Exploring the dynamic possibilities of infrared portrait photography, this book presents more than 50 black-and-white portraits and explains how each one was created. Using both traditional and conceptual poses and subjects, the reader will discover what portrait compositions photograph best in infrared, what to expect from different compositions, and which ones to avoid. It includes an explanation of the difference between types and brands of film, focusing techniques, and techniques for customizing and displaying infrared portraits. This guide also offers advice on selecting the best equipment, film, and filters, and tips for handling, processing, and printing sensitive infrared film.
About the Author
Richard Beitzel is a professional portrait photographer and photographic studio owner. He lives in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania.