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Focus On Photographing People by Haje Jan Kamps

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Getting Creative

THE FIRST FEW CHAPTERS of this book focused on some of the basic concepts of portraiture. Now it’s time to dive head-first into the fun stuff: making people look awesome by adding a bit of creative flair into the mix.

Photography is an incredibly flexible approach to creating small masterpieces of art. Getting a portrait that really speaks to your audience is about a lot more than pointing a camera at somebody and clicking the button. It’s extremely rare that you’ll get truly fantastic photos by pure chance—you’re going to have to fight for them. Luckily, there are a few techniques you can try that should really spruce up your photographs.

Without further ado … I present you with a lovely cheat sheet of a chapter that you can ...

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