Strobist Photo Trade Secrets, Volume 2: Portrait Lighting Techniques

Book description

Learning to light portraits is simple and fun, thanks to these 25 inspiring microlessons, which include images from contributors to, the Web site of photo lighting guru David Hobby.

On the reverse side of each amazing photo you’ll find a lighting diagram and helpful tips. Tear out individual cards and take them with you for quick reference on your next shoot!

This collection of images delivers a fresh and easy way to learn photography thanks to the included location and studio lighting diagrams along with photo lighting tips on every card. Printed in an easily portable, postcard-style format, the book can quickly drop into a camera bag--or, with the perforated pages, readers can pull out individual cards with images and diagrams to take with them on their shoot.

Edited by Zeke Kamm of Nice Photography magazine, readers can be sure these cards will help them raise their game--and entertain them, too! Quickly find creative inspiration and learn inventive, professional photography techniques.

It's all right here in a format aimed specifically at helping users improve their photography skills. And with its advantage of ease and portability, this friendly collection of incredible images and insights need never be more than arm's length away.

Product information

  • Title: Strobist Photo Trade Secrets, Volume 2: Portrait Lighting Techniques
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2010
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780321752888