The Best of Family Portrait Photography by Bill Hurter
Part #: 1812
For the subjects, family portraits provide cherished memories of how a family looked "back then" and a document of the family's growth as new generations are added. For the photographer, however, family portraits are a challenge that will draw on all of your skills. In this book, you will master the technical side of family portraiture how to pose, light, and photograph family groups as well as the creative elements that produce compelling group portraits.
Understanding the qualities that define a top-quality, professional family portrait
Mastering the technical aspects of family portraits from lens selection and focus to metering and white balance
Posing techniques to make sure everyone in the group looks their best
Designing group arrangements that produce an appealing composition
Working with the children in the group for great poses and expressions
Indoor and outdoor lighting techniques for groups of any size
Bill Hurter is the editor of Rangefinder magazine, a monthly publication for professional photographers. He is the former editor of Petersen?s PhotoGraphic magazine and a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, from which he holds a BFA in professional photography and an honorary Masters of Science degree. He has been involved in professional photography for more than twenty-five years.
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