Santa Barbara, CA—July 10, 2012—Imagine capturing stunning, professional-looking product shots without needing a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units. Tabletop Photography (Rocky Nook, $24.95 USD) teaches all the steps for creating your own tabletop photography studio.
Affordable compact flashes offer a number of creative lighting options within your tabletop studio; and the appropriate lighting and backdrop, and the creative use of your camera's features are key to a perfect image.
Author Cyrill Harnischmacher guides you through a variety of exposure and lighting techniques, and covers how to achieve excellent results using compact flash units. Whether you wish to capture product images for use in print or on the web, or you want to improve your photos for personal use, this book will provide you with everything you need to know to get great results.
- Lighting Setups
- Reflectors, Diffusors, and Accessories
- Soft Boxes and Umbrellas
- Strobe Flashes
- Combining Long Exposures with Flashlights
- Multi-Flash Exposures
- Composition and Arrangements
- Creating Backdrops
- Product Photography
- Smoke, Fog, and Special Effects
- Food Photography
- And much more...
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Publisher: Rocky Nook
By Cyrill Harnischmacher
Print ISBN: 9781937538040 Ebook ISBN: 9781457166648
Print Price: $24.95 Ebook Price: $11.95
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