31 May I figured it was only fair enough I added a review of Captured By The Light by David A. Ziser into the small stack of book reviews at Photography. 3 Feb Buy the Paperback Book Captured by the Light by David Ziser at , Canada’s largest bookstore. + Get Free Shipping on books over. your camera or open the aperture. Excerpted from Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography by David Ziser.

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Captured by the Light: Book Review

No trivia or quizzes yet. Jeremy Elder rated it liked it Mar 28, Bearing that in mind is an outstanding way to know the innards of that business. My first year into wedding photography I shot only 2 weddings, close to 40 business-related headshots, along with some product photography. I find that starting off with a good and captuured foundation is essential. Ron rated it it was amazing Jul 30, This isn’t to say the information he gives isn’t right, and that, particularly, his information on creating good light isn’t spot on, but he essentially has published a book that speaks to an audience that died out 10 years ago.

Your email address will not be published. Spelunkingster rated it really liked it Jul 18, Mike Weidman rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Captured by the Light Presentation. Creating light subtly and beautifully with off camera lighting equipment. This extensive chapter puts to use what ghe have learned regarding indoor lighting with strobes and artificial lighting.

Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography

I watched and stalked David Ziser for quite some time. She is the co-author of Photography Life and author of the Lola Elise website. Want to Read saving…. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He is not one of those types who brags about a medium format digital back, or how a Zeiss Otus beautifully renders bokeh and wraps around his subjects — he typically shoots with pretty standard cameras both APS-C and full-frame and fairly inexpensive lenses including some from Sigma.

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Lysandra Cook rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Tons of examples on how to master studio-style wedding photography.

To ask other readers questions about Captured by the Lightplease sign up. I first came across David Ziser back in when I started diving into wedding photography.

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The design and layout of the album, with the images presented in an exciting, storytelling manner, truly brings life to both the finished album and the story we are trying to tell with our photographs. There are other photographers who emphasize the importance of correctly posing shots to bring most out captures their craft. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. One of the best photography tutorial books I’ve ever read.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He walks you through the equipment that uses and presents different case scenarios with lots of diagrams and visual teaching tools one can easily follow. I actually remember reading this in a bookstore a year and a half ago, and getting overwhelmed by all the lighting talk, but coming back to it now that I have a lot more experience under my belt, I have to say, I didn’t find this book incredibly useful.

However, the lighting diagrams and set-ups he uses are still useful for today’s photography. Trivia About Captured by the L Carolyn rated it liked it Apr 15, We should finish the delivery process of the photos to our clients with such a bang, that it will only benefit us in the long run by creating more word-of-mouth referrals.


Brenda Eberhardt rated it really liked it May 07, Currently reading and will always use as a reference. It sounds exactly like something I am looking for.

Read more about Lola here. But if you can get it right in the camera and save yourself valuable time while editing, kudos to whomever taught you that. Often times llght face a lot of problems while photographing big groups with artificial light. You can and you should fix exposure in post-processing when you have to.

That is, of course, if you want to go further with the profession you chose.

Leave a Comment Cancel reply Your email address zlser not be published. Kathy Ward rated it really liked it Sep 17, Paperbackpages. The chapters on composition are also excellent. It is one of the bigger chapters in the book with different steps and 17 parts. I love most of the example photos in this book and some I could tweak according to my own taste. Donna rated it really liked it May 21, While you will learn a lot about symmetry, rule of thirds, infinity lines and involving geometrical shapes in your photos, this chapter will keep your attention engaged and will teach you to be more observant bt your surroundings.