Photographic Lighting: Essential Skills: Essential Skills [NOOK Book]

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Photographic Lighting: Essential Skills offers practical coverage of everything you need to know to understand the characteristics of light and the foundations of photographic lighting, including film, filters, exposure, compensation, zone system and an array of creative techniques. Students and committed amateurs will find sound technical knowledge with inspiring projects. Developing professionals in need of a refresher or a reference need look no further. The authors use terminology that is easy to understand ...
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Photographic Lighting: Essential Skills: Essential Skills

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Overview

Photographic Lighting: Essential Skills offers practical coverage of everything you need to know to understand the characteristics of light and the foundations of photographic lighting, including film, filters, exposure, compensation, zone system and an array of creative techniques. Students and committed amateurs will find sound technical knowledge with inspiring projects. Developing professionals in need of a refresher or a reference need look no further. The authors use terminology that is easy to understand and explain techniques in a clearly written, no nonsense manner. Photographic Lighting: Essential Skills ensures all the fundamentals of lighting are learnt and applied to help improve the use of light in photography and encourage visual expression.

* A variety of activities and assignments throughout the book teach lessons in a creative context that can be applied immediately to develop the professional in you
* Two all new chapters cover the latest post-production and composite imagery techniques and provide the necessary tools needed to refine and improve your photos
* Features online support, including video tutorials and downloadable figure files. It's like having the authors in the room to show you how it's done!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080569635
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Series: Photography Essential Skills Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 1,138,111
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

John Child lectures in photography at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia - the leading photography course in the southern hemisphere. He has worked for many years as a professional photographer, with clients including Ford, Singapore Airlines, American Express and British Airways.

Mark Galer is the Program Director and Senior lecturer at RMIT University in the School of Media and Communication, Australia. He is also co-writer of their popular online photography courses. He has lectured in photography in the UK and Australia and has worked commercially as a freelance photographer on corporate and editorial assignments. He has written numerous top-selling photography books, including Photography Foundations for Art & Design, the Popular Photoshop Elements; Maximum Performance and Photoshop; Essential Skills series. He is an Official Adobe Ambassador for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Characteristics of Light; Exposure and Light Meters; Contrast and Compensation; Sensitivity and Image Capture; Color Correction and Filters; Lighting on Location; The Zone System; Studio Lighting; Creative Techniques;Assignments; Glossary
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