78 books for genre «Books ~~ Photography~~ Techniques ~~ Lighting»

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Presenting every facet of using available light to create sumptuously stylized portraits, acclaimed photographer Joe Farace reveals the methods and striking benefits of using the inherent light of the environment. Starting with the many reasons to rely on available light—it is cheap, requiring no electric lighting equipment—this manual goes on to describe the proper exposure for different settings, ways to reinforce the naturally occurring light with the use of scrims and reflectors, and even has walkthroughs for the discreet use of speedlights. Whether interior or exterior, during day or night, ambient light presents significant challenges for photographers but the tips presented in this thorough guidebook will streamline the process so they can easily produce pictures of lush and lavish beauty.

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Photographers learn from a master the impact and drama that can be created through the precise creation of low key portraits—portraits in which the tonal range is primarily dark. While the low key technique lends a classic, artistic, subdued mood to images that may seem relaxed and effortless, creating this style presents significant challenges for the photographer, all of which are addressed in this book. Guidelines for selecting the best lighting equipment and light modifiers for efficiently creating low key portraits are detailed, as are the most effective techniques for measuring the light in the scene for correct exposure. Photographers of all levels learn to consider the impact of creating images in a controlled key.

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Portraiture tends to rely on standardized, established lighting techniques, but most photographers know that subscribing to traditional methods does not always flatter every subject. The techniques collected in this guide will heighten the senses of mystery and drama in a digital photographer's work by enhancing shape and contrast, keeping images fashionable and appealing with less reliance on natural light, and illuminating a subject's eyes without producing catchlights. In this manner, textbook lighting setups can act as a springboard to creating personal and artistic high-­quality portraits featuring new, radically-­altered lighting effects. Multiple series of before-­and-­after photos comprehensively illustrate how to utilize these new methods to create emotion-­evoking works of art that do more than simply capture the likeness of a subject

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By emphasizing basic principles of good lighting and how to apply them, this informative guide shows advanced amateur photographers and professionals how to improve their photographic skills. After explaining different types of light, flash basics, and the benefits of on- and off-­camera lighting techniques, it discusses how to use this information to increase the “gasp factor”—that powerful, emotional response that compels the viewer to take a second look at a photograph. Also included are assignments meant to help solidify this new flash knowledge for the photographer in order to put it into practice. As a bonus, the book contains inspirational stories demonstrating real-­world applications of the techniques from a photojournalist with decades of experience.

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How do you write a movie?
How do you direct a movie?
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Micro-­Budget Filmmaking is an easy to read, easy to understand guide that shows you how. Every aspect of filmmaking is explained in detail. Includes over 70 FULL-­COLOR PHOTOS. Perfect for someone just starting out; a must read for someone considering film school. You don't need a lot of money to make movies, you just need knowledge.

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Der Schlüssel für gelungene Fotografie ist ein grundlegendes Verständnis von Licht und richtiger Beleuchtung. Die Fähigkeit, Licht zu sehen, zu beeinflussen, zu verändern, zu kontrollieren und zu gestalten, machen Ihre Schnappschüsse zu perfekten Fotografien! Der Fotograf und Bestseller-­Autor Syl Arena beginnt mit einer Einführung in das Thema Licht - das Erkennen seiner Richtung, Intensität, Farbe, seines Kontrasts und seiner Härte - und erörtert anschließend das Fotografieren in Innenräumen und im Freien unter den grundverschiedenen Bedingungen von natürlichem und künstlichem Licht. Er zeigt die Einsatzmöglichkeiten diverser Lichtquellen für die unterschiedlichsten Genres der Fotografie, vom Umgebungslicht in der Landschafts- oder Straßenfotografie bis zu Systemblitz, Studioblitz oder Fotoleuchte für die Porträt- und Objektfotografie. Im zweiten Teil des Buchs geht es um die Gestaltung von Licht mit den verschiedensten Fotoleuchten. Sie werden lernen, - wie Sie das Licht mit . . .

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Presenting strategies to assist photographers in bringing out the beauty in their subjects, this manual shows how the previously unique lighting techniques required within diverse areas of photography have evolved and condensed into a combined skill set. Presented in a portfolio style and using images from real sessions with actual clients, this guide covers the necessary tools, the process of job preparation, and the fundamental techniques used to achieve success in beauty lighting. Whether creating commercial, editorial, or fine-­art portraiture photography, this reference is an essential tool in developing a strong understanding of lighting principles and in creating images that resonate with viewers.

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The key to being a successful portrait photographer is choosing a style of photography you are passionate about. While many photographers work in multiple areas to fill the off season or offer a variety of options, most photographers focus on one style of photography. Oftentimes, the photographers’ location will dictate their style. For author Krista Smith, the sunny beaches of Florida are her inspiration to shoot primarily natural light portraits, and she applies that to capturing authentic and joyful family portraits. Whether photographing entire families, kids, babies or all of the above, Smith brings an ease and comfort to the shoots that is immediately evident in her pictures. And shows you how to create the same look in your environment or clients’ homes.­While passion plays a key role in creating memorable portraits, employing the right techniques is essential for consistently getting those perfect shots. Smith begins by detailing what equipment you’ll need to get started . . .

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Softboxes-­specialized photographic lighting devices that produce a flattering and soft, low-­contrast look-­are the main focus of this resource for photographers. Professional and amateur photographers alike will be able to apply the thorough explanations on the simple, yet highly effective, light- and shadow-­altering methodologies found in this guidebook to any subject matter in portrait, fashion, and editorial images. Additional chapters cover the use of softboxes in partnership with other light sources, including sunlight and various types of studio lighting treatments.

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Emphasizing how to work with natural light rather than using supplementary lighting to create an artificial environment, photographers can use these simple techniques to mold existing light into the desired quality and shape. All situations are discussed, including overcast and sunny days, backlighting and flare, window light, daylight studios, natural reflectors, and studio lighting at home, offering a plethora of ideas for finding, diffusing, and creating light. As photographers learn the advantages of shooting with available light—no set up, more spontaneity, more time to concentrate on the subject, and the ability to capture preexisting relationships—they not only become better photographers but gain confidence and an increased awareness of their artistic medium.

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