Psst—Wanna Know a Secret?

It’s no surprise Steve Luck‘s Lighting the Nude: Top Photographers Reveal Their Secrets has just been released in its “Third Edition” from Amphoto Books. Packed with over 100 images taken by contemporary masters, it reveals the lighting techniques behind each photo. No secrets left uncovered here, just the bare essentials— complete with lighting diagrams, exposure settings, and comments on set-up by the photographer.

This is a great guide for those just starting out, but it also serves as inspiration for pros looking to create new lighting scenarios.

This classic reference illuminates all the subgenres of nude photography with style.