Capture the Light: A Guide for Beginning Digital Photographers

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2008 - Photography - 95 pages
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Light is what photography is all about, but many photographers find that it poses their toughest technical and artistic challenge. Fortunately, this easy-to-grasp guide shows both new digital camera owners and those with more experience how to understand, modify, and control light to create more compelling images. Learn all about the color, direction, and quality of natural light and how to adjust lighting to flatter the subject. Find out about the best lighting strategies for portraits, close-ups, interiors, performances, and outdoor occasions.
This illuminating book starts you off with the basics—but by the time you’re through, you’ll have the knowledge to become a true lighting master.
  

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Contents

Introduction
8
Light and Color
19
The Great Outdoors
35
Location Portraiture
61
A Home Studio
75
Special Situations
85
Index
93
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