The Art of Portrait Photography

By dinahhillsdon

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Generally focused on the subjects face, although occasionally encompassing more of their body, portrait photography is the art of capturing a person’s mood, character and emotion in a photograph.

Every highly regarded portrait photographer always ensured to imprint their own unique style on their works. Richard Avedon is often celebrated as a pioneer of portrait photography; his capacity for capturing real human emotion and aspects of people’s characters was something that many others had not previously achieved on such an emotional level. Whereas Avedon stayed particularly in the latter stages of his career in a studio, photographers such as Dianne …read more

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