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Brian gives clear, step-by-step explanations of all the techniques, from the elegantly simple to the technically sophisticated. He laces the stories behind his vibrant portraits with loads of useful tips and easy-to-understand techniques. And he shows you how to create a visible connection with anyone in front of your lens, from movie stars to strangers on the street.
The photographs are big and plentiful. The writing is conversational and engaging. Every two-page spread presents another shoot—each with its own concise insights and tips.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? In this sexy, bold, beautiful book, photographer Brian Smith tells the stories behind the photos and lessons learned in 30 years of photographing celebrities and people in all walks of life. A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Smith is the luckiest guy on the planet.
He's told Bill Gates exactly what to do for an entire hour, exhibited at the Library of Congress, appeared on The X Factor, dined with the President and 3, of his closest friends, shared cupcakes with Anne Hathaway, and gotten drunk with George Clooney. In this juicy guide to shooting professional portraits, Smith shares his insider tips on connecting with people, finding the perfect location, telling a great story through portraiture, getting just the right pose, capturing emotion and gestures, arranging unique group shots, and getting just the right light.
You might not be shooting the rich and famous yourself, but after reading Smith's tell-all guide, you'll know how to make every person who makes their way in front of your camera look and feel like a celebrity. Read more Read less. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Paperback Verified Purchase. It's not every day that Sir Richard Branson shows up on your doorstep in a space suit. But today was the day. I've waited months for the arrival of Secrets of Great Portrait Photography and the wait was worth it. In pages, Miami celebrity photographer, Brian Smith shares insights learned over 30 years; in a career that has taken him all over the globe and put him in front of the world's most famous and infamous personas.
This is a book of great photography and great advice. I love the fresh, bold style of the book.
You won't have to read across pages and pages to understand what Brian is sharing. Every two-page spread presents another shoot--each with its own concise insights and tips.
Brian grouped nearly shoots into chapters; each centered around a theme: Connect With Your Subject 2.
Find The Place 3. Find the Angle 4. Tell the Story 5.
Sweat the Small Stuff 6. Don't Mess with a Good Thing 7. Pose, Gesture, Emotion 8. Less is More 9. See the Light Group Portraits Without Formality Create the Look Lights, Camera, Lens Within the chapters, each spread is headlined with a bit of advise, such as: Then, each spread provides one or more portraits and commentary about the shoot.
So many photo books get bogged down with pages of words. Brian made sure that this is a book of great photos from cover to cover. Then he balanced the photos with insights that only an A-list shooter could share. Just to manage your expectations, this is not a book that focuses on techniques. There are no lighting diagrams or set shots.
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