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Lighting and the dramatic portrait

Michael Grecco

Lighting and the dramatic portrait

by Michael Grecco

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Published by Amphoto Books/Watson-Guptill Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portrait photography -- Lighting,
  • Celebrities -- Portraits

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMichael Grecco.
    GenrePortraits.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR575 .G75 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17904360M
    ISBN 100817442235, 0817442278
    ISBN 109780817442231, 9780817442279, 9780817442231, 9780817442279
    LC Control Number2006010244

      Michael Grecco's book Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait seems to have at least three distinctive parts to it. About a third to half of the book is dedicated to illustrating lighting diagrams that Michael Grecco has used on specific shoots. Another third to half of the book are case studies and other storytelling about specific. In The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow, photographer and educator Chris Knight provides everything you need to know so that you can improve and elevate your portraiture. Beginning with a discussion of the significance of contrast (i.e., the relationship between light and dark) and how it pertains to a sense of drama in /5().

    Chapter 2: Illumination. Now, this is the chapter that made Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait Photography a national ’ll be the chapter you reference back to over and over again. Because this is the chapter that reveals all of Grecco’s lighting techniques that he’s used for celebrities, athletes, and businessmen.. For example, you’ll learn Grecco’s own theory, Grecco /5(7). Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait. It taught me new ways of lighting that were not flat. I learned all the tricks and techniques that the Hollywood electricians, grips, and gaffers used. It was an eye-opening time. The book is divided into sections that deal with specific equipment, issues of style, and types of .

    Now Grecco shares the secrets of great portraits with photographers at every level, in Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait. Sections on cameras, illumination, film and digital, creativity and conceptualization, connecting with the subject, and having a point of view, plus intriguing case studies that show “how I got that picture,” make this /5(32). In The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow, Chris Knight addresses portraiture with a unique approach to both light and shadow that allows you to improve and elevate your own portraiture. He begins with the history of portraiture, from the early work of Egyptians and Greeks to the sublime treatment of light and subject by.


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In The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow, Chris Knight addresses portraiture with a unique approach to both light and shadow that allows you to improve and elevate your own portraiture.

He begins with the history of portraiture, from the early work of Egyptians and Greeks to the sublime treatment of light and subject by /5(). Michael Grecco is a well respected working professional who uses examples of his dramatic lighting to teach and inspire.

I would highly recommend this book for aspiring portrait photographers as well as seasoned pros looking to explore more dramatic lighting techniques/5(39). Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Michael Grecco is one of the best-known celebrity /5. Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait includes detailed lighting diagrams, Michael's thoughts behind his shots, and frankly, just some really damn good photography, printed wonderfully.

It's not quite for new portrait photographers, but if you want to add more mojo to. Lighting and the dramatic portrait book Dramatic Portrait book.

Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Without light, there is no photograph. As almost every photog /5(14). Review: Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography User Review - Al - Goodreads.

Michael Grecco's book provides a lot of case studies with lighting setups, etc. which are useful for getting new ideas/5(2). The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow.

By Chris Knight Rocky Nook | pp. Lighting is almost a religion for Chris Knight, and The Dramatic Portrait is as well-rounded and comprehensive a lighting treatise as you’ll find in any contemporary photo literature.

A veteran shooter and instructor at Pratt Institute and the New York Film Academy, Knight has a deep passion. For much more on dramatic portraiture, check out my book, The Dramatic Portrait or my video tutorial with PRO Edu. *This post has been updated and was originally published in June Tags #Shooting Tips #Lighting Tips #softbox #tutorial #studio #portraiture #profoto #how to #on location #chris knight #dramatic portrait #PRO EDU.

With commercial clients as varied as Coca Cola, National Geographic, The History Channel, and others, he’s made his mark partially with the help of dramatic, highly stylized lighting setups.

This book features more than 85 portraits, detailed lighting diagrams, and a forward from The Strobist himself, David Hobby.

Description: Renowned celebrity photographer Michael Grecco’s seminal bestselling book "Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography" is a photographers "lighting “bible".

A must-have for portrait photographers, Grecco reveals step-by-step every aspect of his craft including exact diagrams for perfect. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Studio photography: Low-key lighting for a dramatic portrait. Randy has a look reminiscent of Ava Gardner, so I asked her to be a subject for my book, Lighting & Design.I wanted to create a portrait of Randy in the Hollywood Glamor style of lighting, similar to the vintage styled boudoir photo session (with Olena).

And it looked great. Buy a cheap copy of Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait book by Michael Grecco. Priceless--yet practical--ideas and insights from the master of portrait photography * Ready-to-use insider tips for photographers at every level * Author teaches Free shipping over $/5(5).

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Shadow, emotion, mood, storytelling--all of these are fundamental elements of a dramatic portrait. In this new Dramatic Portraiture and Lighting tutorial, we've partnered with Chris Knight to. Dramatic portrait & headshot lighting in the studio.

Working with the Profoto Spot Small (affiliate), I wanted to create portraits for my portfolio that showed a more dramatic light for portraits.I think these could even be used as secondary headshots in a portfolio. For this photo session, I had actor / model Andy Peeke (Instagram) in the studio.

He has the cheekbones for th. Chris Knight's first book, "The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow," is such a gem. Knight, an instructor at both Pratt Institute as well as the New York Film Academy, brings.

Now Grecco shares the secrets of great portraits with photographers at every level, in "Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait." Sections on cameras, illumination, film and digital, creativity and conceptualization, connecting with the subject, and having a point of view, plus intriguing case studies that show how I got that picture, make this book /5(35).

what's the best book you've read about portrait photography. I guess most of them talk about lighting too.

I'm looking for a new book. I've read: Understand exposure Skin Michael Grecco's - Lighting and the dramatic portrait. excellent books by the way.

Some other notable past projects of Michael’s are his other book, Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography and his personal project that eventually become a documentary itself, Naked Ambition: An R Rated Look at an X Rated Industry available on.

The Dramatic Portrait by Chris Knight will help photographers understand the uses of both light and shadow in order to create compelling portraits5/5(1).In The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow, photographer and educator Chris Knight provides everything you need to know so that you can improve and elevate your portraiture.Film lights like Rembrandt.

When you think of the most dramatic portrait lighting, it’s hard to not have the Dutch master topping the list.

Characterized by an illuminated triangle under the eye of the subject, Rembrandt’s style has become one of the most recognizable techniques in portraiture, and it also gives a nice touch to your movie.