October 18, 2011
The Art of Photographic Lighting--New from Rocky Nook
Santa Barbara, CA—It is essential that every photographer who is serious about their craft have a firm understanding of the properties of light, because light is more than just illumination.
In The Art of Photographic Lighting (Rocky Nook, $44.95 USD) you will learn how light and shadow can be used to compose photographs. Example images and diagrams illustrate lighting concepts and demonstrate how different sources of light affect a subject.
Photographers of all levels are bound to improve their skills and cultivate a new appreciation for light design as they discover how to successfully use a variety of lighting tools.
- Use of light in classic paintings
- Perception and design principles
- Light sources and shadow design
- Directional lighting
- Lighting design principles
- History of photographic lighting design
- Post-exposure techniques
For a review copy or more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your delivery address and contact information.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/9781933952758
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