Minimalist Lighting: Professional Techniques for Location Photographyby Kirk Tuck
Packed with incredible images and step-by-step techniques, this book is a must have for commercial, wedding, and portrait photographers working on location who want to maximize their time behind the camera and minimize their time spent hauling cumbersome lighting equipment. The tips show how to select easily portable and versatile equipment for location shoots, cutting down on the packing and porting of expensive equipment. With techniques and information on the latest technologyincluding battery-powered flashes and accessoriesthis reference shows photographers how to work with smaller and lighter-weight lighting equipment without sacrificing quality. Whether shooting portraits, landscapes, or interiors, whether indoors or out, photographers will embrace the portable approach offered in this valuable resource.
"This is a quiet book full of information, but bubbling with the kind of energy that is created when you realize you can do what you thought you couldn't." Lighting Essentials.com
"Pure gold, showing real solutions to real lighting situations and along the way creating some of the most natural-looking on-location portraits." Shutterbug
"I wanted to do a shoot using just the sunlight outside my studio. No electronic flashes, no multiple light sources, and no large studio flashes." Kirk Tuck, Studio Photography
"Richly illuminated with location portraits and a few still lifes, and written in a clean down-to-earth style." ppmag.com
"The beauty of this book is how much information is packed into 122 pages of content. And yet the information and explanations are deep enough to give the reader an understanding of the subject in order to start experimenting with it." robmalgieri.com
Meet the Author
Kirk Tuck is a former photography professor and creative director of an advertising firm who currently works as a freelance photographer with clients such as IBM, Dell Computer, Motorola, Elle magazine, and Time Warner. He was chosen as the 2008 chapter president for the Austin/San Antonio American Society of Media Photographers. He lives in Austin, Texas.
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