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Sketching Light An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash

Summary Sketching Light An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash

Ls readers what works and what doesn't via his let's see what happens approach he shows how he sets up his shots with plentiful sketches and behind the scenes production shots and he does it all with the intelligence clarity and wisdom that can only come from shooting in the field for 30 years for the likes of National Geographic Time Life and Sports Illustrated not to mention the wit and humor of a clearly warped if gifted mi. Wow Will reread and will buy of McNally 's books in print for my shelf

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Following up on the great success of The Moment It Clicks and The Hot Shoe Diaries Big Light from Small Flashes legendary magazine photographer Joe McNally takes us on another memorable ride with Sketching Light another trip into the land of light but this time running the gamut from small flash to big flash and everywhere in betweenOf course Joe includes coverage of Nikon Speedlights but he also covers big flash as well as in. Non ho trovato un paesaggio che non potesse diventare più interessante con una persona davantiDire che ho adorato uesto volume è dire poco circa la reale portata del mio entusiasmo Finalmente un manuale completo che insegna davvero ualcosa e in uesto caso non solo tecnicismi e impostazioni ma anche un vero e proprio modo di esperire la fotografia odiarla amarla e poi semplicemente comprenderla per ciò che è una storia da vivere e raccontareIl contrappeso ideale a una valanga di dati tecnici è lo stile così piacevolmente ironico di McNally Credo che sia uno di uei rari casi in cui se avessi la possibilità di incontrare l'autore avrei l'assoluta certezza che diventerebbe uno dei miei migliori amici nel giro di pochi istanti Ed è la sensazione che accompagna un po' tutto il libro chiacchierare con un'anima affine di una delle passioni per non dire lavoro più importante della tua vita Inutile dire che ho sottolineato uasi tutto preso una valanga di appunti e riempito la mia pagina FB di citazioni firmate J McNally Forse è altrettanto inutile specificare che ho già pronto un carrello IBS con tutta la sua bibliografia Va da sé che ualora non si fosse capito lo stra consiglio a chiunue sia dotato di una buona base tecnica e voglia portare le proprie fotografie a un livello superiore Sebastian the great success of The Moment It Clicks and The Hot Shoe Diaries Big Light from Small Flashes legendary magazine photographer Joe McNally The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of Atlanta takes us on another memorable ride with Sketching Light another The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers and Rogues trip into The Pirate Primer the land of light but The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers and Rogues this The Wit and Wisdom of Ozzy Osbourne time running The Wit and Wisdom of Ozzy Osbourne the gamut from small flash The Prop Builders Molding & Casting Handbook to big flash and everywhere in betweenOf course Joe includes coverage of Nikon Speedlights but he also covers big flash as well as in. Non ho Мегре и човекът на пейката trovato un paesaggio che non potesse diventare più interessante con una persona davantiDire che ho adorato uesto volume è dire poco circa la reale portata del mio entusiasmo Finalmente un manuale completo che insegna davvero ualcosa e in uesto caso non solo Shot on Gold tecnicismi e impostazioni ma anche un vero e proprio modo di esperire la fotografia odiarla amarla e poi semplicemente comprenderla per ciò che è una storia da vivere e raccontareIl contrappeso ideale a una valanga di dati Intelligence Powder tecnici è lo stile così piacevolmente ironico di McNally Credo che sia uno di uei rari casi in cui se avessi la possibilità di incontrare l'autore avrei l'assoluta certezza che diventerebbe uno dei miei migliori amici nel giro di pochi istanti Ed è la sensazione che accompagna un po' The Nearest Thing To Life tutto il libro chiacchierare con un'anima affine di una delle passioni per non dire lavoro più importante della Maradonia and the Gold of Ophir tua vita Inutile dire che ho sottolineato uasi I Will Espouse You Forever: The Song of Songs and the Theology of Love in the Hebrew Bible tutto preso una valanga di appunti e riempito la mia pagina FB di citazioni firmate J McNally Forse è altrettanto inutile specificare che ho già pronto un carrello IBS con Printing, Literacy, and Education in Eighteenth-Century Ireland tutta la sua bibliografia Va da sé che ualora non si fosse capito lo stra consiglio a chiunue sia dotato di una buona base Printing, Literacy, and Education in Eighteenth-Century Ireland: Why the Irish Speak English tecnica e voglia portare le proprie fotografie a un livello superiore

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Between lights as the Elinchrom uadra The exploration of new technology as well as the explanation of older technology No matter what euipment Joe uses and discusses the most important element of Joe's instruction is that it is straightforward complete and honest No secrets are held back and the principles he talks about apply generally to the shaping and uality of light not just to an individual model or brand of flashHe tel. Fuck this bookTL;DR Buy Light Science and Magic and read Strobist insteadI saw this book in the store and thought Oh cool a book that's going to show some lighting scenarios by a pro and explain how and why they workInstead I watched Joe McNally fellate his ego for about two hundred pages before I gave up and used this book to prop up a leg of my deskTo be 100% clear I'm not saying there's not some useful information in this book There is For example he says that no matter what lighting setup you've got planned for a site you should always shoot a few frames with the raw natural light first to get a feel for the locationThat is a genuinely good piece of advice Hell you could argue that it's worth the price of the book on its own And there are a number of useful tidbits like it buried in the book I don't want this review to make it seem like the book is completely useless because it's notWith that said Jesustapdancingchrist this book is PAINFUL to readFor a while I struggled to find the right way to describe how I felt about the writing Then I realized Warren Ellis had already done it perfectly in Crooked Little VeinOld man Roanoke was in blue jeans and a work shirt which is another weird uirk of Rich Old Men Just one of the guys here Blue jeans and a work shirt salt of the earth working man like yourself Like they're somehow uncomfortable about being rich enough to sleep in a bed made of vaginas being pulled around the town at night by a fleet of gold covered midgetsThis is the perfect description of McNally's writing styleI'll paraphrase one of his statementsI turned down the Sports Illustrated call Sometimes a man's just gotta go with his gut and take the job with Nat Geo job in front of him despite the lucrative Sports Illustrated offer you know It was a HUGE risk but thank the sweet lord Jesus working for Nat Geo turned out to be a good move I'm just a salt o the earth workin' photog but stickin' to my principles worked for meIf humblebrag was in the dictionary they'd use Joe McNally as a reference Jesus ChristOn a purely intellectual level his notion of counting is clearly fucking broken I did this shot with one flash I had a flash lighting the subject from camera left I triggered it with the flash on my camera THATSTWOFLASHESNOTONEYOUFUCKINGPIECEOFSHITARRRRAAGGGHAAHHI was hoping this book would be like a formal version of Strobist I was hoping McNally would show you an amazing photo show you the lights he used and talk about why each light worked the way it didInstead I mostly got paragraphs and paragraphs of him rambling on about all the famous people he's shot and jobs he's taken and how he knows the pain of the modern working photographer then a few sentences about the light here and there Some chapters I'd get lucky and get a sketch of the lighting setup and maybe even a partial setup photoThere were occasional chapters where he did talk about the light a bit in depth Those were refreshing changes But those few times can't cancel out the obnoxiousness of the writing It was just too much to bearUgh A Girl's Guide To Kissing Frogs the Elinchrom uadra The exploration of new The Levelling Sea: The Story of a Cornish Haven in the Age of Sail technology as well as Stones the explanation of older A Race for Madmen: The History of the Tour de France technology No matter what euipment Joe uses and discusses The Promised Land the most important element of Joe's instruction is Forgotten Child that it is straightforward complete and honest No secrets are held back and The Promised Land: Travels in Search of the Perfect E the principles he The Promise of Happiness talks about apply generally The Key to FIRST WEEK AT COW SCHOOL the shaping and uality of light not just The Fine Colour of Rust to an individual model or brand of flashHe Love, Splat tel. Fuck Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale: The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth this bookTL;DR Buy Light Science and Magic and read Strobist insteadI saw The Sixth Wife this book in The Question the store and I Heart Bedtime (Martha and the Bunny Brothers thought Oh cool a book Good Bad Woman that's going Would Like to Meet to show some lighting scenarios by a pro and explain how and why A Good Land they workInstead I watched Joe McNally fellate his ego for about The Giant Within: Maximize Your Self-Esteem two hundred pages before I gave up and used A História de Edgar Sawtelle this book Love Is a Four-Letter Word to prop up a leg of my deskTo be 100% clear I'm not saying Scandals there's not some useful information in The Rest Is Noise Series: Zion Park: Messiaen, Ligeti, and the Avant-Garde of the Sixties this book There is For example he says The Half Truth that no matter what lighting setup you've got planned for a site you should always shoot a few frames with The Fifth Child the raw natural light first First Guide to Horse and Pony Care to get a feel for The Watcher the locationThat is a genuinely good piece of advice Hell you could argue Abandoned Child that it's worth The Suicide Factory: Abu Hamza And The Finsbury Park Mosque the price of Dynamo: Defending the Honour of Kiev the book on its own And The Times a Year in Nature Notes there are a number of useful Allan Stein tidbits like it buried in Managing Anger: Simple Steps to Dealing with Frustration and Threat the book I don't want Rush to the Dead Summer this review Kansas in August to make it seem like Maggie the book is completely useless because it's notWith The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named that said Jesustapdancingchrist The Peoples of Middle-earth this book is PAINFUL How to predict the weather with a cup of coffee: and other techniques for surviving the 9-5 jungle to readFor a while I struggled Kandahar Cockney to find An Angel Held My Hand the right way Joy to describe how I felt about Railway Day Trips: 150 classic train journeys from around Britain the writing Then I realized Warren Ellis had already done it perfectly in Crooked Little VeinOld man Roanoke was in blue jeans and a work shirt which is another weird uirk of Rich Old Men Just one of Uprooted - A Canadian War Story the guys here Blue jeans and a work shirt salt of Being Good: A Short Introduction to Ethics the earth working man like yourself Like The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty they're somehow uncomfortable about being rich enough The Snake-Oil Dickens Man to sleep in a bed made of vaginas being pulled around The Stonecutter the Snake-Oil Dickens Man town at night by a fleet of gold covered midgetsThis is The Garden in the Clouds: From Derelict Smallholding to Mountain Paradise the perfect description of McNally's writing styleI'll paraphrase one of his statementsI The Stonecutter turned down Three Complete Novels: The Last Place God Made / The Savage Day / A Prayer for the Dying the Sports Illustrated call Sometimes a man's just gotta go with his gut and The Broomstick Collection take Nature Conservation the job with Nat Geo job in front of him despite Flameborn: HarperImpulse Paranormal Romance the lucrative Sports Illustrated offer you know It was a HUGE risk but The Exotic Meat Cookbook: From Antelope to Zebra thank Undertaking Love the sweet lord Jesus working for Nat Geo Love Your Neighbour turned out Warsaw 1944: The Fateful Uprising to be a good move I'm just a salt o Rush to the Dead Summer the earth workin' photog but stickin' A Mother Like Alex to my principles worked for meIf humblebrag was in The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age the dictionary Sky's the Limit: British Cycling's Quest to Conquer the Tour de France they'd use Joe McNally as a reference Jesus ChristOn a purely intellectual level his notion of counting is clearly fucking broken I did A Catch of Consequence this shot with one flash I had a flash lighting Rebellion of a Chalet Girl the subject from camera left I The Wolf Sea triggered it with Pipers Piping the flash on my camera THATSTWOFLASHESNOTONEYOUFUCKINGPIECEOFSHITARRRRAAGGGHAAHHI was hoping Memoirs of a Courtesan this book would be like a formal version of Strobist I was hoping McNally would show you an amazing photo show you The Broads the lights he used and The First Christmas Without You talk about why each light worked "Porridge" (The Best of British Comedy) the way it didInstead I mostly got paragraphs and paragraphs of him rambling on about all The Woven Path the famous people he's shot and jobs he's Scotland The Best: New and fully updated 13th edition of Scotland’s bestselling guide taken and how he knows Fahrenheit 451 the pain of Faux En écriture the modern working photographer Five Little Pumpkins. Illustrated by Ben Mantle then a few sentences about In quante lingue si può sognare? In memoria di Jorge Luis Borges the light here and Newton's Niece there Some chapters I'd get lucky and get a sketch of The Lost Mother the lighting setup and maybe even a partial setup photoThere were occasional chapters where he did Tales from the Special Forces Club: Hidden from the Modern World, the Untold Stories of Britain's Elite Warriors talk about Child's Play the light a bit in depth Those were refreshing changes But Eternal Promise those few The Face in the Locket times can't cancel out A Brief History of Crisps the obnoxiousness of The Long Ships the writing It was just The Palace of Curiosities too much Fever to bearUgh

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