Steven H. Begleiter knows a little something about photography. He's been in the field for more than twenty years, has photographed celebrities and U.S. presidents, and worked alongside famed photographer Annie Liebovitz. The wonderful Portrait Book - A Guide for Photographers by Steven H. Begleiter from Amherst Media, outlines the skills you need to achieve great success, the places you need to go to find it, and page after page of hard-won, intimate portraits that pop off the page. With interviews from photo editors from the New Yorker, Vibe, and Vanity Fair, a historic perspective of the art of portrait photography, a list of self-assignments, and a host of indispensible tips, this is the book you’ve been waiting for.
The Author - Steven H. Begleiter is a freelance photographer whose images have appeared in over one hundred publications including Time, Esquire, Forbes, and People Magazine. His critically acclaimed collection of portraits Fathers and Sons (Abbeville Press, 1989) was one of the first in the trend of “photographic relationship” books. He is a graduate of Kent State University and currently teaches photography part time for the Graduate School of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania