Simple Lighting for Portrait Photographers

Simple Lighting for Portrait Photographers

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by Bill Hurter
     
 

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With tips for creating natural, hassle-free lighting, this reference shows photographers how to abandon complex lighting scenarios in favor of more straightforward, uncomplicated ones. Photographers will learn the advantages of simpler lighting—such as saving money by avoiding excessive equipment purchases and maintenance and making location shoots less

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With tips for creating natural, hassle-free lighting, this reference shows photographers how to abandon complex lighting scenarios in favor of more straightforward, uncomplicated ones. Photographers will learn the advantages of simpler lighting—such as saving money by avoiding excessive equipment purchases and maintenance and making location shoots less cumbersome and more convenient. Emphasizing that photographers should imitate the sun’s natural light—not only to create a realistic setting but also to allow for genuine facial expressions from more relaxed portrait subjects—this guidebook illustrates how to create one- and two-light setups, making simple refinements with lightweight, inexpensive, and portable reflectors. Covering the basics of lighting and applying them to

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584282334
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Hurter is a former news photographer who covered numerous sporting events and political scenes, including the Watergate hearings. He is the editor of "Rangefinder" magazine and the author of more than a dozen instructional books for professional photographers, including "The Best of Wedding Photography, Group Photography Handbook, " and "The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Posing." He lives in West Covina, California.

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Simple Lighting for Portrait Photographers 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
WildThornberry More than 1 year ago
All the lighting setups are described in detail and the example photographs are beautiful.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago