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The Best of Portrait Photography

Techniques and Images from the Pros

by Bill Hurter

  • 383 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Amherst Media .
Written in English

  • Photographic equipment & techniques,
  • Photographs: portraits,
  • Special kinds of photography,
  • Portraiture,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • Reference,
  • Subjects & Themes - Portraits,
  • Photography / Portraits,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Portrait photography

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8793034M
    ISBN 101584281014
    ISBN 109781584281016

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