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Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies by Lee Varis

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Lighting and Photographing People

Digital photography is the process of recording focused light that falls on the image sensor in a camera. This recorded light is the essence of photography, and control over lighting is one of the core disciplines in the art. We are going to explore various approaches to lighting as it pertains to digital capture and human subjects. We will also go over different shooting scenarios and how to deal with people in your photographs.

Chapter Contents

Lighting Technology

Basic Portrait Lighting

Advanced Lighting Techniques

Experimenting with Light

Lighting Technology

Many different types of light, both artificial and natural, can be used with human subjects. Natural light originates with the sun, but it can have ...

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