Renowned celebrity photographer Michael Greccos seminal bestselling book "e;Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography"e; is a photographers "e;lighting bible"e;. A must-have for portrait photographers, Grecco reveals step-by-step every aspect of his craft including exact diagrams for perfect lighting while inspiring the true art of the portrait. Youll learn exactly why "e;Time,"e; "e;People,"e; and "e;Business Week"e; and celebrities such as Chris Rock, Salma Hayek, Kate Winslet, and Lucy Liu all trust Michael Grecco to shoot their coveted celebrity covers.Grecco's beautiful, insightful work is all around us--on movie posters, in advertising, on magazine covers, everywhere. I delight in inspiring people, he writes. I want them to stop, think, and feel. Now Grecco shares the secrets of great portraits with photographers at every level, in "e;Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait."e; Sections on cameras, illumination, film and digital, creativity and conceptualization, connecting with the subject, and having a point of view, plus intriguing case studies that show how I got that picture, make this book a resource photographers will use again and again through the years. Whether the subject is a star or a soccer mom, Grecco shows how to add artistry, drama, wit, humor, and personality to their portrait.
Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography