Portraits – Lighting the shot ebook

Lighting is one thing that many photographers struggle with and with portraits good lighting is key to an amazing portrait. Gina Milicia has written a few solid portrait books for Digital Photography School, I read her first book Portraits: Making the Shot when it was released awhile back and it was a very well written and easy to understand book on creating portraits. She is an Australian Photographer who has flown around the world to photograph many famous people including royalty and heads of state, billionaires and a-list celebrities. She has been a professional photographer for 25 years and shooting on location in some of the world’s most exotic places.

Get the eBook now here.

I know as a location based photographer how key portable lighting is and if you are new to photo lighting or want to take your lighting to the next level this is a good book to pick up. She covers a lot of info in this 130 page ebook and here is the table of contents:

There are 6 main sections in the book:

  • The Rules: The ten golden rules to to live by (when lighting a portrait).
  • The Gear: The gear you need, might need and actually don’t need.
  • The Way: How to ‘see’ the light, by using the ‘force’ in a non nerdy way. This section is GOLD.
  • The Style: Understand Gina’s style, but importantly how to use all your new skills to create your own.
  • Troubleshooting: How to handle those tricky lighting scenarios.
  • Building the shot: Build your shot, one light at a time
  • Click here to get Portraits – Lighting the shot on sale now!



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    Author: Mark

    Mark is a fine art wedding and portrait photographer from Northern California. He has been passionate about photography since childhood and started his studio 12 years ago to bring a fresh style of photography to the wedding and portrait world.

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