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In an effort to streamline content and better your experience, I will be changing my URL of this site to photographiclightingforeverybody.com. The name may seem familiar to you, it is the name of my upcoming photography book Photographic Lighting for Everybody This change will occur next week and will have new content once a week to keep you up to date with the book and keep you informed of it release, content… Read More

Since we are all observing the guidelines of preventing Covid19 and staying inside I thought I would share part of my book with you. The book Photographic Lighting for Everybody is not yet in Print, although you can preorder on Amazon, I am hoping to have some copies in hand by the end of April. Now why the annoying Proof Copy Only in the background…well if you are interested and when I… Read More

I think this is pretty good start to a book…I can’t wait till I can actually put on in my hands…If you interested in purchasing on directly PM me at Steven@Begleiter.com, with your address and I will send you information about costs, where to send payment etc..once payment is sent I will ship one out inscribed within 2 weeks..but remember the book is still at the printer and will be out by… Read More

What to title my book?

Time for a breather. You get to the point where you just want to stop and I did, for a short time. Then I decided to give it a second read and add more information…then I stopped…and decided it was time to send it to my editor at Amherst Media Tomorrow I am fortunate enough to teach a new class at the Rocky Mountain School of Art and Design, lighting 1 (RMCAD)…. Read More

My publisher Amherst Media books wrote to me tonight….. We look forward to publishing your awesome book.Thanks.Craig Normally that would be great news, but the truth is I haven’t sent them the manuscript yet. I am almost finished with the first draft and I have to admit it is coming together. The way I work is similar to the way I write…instincts, observation and execution. I knew I wanted to write about… Read More

The fun thing about teaching and writing is there is always inspiration. In the class, I am inspired by my students ” who show up” and writing this book about lighting. I am always thinking about how to best explain complicated concepts. In this blog I am taking a an excerpt from my up coming book ” Capturing Light: Improving Your Photography Creatively Through Light”   working title. In discussing the function of the Shutter on… Read More

Book Cover Shoot, possibly the one…maybe..I think

Getting Ready for the Cover Photo Shoot in an Ancient Temple