This straightforward guide shows you how to create memorable portrait photographs.

Good portraits reveal aspects of a person’s identity, attitude, and personality. Great portraits can reveal the “essence” of a person’s character.

This easy-to-follow pocket guide provides expert advice on:
– Cameras, lenses, lighting, focus and exposure for different types of portraiture.
– Candid, formal, single and group portraits, natural and artificial lighting.
– Portraits of children, families, special occasions, and community events.
– Setting up a studio for formal portraits and ideas for more creative approaches.
– The role of clothing, positioning, posture, light angles, background, and props.
– How to deal with short attention spans and varying weather conditions.
– How to build a genuine rapport with the subject and capture spontaneous moments.

Portraiture is filled with practical and creative ways to ensure your portrait photography is enjoyable and rewarding.

Print edition
A5, 96 pages, PUR bound, printed in Australia with ISO 14001 Environmental Accreditation
ISBN: 978-1-922156-46-4
Publisher: Photo Review – Media Publishing
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Ebook edition
RRP: $9.99
Format: PDF Edition
ISBN: 978-1-922156-47-1
Publisher: Photo Review – Media Publishing
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About the Author
Margaret Brown is technical editor of  Photo Review Australia magazine and website and has been writing on photography for more than 35 years. Margaret is author of the popular and extensive Photo Review Pocket Guide series and the Australian Consumer Association’s Choice Guide to Digital Photography.

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