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Nikon Creative Lighting System Digital Field Guide, 2nd Edition



Nikon Creative Lighting System Digital Field Guide, 2nd Edition

J. Dennis Thomas

ISBN: 978-0-470-60331-4 October 2009 256 Pages


A full-color, go-anywhere guide to Nikon's entire array of creative lighting possibilities

Nikon's Creative Lighting System is like having a low-cost, wireless, studio lighting system that's portable enough to fit into a camera bag. Although the possibilities are endless and exciting, setting up, synchronizing the equipment, and determining lighting ratios can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, this Digital Field Guide has been completely updated to shed some light on the situation!

Beginning with the basic functions of the Nikon SB-900, the SB-800, and the SB-600, the author then goes on to demystify the complexities of using multiple speedlights, adjusting flash outputs, and setting up a wireless studio.

  • Clearly explains how to get the best results when using multiple speedlights
  • Includes examples and unique advice on how to light specific subjects, such as weddings, wildlife, portraits, product shots, and corporate locations
  • Covers other Creative Lighting System components, such as Nikon's wireless commander and macro speedlights

With this handy, on-the-go guide, you'll no longer be in the dark on Nikon's Creative Lighting System.




CHAPTER 1 Exploring the Nikon Creative Lighting System.

CHAPTER 2 Setting Up Your Nikon Speedlights.

CHAPTER 3 Flash Photography Fundamentals.

CHAPTER 4 Advanced Wireless Lighting.

CHAPTER 5 Setting up a Portable Studio.

CHAPTER 6 Advanced Flash Techniques.

APPENDIX A Posing Considerations.

APPENDIX B Resources.

APPENDIX C How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker.