Tony Northrup s DSLR Book How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book  How to Create Stunning Digital Photography
Author: Tony Northrup
Publsiher: Tony Northrup
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2014-11-26
ISBN 10: 0988263408
ISBN 13: 9780988263406
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book How to Create Stunning Digital Photography Book Review:

The top-rated and top-selling photography ebook since 2012 and the first ever Gold Honoree of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, gives you five innovations no other book offers: Free video training. 9+ HOURS of video training integrated into the book’s content (requires Internet access). Travel around the world with Tony and Chelsea as they teach you hands-on. Appendix A lists the videos so you can use the book like an inexpensive video course.Classroom-style teacher and peer help. After buying the book, you get access to the private forums on this site, as well as the private Stunning Digital Photography Readers group on Facebook where you can ask the questions and post pictures for feedback from Tony, Chelsea, and other readers. It’s like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question! Instructions are in the introduction.Lifetime updates. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. Updates are added based on reader feedback and questions, as well as changing photography trends and new camera equipment. This is the last photography book you’ll ever need.Hands-on practices. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need.500+ high resolution, original pictures. Detailed example pictures taken by the author in fifteen countries demonstrate both good and bad technique. Many pictures include links to the full-size image so you can zoom in to see every pixel. Most photography books use stock photography, which means the author didn’t even take them. If an author can’t take his own pictures, how can he teach you? In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master: CompositionExposureShutter speedApertureDepth-of-field (blurring the background)ISONatural lightFlashTroubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad picturesPet photographyWildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more)Sunrises and sunsetsLandscapesCityscapesFlowersForests, waterfalls, and riversNight photographyFireworksRaw filesHDRMacro/close-up photography Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro’s secrets for: Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided)Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater)Remotely triggering flashesUsing bounce flash and flash modifiersUsing studio lighting on any budgetBuilding a temporary or permanent studio at homeShooting your first weddingHigh speed photographyLocation scouting/finding the best spots and timesPlanning shoots around the sun and moonStar trails (via long exposure and image stacking)Light paintingEliminating noiseFocus stacking for infinite depth-of-fieldUnderwater photographyGetting close to wildlifeUsing electronic shutter triggersPhotographing moving carsPhotographing architecture and real estate

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book  How to Create Stunning Digital Photography
Author: Tony Northrup
Publsiher: Mason Press
Total Pages: 245
Release: 2012-11-11
ISBN 10: 9781621545248
ISBN 13: 1621545245
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book How to Create Stunning Digital Photography Book Review:

The world's #1 rated and best-selling digital photography book, and the first ever Gold Honoree of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, gives you five innovations no other book offers: FREE VIDEO TRAINING. 6 HOURS of video training integrated into the book’s content (requires Internet access). Travel around the world with Tony and Chelsea as they teach you hands-on. Appendix A lists the videos so you can use the book like an inexpensive video course. TEACHER AND PEER SUPPORT. After buying the book, you get access to the private Stunning Digital Photography Readers group on Facebook where you can ask the questions and post pictures for feedback from Tony, Chelsea, and other readers. It’s like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question! Instructions are in the introduction. FREE LIFETIME UPDATES. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. Updates are added based on reader feedback and questions, as well as changing photography trends and new camera equipment. This is the last photography book you'll ever need. HANDS-ON PRACTICES. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need. 500+ ORIGINAL PICTURES. Detailed example pictures taken by the author and his wife in 15 countries demonstrate both good and bad technique. NO STOCK PHOTOS. Many pictures include links to the full-size image so you can zoom in to see every pixel. In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master: Composition Exposure Shutter speed Aperture Depth-of-field (blurring the background) ISO Natural light Flash Troubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad pictures Pet photography Wildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more) Sunrises and sunsets Landscapes Cityscapes Flowers Forests, waterfalls, and rivers Night photography Fireworks Raw files HDR Macro/close-up photography Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro’s secrets for: Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided) Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater) Group photos Remotely triggering flashes Using bounce flash and flash modifiers Using studio lighting on any budget Building a temporary or permanent studio at home Shooting your first wedding High speed photography Location scouting/finding the best spots and times Planning shoots around the sun and moon Star trails (via long exposure and image stacking) Light painting Eliminating noise Focus stacking for infinite depth-of-field Underwater photography Getting close to wildlife Using electronic shutter triggers

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book
Author: Tony Northrup
Publsiher: Mason Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9781451565416
ISBN 13: 1451565410
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book Book Review:

Stunning Digital Photography is much more than a book; it's a hands-on, self-paced photography class with over three hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. That's why award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup's book quickly became #1 photography e-book of 2012 with over 100,000 readers. This book gives you four innovations no other book offers: 1) Free video training. Watch over three hours of fast-paced, hands-on video tutorials integrated into the book to support and reinforce the lessons. View the videos using any web browser or by scanning QR codes with your smartphone. 2) Hands-on practices. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need. 3) Classroom support. Join an author led private community of supportive, helpful people who also want to improve their photography. 4) Free ebook with lifetime updates. When you buy the book and join the private Stunning Digital Photography readers community, you can download the ebook and copy it to your smartphone or ereader for easy reference. The ebook is regularly updated with new content and videos as new photography trends and equipment emerge, so it never becomes outdated. In this book, beginner photographers will master: * Using composition to take great photos with any camera * Adjusting exposure to control the brightness of your photos * Setting your shutter speed to freeze action or blur motion * Controlling your aperture to blur or focus the background * Setting your ISO for bright and dark environments * Finding beautiful natural light for landscapes and portraits * Using flash without the ugly effects * Troubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad pictures * Taking great pictures of pets * Wildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more) * Taking pictures at night, including fireworks, stars, and meteors * Photographing sunrises, sunsets, landscapes, cityscapes, flowers, forests, waterfalls, rivers, fireworks, and more Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro's secrets for: * Posing men and women, with checklists * Taking candid, casual, formal, and underwater portraits * Using RAW files * Using HDR to overcome lighting challenges or create art * Macro/close-up photography * Using diffusers, reflectors, and other light modifiers * Remotely triggering multiple flashes for inexpensive studio lighting * Building a permanent studio in your home * Using studio lighting on any budget * Shooting your first wedding * High speed photography * Location scouting/finding the best spots and times * Planning shoots around the sun and moon * Creating star trails using two techniques: long exposure and image stacking * Light painting * Eliminating noise * Focus stacking for infinite depth-of-field * Underwater photography * Getting close to wildlife * Using electronic shutter triggers

Tony Northrup s Photography Buying Guide

Tony Northrup s Photography Buying Guide
Author: Tony Northrup
Publsiher: Tony Northrup
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2014-11-26
ISBN 10: 0988263424
ISBN 13: 9780988263420
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tony Northrup s Photography Buying Guide Book Review:

If you're a beginner photographer, this book can save you hundreds of dollars. If you're a seasoned pro, it can save you thousands. With access to over 16 HOURS of online video, this book helps you choose the best equipment for your budget and style of photography. In this book, award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup explains explains what all your camera, flash, lens, and tripod features do, as well as which are worth paying for and which you can simply skip. Tony provides information specific to your style of photography, whether you're a casual photographer or you're serious about portraits, landscapes, sports, wildlife, weddings, or even macro. For the casual reader, Tony provides quick recommendations to allow you to get the best gear for your budget, without spending days researching. If you love camera gear, you'll be able to dive into 200 pages of detailed information covering Nikon, Canon, Sony, Micro Four-Thirds, Olympus, Samsung, Leica, Mamiya, Hasselblad, Fuji, Pentax, Tamron, Sigma, Yongnuo, PocketWizard, Phottix, Pixel King, and many other manufacturers. Camera technology changes fast, and this book keeps up. Tony updates this book several times per year, and buying the book gives you a lifetime subscription to the updated content. You'll always have an up-to-date reference on camera gear right at your fingertips. Here are just some of the topics covered in the book: What should my first camera be?Which lens should I buy?Should I buy Canon, Nikon, or Sony?Is a mirrorless camera or a DSLR better for me?Do I need a full frame camera?Is it safe to buy generic lenses and flashes?What's the best landscape photography gear?Which portrait lens and flash should I buy?What gear do I need to photograph a wedding?How can I get great wildlife shots on a budget?Which sports photography equipment should I purchase?Should I buy zooms or primes?Is image stabilization worth the extra cost?Which type of tripod should I buy?Which wireless flash system is the best for my budget?How can I save money by buying used?What kind of computer should I get for photo editing?What studio lighting equipment should I buy?When you buy this book, you'll be able to immediately read the book online. You'll also be able to download it in PDF, .mobi, and .epub formats--every popular format for your computer, tablet, smartphone, or eReader!

The Digital Photography Book

The Digital Photography Book
Author: Scott Kelby
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 239
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 0321934946
ISBN 13: 9780321934949
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Digital Photography Book Book Review:

Furnishes an overview of digital photography, covering such topics as cameras, exposure, lighting, shutter speed, depth of field, and resolution--and tips on how to avoid hours of photo-editing by taking great photographs the first time.

Light Science and Magic

Light Science and Magic
Author: Fil Hunter,Steven Biver,Paul Fuqua
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-05-02
ISBN 10: 1136091904
ISBN 13: 9781136091902
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Light Science and Magic Book Review:

This book is renowned for being the book to own to understand lighting! This is better than all the other how to books on the market which just provide set examples for photographers to follow. Light Science and Magic provides photographers with a comprehensive theory of the nature and principles of light to allow individual photographers to use lighting to express their own creativity. It will show you in-depth how to light the most difficult subjects such as surfaces, metal, glass, liquids, extremes (black-on-black and white-on-white), and people. With more information specific for degital photographers, a brand new chapter on equipment, much more information on location lighting, and more on photographing people, you'll see why this is one of the only recommended books by www.strobist.com.

BetterPhoto Basics

BetterPhoto Basics
Author: Jim Miotke
Publsiher: Amphoto Books
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2011-02-09
ISBN 10: 0817400249
ISBN 13: 9780817400248
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

BetterPhoto Basics Book Review:

Absolutely anyone can take better photos! If you can press a button, you can take great pictures. It’s as simple as that. In BetterPhoto Basics, Jim Miotke, founder of the popular online photography school BetterPhoto.com, shares tips and tricks to improve your photos right away, no matter what camera you’re using. Too busy to read a book? No problem—flip to any page for an instant tip to use right away! Learn to compose knockout shots, make the most of indoor and outdoor light, and photograph twenty popular subjects, from sunsets and flowers to a family portrait. Those who want to go further get tips on controlling exposure and the secrets behind ten advanced creative techniques. And everyone will appreciate Jim’s breakdown of easy fixes to make in Photoshop. No matter what your level of experience, you’ll be amazed how easy it is to start taking photos like the pros.

The Beginner s Photography Guide

The Beginner s Photography Guide
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2013-05-01
ISBN 10: 146541634X
ISBN 13: 9781465416346
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Beginner s Photography Guide Book Review:

In contrast to the jargon-filled manuals that come with most digital cameras, The Beginner's Photography Guide presents step-by-step digital slr camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques that will inspire the novice digital photographer. Grouped together by themes-color, composition, natural light, framing, and more-each camera technique is broken down into an easy-to-follow step-by-step sequence, and features annotated photographs and suggestions on getting the best from digital slr cameras and taking eye-catching photos.

Understanding Exposure

Understanding Exposure
Author: Bryan Peterson
Publsiher: Random House LLC
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 0817439390
ISBN 13: 9780817439392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Exposure Book Review:

Now refreshed with current technologies and terms, and more than 25 percent new images and an all-new chapter, this bestselling guide shows readers how to shoot great photographs with any type of camera.

Capture the Moment

Capture the Moment
Author: Sarah Wilkerson
Publsiher: Amphoto
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 0770435270
ISBN 13: 9780770435271
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Capture the Moment Book Review:

This modern guide to photography pairs big, bold images with short, focused tips for translating everyday life into stunning works of art. Featuring contributions by the members of Clickin Moms, the photography industry's largest social network of female photographers, this guide captures the beauty of family life—whether it's a child's unfinished bowl of cereal or a sunlit trip to the lake. With tips progressing from elementary to advanced, this book is perfect for amateurs and professionals alike, covering equipment, composition, posing, low light, natural light, black and white, still life, and lifestyle photography. Assignments for experimenting with lighting and shooting locations round out the chapters, providing photographers with both the inspiration and skills they need to document those unforgettable, frame-worthy moments in time.

Tony Northrup s Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Video Book Training for Photographers

Tony Northrup s Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Video Book  Training for Photographers
Author: Tony Northrup
Publsiher: Tony Northrup
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2014-11-26
ISBN 10: 0988263483
ISBN 13: 9780988263482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tony Northrup s Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Video Book Training for Photographers Book Review:

Combining the benefits of video training and book learning, Tony Northrup's Lightroom 5 Video Book gives you over 12 hours of video and 250 pages of written content. When you can set aside the time, start the videos on a smartphone, tablet, or PC, and work alongside Tony & Chelsea in Lightroom. When you'd rather learn away from your PC, or you just want to quickly look something up, search the eBook or flip through the paperback book to find the information you need. Similar video training costs well over $120 or more, or worse, requires you to pay a monthly membership fee that might cost you thousands. Similar books cost over twice this amount. You also get over 150 Lightroom presets, which usually cost more than $100, and access to our private Lightroom group on Facebook so you can ask questions and get feedback. Tony covers every aspect of Lightroom in-depth, but structures his teaching so that both beginner and advanced photographers can learn as efficiently as possible. If you just want a quick start, you can simply watch the first video or read the first chapter and you'll be organizing and editing your pictures in less than an hour. If you want to know more about a specific feature, switch to that video or flip to that chapter in the ebook. If you want to know everything about Lightroom, watch the videos and read the book from start-to-finish.

Scott Kelby s Digital Photography Boxed Set Parts 1 2 3 and 4 Updated Edition

Scott Kelby s Digital Photography Boxed Set  Parts 1  2  3  and 4  Updated Edition
Author: Scott Kelby
Publsiher: Peachpit Press
Total Pages: 1032
Release: 2013-11-18
ISBN 10: 0133744523
ISBN 13: 9780133744521
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scott Kelby s Digital Photography Boxed Set Parts 1 2 3 and 4 Updated Edition Book Review:

With over 800 of the most closely guarded photographic “tricks of the trade,” this boxed set–consisting of all four parts of Scott Kelby’s best-selling series, The Digital Photography Book–is the ultimate resource for any one who wants to shoot dramatically better-looking, sharper, more colorful, more professional-looking photos every time. Camera technology advances quickly, and with this boxed set now including updated editions of Parts 1 and 2, readers will find refreshed tips and tricks to be current for today's photographer. The equipment Scott uses and recommends to the reader has been updated, as well as prices, links, and pictures. In Part 1, Scott has added a new chapter, addressing the top 10 things he wishes he would've been taught when he was just starting out in photography. And, there is a whole new section in Part 2 entitled "The Seven Deadly Sins of Landscape Photography," where Scott discusses the biggest traps in landscape shots-and how to avoid them in order to create breathtaking imagery. Scott Kelby, the man who changed the “digital darkroom” forever with his groundbreaking, best-selling The Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, now tackles the most important side of digital photography–how to take professional-quality shots using the same tricks today’s top digital pros use (and it’s easier than you think). These aren’t books of theory, full of confusing jargon and detailed concepts. These are books on which button to push, which setting to use, and when to use it. Each page covers a single concept on how to make your photography better. Every time you turn the page, you’ll learn another pro setting, tool, or trick to transform your work from snapshots into gallery prints. If you’re tired of shots that look “okay,” and if you’re tired of looking in photography magazines and thinking, “Why don’t my shots look like that?” then these are the books for you.

Adobe Lightroom 6 CC Video Book Training for Photographers

Adobe Lightroom 6   CC Video Book  Training for Photographers
Author: Tony Northrup,Chelsea Northrup
Publsiher: Mason Press
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2015-05-02
ISBN 10: 0988263491
ISBN 13: 9780988263499
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adobe Lightroom 6 CC Video Book Training for Photographers Book Review:

With this video book, you'll learn how to instantly find any picture in your library, fix common photography problems, clean up your images, add pop to boring pictures, retouch portraits, make gorgeous prints, create photo books, and even edit your home videos. Tony goes beyond teaching you how to use Lightroom. Tony shows you why and when to use each feature to create stunning, natural photos. When Lightroom isn t the best tool, Tony suggests better alternatives. Combining the benefits of video training and book learning, this video book gives you over 14 hours of video and dozens of free presets and raw images to practice with. If you learn better with video, watch the video training and refer to the book for quick reference. If you prefer reading, the book is concise and practical, and each chapter links to relevant videos when you want to understand a topic more deeply or see it used in the real world. Tony covers every aspect of Lightroom in-depth, but structures his teaching so that both beginner and advanced photographers can learn as efficiently as possible. If you just want a quick start, you can watch the first video or read the first chapter and you'll be organizing and editing your pictures in less than an hour. If you want to know more about a specific feature, switch to that video or jump to that chapter in the ebook. If you want to know everything about Lightroom, watch the videos and read the book from start to finish.

Learning to See Creatively

Learning to See Creatively
Author: Bryan Peterson
Publsiher: Amphoto
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 1607748274
ISBN 13: 9781607748274
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Learning to See Creatively Book Review:

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 all new photography, this best-selling guide takes a radical approach to creativity by explaining that it is not 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.

Digital Photography Complete Course

Digital Photography Complete Course
Author: DK
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2021-01-19
ISBN 10: 0744040906
ISBN 13: 9780744040906
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Photography Complete Course Book Review:

Build your photography skills step-by-step with an independent photography course that guides you through every aspect of digital photography. Includes advice and stunning images, this e-guide will help you master your photography and image-editing skills, and maximize your artistic talent in as little as 20 weeks. Digital Photography Complete Course uses a combination of tutorials, step-by-step demonstrations, practical assignments, and Q&As to help you understand and use your camera to its full capacity. Choose your own pace to work through the modules-the program is completely customizable to your schedule. As you work through the lessons, test your new knowledge and troubleshoot common issues. With the aid of helpful text and innovative graphics in Digital Photography Complete Course, you'll explore a wide range of genres: Find out how to create landscapes, portraits, still life, and action shots as you discover the full range of your camera and learn how to take professional-looking pictures you'll be proud to display.

The Complete Photo Manual Popular Photography

The Complete Photo Manual  Popular Photography
Author: Editors of Popular Photography Magazine
Publsiher: Weldon Owen
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2012-11-13
ISBN 10: 9781616282950
ISBN 13: 1616282959
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Photo Manual Popular Photography Book Review:

Ever wanted to take a photo of a cyclist in motion? Shoot portraits of your loved ones that show them at their best, or compose fine-art images that reveal your creativity? With The Complete Photo Manual, picture-perfect photos are just a shutter's click away. Photography books tend to be long, technical, and full of complicated jargon. For the amateur or pro who just wants to get quick-hitting tips and loads of inspiration, this is the book that does the job. In 355 handy, easy-to-grasp hints, this book gives you what you need to know to grasp the basics of lighting, composition, gear, working with models, and much, much more. Pro tips make this much more than a beginner’s guide. Taking amazing pictures is getting easier and easier with the advances in digital photography, and The Complete Photo Manual is here to help you take full advantage! Organized into three useful chapters (Gear & Setup, Shooting & Composing, and Processing & Beyond), this book from the experts at Popular Photography magazine helps you select and use cutting-edge cameras and accessories; teaches you to see the world as a photographer does and shoot in the moment to capture great shots as they happen; and then tweak your images in photo-processing software for next-level effects. From the subtle (adjusting the color in a picture to create a different mood) to the artistic (compositions merging several photos to dramatic effect) to the downright amazing (how to photograph yourself levitating . . . it’s easier than you think!), The Complete Photo Manual opens up a whole world of photographic possibility. Set-ups and techniques are described in detail, with easy-to-understand illustrations and diagrams, and a wealth of beautifully inspirational photography. Beginners will learn ways to quickly move into new realms of expertise, and even old pros will pick up some new tricks. Anyone who has ever looked at an amazing composition or a skillful composite and said, “How did they do that?” will find this book irresistible. Packaged in a durable, wipe-clean flexicover with metallic corner-guards, this practical manual withstands heavy-duty use indoors and out.

Digital Photography Complete Course

Digital Photography Complete Course
Author: David Taylor,Tracy Hallett,Paul Lowe,Paul Sanders (Landscape photographer)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2015-08-03
ISBN 10: 9780241186091
ISBN 13: 0241186099
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Photography Complete Course Book Review:

Build your photography skills week-by-week The Digital Photography Complete Course is the perfect one-on-one learning programme for any aspiring photographer. This modular 20-week course guides you through every aspect of digital photography, using a combination of tutorials, step-by-step photo shoots, practical assignments and fun Q&As. Demystify digital photography and build your photography skills with comprehensive guides on everything you need to know, from conveying movement and using natural light, to understanding exposure and mastering composition. This book will help you to understand and use your camera to its full potential so that you don't just take good pictures - you take great ones.

LIFE Guide to Digital Photography

LIFE Guide to Digital Photography
Author: Joe McNally,Editors of Life
Publsiher: Life
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-10-19
ISBN 10: 9781603201278
ISBN 13: 1603201270
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LIFE Guide to Digital Photography Book Review:

Photography has been the business and the passion of LIFE since the original weekly magazine's inception in 1936, and it continues to be the business and passion of LIFE Books and LIFE.com in the new millennium. But photography has surely changed during these many decades. The rigs and gear of old have given way-first slowly, then all at once-to sleek miracle machines that process pixels and have made the darkroom obsolete. The casual photog puts eye to lens, sets everything on auto and captures a photograph that is . . . perfectly fine. One of LIFE's master shooters-in fact, the final in the long line of distinguished LIFE staff photographers-was Joe McNally, and he has always believed that with a little preparation and care, with a dash of enthusiasm and daring added to the equation, anyone can make a better photo-anyone can turn a "keeper" into a treasure. This was true in days of yore, and it's true in the digital age. Your marvelous new camera, fresh from its box, can indeed perform splendid feats. Joe explains in this book how to take best advantage of what it was designed to do, and also when it is wise to outthink your camera or push your camera-to go for the gold, to create that indelible family memory that you will have blown up as large as the technology will allow, and that will hang on the wall forevermore. As the storied LIFE photographer and photo editor John Loengard points out in his eloquent foreword to this volume, there are cameras and there are cameras, and they've always been able to do tricks. And then there is photography. Other guides may give you the one, two, three of producing a reasonably well exposed shot, but Joe McNally and the editors of LIFE can give you that, and then can show you how to make a picture. In a detailed, friendly, conversational, anecdotal, sometimes rollicking way, that's what they do in these pages. Prepare to click.

Chroma

Chroma
Author: Nick Fancher
Publsiher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-05-01
ISBN 10: 1681983125
ISBN 13: 9781681983127
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chroma Book Review:

Learning to work with light is an important milestone in every photographer’s career, and the ability to craft light to fit your vision for an image is a skill that cannot be overrated. Most often, that crafting of light is spoken of in terms of the quality and quantity of light. But there is an important, third component of light that heavily influences the final look of the image: the color of light. In Chroma: A Photographer’s Guide to Lighting with Color, photographer Nick Fancher helps you elevate your game when it comes to introducing the bold, creative, and intentional use of color into your work.

Whether you’re using a high-powered strobe or a small hotshoe flash, Chroma is for you. Nick begins with a discussion of color theory, gels, and white balance, then examines how to determine which colors complement your subject matter (whether that’s people or products). He moves on to cover topics such as:

  • Balancing, mixing, and overpowering ambient light with artificial light
  • Layering colors for unique color combinations
  • Mixing hard and soft light to achieve extremely rich color
  • Lighting detail and texture
  • Modifier options, such as ring flash, snoots, barn doors, softboxes, and filters
  • Gobos to control the light
  • Post-processing for vibrant, powerful colors
  • How (and why) to light with color, even when the end goal is a black and white image

Illustrated throughout with innovative and expressive imagery, Chroma also includes behind-the-scenes photos, lighting diagrams, and Lightroom settings so you can follow along from the initial concept through to the final edit.

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Fashion Photography 101

Fashion Photography 101
Author: Lara Jade
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2012-10-01
ISBN 10: 1781570892
ISBN 13: 9781781570890
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fashion Photography 101 Book Review:

Fashion photography is one of the most appealing markets for any new photographer, but also one of the most challenging, combining as it does a group of disciplines, from the more technical makeup and editing roles to the photography itself. With digital technology and good planning, however, you can tackle as many of these as you please, and offer the best possible service to your client, whether that's an international magazine taking your career to the next level, or a friend needing to look good on Facebook. After all, they're just as important to you. This book will teach you everything there is to know about fashion photography in the digital age, including the roles of the whole creative team, making it the only book you'll ever need, whether you're taking your first ever shot, working with a pro model for the first time, or taking on major clients.