Photographic Lighting Simplified

Photographic Lighting Simplified

by Susan Mccartney
     
 

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For aspiring photographers ready to transform their work from average to expert, here is the "bible" to lighting any subject and space effectively. In specific but nontechnical terms, Photographic Lighting Simplified explains how to take light sources—from outdoor bright sunlight to indoor household lighting—and recreate their effects in the studio

Overview

For aspiring photographers ready to transform their work from average to expert, here is the "bible" to lighting any subject and space effectively. In specific but nontechnical terms, Photographic Lighting Simplified explains how to take light sources—from outdoor bright sunlight to indoor household lighting—and recreate their effects in the studio. A series of enjoyable, hands-on assignments show readers tips for selecting the right camera format, film, and lenses; the basics of metering and testing; overviews of essential equipment for studio lighting; and much more. Plus, dozens of step-by-step illustrations demonstrate an array of techniques for lighting reflective metal and glass objects; lighting different face types and groups; and special lighting considerations for digital cameras.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581152562
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.88(h) x 6.80(d)

Meet the Author

Susan McCartney has traveled the world on assignment for corporate clients such as British Airways, the U.S. Army, and Warner Brothers Records. Her photographs have appeared in Time, The Economist, Glamour, the New York Times, Popular Photography, and other leading publications. Having taught at the School of Visual Arts and Cooper Union, she continues to conduct a wide variety of workshops. Her other books include Mastering the Basics of Photography, Travel Photography, and Nature and Wildlife Photography, all published by Allworth Press. She lives in New York City.

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