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Captured by the Light has 83 ratings and 8 reviews. David Ziser brings his no- nonsense, straight-to-the-point teaching style to a book that totally rewrites the. You will learn 10 amazing new ways to use “exciting lighting” to create dramatic images! 10 of the best lens choices and camera settings to produce strikingly. 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.

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Gerry Doyon rated it it was amazing Jun 29, We were almost there — the Baily Beads were going to disappear in only seconds…. Lists with This Book. I think it looks kind of cool with the halo around the sun. Lysandra Cook rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Heading Down the Road We were ligjt and packing about 4: Posted by David Ziser at 5: The lens just czptured into focus easily even at the longer focal lengths.

Packman to a banana and beyond — it really was amazing to watch the progression. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aug 19, JM rated it it was amazing. Since I last visited with you LaDawn and I have been around the world, well, not all the way around, but half-way at least. I hope you enjoyed the post and if I met you llight Nashville, I sure hope you will leave a comment.

This image of the orangutan is one of my favorites. On a personal note, LaDawn and I have been busy as usual with some studio work, travels, cruises, and a seminar now and then. You can really see them clearly.

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I know that sounds crazy for a professional photographer to say but after about an hour of trial and error I thought I had developed a satisfactory eclipse routine with my tripod. And finally what gear fhe I use to capture the best images. He covers every aspect of what today’s brides and wedding couples want from a wedding photographer, including poses that work every time and can’t-miss lighting setups you can use again and again, and everything is laid out in a brilliant step-by-step method that makes czptured these techniques so easy, you’ll be able to pull off these same looks yourself without spending thousands on expensive equipment.


That means that with the lens racked out to mm with the 1. On top of that Davkd has become a grandmother for the second time and she is over the moon! However, the lighting diagrams and set-ups he uses are still useful for today’s photography.

Here is is below. All in all I found this lens to be a fun lens to shoot. This image of this rhino was also shot nearly maxed out at mm F6.

Jan 20, Danielle rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Captured by zider Lightplease sign up. It’s been quite a series of Fall adventures for us to say the least.

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Luck of all luck — the clouds finally dissipated just a few seconds later just as the moon totally covered the sun and hit eclipse totality. But… After we arrived home we decided the best place to find wild animals was the world famous Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens so off we went. Jan 11, Idesign Studios rated it it was amazing. It too was taken with a shorter mm or effectively mm on my Canon 7D Mk2.

His info was invaluable and sure added to the success of our shoot. A loud cheer went up from the eclipse watchers — the it was — our first total solar eclipse — amazing!!! Cheers everybody and Adios for now, David.

The eclipse went from looking like Ms. Were we all going to miss our-once-in-a-lifetime event? In this next photo, even through the clouds you can make out the beginning of the Baily Beads effect, capured sparkling little specks at about 7 o,clock on the disk, morphing from the Diamond ring effect.


I had just picked up Sigma’s new mm Contemporary lens which I just previously blogged about here on my blog [ link ]. Sadly it required waking-up at 5: Be the first to ask a question about Captured by the Light. I kept shooting anyway, shooting through the clouds hoping all the time that the acptured would somehow pass quickly and we could still at least capture a few seconds of the total eclipse. The chapters on composition are also excellent.

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

I simply cut the Mylar to fit my UV glass filter and secured, with a few drops of glue, one to the other and I was good-to-go. We were nearly to the on ramp for I when Google Maps alerted us of a 22 minute delay just to progress onto the road – more darn construction – the upside – as we crawled along we passed a awe inspiring field of sunflowers.

For a book published in thethe style of photography is somewhat outdated and while I agree that portraiture is important and needs to continue to find a place in wedding photography, no matter how photojournalistic the trends move toward, 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.