Retro Glamour & Pinup Photography: Creative Techniques for Studio Photographers

October 31, 2020
Retro Glamour & Pinup Photography: Creative Techniques for Studio Photographers

Today’s portrait photographers owe a debt of gratitude toold-school pin-up and glamour photographers, who knew how to enticeviewers with images that ooze with a playful, come-hithersexuality. The subjects were impeccably posed, lit, attired, anddirected to ensure that every portrait was evocative and gaveviewers insight into the woman’s personality — whether she were asmokey-eyed siren or a girl-next-door type.In this book, award-winning photographer Brad Barton(Fort-Worth, TX) compiles 60 memorable final portraits,behind-the-scenes shots, and image alternates that show a range ofstyles that duplicate (and re-invent) vintage looks his clients andportrait recipients love. Readers will learn how to connect withclients, create effective lighting setups, correct perceived flawsthrough posing, drum up playful prop-and-set combinations todevelop a portrait theme, and more.Readers will also find a host great tips for maximizing eachimage through thoughtful and efficient post-production work. Armedwith the tips in this book, beginners and pros alike will find arenewed creative vision and have at hand the powerful toolsrequired to bring their portrait ideas to life.