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The Best of The Digital Photography Book Series: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’! by Scott Kelby

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Chapter Five. Shooting Portraits Like a Pro

Tips to Make People Look Their Very Best

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SHUTTER SPEED: 1/200 SEC F-STOP: F/8 ISO: 200 FOCAL LENGTH: 200MM | PHOTOGRAPHER: SCOTT KELBY

Getting professional-looking shots of people is harder than you might think, for one simple reason: the pros hire really good-looking models, and as you know, models are models for one simple reason—they forget to eat. I’m joking, of course. They’re models because they photograph really, really well. So, what makes our job so hard is that we’re not surrounded by fabulous-looking models who just happen to be standing around not eating. Nope, we usually wind up shooting ...

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