Practical Artistry: Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers by Harold Davis

Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers by Harold Davis

Available now from book publisher O’Reilly is a new book, Practical Artistry: Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers by Harold Davis. It teaches you how to apply the techniques and principles of classic photography so you can make great images with today’s digital equipment.

Harold Davis, author and renowned fine art photographer, puts the focus in Practical Artistry on light and exposure, two crucial concepts you need to understand and master if you are to truly capture the images you see.

Topics covered in this book include:

• Camera, lenses, and equipment
• Understanding exposure and measuring light
• Relationship of aperture to shutter speed and ISO
• Working with depth of field
• Natural lighting, studio lighting, and the use of flash
• Light and color temperature
• Working with white balance
• Photographing at dawn or dusk
• Photography at night
• Capturing motion
• Telling a story with your image
• Capturing people, places, and things
• Setting up a digital workflow
• RAW processing and double RAW processing
• Adjusting exposure and reducing noise
• Black & white photography

[Site: OReilly.com]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

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