Using Compact Flashes and Low-Cost Tricks to Create Professional-Looking Studio Shots
Imagine capturing stunning, professional-looking product shots without the need for a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units. This book teaches all the steps for creating your own tabletop photography studio.
Author Cyrill Harnischmacher guides you through a variety of exposure and lighting techniques, and covers how to achieve excellent results using affordable compact flash units. Whether you wish to capture product images for use in print or on the web, or you want to improve your photos for personal use, this book will provide you with everything you need to know to get great results.
- Lighting Setups
- Reflectors, Diffusors, and Accessories
- Soft Boxes and Umbrellas
- Strobe Flashes
- Combining Long Exposures with Flashlights
- Multi-Flash Exposures
- Creating Backdrops
- Product Photography
- Smoke, Fog, and Special Effects
- Food Photography
- and much more . . .
Cyrill Harnischmacher is a photographer and designer who lives and works in southern Germany. His first book lowbudgetshooting won him the prestigious Fotobuch-award of the German Booksellers Association in 2005. Cyrill is a studio photographer by profession and a nature and infrared photographer by passion.
Cyrill has authored four beautiful, accessible, and successful books published by Rocky Nook. Earlier titles include Low Budget Shooting, Closeup Shooting, Digital Infrared Photography and The Wild Side of Photography.