Understanding Flash Photography: How to Shoot Great Photographs Using Electronic Flash (Paperback)

How to Shoot Great Photographs Using Electronic Flash

By Bryan Peterson

Amphoto Books, 9780817439569, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011



From a master of professional photography, a book thatexplores theexciting possibilities of artificial light.
This guide to on- and off-camera flash picks up where Peterson's previous title, Understanding Exposure, left off--helping free photographers from the limitations of auto to get the images they want when natural light isn't enough. For the many amateur photographers afraid to venture past natural lighting, here is the book that will finally help themmaster artificial light. In his trademark easy-to-understand style, Bryan Peterson explains not only how flash works, but how to go beyond TTL automatic flash exposure to master manual flash, allowing readers to control the quality, shape and direction of light for a perfect exposure, every time.

About the Author

Bryan Peterson, a professional photographer, is the author of "Understanding Exposure, Beyond Portraiture, Learning to See Creatively," and "Understanding Digital Photography." A well-known instructor, he is the founder of the online school The Perfect Picture School of Photography (www.ppsop.com). He lives in Chicago.