David & Charles
The essence of photography is the control of light. From the early morning rays of the sun and the final glow of sunset, to the multi-coloured fairyland of a city after dark and the controlled environment of the studio, the problems of lighting for the photographer are many and varied and, in the case of outdoor photography, ever-changing. This essential guide provides practical techniques will help the photographer understand how to make the best lighting choices in a wide range of situations. Included are detailed explanations of how to use both natural and artificial sources of light, covering every genre from landscapes and nature photography to interiors and studio portraits.