Off-Camera Flash: Creative Techniques for Digital Photographers

Off-Camera Flash: Creative Techniques for Digital Photographers

by Robin Deutschmann, Rod Deutschmann
     
 

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Professionals and advanced-level amateurs seeking to push the envelope and enhance the creativity of their shots are shown how to add mood and manipulate color in their images with this guide. Using a technique known as off-camera flash, digital photographers discover how to alter a viewer’s perception through the use of shadows to mask certain details or to

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Professionals and advanced-level amateurs seeking to push the envelope and enhance the creativity of their shots are shown how to add mood and manipulate color in their images with this guide. Using a technique known as off-camera flash, digital photographers discover how to alter a viewer’s perception through the use of shadows to mask certain details or to draw attention to a specific feature with a simple beam of light. From a survey of the gear required to create these effects and a detailed description of how the basic techniques are executed to more challenging instruction such as close-up techniques, on-location portraiture, black-and-white photography, and capturing motion, this handbook offers digital photographers step-by-step directions for picking up the tips and tricks to set their work apart.

Editorial Reviews

zoomstreet.wordpress.com
I took the above photo using two flash units off-camera.
Shutterbug
This is one of the best executed how-to books on using speedlights that I’ve read.
blogonbooks.com
Has a step-by-step explanation of the processes involved with various, alternative lighting techniques complete with fully comprehensible examples, diagrams and descriptions depending on your goals and needs.
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"I took the above photo using two flash units off-camera."  —zoomstreet.wordpress.com

"This is one of the best executed how-to books on using speedlights that I’ve read."  —Shutterbug

"Has a step-by-step explanation of the processes involved with various, alternative lighting techniques complete with fully comprehensible examples, diagrams and descriptions depending on your goals and needs."  —blogonbooks.com

"Touting the advantages of manual control over automatic digital camera settings and image editing, a couple of Southern California photographers aim to teach people to be artists with off-camera flash(es)."  —booknews.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584289920
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
10.98(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.32(d)

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