Anyone can take a picture of a person. But few of those pictures are worthy of being considered a portrait. A true portrait will reveal something personal or intimate about the person, allowing the observer to see into the subject's nature. These are the pictures that speak 1000 words. We would all like to capture and preserve small yet revealing vignettes of our personal histories. But many of us rely on pure luck to catch those moments. In Beyond Portraiture, renowned photographer Bryan Peterson shows how to successfully take portrait shots that speak volumes - at any moment, any place. Renowned photographer Bryan Peterson shows how to successfully take portrait shots that speak volumes, how to spot the universal themes that everyone can identify with and how to use lighting, setting and exposure to reveal the wonder and the joy of everyday moments. Beyond Portraiture makes it easy for anyone to create memories that will last a lifetime. - Bryan Peterson consistently appears at the top of Bookscan's best-seller list for photography! - Specific enough for beginners, yet insightful enough for professionals - Wonderful book for parents, teachers, anyone who treasures keepsakes Bryan Peterson is an internationally renowned photographer, writer, and teacher. He's written for many magazines, including a monthly column for Popular Photography. He also teaches a number of live photo workshops as well as online with BetterPhoto.com, where he's the always sold-out star instructor of their online photography courses. He divides his time between Seattle, Washington and Lyon, France.