Category: Digital Photography

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August 17th, 2015 by admin

David Busch's Nikon D750 Guide to Digital SLR Photography Book
Book Title:

David Busch’s Nikon D750 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

by: Cengage Learning PTR

Product rating: 4.8 with 6 reviews


DAVID BUSCH’S NIKON D750 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is a comprehensive resource and reference for the Nikon D750, the new full-frame D-SLR featuring a swiveling LCD monitor, WiFi connectivity, and other pro features. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and take great photographs with the Nikon D750. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH’S NIKON D750 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY covers your camera’s features in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy Nikon D750 “roadmap,” an easy-to-use visual guide to the camera’s features and controls. With David Busch as your guide, you’ll be in full creative control, whether you’re shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Nikon D750 today.

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August 9th, 2015 by admin

Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography Book
Book Title:

Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography

by: Amphoto Books

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


Completely revised and updated throughout, Bryan Peterson’s classic guide to creativity helps photographers visualize their work, and the world, in a whole new light by developing their photographic vision.
     Fully revised with 100 percent new photography, this best-selling guide takes a radical approach to creativity by explaining how it is not just an inherent ability but a skill that can be learned and applied. Using inventive photos from his own stunning portfolio, author and veteran photographer Bryan Peterson deconstructs creativity for photographers. He details the basic techniques that go into not only taking a particular photo, but also provides insights on how to improve upon it–helping readers avoid the visual pitfalls and technical dead ends that can lead to dull, uninventive photographs. This revised edition features a complete section on color as a design element and all new photographs to illustrate Peterson’s points. Learning to See Creatively is the definitive reference for any photographer looking for a fresh perspective on their work.

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August 6th, 2015 by admin

HDR Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots Book
Book Title:

HDR Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

by: Peachpit Press

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


Are you an aspiring landscape, architecture, interior, or real estate photographer? Do you struggle with a lack of detail in the highlight or shadow areas of your scene? Then the world of high-dynamic range (HDR) photography is for you. This guide by pro photographer Tim Cooper will help you understand how to capture your subjects and process them for amazing, realistic results.

In HDR Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Tim takes you step by step through the capture process and provides his tips and techniques for producing natural-looking HDR images using Lightroom and Photomatix. In this guide you will:

  • Learn what HDR is and when and why to use it
  • Understand the equipment and camera settings required to capture your images
  • Expose your images properly to bring out the important details in your scene
  • Conquer nature/landscape, architecture/interiors, and night/low light shooting
  • Master the processing of your images in Lightroom and Photomatix for advanced techniques and stunning results

Beautifully illustrated with large, compelling photos, this book for beginning-to-intermediate digital photographers will help you take control and get the image you want every time you pick up your camera. Once you have the shot, show it off and join the book’s Flickr group: www.flickr.com/groups/HDR_fromsnapshotstogreatshots.

 

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July 20th, 2015 by admin

The Boudoir Photography Cookbook: 60 Recipes for Tempting Photos Book
Book Title:

The Boudoir Photography Cookbook: 60 Recipes for Tempting Photos

by: Amherst Media

Product rating: 4.8 with 16 reviews


Jen Rozenbaum presents sixty essential skills that will help you to fine-turn every aspect of your boudoir shoot. She begins with a look into what qualifies as boudoir, identifies the subgenres of boudoir portraiture, and then launches into a targeted look at various posing strategies that will really amp up your subject’s gorgeous curves for a sexy, sultry look. You’ll also find a host of image concepts that you might want to incorporate into your repertoire, plus lighting sources and setups Jen favors for creating sizzling shots, and even tips for selecting a wardrobe that downplays perceived flaws and celebrates your subject’s assets. Of course, Rozenbaum doesn’t stop there. There are even sections on changing up lenses for portrait variety, working with a Lensbaby (a specialty lens that offers a ‘sweet spot’ of focus), and pulling out all of the stops with today’s must-have light source: the Westcott Ice Light.

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July 15th, 2015 by admin

David Busch's Sony Alpha a6000/ILCE-6000 Guide to Digital Photography Book
Book Title:

David Busch’s Sony Alpha a6000/ILCE-6000 Guide to Digital Photography

by: Cengage Learning PTR

Product rating: 4.1 with 14 reviews


David Busch’s Sony a6000 Guide to Digital Photography is your all-in-one resource and reference for the Sony Alpha a6000. This new Sony model features expanded ISO settings to 25,600, a high-resolution 24MP sensor, faster 11 fps maximum shooting rate, and a high resolution electronic viewfinder. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and take great photographs with the Sony a6000. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch’s Sony a6000 Guide to Digital Photography covers all the camera’s features in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy a6000 “roadmap,” an easy-to-use visual guide to the camera’s features and controls. With David Busch as your guide, you’ll be in full creative control, whether you’re shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Sony a6000 today.

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June 22nd, 2015 by admin

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2015 Release Book
Book Title:

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2015 Release

by: Focal Press

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews


Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers by Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional Martin Evening has been revamped for a thirteenth edition to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe’s Creative Cloud, including significant new features, such as faster Camera Raw processing, Blur Gallery noise matching, and new export options for quick image-saving and layers as separate documents. This guide covers all the tools and techniques photographers and professional image editors need to know when using Photoshop CC, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world examples, this guide is the essential reference for Photoshop users. Accompanying the book is the photoshopforphotographers.com website, fully updated with new sample images, tutorial videos, and bonus chapters.

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Photoshop LAB Color The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace (2nd Edition) Book picture 01
June 15th, 2015 by admin

Photoshop LAB Color: The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace (2nd Edition) Book
Book Title:

Photoshop LAB Color: The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace (2nd Edition)

by: Peachpit Press

Product rating: 5.0 with 6 reviews


Described as the most “advanced, inspiring, insightful, maddening, demanding, and illuminating educational effort ever created for Photoshop,” the first edition of Photoshop LAB Color become the ultimate source of information on Photoshop LAB color correction for nonexperts to advanced users. The Photoshop LAB colorspace is extremely powerful and intimidating, but author Dan Margulis shows reader how to derive enormous benefits from just a few simple tools and techniques. Dan also demonstrates how to take these techniques as far as the reader wants, employing the power-user features he describes in later chapters. Starting with canyons and progressing to faces, readers will see how quickly they can begin improving images by following the recipes included in the book. A companion website includes exercise files that allows the reader to practice the techniques of the book.

With this book, readers will learn a reliable way to get much better-looking pictures much less time. Readers will learn:

* Why LAB is the first choice for serious image merging and advanced retouching.

* Simple techniques in the A and B channels to create fast, believable color variation and unbelievably good-looking images.

* How to use the A and B channels to create quicker and better masks and selections.

* A simple recipe for creating remarkably lifelike faces, offering major improvements even in professionally shot studio portraits.

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