
Snap a Nice Seflie Craft Environmental Portraits
Hide Flaws with Clever Angles Take Candid Street Shots
Pick Poses that Flatter Zoom In on Telling Details
Shoot Truly Joyful Holiday Portraits Freeze a Subject’s Fleeting Reflection
Set Up Avedon Lighting Know Your Light Sources
Flatter with a Ring Light Mimic Film Noir Shadows