Copyright © 2006 by Lou Jacobs Jr. All rights reserved.Front cover photographs by: Tim Schooler (portrait) and Frank Frost(background images)Back cover photograph by: Frank FrostPublished by: Amherst Media, Inc.P.O. Box 586Buffalo, N.Y. 14226Fax: 716-874-4508 www.AmherstMedia.comPublisher: Craig AlesseSenior Editor/Production Manager: Michelle Perkins Assistant Editor: Barbara A. Lynch-JohntISBN: 1-58428-171-5Library of Congress Card Catalog Number: 2005926584Printed in Korea.10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopied, recorded or other- wise, without prior written consent from the publisher.Notice of Disclaimer: The information contained in this book is based on theauthor’s experience and opinions. The author and publisher will not be heldliable for the use or misuse of the information in this book.
Lou Jacobs Jr. has been writing how-to photography books for decades, andthis is his twenty-ninth. One of his chief rewards while researching and writingthis book was talking to and learning from many photographers. Their experi-ences and opinions are imbedded in various chapters. Many excellent photog-raphers have lent their beautiful work to help illustrate this book, and Lou haschosen a fine selection of their images. Some of Lou’s own portraits appear inchapter 6. He feels that pictures by other talented photographers are “treats”that are also instructive.Lou lives in Cathedral City, California with his wife, Kathy. He says thatlighting, posing, and talking with portrait subjects are the keys to producingoutstanding portraits.
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