Ross Lowell, a multiple Academy Award nominee, a documentary director, cameraman, writer, teacher & inventor has put to words his lifetime of experience in lighting for video, movies & still photography in his forthcoming book, MATTERS OF LIGHT & DEPTH. (Published by Broad Street Books in April 1992.) Lowell's book will make available the wealth of knowledge he has accumulated in the many award-winning films he has either directed, filmed or both. Lowell's friendly, easy-to-read style makes this how-to (& how-not-to) book fun & understandable. Few people know more about lighting for photography than Ross Lowell. In 1959, as an outgrowth of his experience, he founded Lowel-Light Manufacturing, Inc., a major designer & manufacturer of portable lighting & grip equipment. In 1980, he received an Academy Award Technical Certificate for lighting design. He has also won several Emmys, as well as many national & international film awards. John Falk, author of Adventures In Location Lighting says, "MATTERS OF LIGHT & DEPTH is the best material about a sometimes difficult subject that I have ever read. No other books on lighting have come close to this creative, easy-to-read, information-packed volume." Anyone who teaches or is a student of film-making or video, from the wedding video photographer to the big screen master, should have a copy of MATTERS OF LIGHT & DEPTH.Lowell, Ross is the author of 'Matters of Light and Depth: Creating Memorable Images for Video, Film, and Stills through Lighting - Ross Lowell - Paperback - REISSUE' with ISBN 9781879174030 and ISBN 1879174030.