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Digital SLR Pro Secrets by David D. Busch

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Chapter 6. Pro Lighting and Studio Techniques

For many digital SLR photographers, one elusive goal is to step up from amateur snapshooting to true professional-quality photography. One milestone on that journey is the move into what so many think of when they picture a professional shooter: studio photography. No matter how good a dSLR photographer is, no matter how closely his work matches or exceeds that of working professionals, shooting in a studio seems to be the hallmark of a serious photographer. There’s a lot of truth in that, because the ability to work well in a studio environment is one of the skills you’ll find in virtually every pro.

Full-time action photographers for leading magazines may spend most of their time in sports venues ...

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