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The Best of Photographic Lighting: Techniques and Images for Digital Photographers
     

The Best of Photographic Lighting: Techniques and Images for Digital Photographers

by Bill Hurter
 

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Bill Hurter explains the characteristics of light—both natural and artificial—in this in-depth guide. Fully exploring color balance, exposure, and light ratios, the handbook expands on skills learned in the studio to explain how to harness the beauty of less predictable lighting situations, like those shot outdoors or on location. Packed with tips from

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Bill Hurter explains the characteristics of light—both natural and artificial—in this in-depth guide. Fully exploring color balance, exposure, and light ratios, the handbook expands on skills learned in the studio to explain how to harness the beauty of less predictable lighting situations, like those shot outdoors or on location. Packed with tips from more than 30 top professionals on wedding, portrait, and commercial photography, this resource is sure to both educate and inspire.

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The material is presented in detailed chapters beginning with the science of light and then covering lighting basics.

From the Publisher

"This book is a must for anyone interested in creating portraits that are both marketable and memorable."  —PhotoStockNotes

"From the basics such as posing and composition, to technical aspects of focusing and lighting, this handbook addresses concerns for both amateur and professional photographers"  —PhotoSource.com

"A behind-the-scenes look at how the world's finest wedding photographers are using digital to shoot in more creative ways."  —PhotoGRAPHIC

"Packed with practical tips and truly dazzling images, this book will inform and inspire."  —Rangefinder

"A complete, fully comprehensive guide for portrait photographers. Packed with invaluable information."  —Light and Shade

"Hurter's wonderful tips are certain to push your images over the top and away from the ordinary. I highly recommend exploring the benefits of this book for yourself."  —Shutterbug

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584283348
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Bill Hurter is the editor of "Rangefinder" magazine, the former editor of "Petersen's PhotoGraphic," and the author of "The Best of Wedding Photography," "Group Portrait Photography Handbook," "The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Posing," and "Portrait Photographer's Handbook." He lives in Santa Monica, California.

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