Photographer, writer, and designer Michelle Perkins has worked in the photography publishing industry for nearly 20 years. Her images and articles have appeared in Shutterbug, Rangefinder, AfterCapture, Metropolitan Bride, and Fearless Photographers. She is the author of over a dozen instructional books for professional photographers, including the popular '500 Poses' reference series, How to Photograph Weddings: Behind the Scenes with 25 Top Pros, and Professional Portrait Lighting: Techniques and Images from Professional Photographers. She has worked as a photography and design consultant on publications for Oxford University Press and Rizzoli. She resides in Buffalo, NY.