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Lighting for People Photography.

Author: Stephen Crain
Publisher: Chicago : Amherst Media, Inc., 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Light is the key element of photography, and understanding the principles of light's color, temperature, intensity, direction, and quality is extremely important in taking quality photos. This book shows how to control these principles to achieve high-quality artistic and commercial photographs of people. The numerous examples and illustrations demonstrate set-ups and results, and the exercises provide practice on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Crain, Stephen.
Lighting for People Photography.
Chicago : Amherst Media, Inc., ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Crain
ISBN: 9781608953752 1608953750 9781608953745 1608953742
OCLC Number: 768081797
Description: 1 online resource (113 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Table of Contents; Introduction; Color Temperature; Factors Affecting Natural Light; Artificial Light; Color Balance of Film Emulsion; Color Temperature Meters; Correcting Color Temperatures; Chapter One Exercises; Light Intensity; Inverse Square Law; Film Speed; Testing ISO; Exposure Settings; Metering Light Intensity; Metering for People Photography; Controlling Light Intensity; Depth of Light; Chapter Two Exercises; Direction of Light; Law of Reflection; Key Light; Fill Light; Front Light; Side Light; Rim Light; Hair Light; Background Light; Lens Flare; Lighting Patterns. Chapter Three ExercisesQuality of Light; Translucent Diffusion; Scrims, Gobos, & Subtractive Lighting; Bounce Lighting, Reflectors, & Mirrors; Soft Light; Hard Light; Specular Light; Softening Hard Light; Softening Strobes and Hot Lights; Lighting for Contrast; Chapter Four Exercises; Controlling Strobe Lighting; Strobe Output Ratings; Studio Strobes; Location Strobes; Controlling Strobe Intensity; Grid Spots; Snoots; Chapter Five Exercises; Controlling Natural Light; Controlling Color Temperature; Controlling Intensity of Natural Light; Direct Daylight; Direct Daylight from Behind. Direct Daylight from the SideDiffused Daylight; Chapter Six Exercises; Controlling Synchro-Sun Lighting; Sun from Behind with Strobe Fill; Midday Overhead Sun; Sun from the Front with Strobe Fill; Using Flash to Augment Ambient Daylight; Chapter Seven Exercises; Glossary; Index.

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Light is the key element of photography, and understanding the principles of light's color, temperature, intensity, direction, and quality is extremely important in taking quality photos. This book shows how to control these principles to achieve high-quality artistic and commercial photographs of people. The numerous examples and illustrations demonstrate set-ups and results, and the exercises provide practice on the techniques described. With the advice in this book for manipulating studio, strobe, reflected, background, and natural light, consistent results and situation adaptability will c.

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