“Inspired by the fantasy world depicted in Helmut Newton’s fashion photography, I picked up a camera at 17 and thus began my journey as a fashion photographer. I graduated from Art Center College of Design in January 1987 and embarked on a career that brought me to many new cities and countries and introduced me to an amazing assortment of interesting people. Fashion Photography is all I have ever done as a career. It has become part of my identity and is such a vital part of me that it has become a part of my greater Self…”
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With detailed discussions and eye-catching, dynamic images, this guidebook shows professional photographers how to masterfully create beautiful images of a model to achieve any creative objective. Instructions illustrate basic poses as well as a host of subtle variations to provide photographers with an endless array of looks for editorial fashion shots, athletics, glamour or nude photography, and shots designed to show curves, reveal personality, or showcase the hands, hair, or legs. This comprehensive resource also provides expert advice on conducting a successful session, how to work with the model, how to work with a support staff of image stylists, and tips for designing a high-quality portfolio. Additional lessons provide a start-to-finish analysis of four different shooting sessions, each with a different model and a different objective.