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Author Van Niekerk, Neil, author.

Title Direction & quality of light : your key to better portrait photography anywhere / Neil van Niekerk.

Imprint Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    778.92 VAN    DUE 09-24-19
Description 157 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "#1982"--P. [4] of cover.
"Learn how to: determine the optimal subject position for natural light portraits; position hard light sources and soft light sources; choose light modifiers to adjust the light quality; adjust the distance and position of the main, fill, hair, and background lights for refined results; combine ambient light and flash for seamless, natural looking results; use on- and off-camera bounce flash to produce big results with small light sources; balance the light levels on the subject and the background for more effective portrait designs; mimic the beauty of window light with flash; get amazing results with video lights; gel your lights for flawless color balance or creative color effects; produce beautifully lit portraits in less-than-ideal situations"--P. [4] of cover.
Contents Direction and quality of light : the basics -- Working with available light -- Exposure metering -- Flash essentials -- Add fill flash -- On-camera bounce flash -- Off-camera flash -- Multiple flash -- Gelling the flash -- Photography in hard sunlight -- Video lights -- Conclusion.
Summary Offers lessons on lighting portraits, including positioning hard light sources and soft light sources, choosing light modifiers to adjust the light quality, and gelling lights for color balance effects.
Subject Portrait photography -- Lighting.
Added Title Direction and quality of light
ISBN 9781608955701 paperback
1608955702 paperback

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