The Essential Guide to Family Portraits
£7.95 (PDF download)
Many family members run for cover when they see a camera pointed at them, so you have to work quickly and confidently to capture the images you want of family and friends. This 161-page eBook, the most in-depth of the Essential Guide series so far, takes you step-by-step through the techniques and equipment which are key to getting images of your family right in a variety of situations.
Flash is often an important element in portraiture and so this eBook will teach you what options are available, help you to understand how lighting affects your images and the settings you need to control light from your flashgun or built-in flash. You will also learn ways to manage light levels and to balance flash with ambient light.
For your more willing subjects you will get tips on how best to pose your family members and frame the shot for the best results. Choice of lens, focusing settings and camera overrides are also covered in this comprehensive guide to family portraits.
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