In this book, Dantzig outlines the basics of light theory, then moves to a discussion on metering. He describes the lighting equipment used by fashion and glamour photographers and advises on the best placement for lights when creating fashion shots and beauty images.
Discussion on the additive nature of light, the angle of incidence=angle of reflectance law, working with models, and other savvy tips will leave you with greatly improved, highly marketable images.
- Identifying the best possible light sources and placement.
- Using light to set the mood of the image
- Techniques for studio and location photography
Stephen A. Dantzig, PsyD is an award winning photographer who is a former Vice President of the Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County and former editor of PPLAC's monthly publication Reflector. Stephen is the author of numerous articles and lessons on photographic lighting and ethics. His work has appeared in Rangefinder, Studio Photography and Design, Professional Photographer, ProPhoto West, This Week Magazine (Hawaii), Pleasant Hawaii Magazine, Doll Reader, Metropolitan Home, Studio City Lifestyles Magazine, Santa Clarita Valley Living, the Portrait Photographer's Handbook, and the Los Angeles Times. He is a frequent contributor to the Photoflex Web Photo School. Stephen holds a Doctor of Psychology degree from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology and also works with school children with severe physical and cognitive disabilities.
8.5x11, 185 color images, 128 pages
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