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Organize & Style Your Pro Photo Shoot: From Studio to Location

By Peter Travers, Brett Harkness

  1. ISBN: 9780240816630
  2. Publication Date: December 2010
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Price:
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Description

This is the ultimate, hard-working soup-to-nuts handbook showing you all you need to know about planning a photo-shoot from concept to completion. Everything from booking and arranging your studio space; booking and briefing stylists; prop-sourcing; prop-making; set-building; booking models and clearing model releases; liaising with agencies; and even guidance on model poses, is covered here. Subjects include people, food, and products, each illustrated with full-color photographs taken 'on-set', plus 3D diagrams of equipment set-ups. Interviews with key professionals provide invaluable insight to their recipes for success, along with real-world advice, troubleshooting guidelines, hints and tips. A perfect mixture of learning to make more money while also bettering your craft!

Author Bio

Peter Travers is a photography journalist and author and Deputy Editor at PhotoPlus magazine. Peter also writes freelance features for The Sunday Times, BBC magazines, and many other best-selling publications.
UK's most successful photographers, specializing in wedding, lifestyle, commercial, fashion, and travel photography. He runs a range of acclaimed photography workshops and seminars.

Contents

SECTION ONE: The Basics

Chapter 1: The Brief

Writing a brief

How to use a brief

Checklist

Chapter 2: The Subject

Shooting people

Shooting objects

|Booking Models

Model release forms

Checklist

Chapter 3: Liaising with Agencies

Agencies and what they offer

Being prepared

Checklist

Chapter 4: Location

Finding a location

Booking space and getting permissions

Dealing with the public

What to take

Being prepared

Checklist

Chapter 5: Studios

What to look for in a studio

Setting up a home studio

Booking studio space

Checklist

Chapter 6: Lighting and Equipment

Finding vendors

Checklist

Chapter 7: Working with a Theme

Identifying the theme

Sourcing sets and props

Briefing a stylist

Checklist

Chapter 8: Post- production

Basic tweaking

Airbrushing

Making an image ad ready

Checklist

SECTION TWO: Practice

Food

Images with 3d Equipment set up

Interviews

People

Images with 3d Equipment set up

Interviews

Product

Images with 3d Equipment set up

Interviews

Interiors and Gardens

Images with 3d Equipment set up

Interviews

Live Action

Images with 3d Equipment set up

Interviews

Resources

Index

Glossary