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Essential Guide to Portrait & Family Photography DVD

Essential Guide to Portrait & Family Photography DVD

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Improve your approach and technical skills in portrait photography with this Essential Guide DVD. This DVD is specific to the EOS system and contains a great deal of information on Speedlites, lenses and set-ups with your EOS camera.
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  1. Taking images of friends and family is something that we all like to do, yet it can be a challenging area of photography, especially if photographing children. You need to be able to set up the camera quickly and efficiently for the lighting conditions that you are shooting in. Lens selection, fill-in flash and post-processing are all covered in this DVD. As with other titles in the series, this DVD is relevant to all EOS digital cameras.

    What you will learn from this DVD:

    Approaches to portrait and family photography

    What shooting formal portraits involves

    Why casual portraits are a better option for many family photographs

    How to overcome the challenges of shooting candid portraits

    Equipment selection for portrait and family photography

    Flash options for portrait and family photography

    Why lens choice is so crucial to portrait photography

    How to cope with different light levels when shooting portraits

    How lenses can simplify and control your backgrounds in portrait images

    How to decide the right way to take the image

    What the best times are to shoot

    How to get the right exposure for the images you take

    Using the white balance settings with portraits and family images

    Understanding how much light you need to shoot

    Understanding when flash will add to the image

    Understanding the ways that flash can be used within portrait images

    How to produce fill in flash

    Getting the best results when you have to rely on flash

    How to use balanced flash to overcome strong backlighting

    Using the camera exposure modes with flash

    What settings to use when shooting with flash

    Using the flash overrides for portraits and family images

    Using diffusers with flash to soften the light

    How to prevent dark backgrounds with flash images

    What post-production is useful for with portrait and family images

    Approx. running time: 3 hours 15 minutes
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Poor quality, outdated, should be updated to reflect current trends.
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Provides a perfect reminder and additional information on the subject and best use of your Canon DSLR.
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