Master of portraiture Monte Zucker presents page after page of essential photographic lessons to enable photographers to achieve and exceed their financial and artistic goals. Providing instructions on how to conduct a well-crafted client consultation, readers will learn which angles of the face to photograph, how to pose the body, where to place the camera, and the proper positioning of lighting equipment in order to cultivate an emotional connection with clients to produce an ideal image. Chapters with expert advice on digital imaging cleanup and finishing techniques, clothing and makeup selection, and location and studio backdrop options to reinforce portrait concepts are also included. AUTHOR: Monte Zucker was a photographer for nearly sixty years, producing wedding photography and portraits that are often credited as genre-defining works of the twentieth century. In addition to membership in the elite Camera Craftsmen of America, he earned the distinction of being names as a Canon Explorer of Light. In 2002, he was also named Photographer of the Year by the United Nations. << Monte was recognized as a leading porrait teacher. In fact, many of today's leading photographers credit Monte as the original source for their photograph style. "I've always wanted to show others good ewchniques and give them the ability to do waht they feel", he said in an interview with Professional Photographer magazine. "I wanted them to be able to interpret a situation and put in on paper for others to share their vision". 190 colour photographs
"This book is certain to improve the quality of your images and that makes it a must-have addition to your personal library." --"Shutterbug"