Photography FAQs: Portraits (Photography FAQs)

Photography FAQs: Portraits (Photography FAQs)

By: Duncan Evans (author)Paperback

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Formulated as an encyclopedia of questions and answers across 50 topics, this book covers every aspect of portrait photography. The title offers detailed responses to the key, reader-defined questions drawn from photographic workshops, consumer press and internet forums, and, as such, is an invaluable and handy reference.

About Author

Duncan Evans has worked on ten national magazines. He is a member of the Royal Photographic Society, currently with a Licentiateship distinction (LRPS). He has previously written a number of books for AVA in the Comprehensive Guide to Digital Photography series.


Frequently asked questions. Introduction. Essential hardware: Digital cameras; Film stocks; Portrait lenses; Wide-angle lenses; Telephoto lenses; Macro lenses; Built-in flash and flashguns; Artificial lighting; Diffusion and reflectors; Studio accessories. Metering: Types of metering modes; Exposure compensation and bracketing; High-key images; Low-key images; Metering challenging lighting. Using colour and monochrome: Colour temperature; Filters; Colour concerns; Black and white. Natural lighting and supplementary flash: Lighting outdoors; Lighting indoors; Bouncing flash; Mixing lighting sources; Long exposures; Reflections and diffusion. Studio lighting: Standard lighting arrangements; Simple lighting arrangements; Classic Hollywood lighting; Lifestyle portraits; Complex lighting and arrangements. Composition and posing: Depth of field in portraits; Rule of thirds for portraits; Portrait lengths; Posing the subject; Unusual angles; Group shots; Parties; Expressions and emotions; Props and accessories. Shooting on location: Finding good locations: Problem lighting; Candid photography; Action portraits; Locations and the law. The digital darkroom: Correcting exposure; Fixing common mistakes; Problems with colour; Cleaning up portraits; Black and white; Toning and tinting. Subject index. Acknowledgements and credits.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9782884791045
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9782884791045
  • weight: 370
  • ISBN10: 2884791043

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