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5 books of Don Giannatti

Encouraging photographers to take a subject-­oriented approach to lighting, this manual shows it is possible to make better decisions about both the technical and artistic aspects of lighting. It teaches how to identify qualities the subject possesses that the light will react with and how to use this knowledge to create perfect photographs. Through a variety of amply illustrated shoots, the book explains how to approach each image from the perspective of controlling the subject's appearance to match the photographer's vision for the picture. This comprehensive guide covers such topics as the benefits and drawbacks of various lighting tools, the effect of light placement, and controlling lighting ratios. Designed for intermediate-­to-­advanced photographers, it illustrates techniques for using light as a tool to capture the subject in the best possible manner.

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Opening with a discussion of what it means to be a professional photographer, this workbook evolves into a career guidebook for amateur photographers to make the transition into the business of shooting on a semiprofessional level. Acclaimed photographer Don Giannatti shows how to best lay the groundwork for a successful business by developing a comprehensive plan for a new business—then demonstrates how to refine this plan based on personal experiences as the process unfolds. From determining the genres of photography the business will specialize in and selecting necessary to keeping overhead costs in line to maximize profits, this guide provides the information to achieve success, whether an amateur looking to build a new career or a professional who wants to enhance the efficiency and profitability of their business.

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In LIGHTING ESSENTIALS, Don Giannatti encourages photographers to take a subject-­oriented approach to lighting, helping them make better decisions about both the technical and artistic aspects of lighting. What qualities does the subject possess that the light will react with? How will the light react and what will it reveal? etc. Working through a variety of shoots, all amply illustrated, Giannatti shows how he approaches each image, covering lighting tools, the effect of light placement, controlling lighting ratios and much more in this comprehensive book.

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A collection of thoughts and ideas regarding commercial photography. These essays were originally published as part of my weekly dispatch, "In The Frame" for photographers. Ranging from the philosophical to the pragmatic, the articles will enrich the photographer with creative ideas and food for thought.

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A collection of thoughts and ideas regarding commercial photography. These essays were originally published as part of my weekly dispatch, "In The Frame" for photographers. Ranging from the philosophical to the pragmatic, the articles will enrich the photographer with creative ideas and food for thought.

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Books of Don Giannatti