Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait - The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography by Michael Grecco


Watson-Guptill / Amphoto Books 2006, softcover w/flaps, 9 3/4 x 10 1/2, 192 pages, color illustrations.

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, 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, Grecco shows how to add artistry, drama, wit, humor, and personality to their portrait.

*Grecco's work is recognized worldwide
* Ready-to-use insider tips for photographers at every level
*Author teaches across the country and is renowned for sharing his secrets

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