Transient Light: A Photographic Guide to Capturing the Medium

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Learn to use natural light to take your photography to the next level. That’s the idea behind this beautifully illustrated guide to shooting landscapes. Renowned photographer Ian Cameron reveals his secrets to capturing the outdoor images you want. Cameron features many of his own breathtaking photos, and explains the details of how he created each one. He shows why no computer tricks are necessary—just an understanding of how to put yourself at the right place at the right time, how and when to use filters, and ...

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Overview

Learn to use natural light to take your photography to the next level. That’s the idea behind this beautifully illustrated guide to shooting landscapes. Renowned photographer Ian Cameron reveals his secrets to capturing the outdoor images you want. Cameron features many of his own breathtaking photos, and explains the details of how he created each one. He shows why no computer tricks are necessary—just an understanding of how to put yourself at the right place at the right time, how and when to use filters, and how to select and manipulate exposure lengths to get great results.

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Cameron's widely published photos are so dramatic and saturated with light that one can get blissfully lost in them. He specializes in "transient light," his term for short-duration light that momentarily transforms landscapes from ordinary to extraordinary. For a second choice, see Harold Davis's Practical Artistry: Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861085245
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/4/2009
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,416,215
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ian Cameron has been a freelance photographer for more than 20 years, specializing in landscape, nature, and travel. His work has been featured in Outdoor Photography, Practical Photography, Amateur Photographer, and Photography Monthly, among other magazines.

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