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Portrait Photographer’s Style Guide by Peter Travers and James Cheadle

Portrait Photographer’s Style Guide is a hardworking recipe book of inspiring portrait photography skills. This beautifully illustrated book explores professional portrait techniques across a wide variety of styles and genres that echo the full range of images in today’s magazines, advertising and modeling shots. From gritty urban looks to pop culture styles, readers are provided with all the ingredients they need to recreate these high-fashion looks. A 3D diagram of the studio or outdoor equipment set-up accompanies images, and explanations describe precisely how the image was shot in terms of format, lens, exposure, aperture and lighting. The second half of the book provides practical shooting tips and an overview of essential equipment and Photoshop tutorials help readers to easily replicate a wide range of photographic styles. This is a must-have for amateur and professional photographers looking to improve their portrait photography.

  • Inspiring portraits covering a wide range of different styles
  • Detailed technical information and 3D diagrams accompany each portrait
  • Provides useful information on shooting and equipment, as well as Photoshop tutorials

About the Author

James Cheadle is a professional portrait photographer who regularly shoots some of the world’s most famous faces. Peter Travers is a photography journalist and author. He is Deputy Editor on PhotoPlus, Britain's fastest growing photography magazine.

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