The Art of Photographic Lighting

October 18, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books | Comment |

The Art of Photographic Lighting by Eib Eibelshaeuser is a new title from Rocky Nook. From this book, you will learn how light and shadow can be used to compose photographs and get acquainted with the principles of perception and lighting design. The book is available now from O’Reilly for $44.95.

Website: O’Reilly

Press Release

The Art of Photographic Lighting

New from Rocky Nook

Santa Barbara, CA — It is essential that every photographer who is serious about their craft have a firm understanding of the properties of light, because light is more than just illumination. In The Art of Photographic Lighting (Rocky Nook, $44.95 USD) you will learn how light and shadow can be used to compose photographs. Example images and diagrams illustrate lighting concepts and demonstrate how different sources of light affect a subject.

Photographers of all levels are bound to improve their skills and cultivate a new appreciation for light design as they discover how to successfully use a variety of lighting tools.

Topics include:
·      Use of light in classic paintings
·      Perception and design principles
·      Light sources and shadow design
·      Directional lighting
·      Lighting design principles
·      History of photographic lighting design
·      Post-exposure techniques

About the Author
Eib Eibelshaeuser holds a Master of Fine Arts degree and is currently a faculty member at the University of Applied Sciences, Duesseldorf, Germany.

Since 1977, Eib has continued to be a guest lecturer in the Faculty of Graphic Design at the College of Art in Reykjavik, Iceland. There he teaches about the principles of image creation and design.

He is the author of three successful books in Germany.

View Eib Eibelshaeuser’s full profile page.

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