Shaping Light: Use Light Modifiers to Create Amazing Studio and Location Photographs
Shaping Light is designed for any photographer wanting to achieve better control of lighting. Professional photographers and authors Glenn Rand and Tim Meyer guide you through the use of various tools and techniques to modify light, helping to produce desired images. By teaching and exploring lighting equipment, reflectors and various techniques, they help readers achieve professional portraits in the studio, as well as on location.
Matched with instruction, as well as images, readers have a complete hands-on experience, with a comprehensive exploration of the way light can be modified and shaped by either man or nature. While individual style, energy, emotion, or creativity is respected, the ability to produce exceptional photos is explored to help achieve greater dimension to photography, simultaneously aiding the photographer’s ability to emote specific feelings to both their subjects and their work.
Shaping light highlights the creativity that can be achieved by applying light, quickly changing the perception of light and how it can be modified to produce great photographs. Diagrams of lighting set-ups and detailed captions with every photograph, make this book a valuable resource for any photographer wanting to achieve stunning portraits.
Glenn Rand, Tim Meyer