Shoot Sexy: Digital Pinup and Boudoir Photography, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Shoot Sexy

Digital Pinup and Boudoir Photography, 1st Edition

By Ryan Armbrust


192 pages

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Paperback: 9780240821085
pub: 2012-05-25
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The pinup look made famous on WWII bombers and in the 50s is a timeless classic now undergoing a revival through digital photography. Alongside the rapid growth of Boudoir genre-also covered in this book-the retro pinup look is an increasingly popular request from clients, and this book will show you all you need to know to achieve it, whether you're shooting professionally, or just for fun. This book is a complete guide to planning and shooting both pinup and boudoir photography, from a studio or on location, including crucial advice on sourcing and using props to get the perfect retro look, or getting the most out of your lens and lighting to capture a more modern look. There is an inspirational gallery chapter, featuring work of different artists so you try and many different styles as you like, as well as a chapter featuring Photoshop techniques for perfecting the look of your shots. Some of the tutorials are tailored for speed, others for comprehensive control; you pick one to suit your needs. This book is everything you need to shoot timeless, sexy images, some fun, some more artistic, and whether you're a working professional or you've only ever shot landscapes before, you'll find all the information you need, written by a real pro.

Table of Contents

1. How to shoot pinup in studio

2. Pose Guide

3. On location pinup photo shoots

4. Boudoir photography

5. How to edit your pinup and boudoir images

6. Gallery

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Digital (see also COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Photography)