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Chapter 1: Top 10 Tips to set you on the path to better portraits.How to start taking better portraits right out of the box! Chapter 2: Camera Settings & Lens SelectionUnderstanding your camera settings, composition and lens selection for each shot.Chapter 3: Posing, Rapport and Problem SolvingPosing subjects naturally, giving direction before and during the shoot, providing feedback and suggested posing tips to make people look their best.Chapter 4: Working with Natural LightUnderstanding the quality and direction of natural light. Taming that natural light or redirecting it for your benefit.Chapter 5 Working with Existing Indoor LightWorking indoors with existing light presents a host of challenges, including varying light temperatures and low light in general. Here you'll learn to walk away with great looking skin tones and sharp images.Chapter 6: On-Camera FlashWhen used properly the on-camera flash can light an entire scene or just add that extra sparkle to your subject's eye; here we'll cover both approaches.Chapter 7: Adding Artificial Light & Lighting Modifiers Adding your own light to the scene indoors and outside. Deciding what type of lighting and when to use it. Plus tools of the trade to shape up your shot by controlling the light.Chapter 8: Single Person Portrait ScenariosComplete coverage of how the shot was made. Lens selection, camera settings, and lighting diagrams.Chapter 9: Multiple People Portrait ScenariosComplete coverage of how the shot was made. Lens selection, camera settings, and lighting diagrams.
Erik Valind is a commercial lifestyle and portrait photographer, born and raised on the Florida beaches. Airy and energetic lifestyle imagery defines the style and vision of this Westcott-endorsed Top Pro Photographer. Inspired by the form, activity and diversity of people, Erik has lent his expertise to shape the public image of numerous national brands and campaigns. Erik shares his visual approach, techniques and passion for photography internationally at major photo events, as an author, and online as a Kelby Training instructor. Erik is based in New York, NY.