The Art Within Portrait Photography
A Master Photographer's Revealing and Enlightening Look at PortraitureBook - 2007
Klaus Bohn explores unique compositional elements as well as the use of space, shapes and forms in many of his photographs. His skills have been honed over a lifetime of learning and thousands of dollars spent attending private courses given by the world's top professional photographers including: Joe Zeltsman, Monte Zucker, Dean Collins, Rocky Gunn, Yousuf Karsh, Arnold Newman and many more.
Discussing techniques from both the great artists and photographers of our time, this work reveals how to give form and balance to your photographs by combining elements harmoniously in order to see a subject in the strongest way. This book is sure to become a valued resource in your personal library, to be consulted and relied upon for many years to come.
"Just for a little while, let Klaus be your mentor. His struggling for creativity is revealing, is so evident. Reach out to grab it. Resolve to integrate this highly saleable touch of class into your daily output."
Jack Curtis, author, "Wedding Portraits and Photography World"
"It is portraitists like Klaus Bohn who have helped retain the artistic essence of the profession by producing a great body of portrait work and he has developed the talent to put into words the deeper meaning of his portraits. The Art Within Portrait Photography will be cherished by the general reader and for those in the profession of portraiture, it is an added educational tool to gain knowledge and inspiration."
Ken Whitmire, President, Photography Hall of Fame and Museum
"Klaus has been quite successful... and both he and his Photography must be given better than average marks. What follows are epitomized abstractions of some of Klaus' comments on how he operates, and I feel they could be of practical value to you."
D.H. Moore, author, "The Practice of Modern Photography"
About the Author:
Klaus Bohn is a Professional Photographer with a Masters of Photographic Arts and has been honoured with a Fellowship from the SPPA. He has been teaching the art of photography since 1984 to amateurs and professionals alike. Klaus has authored many magazine articles and had his photos published in Range Finder Magazine, the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) Magazine and others. His first book, 50 Principles of Composition in Photography, was published in 2006.