Lighting for Product Photography: The Digital Photographer's Step-by-Step Guide to Sculpting with Light

Lighting for Product Photography: The Digital Photographer's Step-by-Step Guide to Sculpting with Light

by Allison Earnest
     
 

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From magazine ads to web applications, this instructive handbook details the ever-expanding area of product photography and discusses the unique skills required to be successful. Beginning with the basics for creating professional-looking shots, the qualities of light and the rendering of color and texture are covered while the tools to be used for controlling

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Overview

From magazine ads to web applications, this instructive handbook details the ever-expanding area of product photography and discusses the unique skills required to be successful. Beginning with the basics for creating professional-looking shots, the qualities of light and the rendering of color and texture are covered while the tools to be used for controlling those qualities is explained through a step-by-step lighting setup. The latter half of this guide compiles images created on actual assignments, depicting a variety of products photographed in a range of settings. Each image is accompanied by a discussion of the client’s intent and the realization of those objectives. Offering procedural images, diagrams, and set-up shots to illustrate the addition and modification of light sources, problems can be identified and corrected on-set making this an invaluable tool for amateur and professional photographers alike.

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"Lighting for Product Photography makes it easy to master the lighting skills needed to design more effective images of any product." —www.SirReadALot.org

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608955466
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
867,756
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Allison Earnest is a professional photographer who has worked for Boeing International, NASA, the United States Army, and Phillip Morris. She is the author of The Digital Photographer’s Guide to Light Modifiers and Sculpting with Light. Her photographs have appeared in Darkroom and Camera magazine, Studio Photography & Design magazine, the Village Voice, and numerous medical journals and books. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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