With theory kept to a minimum, the authors aim to show the reader how to tackle difficult lighting conditions and manipulate light for mood and atmosphere using basic and advanced metering techniques.
Covers all the information that is essential for photographers to understand when working with light. New for this second edition is the 'Sensitivity and Image Capture' chapter which includes the latest on digital image sensors as well as film emulsions to help you choose the right medium for your work. Through a series of practical exercises, the student photographer is shown how to overcome the limitations of equipment and capture mediums, to achieve creative and professional results. With theory kept to a minimum, this book shows how to tackle difficult lighting conditions and manipulate light for mood and atmosphere using basic and advanced metering techniques. For captured and created imagery, TTL and hand-held metering techniques are also demonstrated. Controlling introduced lighting and ambient light together with advanced metering techniques and lighting ratios are covered. Illustrated throughout with author and student work, including a new 8-page colour plate section, this is an inspirational guide as well as a highly structured learning tool. John Child lectures in photography at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia - the leading photography course in the southern hemisphere. He has worked for many years as a professional photographer, with clients including Ford, Singapore Airlines, American Express and British Airways. Email: email@example.com Mark Galer also lectures in photography at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. He is also co-writer and teacher on their new online photography courses. He has lectured in photography in the UK and Australia and has worked commercially as a freelance photographer on corporate and editorial assignments. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org