The Naked and the Lens: A Guide to Nude Photography
by Louis Benjamin (9780240811598)

The Naked and the Lens: A Guide to Nude Photography
Louis Benjamin
Release Date: 16 September 2009
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 248
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
ISBN: 9780240811598
ISBN-10: 0240811593

The Naked and the Lens is designed as both a technical guide and an artistic inspiration. Filled with beautiful images of the nude form, it also shows you how this can be technically achieved. The book covers key topics: concept, lighting, directing, post-production, and artisic re-interpretation and how to find models. Legal and photo release issues are covered as well.
The techniques are up-to-date, including Photoshop CS5, RAW capture and shooting with a gray card to capture accurate white balance information. The lighting section will also show how to get studio quality light from hot-shoe flashes by adapting them to umbrellas and soft boxes.
Regardless of whether you are shooting in a studio or in a field, this book will show you how to create works of art with nude bodies and it will also teach through advice in a unique interview section with leading nude photographers around the world through their words and their images.
*lavishly illustrated by contributors around the globe - to both inspire you and show detailed techniques of how to get the shot
*contains interviews with contributors - which contains key information on how to be successful
*not only does this book show you techniques, but also helps you out with the details such as finding models and model releases to be sure you have a subject to work with

AUD $49.99

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