Get 50 Lighting Setups for Portrait Photographers: PDF

By Steven H Begleiter

ISBN-10: 1584282428

ISBN-13: 9781584282426

This cookbook-style advisor to portrait lights comprises the entire constituents valuable for a profitable picture shoot. With 60 two-page spreads highlighting the concepts used to create beautiful pics along the images themselves, aspiring photographers may have a transparent feel of either the «how» and the «why» of excellent lighting fixtures. tricky questions similar to How am i able to downplay a double chin and darkish shadows lower than the eyes? and the way am i able to produce a delicate, romantic think in a womans portrait? Are addressed and resolved during this no-nonsense advisor to reliable lighting fixtures.

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