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Langford's Advanced Photography, 8th Edition by Michael Langford, Efthimia Bilissi

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4 Lighting control

This chapter provides a structured approach to photographic lighting which will enable you to analyse light and lighting effects, and to create and control every imaginable lighting scenario. The lighting considered includes daylight and ambient light, studio and location lighting, as well as fash and continuous light.

Proficiency in lighting requires an understanding of the different ways in which light sources illuminate objects, reveal their qualities and influence the meaning of the final image. Once these are understood you can achieve any effect either by manipulating available light or by setting up lighting on location or in the studio. Furthermore, you `will be able to evaluate, then recreate or make reference to, ...

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