Photography is all about light. This guide is all about understanding, appreciating, and using the power of light to give your photos a new dimension. First, you'll learn to be fully aware of the light and to see its possibilities. Then you'll learn how to manage and manipulate it with camera settings as well as auxiliary light sources. Finally, you'll see how to apply what you've learned in common photo-taking situations. Look to the light.
Develop a keener awareness of light and maximize its power in every situation
Learn to control lighting with your camera and when to use speedlights
Discover the effects you can create by manipulating light
See how an understanding of light can improve your photos of events, people, pets, products, landscapes, and more
Inside – your free gray and color checker card to help you achieve accurate white balance and color