Lighting Cookbook: Foolproof Recipes for Perfect Glamour, Portrait, Still Life and Corporate Photographs

Lighting Cookbook: Foolproof Recipes for Perfect Glamour, Portrait, Still Life and Corporate Photographs

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by Jenni Bidner
     
 

Learning how to set up, use, and control lighting is the biggest challenge facing photographers who want to do studio work. With the help of this manual, serious amaeturs, photography students, and pros switching from outdoor to studio work are sure to become lighting masters. Beginning with an inventory of ingredients found in a well-stocked commercial studio, The…  See more details below

Overview

Learning how to set up, use, and control lighting is the biggest challenge facing photographers who want to do studio work. With the help of this manual, serious amaeturs, photography students, and pros switching from outdoor to studio work are sure to become lighting masters. Beginning with an inventory of ingredients found in a well-stocked commercial studio, The Lighting Cookbook, presents every essential piece of lighting and shooting equipement, with a full explanation of how, when, and why each is used.

Dozens of lighting recipies from six top pros come next. They reveal step by step how they made their shots, complete with set-up details, lens choices, composition decisions, and lighting diagrams. The foolproof recipies cover a range of studio-work specialities, including glamour, fashion, still life, and portraiture - corporate, children, and pets.

The Lighting Cookbok provides all levels of photographers with everything they need to know about studio lighting to achieve great pictures on a regular basis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817441968
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.36(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Jenni Bidner is the owner of Bidner Communications, a company specializing in public relations, and was the East Coast Editor of Pearson's Photographic magazine. Before starting her own business in 1995, she held the top editorial position at the magazine. Bidner is also a former account supervisor at Bozell Worldwide and the former Editor-In-Chief of Outdoor & Travel Photography magazine.

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