Synopses & Reviews
With tips for creating natural, hassle-free lighting, this reference shows photographers how to abandon complex lighting scenarios in favor of more straightforward, uncomplicated ones. Photographers will learn the advantages of simpler lightingsuch as saving money by avoiding excessive equipment purchases and maintenance and making location shoots less cumbersome and more convenient. Emphasizing that photographers should imitate the suns natural lightnot only to create a realistic setting but also to allow for genuine facial expressions from more relaxed portrait subjectsthis guidebook illustrates how to create one- and two-light setups, making simple refinements with lightweight, inexpensive, and portable reflectors. Covering the basics of lighting and applying them to
About the Author
Bill Hurter is a former news photographer who covered numerous sporting events and political scenes, including the Watergate hearings. He is the editor of "Rangefinder" magazine and the author of more than a dozen instructional books for professional photographers, including "The Best of Wedding Photography, Group Photography Handbook, " and "The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Posing." He lives in West Covina, California.