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Authored by expert Lance Keimig, this 2nd Edition of Night Photography & Light Painting: Finding Your Way in the Dark from Focal Press will provide photographers with an excellent introduction to the world and history of night photography. The 248-page softcover was published in 2015 and features many practical techniques of shooting along with theory and history and clear illustrations throughout. It tackles urban and landscape shooting in addition to providing information on light painting for adding another element to your images.
Lance Keimig has been photographing at night for almost 30 year and he has taught both of these subjects since 1998 at venues such as the New England School of Photography, Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco, and the School of Visual Art in New York. He teaches workshops around the country and leads night photography tours in Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, and Cuba. Keimig also has lectured at Photo Plus Expo in New York, was a featured speaker and workshop instructor at Estudio Brasil in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Table of Contents
Foreword: The Vargas Brothers: Unsung Heroes of Night Photography
Introduction: Why Night Photography? Part I: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Developing Your Night Vision
Chapter 2: Night Photography Equipment
Chapter 3: Basic Procedures for Night Photography Part II: Types of Night Photography
Chapter 4: Short Exposures - Ambient Artificial Lighting Scenarios
Chapter 5: Short Exposures - Natural Light
Chapter 6: Long Exposures - Natural Light
Chapter 7: Time Lapse Photography
Chapter 8: Light Painting - Lighting Your Subject
Chapter 9: Light Writing or Drawing - Your Subject is Light