Michael Grecco

Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography
by Michael Grecco
Publisher's Description
Michael Grecco is one of the best-known celebrity photographers in the world. His 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 Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait. Sections on cameras, illumination, film and digital, lighting set-ups with diagrams, 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, or a business executive or a politician, Grecco shows how to add artistry, drama, wit, humor, and personality to their portrait.
ISBN: 0817442278
Publisher: Amphoto Books
Paperback : 192 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 9.8 x 10.5 x 0.4 inches
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