Light is at the heart of photography and plays a fundamental role in creating successful images. Not only does light affect brightness, but it also determines tone, mood, atmosphere, texture, colour and luminosity. Mastering Lighting & Flash Photography contains everything you need to know about controlling and manipulating light to capture the beauty of the world around you in your own signature style. Written and photographed by a multi award-winning photographer, the book describes and demonstrates all the key topics, including: understanding light and how to use it; choosing the best kit and mastering the essential techniques; different forms of flash photography; and elevating your prints in post-production. It also includes and studio lighting tips from leading professionals. Aimed at the serious amateur, this is a practical guide to achieving professional results in digital photography.