50 Lighting Setups for Portrait Photographers: Easy-to-Follow Lighting Designs and Diagrams

50 Lighting Setups for Portrait Photographers: Easy-to-Follow Lighting Designs and Diagrams

by Steven H Begleiter
     
 

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This cookbook-style guide to portrait lighting contains all the ingredients necessary for a successful photo shoot. With 60 two-page spreads highlighting the techniques used to create stunning portraits alongside the portraits themselves, aspiring photographers will have a clear sense of both the "how" and the "why" of good lighting. Difficult questions such

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Overview

This cookbook-style guide to portrait lighting contains all the ingredients necessary for a successful photo shoot. With 60 two-page spreads highlighting the techniques used to create stunning portraits alongside the portraits themselves, aspiring photographers will have a clear sense of both the "how" and the "why" of good lighting. Difficult questions such as How can I downplay a double chin and dark shadows under the eyes? and How can I produce a soft, romantic feel in a woman's portrait? Are addressed and resolved in this no-nonsense guide to good lighting.

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Begleiter demonstrates the timeless power of effective lighting.

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"A fascinating and enjoyable read. It's an excellent ready reference you'll come back to."  —PhotographyVoice.com

"Begleiter demonstrates the timeless power of effective lighting."  —cameralabs.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608954872
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,037,484
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Steven H. Begleiter is an award-winning freelance commercial and retail photographer whose career began in 1980 in New York City as first assistant to Annie Leibovitz and Mary Ellen Mark. He operates his own portrait studio and has worked with such corporate clients as American Express, AT&T, Solomon Smith Barney, and other Fortune 500 clients and his work has appeared in "Elle," "Forbes," and "Us" magazine. He is the author of "50 Lighting Setups for Portrait Photographers," "The Art of Color Infrared Photography," "Fathers and Sons," and "The Portrait Book." He lives in Missoula, Montana.

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