Good lighting is key to creating successful photographs, whether you're shooting with a digital SLR or a cell phone. "500 Lighting Hints, Tips, and Techniques" is an essential guide to the subject covering all aspects of lighting, including sections on both outdoor and studio lighting. A range of genres are covered, such as lighting for portraits, landscapes, and still life subjects. "500 Lighting Hints, Tips, and Techniques" gives the reader a basic grounding in measuring and controlling light, and explains how to use exposure, aperture, and shutter speeds. Step-by-step projects explore a set of typical lighting situations, such as shooting an indoor portrait with beauty-style lighting, and photographing an object with a reflective surface. The book also includes simple techniques for perfecting lighting effects using Photoshop.
The Author Rod Ashford is a professional photographer whose work is in demand all over the world. He regularly writes about the business of photography and his articles have appeared in every major British photographic magazine. He is also the author of Lighting for Nude Photography, recently released in paperback format. He lives in Surrey, UK.