This new full-color resource is aimed at skilled amateur photographers who are interested in learning the basics of studio lighting as well as learning how and when to apply certain lighting effects or intermediate photographers who are looking for some fresh new ideas or inspiration. It's packed with more than 200 top studio lighting tips and secrets for planning and taking the most impressive digital images in studio. It also compares available camera equipment, accessories, software, and printing options; suggests an efficient workflow process; and is packed with superb photos, including those that have been digitally manipulated to include impressive effects. Written by top Photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon. Rick Sammon is the guest host of the Canon Photo Safari on the Outdoor Life Network, and give s more than a dozen photography workshops and presentations around the world each year.