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I picked up Kirk Tuck’s Minimalist Lighting: Professional Techniques for Studio Photography last summer, and I’ve kept it in my library as a handy reference since then. I’d give it three to four stars out of five – nice to have around but not absolutely essential. Let’s Start with the Good Stuff It’s clear and instructive,…

When I got Kirk Tuck’s book, Minimalist Lighting: Professional Techniques for Location Photography, I already knew a little bit about minimalist lighting.  I’d been reading Strobist for six months or so and I’d used some of those ideas with my students to do portraits for the yearbook last year. While…

About Digital Photography How To

Digital Photography How To is intended to be a guide to people learning how to use their digital SLR cameras. Three years ago, I had never picked up a camera; now, I produce a yearbook every year and I moonlight as a professional photographer.

I write this website to share what I've learned in that time. The topics will range from truly beginners topics, to tutorials for post processing, to resources for yearbook and graphic design, to thoughts on transitioning from a hobbyist to a professional. Keep up to date by subscribing to the RSS feed.

About the Author

Digital Photography How To is written by Brian Rock. In addition to being a photographer, he's an educator. He teaches high school history, he's the advisor of the school yearbook, and he trains his kids to do all of the photography for the yearbook.

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