The Lighting Cookbook: Foolproof Recipes for Perfect Glamour, Portrait, Still Life and Corporate Photographs
by Jenni Bidner
Learning how to set up, use, and control lighting is the biggest challenge facing photographers who want to do studio work. With the help of this ... Show synopsis Learning how to set up, use, and control lighting is the biggest challenge facing photographers who want to do studio work. With the help of this manual, serious amateurs, photography students, and pros switching from outdoor to studio work are sure to become lighting masters. Beginning with an inventory of ingredients found in a well-stocked commercial studio, The Lighting Cookbook presents every essential piece of lighting and shooting equipment, with a full explanation of how, when, and why each is used. Dozens of lighting recipes from six top pros come next. They reveal step by step how they made their shots, complete with setup details, lens choices, composition decisions, and lighting diagrams. The foolproof recipes cover a range of studio-work specialties, including glamour, fashion, still life, and portraiture - corporate, children, pets. The Lighting Cookbook provides all levels of photographers with everything they need to know about studio lighting to achieve great pictures on a regular basis.