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Shooting Digital: Pro Tips for Taking Great Pictures with Your Digital Camera by Mikkel Aaland

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Chapter 3. Shooting Great Portraits

A digital camera's instant feedback and interactivity makes it easier than ever for you to create memorable portraits. This chapter shows how to set up portraits and how to shoot them—and just as important, how to work with your subject during those stages. You'll see examples of different types of portraits by some of today's leading photographers and learn how each one was created.

Chapter Contents

  • The Digital Photographer and the Subject

  • Preparing for Your Shoot

  • Working with Your Subject During the Shoot

  • Making Head and Shoulders Shots

  • Environmental Portraits

  • Group Portraits

The Digital Photographer and the Subject

Digital cameras can fundamentally change the way portraits are made. That's because a good portrait ...

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