The profession of portrait photographer is one of the oldest in the world.
The word “paint” is the original word for a portrait of an individual.
Painting is a term coined in 1765 by Sir Walter Scott.
Painting has evolved from the painting of the eye into a form of expression through use of brush strokes, colors, and other techniques.
Today, there are hundreds of millions of paintings, some of which are considered to be the most beautiful and famous paintings in the history of art.
Art, in its purest sense, is an art.
And in this article, we will cover the basic steps to becoming an artist.
If you want to learn more about the profession, we recommend reading the following books.
A Guide to Professional Photographers article The Art of Professional Photography by Charles T. Burnside The Art and Artistic Practice of Photography by Benjamin M. Pruett The Artistic Photography Handbook by Jules D. Sartre The Art History of Photography: A Practical Guide by Charles C. Williams The Art-Paintings: The History of Modern Photography by Richard A. Rundquist The Art Gallery Handbook: From Abstract Art to Contemporary Art by Peter O. Condon The Art: An Art of Painting by John Gallus The Art for Artists: A Guide for Artists by William K. B. Crawford The Art Journal: An Encyclopedia of Photography, Photography Education and the Visual Arts by Peter B. Schmitt