The Luminous Portrait By Elizabeth Messina

We are not sure if you’ve heard, but Elizabeth Messina is pretty much amazing and we can personally attest to that. If you are a photographer or just love looking at beautiful photographs, you will love this book. We saw it up close and personal and it is quite lovely. You can pre-order your copy here to see what all the pretty is about.

A little bit about the book-
From high-profile wedding and portrait photographer Elizabeth Messina comes this beautiful guide to shooting lush, romantic portraits exclusively in natural light. Whether you’re photographing children, weddings, maternity and boudoir, or portraits of any kind, The Luminous Portrait will inspire you with Elizabeth’s personal approach and award-wining images, sharing the art to making flattering portraits that appear “lit from within.”

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