Capturing Mood, Ambience & Dramatic Effects: The Dynamic Language of Digital Photography

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - Photography - 191 pages
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Photographers who need help getting in the mood and expanding their creative potential will find the guidance they’ve been seeking in this beautiful reference book. Using his most breathtaking work as examples, photographer Joseph Meehan demonstrates how to take photos that go beyond mere representation to make a statement, convey a feeling, or capture an emotional atmosphere. This is a must-have how-to for all photographers wishing to imbue their images with personal expression.




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The Color of Light
Contrast and Lighting
Light Direction for Dramatic Renderings
Aperture Shutter Speed and ISO Sensitivity
Lens Focal Length and Camera Perspective
White Balance

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JOSEPH MEEHAN has been a professional photographer, writer, and teacher for more than 35 years. Hundreds of his photographs have appeared in advertisements, books, magazines, and on Web sites all over the world, and The New York Times has characterized his style as “alive with color and sparkling with light.” Meehan was the Senior Technical Editor of Photo District News for over a decade and is the former Editor of the Photography Yearbook. He has written 25 books on photographic technique, several of which have been translated into multiple languages.

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