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Composition for Portraiture: Creating Compelling Headshots, Group Shots, and Senior Pictures by CPP Dan Ablan

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Composition Study

So you want to be a photographer? You have a great new camera and you are ready to go! That’s great, but the camera alone isn’t everything you need to create amazing images. Aside from understanding light and exposure, an often-overlooked aspect of the photographic art is composition. With so many principles to be aware of within photography, it can be a daunting task to continually think of what exposure you’re working with, what shutter speed to set, all the while working to catch the perfect shot. So one of the last things you might consciously think about is composition. In fact, you shouldn’t have to think about composition, you should be able to feel it. The subject matter within your image certainly is important, but ...

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