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Written by Dimas A. Nugroho

December 27, 2009 at 3:39 pm

Portrait photography

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Portrait photography or portraiture is the capture by means of photography of the likeness of a person or a small group of people (a group portrait), in which the face and expression is predominant. The objective is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the subject. Like other types of portraiture, the focus of the photograph is the person’s face, although the entire body and the background may be included. A portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of a person in a still position. A portrait often shows a person looking directly at the camera.

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Written by Dimas A. Nugroho

November 24, 2009 at 2:24 pm