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By Billy Pegram

Strolling photographers throughout the technique of taking pictures the various chances of the human shape, this advisor offers the innovations for capturing determine photographs that make a press release, seize recognition, and create an emotional impression. expert version photographer Billy Pegram starts via explaining center innovations akin to lighting fixtures, place, publicity, and styling which are indispensable to any kind of determine photograph. He then explores a wide selection of specialised genres of determine images, together with advertisement, type, boudoir, erotic, positive artwork, glamour, and pin-up, demonstrating the original hallmarks and strategies which are necessary to those types. The ebook offers behind-the-scenes appears to be like at numerous assignments, coated from thought to execution, exhibiting how every one photograph used to be imagined, the choices that went into the styling of the set and version, how the pose used to be built and subtle, the lighting fixtures setup used to catch the specified temper, and any postproduction concepts used to reinforce the ultimate effects.

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Layers of flames to make the image even more However, Photoshop is not a replacement for dramatic. When you have a look in mind, don’t quit experimenting until you have explored a variety paying careful attention to composition, posing, styling, exposure, and all the other technical aspects of imaging that result in a professional-quality photograph. of possibilities. Fundamental Techniques 55 Photoshop Is Just Another Tool When working with a figure model, play, create, and experiment—both during the shoot and when exploring your postproduction options.

Tweeze any stray hairs along the eyebrows. Apply a moisturizer to the entire face and a silicone primer to the under-eye area and smile lines. In the outer corner of eye, apply medium brown in a V shape pointing away from eye corner. With a soft brush, blend the darker shade into lighter shade over the brow bone. Apply pencil liner to the top and bottom of lids and blend with matching powder on an eyeliner brush. Eyeshadow and Liner Apply foundation on the forehead and eyelid. Add highlight shadow (here, shimmery cream) over the entire lid.

As a result, we’ll look at the application of makeup for once I felt comfortable enough in my photo- simple, clean headshots. Then we’ll study tech- graphic ability to photograph models, I encoun- niques for creating a much more dramatic look tered another roadblock: I couldn’t communi- for evening. cate with the makeup artist. The makeup is being applied by my fabulous Did I want heavier eyeliner? The inside of the photo stylist and makeup artist, Wendalynn eyes lined? How much concealer? Smoky eyes?

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