Bill Hurter. «The Best of PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY. Techniques and Images from the Pros»

In this book, you will learn what a good portrait is.
You will also learn about some of the technical aspects of portraiture. For example, how to achieve a good facial expression. And why it’s important to pay attention to detail. You will learn that posing and composition are the keys to a good portrait. And the main task of lighting is to show the volume of space and the object being filmed, to create the illusion of a three-dimensional shape on a plane.
The book contains portrait lighting schemes. There are also photos with a good description. Examples of how to work with one person, with a group of people and children are given.
By applying the expertise of these portrait photographers, your skill will grow.