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07-31-2009, 09:21 AM   #1
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Looking for a Good Portrait Photography Book

I'm looking for a good portrait photography book. Does anyone have some suggestions?

I'm pretty much at a beginner level, but I wouldn't mind more advanced books as well. I'd like to learn about posing tips, interaction with subjects (how to best make them relax and feels comfortable, and get the correct poses), various lighting set ups, and any other suggestions.

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07-31-2009, 09:31 AM   #2
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Posts: 1,966 The Best of Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from the Pros (9781584282235): Bill Hurter: Books

Also, check out your newstand and specifically look for British monthly photo magazines (Photography Monthly, Practical Photography, Digital SLR). Every other issue you're bound to find some portrait tips.
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I have a good book called,100 Ways To Take Better Portrait Photographs by Daniel Lezano & Bjorn Thomassen.It's published by David & Charles Books.There website is's a good read with some step by step helpful hints and techniques.It would be a good book for a beginner.Check it out!Hope this helps.
08-03-2009, 10:38 AM   #4
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Thanks! I'll definitely be getting these.


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