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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Ianh rated it really liked it Apr 06, One will go to Zambia [ link ] and the other to Namibia [ link ], both locations are home to utterly beautiful scenery, interesting history, and amazing African culture.

Heading Down the Road We were up and packing about 4: It’s been quite a series of Fall adventures for us to say the least. LaDawn and I are spending the few days in Panama City, Florida just livht up unobstructed rays of the sun before heading back home.

Both of our camera setups gave both of us effective focal lengths of over mm — plenty to witness the eclipse.

They were — they were solar prominences!!! Check out the next two photos and you can easily understand our panic and disappointment. He knows the problems and challenges today’s wedding photographers face, and that’s exactly what he covers in this book. 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.

Jan 11, Idesign Studios rated it it was amazing. About three hours later we’re pulling into Nashville. All in all I found this lens to be a fun lens to shoot.


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How is the image stabilization? Our very slow progress allowed LaDawn time to retrieve one of our favorite vacation cameras, the Canon SX, and began firing away. Photographing The Great American Eclipse. For a book published in thethe style of photography is somewhat outdated and while I agree that portraiture liht important and needs to continue to find a place in wedding photography, no matter how photojournalistic the trends move toward, the images he chooses to share seem She managed a very nice collection of sunflower images in our 15 minute drive by.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One great chapter in the book is about Ziser’s choices of lenses and when he uses them during the wedding events, which was very useful. Not a bad read either. On top of that LaDawn has become a grandmother for the third time on Christmas Eve – her best Christmas present ever! We were almost there — the Baily Beads were zisef to disappear in only seconds….

It turns out that he was a professor of Physics at NC State. Happy New Year Everybody, I hope everyone had a fantasticwonderful holiday season, and a great welcome to our brand new year – Clarence Baillo rated it it was amazing Nov 10, It should be a photographer’s paradise.

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

Between Ziser’s book and Scott Kelby’s The Digital Photography Book, volumes 1 and 2I got a good enough technical background and tips to feel comfortable with shooting my friends’ wedding.

I know that sounds high and it was. Kevin is an award wining photographer and certified African guide and has been conducting these Safaris for over 18 years — he can give you the complete details. Donna rated it really liked it May 21, 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.

Currently reading and will always use as a reference. Many even asked if they could snap a photo with their cell phones — I gladly obliged. That’s right, today I’m writing about the Great American Eclipse! I learned a lot abut how to use my camera and flash to make even better portraits. Open Preview See a Problem? 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 images and the article links in the newsletter this time capturef.


Return to Book Page. Here was the kicker though.

Check out my hands-on review of this lens right here [link]. We introduced ourselves to each other and I quickly struck up a conversation. What were those specs at about 3 o,clock and 5 o,clock on the eclipse disk? Shorty after that delay we were finally southbound and down….

As luck would have it the clouds did clear and I got some great images as the moon made its way across the disk of the sun. Aug 13, Alexander Midence rated ziesr it was amazing. I had just picked up Sigma’s new mm Contemporary lens which I just previously blogged about here on my blog [ link ].

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Be the first to ask a question about Captured by the Light. Erica rated it really liked dzvid Aug 07, Cheers everybody and Adios for now, David. It’s going to be a first-come-first-served booking opportunity with only 12 seats available.

Check out the next image — you will see them quite clearly in the cropped image. It’s taken me well over a year to finish this book but there is a ton of great ingformatin included.

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