Group Portrait Photography Handbook, 2nd Edition

Group Portrait Photography Handbook, 2nd Edition

Group portrait photography is one of the greatest challenges in portrait photography. From lighting and posing to focusing and exposure, every aspect of the shoot becomes more complex when multiple subjects are involved!

Drawing on the expertise of top professional photographers, Rangefinder editor Bill Hurter explores the art of group portraiture, providing the information you need to select the right equipment and locations and guiding you through the creation of effective groupings, flattering poses, and a cohesive look.

Filled with outstanding images and tips covering groups of all sizes—from couples to the giant staff of a corporation—this book provides strategies that will yield unmatched results. Whether you photograph weddings, families, businesses, teams, or all of the above, it's a must have book for professional photographers!


*Techniques for both digital and film photographers

*Posing groups of any size with dramatic results—including couples, families, bridal parties, and other groups

*Creating pleasing compositional forms

*Coordinating apparel for a cohesive group portrait

*Using levels to pose large groups

*Optimizing your lighting, both indoors and out

*Controlling depth of field to keep everyone in focus—even in really big groups

SPECS: 8.5 X 11, paperback, 150 full color photos, 128 pgs, index, glossary

Bill Hurter is the editor of Rangefinder magazine, a monthly publication for professional photographers. He is the former editor of Petersen’s PhotoGraphic magazine and a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, from which he holds a BFA in professional photography and an honorary Masters of Science degree. He has been involved in professional photography for more than twenty-five years.

    The Best of Family Portrait Photography
    The Best of Photographic Lighting
    The Best of Digital Wedding Photography
    The Best of Children’s Portrait Photography
    The Best of Portrait Photography
    The Best of Wedding Photography, 2nd Ed.
    The Best of Wedding Photojournalism
    The Best of Adobe Photoshop

    The Best of Professional Digital Photography

    The Portrait Photographer’s Guide to Posing
    Wedding Photographer's Handbook
    Portrait Photographer’s Handbook, 2nd Ed.

    DIGITAL QUICK GUIDE: Digital Portrait Photography 101

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