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Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies by Lee Varis

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Introduction

The book you are holding is the result of 30 years of experience capturing photos with film and digital technology. I have tried to distill all my experiences with people photography into a short volume that concentrates on the technical and creative aspects of digital photography of human subjects.

The biggest problem for me was figuring out what to omit. If I had included every little detail, the volume would have swollen to well over 800 pages. Therefore, I tried to concentrate on information that is not readily available elsewhere and still cover enough basic information to provide some foundation for the more advanced concepts in the book.

The title of this book is Skin, but the tutorials contained herein cover much more than ...

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