Direction & Quality of Light

Direction & Quality of Light

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Providing readers with a study of learning how to turn poorly lit images into finely crafted, masterfully lit photographs, this guidebook instills photographers with the self-confidence to think on their feet and photograph any portrait subject anywhere. Acclaimed photographer Neil van Niekirk presents seven distinctly different lighting scenariosA‘available light, exposure metering, a touch of flash, bounced on-camera flash, off-camera flash, video light, and hard sunlightA‘to show readers how to manipulate the direction and quality of light, the subjectA•s and photographerA•s position, and numerous other variables so as to turn a bad image into a stunning, professional-level portrait. Packed with dozens of instructional, full-color photos, this work also features 10 sample photo sessions, allowing readers the opportunity to see the seven lighting scenarios put to practice.For that aperture, find the distance for which the flash (in full manual output) gives you correct exposure on the subject. This is where knowing the guide number ( GN) of the flash comes in handy. The guide number is a simple formula thatanbsp;...

Title:Direction & Quality of Light
Author:Neil van Niekerk
Publisher:Amherst Media - 2013-03-04


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