“ Photographs are a link to the eternal ” from Photography , by London and Upton
Traditional Portraiture Environmental Portraiture Portraits using props/clothing Portraits that rely on gesture Portraits taken from the back Portraits with shadows and reflections Self-Portraits
Traditional Portraiture <ul><li>- A straight forward approach to photographing a person with emphasis placed on the face of the subject. </li></ul><ul><li>- The object is to capture a physical likeness of the subject, as close to reality as possible. </li></ul>
Julia Margaret Cameron, Mrs. Herbert Duckworth , 1867
Sandy Edwards, from the book Paradise is a Place , 1997
Portraits that rely on gesture <ul><li>-By capturing your subject’s body language , i.e. a distinctive hand movement or facial expression, you can provide insight into the personality or profession of the individual you are photographing. </li></ul>
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