Creative Lighting Techniques for Studio Photographers

Creative Lighting Techniques for Studio Photographers

by Dave Montizambert
     
 

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Written for both the amateur and professional photographer, this book provides a full explanation of lighting by demonstrating professional techniques for tabletop, commercial, portrait, food, and automotive studio photography. Tips are given on how to analyze light quality, select the proper size light and distance between the subject and the light source, place…  See more details below

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Written for both the amateur and professional photographer, this book provides a full explanation of lighting by demonstrating professional techniques for tabletop, commercial, portrait, food, and automotive studio photography. Tips are given on how to analyze light quality, select the proper size light and distance between the subject and the light source, place light modifiers, and select and use a light meter. The book includes an explanation of more complex topics, such as how to set up backlighting, simulate sunlight in the studio, and feather light. Descriptions of how to use specular light include lighting with specular light sources and controlling unwanted specular highlight on shiny surfaces. Also included are specialized techniques such as painting with light, use of softening filters, and suggestions for lighting subjects in motion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584280934
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
862,275
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.38(d)

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