Posing for Portrait and Glamour Photography whose original title was “The ABC’s of Portrait Posing.” Beginning with the basics of body and hand and head posing, this book details posing techniques that enhance a subject’s appeal while minimizing concerns they might have about their appearance. In addition to posing techniques, I present real world subjects—ranging in age from 18 to their late 40s, with a variety of looks and figure types—demonstrating the effect of careful posing on the types of subjects photographers are likely to encounter. You can order a copy for $29.75 from Amazon here.
Studio Lighting Anywhere. A streamlined approach to creating studio-quality images, from backdrops to lighting, this book shows photographers how to select gear that provides the most value and requires minimal shooting space. It also includes techniques for using speedlights to create portrait-lighting as well as traditional lighting tools such as monolights. Lessons include classic lighting effects. tips on posing, a post-production walk-through and tips on troubleshooting common lighting challenges. Currently priced at $23.51, you can order a copy by clicking here. Cover photo ©2011 Mary Farace
Joe Farace’s Glamour Photography. This book shows how to use the least amount of equipment to shoot glamour portraits. It includes tips on working with professional models as well as amateurs using no more equipment than a few basics and provides information on finding and working with glamour models, working with natural light, and adapting any location or backdrop to use for glamour photography. Beginning and aspiring pros looking to diversify their work and professional photographers seeking fresh ideas and techniques should find lots of information. Currently priced at $25.52, you can order a copy by clicking here. Cover photo ©2011 Joe Farace
Creative Digital Monochrome Effects. Whether you’re shooting digital black & white directly in your camera or converting color photographs to monochrome in the digital darkroom, you’ll discover an array of innovative techniques for photographers of every level. I dig into what kinds of software programs are best and show how to use them to manipulate your photos in different ways as well as discussing in-camera effects for toning and soft focus. The information covers everything from creating traditional black-and-white or toned images, to selectively adding color. Currently priced at $24.95, you can order a copy by clicking here. Cover photos ©2011 Joe Farace
You can find a complete list of my recent books as well as some out-of-print (OOP) books that you can purchase here on www.JoeFarace.com. A limited number of some books are available that can be personalized and signed to you. Click the Contact button above to check to see if the ones you want are available.