Marked by romantic tragedy and the loss of his brother, Brandon King has forsworn marriage. Obliged to take in a ward, he advertises for a mail-order bride to raise the boy. Since the union is to be a marriage in name only, his criteria are youthful age, a certain level of intellect, good breeding, and that the girl shouldn’t be so ill-favored she would embarrass him in society. To his dismay, he gets more than he’d bargained for.
Will it take a miracle for Mr. and Mrs. King to fall in love, or is their marriage another accident waiting to happen?
So Zappasodi developed a new approach: Optimal health is natural and already exists within us. When we focus on cultivating our goals in the present, rather than achieving them in the future, our health program becomes an exercise in expanding what we do have, rather than a vehicle to something we don’t have. Long-term success is then possible.
Immovable Heart, Unstoppable Mind is Zappasodi’s guide to holistic health of the mind, body and spirit. He presents six essential practices that must be applied if we’re to experience true health, and through practical exercises he helps you implement them in your daily life. Zappasodi does not promise fast results, but as any fad dieter knows, fast results rarely last. Instead, he teaches you how to approach diet and exercise with a new, process-centered mentality. The result is long-lasting health and fulfillment.
Here in Volume 19 of “On Target Photo Training” we delve into correcting facial flaws – in the camera – by the way we pose and light our subjects.
Then we take everything we’ve been learning – tie it all together and start trying to develop our own personal style.
There are many professionals out there where as soon as we see a photo they’ve done, we immediately recognize who the photographer was. As artists, this is a goal we should all strive to achieve.
When learning, it is important to both learn the rules and to follow them. Only THEN can you break them.
It’s vitally important to know the rules before you break them. Once you are comfortable with the way things normally “should” be done, then you can go your own way and start adding your own creativity and personality into the mix.
That’s when the artist inside of you will get out…And that’s what we all want, isn’t it?
To get an idea of some of what is involved in this “On Target Photo Training” volume, here is the table of contents:
Photographing The Portrait Headshot
Studying The Face
The Better Side
Here Is Some Science…
Look For Flaws!
Make Your Model Comfortable
Visually Minimize Flaws
Positioning The Head And Shoulders
Chubby Cheeks And Kids
Three Quarter Head
Directing The Model
The Horizontal Turn
Vertical Lift Or Drop
Correcting Facial Flaws With Head Position!
Parts Of The Face
Four Ways To Cure Squinting And Closed Eyes In Portraits!
Shoot With The Light At The Subject’s Back…
Shoot Later In The Day…
1 – 2 – 3!
Bounce Or Diffuse Your Flash!
Lighting Patterns To Minimize Flaws!
The 2 Base Lighting Patterns:
4 Essential Lighting/Shadow Patterns
Additional Portrait Lights:
The Fill Light
The Separation Light
Let’s Use What We’ve Learned
Show Your Creative Intent…
Incorporate Skill And Emotion…
Capture The Essence Of Your Subject…
Complement Your Subject…
Finding Your Personal Style
Develop Your Personal Style Muscles
Lets Get Creative
17 Portrait Compositional Tips…
Additional Photo Training
This is a fast and easy read and within an hour or so, your portrait photography will be enhanced more than you may imagine! Finally you can start winning photo contests or start hearing that musical phrase “WOW, you did that?”
One soldier declares war against the forces of darkness.
After a decade spent fighting the enemy abroad and keeping his country safe, Delta Force Operator Mark Talon is ready to settle down with the love of his life. But Talon’s world crumbles when his fiancée becomes the victim of a murderous cult. The military man now has a new foe in his crosshairs, and this promises to be a very different war.
The person responsible for his beloved’s death is a Silicon Valley tycoon allied with the forces of darkness. Fusing cutting-edge computer technology with an ancient evil, the enemy here cannot be stopped by bullets alone. If Talon is to be victorious in his mission of vengeance, he will need to master a new method of warfare — the arcane arts! He must become… the Occult Assassin.
“Occult Assassin moves like a bullet exploding from Talon’s 9mm Glock. ” — Nicholas Sansbury Smith, best-selling author of EXTINCTION HORIZON/ORBS.
The Occult Assassin series evokes the golden age of genre fiction: snappy writing and great plotting, larger than life characters, and a delicious mix of international intrigue and the occult.” — Layton Green, bestselling author of The Dominic Grey series
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