This book is packed with essential information that's easy to follow. It is an indispensable reference for photographers interested in learning to use light for more professional results. This is a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow introduction to lighting gear, setups and techniques that amateur and semi-pro photographers will turn to again and again. Photography is all about light, yet light remains one of the most confusing and intimidating topics for amateur photographers. This practical reference from successful photographer and author Brian Stoppee breaks it all down, from simple explanations of light and its properties to the various kinds of light, exposure techniques and most important, a comprehensive introduction to lighting gear and techniques for the four main types of lighting: natural, modified, continuous and flash. The result is an indispensable reference for photographers interested in learning to use light for more professional results.