Peachpit Press Book: Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition)

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Peachpit Press Book: Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition)
Key Features
  • Author: Gabriel Biderman & Tim Cooper
  • Softcover, 240 Pages
  • Date Published: November 15, 2013
Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots published by Peachpit Press brings readers an introduction to taking photographs after the sun has set. This 240-page book by photographers Gabriel Biderman and Tim Cooper provides many of the basics for shooting at night. This includes scouting, exposure, composition, and lighting. Additionally, the book is filled with large photos for inspiration and examples.
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Peachpit Press 9780321948533 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Table of Contents
  • 3Chapter 1: Equipment/Gear
  • 4Chapter 2: Exposure
  • 5Chapter 3: Composition
  • 6Chapter 4: The Night Light
  • 7Chapter 5: The Night Life
  • 8Chapter 6: Processing your Night Life

Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots published by Peachpit Press brings readers an introduction to taking photographs after the sun has set. This 240-page book by photographers Gabriel Biderman and Tim Cooper provides many of the basics for shooting at night. This includes scouting, exposure, composition, and lighting. Additionally, the book is filled with large photos for inspiration and examples.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Equipment/Gear

  • The Right Tools for the Night Job
  • Poring Over the Gear
  • What's in my Bag
  • The Night Camera
  • Lens Choices
  • Tripods
  • Cable Releases
  • Flash & Flashlights
  • Light Modifiers
  • Nocturnal Accessories
  • Assignments

Chapter 2: Exposure

  • Understanding the Night
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Understanding Exposure
  • Reciprocity
  • Metering
  • Mastering Manual
  • Now Do it in the Dark
  • Slowing Down the Shutter
  • ISO/High, ISO/Optimal, ISO
  • The High ISO Test
  • Assignments

Chapter 3: Composition

  • Honing Your Night Vision
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Rules and When to Break Them
  • Focusing in the Dark
  • Night Visions
  • Playing with Time
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
  • Assignments

Chapter 4: The Night Light

  • Capturing and Creating Light
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • The Night Light (Quantity and Quality)
  • White Balance
  • Adding Flash/Slow Sync
  • Flash vs. Flashlight
  • Direction
  • Light Painting
  • Writing with Light
  • Experiment = Experience
  • Assignments

Chapter 5: The Night Life

  • How To Succeed In Different Nocturnal Scenarios
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Scouting your Location
  • Cityscapes
  • The Full Moon Advantage
  • The Night Sky
  • Star Trails vs. Star Points
  • Shooting the Moon
  • Fairs and Fireworks
  • Lightning
  • Street Lights and Extreme Lighting Condition
  • Freezing Snow
  • Pitfalls in the Dark
  • Assignments

Chapter 6: Processing your Night Life

  • Developing that Night Look
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Workstation
  • Lightroom Is the New Darkroom
  • Importing Your Images
  • The Library
  • Developing for the Night
  • Finding Your Style
  • Assignments

Peachpit Press 9780321948533 Specs

Type of MediaBook
AuthorGabriel Biderman
Tim Cooper
PublisherPeachpit Press
Publication DateNovember 15, 2013
Edition1st Edition
ISBN-10032194853X
ISBN-139780321948533
Number of Pages240
Cover TypeSoft
Dimensions7.5 x 9.1" / 19.1 x 23.2 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9 x 7.4 x 0.5"
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