A Comprehensive Guide to Extreme Lighting in Digital Photography

A Comprehensive Guide to Extreme Lighting in Digital Photography

by Duncan Evans
     
 

The extremes of lighting--too much and too little--offer photographers some of their toughest challenges, but also provide opportunities to achieve extraordinarily beautiful effects. Whether the subject is shimmering with light or veiled in otherworldly shadows, this comprehensive guide shows how to use today's versatile digital equipment to capture the image

Overview

The extremes of lighting--too much and too little--offer photographers some of their toughest challenges, but also provide opportunities to achieve extraordinarily beautiful effects. Whether the subject is shimmering with light or veiled in otherworldly shadows, this comprehensive guide shows how to use today's versatile digital equipment to capture the image perfectly. Offering 250 inspiring examples, it covers a wide variety of extreme lighting conditions, from the blaze of noon to the glow of a single candle. It explains the secrets of long exposures and specialist techniques for controlling reflections, avoiding burn out, and painting with light.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782884790864
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Series:
Digital Photography Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Duncan Evans is a book author, photographer, and freelance journalist. He is a member of the Royal Photographic Society, currently with a licentiateship distinction (LRPS). He lives in the Shetland Islands, UK.

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