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The Digital Photography Book, Part 2: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’! by Scott Kelby

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Chapter Three Shooting Portraits Like a Pro More Tips to Make People Look Their Very Best

Images 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 portraits of our friends, many of whom (on a looks scale) fall somewhere between Mr. Bean ...

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