Here is an excellent tutorial on how to trace a photography in Illustrator. The vector trend is on, as you know, so this technique comes in quite handy nowadays.
Using simple gradient fills in Illustrator, you learn how to create a pretty realistic illustration from a picture. This is a very good tutorial on tracing photos but involves that you know Illustrator basics.
You can view this tutorial here.
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