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People Pictures: Creating Authentic Photographs with Chris Orwig

People Pictures: Creating Authentic Photographs with Chris Orwig

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-277834-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-277834-3

This is an online streaming video, not a download. After making your purchase online, you can log into your Peachpit account page to view People Pictures anytime, anywhere with Internet access. Run time: approximately 163 minutes.

Author/photographer Chris Orwig takes you on location in San Francisco to explore street, lifestyle, and environmental portraits using natural light. Chris guides you through five photo shoots with from start to finish, bringing his book People Pictures: 30 Exercises for Creating Authentic Photographs to life.

Chris explores the fabric of this city with his camera by telling a story, connecting with his subjects, and practicing his craft. This is not a traditional portrait photography course. The goal isn’t flattery, but connection and depth. And there is no quicker way to learn than to try something out yourself. Chris includes assignments to encourage you to have fun and establish your own style as a portrait photographer.

This stunning, high-quality streaming video is for beginning-and-intermediate photographers and is meant to change how you see the world and the pictures that you make. All that’s required is a camera, an intrepid attitude, and some imagination.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chris Orwig is a celebrated photographer, author, and teacher at the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California. He is the author of the best-selling Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs (New Riders/Voices That Matter) and People Pictures: 30 Exercises for Creating Authentic Photographs (Peachpit Press). Chris brings passion and unique perspective to all that he does. See his work at


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