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Detailed description Finally! A resource that sheds light on the unique challenges of night and low-light photography
With their unique sets of challenges, night and low-light photography are often touted as some of the most difficult and frustrating genres of digital photography. This much-needed guide demystifies any murky topics provides you with all the information you need to know from choosing the right gear and camera settings to how to best edit your photos in post-production. Renowned photographer Alan Hess shares techniques and indispensable tips that he has garnered from years of experience.
Helpful projects and full-color stunning photos in each chapter serve to educate and inspire, while assignments at the end of every chapter encourage you to practice your skills and upload your photos to a website so you can share and receive critiques. * Details best practices for taking portraits, landscapes, and action shots in night or low light * Features specific coverage of concert photography and low-light event photography * Answers the most frequent questions that photographers face while tackling this challenging technique
Packed with invaluable advice and instruction, Night and Low-Light Photography Photo Workshop doesn't leave you in the dark.
From the contents Chapter 1 Night and Low-Light Photography Overview 2
Shooting Challenges 4
What Gear Is Important 10
Choosing Your Subjects 15
Chapter 2 All About Light and Exposure 20
Direction and Intensity of Light 22
Measuring the Available Light 25
Exposure Settings 27
Equivalent Exposures 34
Multiple Exposures 36
The Color of Light 40
Chapter 3 What Gear Is Important 46
Understanding the Camera's Capabilities and Limitations 49