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Christopher Grey's Advanced Lighting TechniquesTucci and Usmani's The Business of Photography

The fundamentals of running a professional photography business and studio are explained in this guide to the commercial side of photography. A road map to navigating the perils and embracing the triumphs, this reference covers all the critical skills required to establish a business, design a product line, market services and products, and manage the bottom line. Topics include selecting the right insurance package, obtaining the various licenses and tax IDs, and hiring the best employees. An invaluable resource for photographers, this is a must-have manual to the mechanics of successful professional photography.

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Christopher Grey's Advanced Lighting TechniquesChristopher Grey's Advanced Lighting Techniques

Illustrating various lighting techniques employed by professional photographers, this unique guidebook demonstrates how to create more visually complex effects. Each chapter explains the concept of a different lighting method, sets up the shot step–by–step, and reveals the easily obtained, yet sophisticated, results. Common problems and solutions are also provided and variations suggested. Appealing to professionals as well as intermediate and advanced students of photography, this eye-catching manual offers a technical approach to lighting that will produce amazing pictures.

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Wedding Photography : Advanced Tehcniques for Digital PhotographersWedding Photography : Advanced Techniques for Digital Photograph

Drawing on the images and expertise of dozens of industry-leading photographers, this manual on wedding photography provides critical insights into the techniques that set the best in the business apart from rest. Covering both the technical aspects of the profession as well as delving into more subtle aspects of the craft—including preparation and planning, interpersonal skills, a keen eye, good timing, a cool-under-pressure mindset, posing and lighting skills, and artistic talent—this detailed handbook also offers strategies for streamlining postproduction efforts from running digital filters and retouching images to saving and archiving files. With instructions on how to replicate stunning wedding images, this guide will interest amateur and professional photographers alike.

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Advanced Wedding PhotojournalismAdvanced Wedding Photojournalism

Aiming to produce more vibrant, emotional, and compelling images, this guide instructs how to instinctively capture the most important moments at a wedding. By emphasizing a deeper understanding of the client and the importance of practicing technical skills, this in-depth reference explores the roles of preparation and patience in capturing memorable photographs. Since being in the right place at the right time is imperative, instruction is also provided on how to evaluate body language and subtle clues during the event. In addition, this manual, designed specifically for the professional wedding photographer, demonstrates how postproduction, album design, and photographer–client communication can maximize sales and customer satisfaction.

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The Best of Wedding Photojournalism, 2nd EditionThe Best of Wedding Photojournalism, 2nd Edition

In contrast to a traditional wedding photographer, a wedding photojournalist works unobtrusively to capture the “real life” flavor of the special event as it unfolds, and this guidebook addresses the unique challenges and specific preparations required to excel in this field. Calling upon the best and brightest photojournalists to share their images and insights, this updated edition reveals the secrets for capturing all the breathtaking exchanges between the personalities, so that the photographs tell a story rich in detail. Many topics are also covered, such as how to meet and mingle with the main players at a wedding, what to expect in terms of a timeline, what shots cannot be missed, and how to minimize the distractions of flashes, bulky equipment, and verbal requests. Before, during, and after the ceremony—indoors and out—this volume is brimming with advice for every aspect of the shoot, including selecting equipment and lighting, working with an assistant, properly archiving digital files, and selecting a beautiful heirloom-quality album design

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Children's Portrait Photography Handbook, 2nd EditionChildren's Portrait Photography Handbook, 2nd Edition

Packed with practical techniques that both inform and inspire, this professional guidebook to photographing children of all ages—from infants to teenagers—presents new strategies to maximize client cooperation and ensure smooth sessions. The entire child-based photographic process is addressed, including proper equipment selection, physical and behavioral controls for young subjects, working with black-and-white exposures, and using light to capture fast-moving subjects. Updated to include new software techniques—such as PhotoShop CS4—newly released hardware, and innovations in marketing and social networking, this collection of essential guidance and stunning images helps any photographer capture extraordinary, memorable portraits of children

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500 Poses for Photographing Brides500 Poses for Photographing Brides

A Visual Sourcebook for Professional Digital Wedding Photographers

Filled with images by some of the world’s most accomplished photographers, this book provides a resource for photographers seeking inspiration for their own work. Stuck on what to do with a particular bride? Looking to freshen up your work with some new poses? Find a sample that appeals to you and look for ways to implement it (or some element of it) with one of your brides. Sometimes all you need to break through a slump is a little spark. In this book, you’ll find a plethora of images designed to provide just that.

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Corrective Lighting, Posing & Retouching for Digital Portrait Photographers, 3rd EdCorrective Lighting, Posing & Retouching for Digital Portrait Photographers

In this complete, step-by-step guide, you'll learn the techniques you need to photograph real people, not just size-two supermodels with perfect hair and skin. With these practical techniques, you'll be ready to identify problems, correct them, and deliver images your clients will love—and buy!

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