Understanding lighting, natural and artificial, indoors and out, is key to the photographer's art. This comprehensive guide is full of techniques, information and guidance on making use of the light in all situations. Lighting can often be the making or breaking of a photograph - many photographers struggle to capture colour and tone as they would like. This essential guide provides practical techniques that will help the photographer understand how to make the best lighting choices in a wide range of situations. Topics covered include landscape, nature, macro, urban, portraiture (both inside and out), interior and studio photography.