The Way I See It ... is an instructional and elegant coffee table book featuring the photography of Dave Black. This large format book contains 50 image spreads from Dave's work with Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, ESPN, and National Geographic. Each picture spread is acompanied by an indepth workshop and lesson that explains how and why the image was made, camera data, equipment, and lighting procedures.
Chapters include; Sports Coverage and Athletes, Arena Sport Strobe Lighting, Off Camera Speedlighting, and Lightpainting.
A beautiful and informative book, it is a must for professionals and amateurs interested in improving their photography.
"I love to make pictures that invite the viewer in for a closer look." As a professional photographer since 1980 Dave has worked on assignment for such magazines as Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, and ESPN. Career highlights include coverage of the NFL, the Masters, the Kentucky Derby, and 12 Olympic Games. His work using strobe lighting and in particular the creative lighting technique of Lightpainting has appeared in books and projects by the National Geographic and a variety of commercial clients. He is a frequent guest lecturer and photographic workshop instructor who enjoys the process of helping people learn about photography. His web site www.daveblackphotography.com contains the monthly tutorial page Workshop at the Ranch. Over 75,000 Unique Visitors each month come and learn from Dave's instructional articles containing images with commentary.