The Complete Book of Nude and Glamour Photography: A Comprehensive Guide to Taking Beautiful and Striking Photographs, by Michael Busselle. Hardbound, 11.25" high x 8.5" wide x .95" thick. Copyright 1981, 224 pages. 550 illustrations, 150 in full color. From the book jacket:
This stunning and information-filled source book explores the allure of the human figure in visual art and looks at the ways in which photography has captured, and often defined, its eroticism. Illustrating his text with more than 500 photographs and pieces of art, internationally renowned photographer Michael Busselle opens up the endless possibilities of this exciting speciality to photographers everywhere.
The author provides complete guidelines for anyone wishing to take up nude and glamour photography either as an art, a trade or hobby. For both studio and location settings, he explains all the details of equipment, lighting, backgrounds and accessories, color and camera techniques. His challenging projects invite experimentation with styles, from Victorian innocence to Hollywood glamour; and approaches, from romantic subtlety to bold impact, through the use of clothing, props and unusual settings.