Master Lighting Guide for Portrait Photographers

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Amherst Media, 2004 - Photography - 126 pages
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Time-tested lighting strategies that will improve the quality of a portrait are detailed in this book for beginning photographers. Terminology used by industry pros is explained, the equipment needed to create professional results is outlined, and the unique role that each element of the lighting setup plays in the studio is explored. Photographers learn how color, direction, form, and contrast affect the final portrait. The concise text, photo examples, and lighting diagrams enable photographers to easily achieve traditional lighting styles that have been the basis of good portraiture since the advent of the art.

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User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

Speaking as an advanced photographer but relatively neophyte to studio portraiture, this book is exactly what I needed. It gives you quite a few “typical” lighting scenarios, with very specific ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sasha - Goodreads

This book begins with a section on lighting equipment and the basic techniques (loop, butterfly lighting, etc). The second part, Portrait Lighting Lessons are specific lighting scenarios such as high ... Read full review

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Grey is a professional photographer and photography lecturer.

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