Successful book „Lighting 101“ transferred into German by us

Oliver M. Zielinski Oliver M. Zielinski - 25. März 2014 - in: English

Grundkurs Blitzen (Lighting 101)Using flash in real estate photography requires some basic knowledge. Recently Strobist David Hobby has published a new version of his standard work „Lighting 101“. The translation service GermanoMedia of our agency has transferred this e-book into German.

Although David’s manual mainly concentrates on the usage of flashes for headshots, it contains useful basic information even for beginners in real estate photography.

On 63 pages this reading matter focuses on:

  • basic equipment for off-camera flash
  • basic flash techniques
  • balancing flash with color and strength of ambient light
  • reading, recognizing and reconstructing light situations.

The first version has been published in 2006. Since then more than 4 Million readers have used this class to create images with depth and threedimensionality instead of conventional flash photos.

David Hobby is a U.S. press photographer and photo instructor and operates a very successful photo blog on

Here you can download our German version of the e-book.