Studio and Location Lighting Secrets for Digital Photographers

Studio and Location Lighting Secrets for Digital Photographers

by Rick Sammon, Vered Koshlano
     
 

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Light makes the photo. Literally

Light — the central element of photography. Master the use of light, and you can create an infinite variety of moods with your photography. Few are better suited to show you how than Rick Sammon, Canon Explorer of Light, and fashion photographer Vered Koshlano. Whether in the studio with props and climate control, or on

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Light makes the photo. Literally

Light — the central element of photography. Master the use of light, and you can create an infinite variety of moods with your photography. Few are better suited to show you how than Rick Sammon, Canon Explorer of Light, and fashion photographer Vered Koshlano. Whether in the studio with props and climate control, or on one of Rick's sojourns abroad, these lighting secrets enhance your photographic skills and help you create images of breathtaking quality.

  • Identify the many ways in which lighting communicates
  • Select your accessories with care: hot lights, strobes, diffusers, reflectors, and others
  • Learn how to create movie-star and high-fashion effects, unique portraits, and irresistible baby pictures
  • Meet the special challenges posed by outdoor settings
  • Discover how lighting helps tell different stories with your images
  • Make appropriate adjustments in Photoshop® to enhance your lighting effects even more

Bonus DVD includes more than an hour of professional lighting tips, tricks, and techniques involving reflectors, diffusers, accessory flashes, and more. See the DVD appendix for complete system requirements.

Includes DVD with Rick's favorite lighting and camera tips!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470521250
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/22/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Rick Sammon is among a select group of professional photographers to earn the designation of Canon Explorer of Light. Famous for his exotic travel photography, Rick has written more than 30 books and gives photography workshops and seminars worldwide.

Vered Koshlano has experience on both sides of the camera. Combining her experience as an actress with her technical expertise, she specializes in fashion, beauty, and glamour studio shots. She has been a featured instructor at the Lepp Institute of Photography.

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