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Direction & Quality of Light
Your Key to Better Portrait Photography Anywhere
Neil van Niekerk
Learn how to:
Position hard and soft light sources for flattering effects Work effectively with available light through careful subject positioning Enhance available light with the addition of reflected or flash fill Add on-camera bounce flash or offcamera flash to enhance (or overwhelm) the existing light Implement multiple flash setups for more refined results Expand your options with the addition of gels and the use of videography lights
Take Complete Control of the Most Fundamental Elements in Portrait Lighting
n his newest book, author Neil van Niekerk takes you to the core of great portrait lighting: the direction and quality of the light. He deftly shows that virtually any lighting challenge can be resolved when you learn how to carefully control these key characteristics. You’ll find tips for making the most of available light by finessing the subject’s position, adding flash to supplement or overwhelm the available light, using gels and video lights to expand your portrait lighting options, and much more.
About the Author Neil van Niekerk is a wedding and portrait photographer based in New Jersey. He is the author of On-Camera Flash and Off-Camera Flash Techniques for Digital Photographers (Amherst Media). Book Specs $39.95, 7.5x10 inches, 160 pages 194 full-color photographs ISBN-13: 978-1-60895-570-1 Order number: 1982
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