Lighting Photo Workshop

A rigorous practical guide to photographic lighting techniques, complete with hands-on assignments

Offering digital photographers a complete course in photographic lighting, this book covers everything from using flash systems and studio lights to working outdoors in bright or low-light conditions. Full-color examples show how the right lighting can enhance color, improve contrast, and open the door to new creative possibilities.

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By Christine (The United States) · ★★☆☆☆ · February 10, 2011
I struggle with photography books where the photography itself isn't stellar. Bucher had some beautiful pictures, without a doubt, but he had just as many mediocre pictures. It's hard to buy into someone as a teacher when I'm not sure if I admire their work. His portraits in particular left much... ...more
By David (Zionsville, IN) · ★★★★★ · April 07, 2011
Really enjoyed this book. Gives you the basics and then helps you get from point-and-shoot-amateur to somebody with a better chance of creating great images. I really liked the assignments at the end of each chapter. They challenge you to get out and put it to use. Camera's are like brains, we on... ...more
By Kevin · ★★★★☆ · August 24, 2009
Not so much on lighting; it's more a general photo book ...more