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Light Science and Magic, Fourth Edition: An Introduction to Photographic… (edition 2011)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0240808193, Paperback)An amazing (and some would say magical) resource on photographic lighting that has been talked about in the community and recommended for years. This highly respected guide has been thoroughly updated and revised for content and design - it is now produced in full color! It introduces a logical theory of photographic lighting so if you are starting out in photography you will learn how to predict results before setting up lights. This is not primarily a how-to book with only set examples for you to copy. Rather, Light: Science and Magic provides you with a comprehensive theory of the nature and principles of light to allow you to use lighting to express your own creativity.
Numerous photographs and illustrations provide clear examples of the theories, while sidebars highlight special lighting questions. Expanded chapters on available light in portraiture, as well as new information on digital equipment and terminology make this a must have update!
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This text introduces a logical theory of photographic lighting as fundamental as those we use for other aspects of photography. The book allows a photographer of one speciality to easily see how a different type of expertise might produce a given picture.
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