Pushing Light

Extending Dynamic Range with HDR and other Techniques

There are many ways in which the camera sees differently than we do, one of the more significant is the way it sees light. A camera's frequent inability to record the light in one exposure can resulting in blown out skies or lost shadow details, preventing us from making a photograph that looks and feels the way we want it to. Dealing with this contrast has always been a struggle, but more and more solutions are presenting themselves, from the use of filters, fill light, and software solutions, it's never been easier to push the light.

Pushing Light is a 112-page discussion about the tools available to photographers to manipulate the most basic building materials of a photograph: light. With his well-known ability to teach both the seasoned geek and the frustrated artist, Piet Van den Eynde tackles this subject clearly and with depth. This PDF ebook is a rich resource for any photographer looking to get a handle on these tools, and contains links to 12 free online videos that help clarify the more complex tools.

Above you can see a couple of sample spreads from this 112 page eBook. Please note that the type in these sample pages is not fully legible due to JPEG compression. When you buy the eBook, you'll be getting a PDF file with crystal clear letters and graphics!

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