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Smith, Jeff 1962-

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Works: 20 works in 43 publications in 1 language and 4,764 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TR575, 778.92
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Publications by Jeff Smith
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Corrective lighting, posing & retouching for digital portrait photographers by Jeff Smith( file )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 808 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
Posing for portrait photography a head-to-toe guide : for digital and film photographers by Jeff Smith( file )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 799 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
Jeff Smith's posing techniques for location portrait photography by Jeff Smith( file )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 743 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( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 734 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 726 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 229 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 185 libraries worldwide
Jeff Smith's studio flash photography techniques for digital portrait photographers by Jeff Smith( file )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 116 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 )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Learn about selecting studio equipment, building light setups, positioning light, and designing a variety of lighting looks tailored to your client
Success in portrait photography by Jeff Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 72 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 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
Photograph the face : lighting, posing and postproduction for flawless portraits by Jeff Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step posing for portrait photography : [simple lessons for quick learning and easy reference] by Jeff Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step lighting for outdoor portrait photography by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Lighting for outdoor & location photography by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step lighting for outdoor photography by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Portrait Pro What You MUST Know to Make Photography Your Career by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Droves of hobbyist photographers make a move to professional photography every year. They read a few books, watch rock star photographers shoot online, make business cards, and forge their path to a new career. When they book clients, work through the session, proof their images, and conduct a sales session, though, they encounter artistic, organizational, and financial problems they had not anticipated, and many stall out.In this book, Jeff Smith focuses on finding an audience and a target demographic, honing your posing and lighting skills, working with clients, and managing business and per
The professional photographer's guide to head and shoulders portraits by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step lighting for outdoor photography : simple lessons for quick learning and easy reference by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Senior contracts by Jeff Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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