What would your life be like if you could take absolutely incredible portraits? If you could be in any natural lighting situation, indoors or out, and knew that you would be able to create an amazing image every time? If you’ve ever dreamed of taking such amazing portraits that your friends and family will say, “Wait a minute, this is your picture! Did you take this? Then you’re in luck.
Award-winning photography book author Scott Kelby teaches you exactly how to take and edit beautiful portraits in natural light. Scott shares all of his time-tested secrets and techniques as he talks about everything from his essential portrait gear to camera setup and portrait photography techniques he needs to create absolutely stunning images. From window lighting to taming intense outdoor light, from the tools and accessories he needs to capture beautiful portraits in any lighting condition, Scott has you covered.
Among many other topics, he will learn:
• The secrets to getting super sharp portraits every time without breaking a sweat.
• Exactly which camera settings work best for natural light portraits (and which ones to avoid).
• How to create separation with a silky, blurred background, no matter what lens you have.
• How to tame even the harshest light and harness it to create soft, beautiful and enveloping light.
• Which lenses will give you the best results and why.
• What gear you need, what accessories work best, and tons of awesome tips to help you create better images and make the whole experience that much more fun.
It’s all here, including a full chapter on post-processing and retouching, and another with detailed portrait recipes, and best of all, it’s just one topic per page so you’ll get the information you need quickly. There’s never been a daylight portrait photography book like this!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Portrait Glasses
Chapter 2: Camera Settings
Chapter 3: Portraits with Window Light
Chapter 4: Outdoor Shooting
Chapter 5: Shooting in Direct Light
Chapter 6: Composition
Chapter 7: Posing
Chapter 8: Post-Processing
Chapter 9: Portrait Recipes
About the Author
Scott Kelby is the world’s #1 best-selling author of photography technique books, as well as Editor and Publisher of the highly acclaimed Photoshop User magazine. He is co-host of the influential weekly photography talk show The Grid and he teaches digital photography workshops and seminars around the world. Scott is an award-winning author of over 60 books, including How Do I Do That in Lightroom?, How Do I Do That in Photoshop?, The Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers, The Digital Photography Book series, Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers, and Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It. For more on Scott, visit his fantastic blog at scottkelby.com.
Publisher : Rocky Nook (December 17, 2019)
Language : English
Paperback : 208 pages
ISBN-10 : 1681984245
ISBN-13 : 978-1681984247
Item Weight : 14.4 ounces
Dimensions : 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
More about the author
Photographer, award-winning author, Editor of Photoshop User magazine, Publisher of Lightroom magazine, founder of the annual ‘Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk,’ CEO of the KelbyOne Online Educational Community for Photographers, Lightroom and Photoshop users; co-host of the live weekly photography podcast “The Grid,” Conference Technical Chair for the annual Photoshop World Conference, and struggling guitar player.