The two hard reflectors that redirected sun through the
far window solved the problem of how to light the long corridor
dramatically and quickly while maintaining the anonymity of resident juvenile prisoners.
A brilliantly effective teaching tool
witty, beautifully designed plus it's user friendly
cinematographer and author,
Ross has squeezed a lifetime of lighting experience and
insight into one inspiring volumeS While it focuses on the
inexperienced reader, it also helps those of us who have been
lighting for decades to understand why we do it the way we do it.
I am still citing Ross Lowell as the sensitive character who knew what light
and movement were all about. This book confirms it.
anchorman, ABC News
Ross Lowell has spent his life learning
and teaching about light...[This book] should be owned
by everyone who has any kind of cameras The reward for reading
just a few chapters...will surely be better pictures...Mr. Lowell's writingS
has a lyrical and spiritual dimension that
"Valuable Lessons from a Master of Light,"
The New York Times
"As a teacher, I particularly value several chapters,
such as Lighting by Numbers, In Broad Daylight, Dynamic
Lighting of Static Subjects, Shedding Light, and Lights-On
Lessons. These sections are teeming with the kind of applied
wisdom that students are starving for. I enjoyed reading it;
better yet, I learned a lot from it."
professor, New York University,
Dept. of Film & TV