Who among us, even if we've never picked up a camera, hasn't wondered what it would be like to create a nude photo that we could claim as our own? But not just any nude; a stunningly beautiful woman.... More > But such a woman wouldn't pose for just anyone, would she?
This book is written for the serious beginner, the curious non-photographer, and even the moderately experienced photographer who needs a better grasp of recruiting and working with nude models. Understanding this book does not require comprehension of photographic technique.
This guide will tell you how to create a portfolio that will attract models and how avoid some common pitfalls and misconceptions about the proper way to display your images on the web. It will give you some simple tips on finding models without wasting your money on needless efforts.
There are plenty of models out there waiting for you to photograph them. This book will help you find them, work with them in the studio, and build a solid professional relationship.< Less
The contours of the female body are a masterpiece of nature and the inspiration for the title of this book. The book takes a two-pronged approach: first by teaching the academic and second by... More > encouraging hands-on creativity.
This guide has five main chapters: Composition, Technique, Posing, Self-Expression (Style), and Shooting Assignments.
It explains visual literacy, the abstract elements of composition, such as lines, colors, value, mass, depth, illusion, time, and motion. Visual pathways, methods of design such as the rule of thirds, the golden mean, diagonal method, armatures, and forty-five degrees are all described and illustrated.
The various camera techniques range from controlling framing, focus, and lighting. There are 110 example poses, a section on style, choice of genre, pinup, glamour, fine art, figure study, commercial design, and influences on composition. Real-world exercises provide an opportunity to put what you have learned into practice.< Less
Learn to photograph beautiful nude female models by reading this book. This, the second edition of True Confessions of Nude Photography, is a step-by-step guide to recruiting models, lighting,... More > photographing nudes, post-processing images, and maybe even getting paid to do it. Prior experience with nude models is not required.
The female body has been an inspiration for artists since before the invention of photography. Naturally, nudes were one of the first subjects of photography as well.
Nude photography is more than just technique, there is a huge interpersonal element. Here is a system for finding models and working with them long term.
More than just a selection of photos and a dissection of each; you'll see lighting diagrams and frank discussions of techniques and pitfalls in the days leading up to making an image. From finding your first nude model to selling your first photo, get concise instruction on lighting, posing, and processing with Photoshop.< Less