A COMPLETE PHOTOGRAPHER’S TECHNIQUES, POSING GUIDE & REFERENCE Lighting People is an art every photographer – and every photography student – must master, and this single volume is both a complete course and the most useful reference book you can find.
SECTION 1: UNDERSTANDING LIGHT Chapter 1: Lighting Equipment – Get to grips with light every artificial light-source: Continuous Light, Flash, Studio Strobes & Speedlights, as well as modifiers. Chapter 2: Setting The Mood – Understand the effect you can have with your lighting; hard & soft, low & high key, bounce, feathering, fall-off and more. Chapter 3: Standard Lighting Techniques – How to pull off techniques including: Loop, Rembrandt, Butterfly, Split, Clamshell and Accent. Chapter 4: Camera Settings – Using your camera’s exposure settings to get the best from any lighting equipment.
SECTION 2: WORKING WITH LIGHT Chapter 5: Preparation – How to evaluate your client and their brief and plan a shoot. Chapter 6: Lighting Scenarios – Tips and tricks for doing the best whether you’re shooting portraits, fashion, beauty, events or more. Chapter 7: Getting Started – Choosing your lights and setting up your shoot. Chapter 8: Getting Creative – Use gels, projections, blur and other effects for more unusual images.
SECTION 3: RESOURCES Lighting Setups: Hands-on examples of studio shoots Lighting Reference Gallery: Hundreds featuring the same four models lit against a white and a dark background from a number of different angles; the most complete lighting reference available.