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Studio Anywhere 2: Hard Light by Nick Fancher

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INTRODUCTION

WHY HARD LIGHT?

First off, let me preface by stating what this book is not. This book is not strictly hard light scenarios. Though it is mainly focused on scenarios using hard light, this book does include a few scenarios that involve mixing in a soft light source or softening an otherwise hard light source, so don’t email to inform me of this “oversight.” Secondly, this book isn’t a manual. As a matter of fact, I rarely even read manuals. Even Ikea instruction manuals, which are chock full of helpful illustrations, barely get a glance from me. I’d rather dive right in and figure it out as I go. What this book is, however, is a compilation of techniques, hacks, and tips that I’ve figured out or picked up over the years that build ...

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