A powerful portfolio involves so much more than just a strong grasp of the technical aspects of photographyaitas a complex mix of style, techniques, and intriguing ideas. Many photographers struggle to achieve a high-impactportfolio, feeling that they lack the creative spark to invigorate them andmove their work forward. Creative 52 is that sparkaand your guide to a new and more creative portfolio in just one year! A remedy for that aaveragea portfolio, this collection of innovative projects will help portrait, wedding, and fashion photographers build a portfolio that draws the attention of editors and clientsaleaving the competition behind. While other how-to books often use bland imagery simply to prove a technical point, and many fine art books are filled with beautiful imagery but contain minimal (if any) educational insights to help working photographers, this book blends both: inspiration and knowledge that you can use to create images that attract potential clients. Divided into three partsaconcept, technique, and post-processingaauthor Lindsay Adleras 52 challenges each contain a description of the project, potential inspiration and suggestions of other artists to check out, and her own unique solution to the challengeaall to push you beyond your comfort zone to explore new ideas and approaches to your work. Includes a yearas worth of weekly projects that motivate you to experiment with new concepts, techniques, and software tools like Adobe Photoshop to achieve more eye-catching images Offers the cure for aexpecteda imagery, showing how to produce memorable photographs that are distinct from the competition, enabling you to reach new clients Empowers you with the encouragement and expertise necessary to create spectacular imagesI cana#39;t paint. And my ideas for arts and crafts are limited. But Ia#39;ve always loved a beautiful print, and Ia#39;ve always been intrigued by ... Too often I see my images only on a computer screen or in the pages ofa magazine, and I miss thejoy of holding a print in my hands. At a photographic trade show, I came across a new service being offered: printing onto wood. ... to see my lighting: I had the subject stand in front ofa black background far from the main windows in the studio ( about 30 feet), anbsp;...
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