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Photographing Men: Posing, Lighting, and Shooting Techniques for Portrait and Fashion Photography, First Edition by Jeff Rojas

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Chapter 1. Face Shapes

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Every man has a different face, and your job as a photographer is to help your subject put his best face forward, so to speak. You start by studying the shape of your subject’s face. That will lead you to make certain choices about lighting, lenses, and editing the image later in Adobe Photoshop. This chapter walks you through everything you need to know about identifying your subject’s face shape. I end the chapter by giving you tips on editing your images to bring out your subject’s best features.

Studying Face Shapes

If you take the time to study people’s faces, you’ll quickly realize that everyone’s face is shaped quite ...

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