For aspiring photographers ready to transform their work from average to expert, here is the ultimate guide to lighting any subject and space effectively. In specific but non-technical terms, Photographic Lighting Simplified explains how to take existing light sources - bright sunlight or indoor lighting - and recreate their effects in the studio. Through a series of enjoyable, hands-on assignments, readers will learn how to select the right camera format, film and lenses; the basics of metering and testing; overviews of essential equipment for studio lighting; and much more.
There are dozens of step-by-step illustrations that demonstrate an array of techniques for lighting reflective metal and glass objects; lighting on location in factories, schools and hospitals; lighting different face types and groups; and special lighting considerations for digital cameras. Finally, readers will find up-to-the-minute info on such essential business topics as copyrights, model releases, budgeting and studio insurance. For anyone who is serious about taking better photographs, Photographic Lighting Simplified is the ultimate success guide, features over 100 exquisite examples, addresses the special lighting challenges of digital cameras, non-technical and easy to understand.
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