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What is glamour photography?
Old 06-12-2007, 09:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I know, old question. This is a quote I read tonight that seems to work.

The glamour approach to portraiture allows us to alter the subject’s natural appearance, by utilizing camera perspective and lighting to achieve an aura of glamour and sophistication. The primary purpose of a glamour portrait is to create an interesting picture, rather than to reflect the subject’s true likeness
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The definition is completely flawed in that it is circular. It uses the word glamour in the definition and that is not an acceptable way to define something. The definition is also vague with phrases like "interesting picture" which is meaningless. The phrase "The primary purpose of a glamour portrait is to create an interesting picture" could apply to any photo. There is very little in this defintion that has anything to do with glamour in my view.

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To me... Glamour is " Dolled Up," beauty photographs - typically with more than a hint of " Come get some Sailor," expression. Magazines like Playboy, Maxim, Stuff, FHM, are the Holy Grail of the Glamour shooter.

I think more than anything... it's about the expressions.
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Just for fun I looked up the etymology of glamour (at http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?...earchmode=none):

glamour
1720, "magic, enchantment" (especially in phrase to cast the glamour), a variant of Scot. gramarye "magic, enchantment, spell," alt. of Eng. grammar (q.v.) with a medieval sense of "any sort of scholarship, especially occult learning." Popularized by the writings of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). Sense of "magical beauty, alluring charm" first recorded 1840. Glamorous is 1882 (slang shortening glam first attested 1936); glamorize is 1936.
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