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Smith, Jeff 1962-

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Works: 24 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 4,646 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc  Portraits 
Classifications: TR575, 778.92
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Publications about Jeff Smith
Publications by Jeff Smith
Most widely held works by Jeff Smith
Posing for portrait photography a head-to-toe guide : for digital and film photographers by Jeff Smith( file )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Photographers learn how to gauge the needs of their clients before placing them into a stale, preconceived "women's," "men's," or "children's" pose that hardly fits the client's personality or preferences. Provided with a two-pronged approach to fail-safe posing, photographers learn first to determine what the mood of the portrait should be and how to use an appropriate posing genre--traditional, casual, glamour, or journalistic. Photographers are then shown how that genre can be used as a basis to produce a pose that best suits the client, allowing them to create dynamic yet natural-looking po
Corrective lighting, posing & retouching for digital portrait photographers by Jeff Smith( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
With techniques for achieving a flawless portrait, this manual shows how to create stunning, professional images in any setting. Tips on how to delicately discuss and evaluate a subject's appearance and his or her specific concerns combine with examples on how subtle changes in lighting and posing can flatter subjects--by slimming the waist and hips, enhancing the bust, narrowing the nose, reducing a double chin, and concealing baldness--helping portrait photographers sensitively downplay perceived flaws. Also illustrating how the latest in digital imaging technology can fix problems, this up-to
Jeff Smith's posing techniques for location portrait photography by Jeff Smith( file )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
This comprehensive guide to location portraits teaches the basics of good head-to-toe posing, indoors and out, and shows the classical approaches used throughout photographic history to create a pleasing rendition of the human form. Additional introductory chapters detail the four main posing styles and reveal how to determine which will work best with a subject, their clothing, the location, and the purpose of the portrait. Chapters for advanced photographers highlight the creation of a wide variety of individual and group poses-including ground, seated, head-and-shoulders, and standing-to be
Jeff Smith's guide to head and shoulders portrait photography by Jeff Smith( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
With detailed, informative instructions for capturing personable and memorable yearbook photos, actor and model portfolios, and business, bridal, and children's portraits, this exhaustive reference covers what photographers need to know to be successful. Emphasizing that the client is always the center of the photograph, this resource illustrates how to evaluate the customer to determine which features to downplay and which to accent. Tips for creating the perfect image through posing and lighting, handling the post-shot conference, and previewing and retouching the images are supplied, as wel
Jeff Smith's Lighting for outdoor & location portrait photography by Jeff Smith( file )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
Shattering the notion that location lighting has to be difficult, inconvenient, or compromised in its quality, this resource provides guidance on how to create unique and personalized images shot in parks, on city streets, at sports arenas, in workplaces, or in a client's home. With an overview of equipment and a discussion on the essential tools for a shoot, this guide walks photographers through the creation of dozens of location images-from casual headshots to full-length, formally posed portraits. With strategies for meeting lighting challenges found outside of the studio-from evaluating e
Jeff Smith's senior portrait photography handbook a guide for professional digital photographers by Jeff Smith( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
With detailed, informative instructions for capturing personable and memorable yearbook photos, this reference presents step-by-step demonstrations on advertising, talking to clients, producing outstanding images, and finalizing a sale
Outdoor and location portrait photography by Jeff Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Success in portrait photography by Jeff Smith( file )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
This practical guide focuses on the skills photographers must possess in order to establish and run a successful portrait studio without sacrificing creative vision or a life outside the studio. Beginning with the planning stages, this guide covers the process of setting and meeting goals and offers tips for evaluating business advice and for avoiding errors often made by new business owners. Subjects covered include envisioning business goals, establishing a level of specialization, attracting the right clients, and improving profits. Ongoing tasks are examined in detail, such as delegating responsibilities, proper accounting, understanding changing markets, and continuing education
Jeff Smith's studio flash photography techniques for digital portrait photographers by Jeff Smith( file )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
With a practical approach to the art and business of professional photography, this handbook shows how to use lighting more effectively, efficiently, and economically. Beginning with a discussion of lighting sources and moving into an outline of light modifiers, this guide demonstrates how a few light sources can be infinitely modified to create precision lighting effects that are customized for each subject. Every aspect of designing a flattering lighting setup is covered in detail, with techniques from head-and-shoulders business portraits to full-length glamour images
Step-by-step lighting for studio portrait photography simple lessons for quick learning and easy reference by Jeff Smith( file )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Documenting the process of lighting studio portraits from start to finish, this handy manual covers both the artistic and technical aspects of achieving success. Short one- or two-page lessons are amply illustrated to guide the reader through each phase, and before-and-after images-or image sequences showing variations and alternative approaches-are presented to facilitate understanding. Noting that light can present a special challenge that is part art and part science, new photographers are encouraged to bring this guide to practice sessions. By working on re
Corrective lighting and posing techniques for portrait photographers by Jeff Smith( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Professional digital portrait photography by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Posing techniques for digital portraits : a photographer's guide to making everyone look their very best! by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Profitable portraits : the photographer's guide to creating portraits that sell by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step posing for portrait photography : [simple lessons for quick learning and easy reference] by Jeff Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Lighting for outdoor & location photography by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The professional photographer's guide to head and shoulders portraits by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Success in Portrait Photography Marketing and Management Techniques for Studio Owners by Jeff Smith( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This practical guide focuses on the skills photographers must possess in order to establish and run a successful portrait studio without sacrificing creative vision or a life outside the studio. Beginning with the planning stages, this guide covers the process of setting and meeting goals and offers tips for evaluating business advice and for avoiding errors often made by new business owners. Subjects covered include envisioning business goals, establishing a level of specialization, attracting the right clients, and improving profits. Ongoing tasks are examined in detail, such as delegating r
Posing for portrait photography ( visu )
in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Jeff Smith teaches surefire techniques for achieving flattering poses, with step-by-step techniques for positioning the entire body--head, shoulders, arms, hands, bust, waist, hips, thighs, and feet. Features understanding the styles of poses, fixing common appearance problems, tailoring the pose to each subject's figure and personal style, specialized tips for male and female subjects, posing couples and larger groups, studio and location posing techniques"--Container
Jeff Smith's Guide to Head and Shoulders Portraits by Jeff Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
With detailed, informative instructions for capturing personable and memorable yearbook photos, actor and model portfolios, and business, bridal, and children's portraits, this exhaustive reference covers what photographers need to know to be successful. Emphasizing that the client is always the center of the photograph, this resource illustrates how to evaluate the customer to determine which features to downplay and which to accent. Tips for creating the perfect image through posing and lighting, handling the post-shot conference, and previewing and retouching the images are supplied, as wel
 
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