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Christopher Grey's Vintage Lighting
The Digital Photographer's Guide to Portrait Lighting Techniques from 1910 to 1970
With examples from the north light portraits of the earliest days of photography to the street portrait shots of the swinging 1960s, this handbook walks photographers through every step of creating images that evoke the iconic looks of years past. Several shoots designed to emulate each of the stylesincluding classic Hollywood lighting, pinup, and the action portrait of the 1950sare laid out to illustrate the lighting techniques used to create each specific look and how the techniques changed from era to era. Strategies for adapting modern equipment to create vintage looks are provided, as is the use of classic style elements from each fashion epoch to produce vintage twists in modern-looking portraits. In addition, this guide includes an overview of Photoshop techniques that are designed to further enhance the historic period feel of digitally created images.
128 pages; ISBN 9781608952236
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