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 $26.96 from Amazon here.
Do you like to make pictures of cars but have been disappointed with the results? 15 Tips for Better Car Photos is a concise look at how to make great car photographs under all kinds lighting and working conditions. If you like classic cars but would like to make better photographs of them at outdoor shows and Concours d’Elegance, this $9.97 eBook has some of the answers you may be looking for. What about the challenge of photographing hot rods and customs at indoor car shows? It’s all there.
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. Priced at $23.73, you can order a copy by clicking here.
Available Light Glamour Photography. In this book I reveal my methods of using existing light to make glamour photographs. Starting with the many reasons to use available light—it’s cheap, requiring no lighting equipment—the book goes on to describe determining the proper exposure for different environments, ways to reinforce the natural light through the use of scrims and reflectors, and has walkthroughs on speedlights. Interior or exterior, during day or night, ambient light presents challenges but the tips presented in this guide streamline the process so you can easily produce glamour images of lush beauty. Currently priced at $23.65, you can order a copy by clicking here.
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 $25.70, you can order a copy by clicking here. Cover photo ©2011 Joe Farace
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