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Irreverent Photo Tools for Digital Photographers by Steve Weinrebe

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Chapter 5. Irreverent Portrait Tools

If photographing nature and landscape or still-life imagery is calming and meditative, making images of people is part of life itself. From ancient civilizations to modern day, making art from the likenesses of people has been a part of our culture. Whether you photograph portraits with high-end digital equipment or use point-and-shoot or mobile phone cameras, you are a part of that tradition. (See Figure 5.1.)

Making portrait images of people has been a part of our culture since ancient times. Copyright © Steve Weinrebe, Getty Images

Figure 5.1. Making portrait images of people has been a part of our culture since ancient times. Copyright © Steve Weinrebe, Getty Images

I personally believe portrait photography is one of the highest forms ...

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