Dynamic Dance Photography Lighting & Design for Images with Impact

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-07-11
  • Publisher: Amherst Media
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In this book, award-winning photographer and photo-educator Daniel N. Doke teaches beginning photographers the skills they need to effectively light and capture posed and action images of dancers both in the studio and outdoors. Readers will learn to efficiently use a basic lighting setup with one light and will move on to discover strategies for using two and three lights for a more complex, polished look.

Readers will also learn how to harness outdoor lighting using modifiers to create more flattering effects and will discover tips for seamlessly working in hard high-noon light, using flash to overpower the sun, and in challenging low-light/nighttime scenarios. Metering/exposure techniques are covered, as well, as are tips for selecting backgrounds (in the studio and on location) for enhanced portrait results.

With the techniques in this book, photographers new to dance photography will realize professional lighting skills, increased efficiency, increased confidence, and heightened artistry

Author Biography

Award-winning photographer Daniel N, Doke brings years of experience and dedication in photojournalism, portrait, contemporary, fashion, and wedding photography. Daniel has achieved the status of Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsman, and Certified Professional Photographer from the Professional Photographers of America. In 2010 he was invited to join the Society of XXV, one of only 25 photographers worldwide. He was also named one of the top 100 Photographers by Westcott Lighting.

He has photographed over 39 magazine covers for Rangefinder, Studio Photography, Simply Elegant Platinum Weddings, Gala and La Bella Bride, to name a few. Many of his images can be seen in magazines like Grace Ormond Wedding Style, Southern New England Weddings, and Boston Weddings. He is the author of Epic Weddings (Amherst Media 2016).

Daniel is also a dedicated educator, sharing his talent and enthusiasm with other photographers at both the state, national, and international level.

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