The short list:
The Joy of Photographing People, Kodak
Robert Caputo, National Geographic Field Guide: People & Portraits
The Portrait: Professional Techniques and Practices, Kodak Workshop Series
Steve Sint, Digital Portrait Photography: Art, Business, and Style
Christopher Grey, Master Lighting Guide for Portrait Photographers
Jeff Smith, Posing for Portrait Photography: A Head-to-Toe Guide
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