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|Author||: Scott Kelby|
|Editor||: Pearson Education|
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.
|Author||: Tony Northrup|
|Editor||: Tony Northrup|
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
|Author||: Scott Kelby|
|Editor||: Rocky Nook, Inc.|
Learn how to take professional-quality photographs using the same tricks today’s top photographers use (surprisingly, it’s easier than you’d think)!
This is a completely, totally updated version of the #1 best-selling digital photography book of all time! It’s the award winning, worldwide smash hit, written by Scott Kelby, that’s been translated into dozens of different languages.
Here’s how Scott describes this book’s brilliant premise: “If you and I were out on a shoot, and you asked me, ‘Hey, how do I get this flower to be in focus, with the background out of focus?,’ I wouldn’t stand there and give you a photography lecture. In real life, I’d just say, ‘Put on your zoom lens, set your f-stop to f/2.8, focus on the flower, and fire away.’ That’s what this book is all about: you and I out shooting where I answer questions, give you advice, and share the secrets I’ve learned just like I would with a friend—without all the technical explanations and techie photo speak.”
This isn’t a book of theory—full of confusing jargon and detailed concepts. This is a book on which button to push, which setting to use, and when to use it. With over 200 of the most closely guarded photographic “tricks of the trade,” this book gets you shooting dramatically better-looking, sharper, more colorful, more professional-looking photos every time.
Each page covers a single concept that makes 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 taking 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 this is the book for you.TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Pro Tips for Getting Sharp Photos
Chapter 2: The Scoop on Lenses
Chapter 3: Shooting Landscapes Like a Pro
Chapter 4: Shooting Travel Like a Pro
Chapter 5: Making Portraits Like a Pro
Chapter 6: Making Portraits with Flash Like a Pro
Chapter 7: Shooting Weddings Like a Pro
Chapter 8: Shooting Sports Like a Pro
Chapter 9: Shooting Other Stuff Like a Pro
Chapter 10: Pro Tips for Getting Better Photos
Chapter 11: How to Print Like a Pro
Chapter 12: Photo Recipes to Help You Get the Shot
|Author||: Tom Ang|
"Once an image is in digital form, what you can do with it is practically endless." Tom Ang Make sure you're picture perfect with this concise and easy-to-use guide to digital photography from expert photographer and bestselling author Tom Ang. Now available in ebook(PDF) format. Understand what to look for when buying cameras, software, or accessories. Follow the essentials of good picture-taking and get expert tips on how to make the most of your digital images from covering the basics to image manipulation and special effects. Plus, "quick fix" pages on how to solve common problems mean your camera can learn to lie. Get clicking and get outstanding results every time. Updates to this edition Ch. 1 Buyers' Guide (was Total Photography) A guide to cameras and accessories. All new products. Spreads newly presented as "Buyers' Guides", to help the reader decide which products are most suited to their needs. Ch. 2 Photo Techniques (was Photography for the Digital Age) Skills, trade secrets, and techniques of digital photography. Updated text, some new photographs. Ch. 3 A Compendium of Ideas (New, not in previous 2 editions) 36 pages of projects, concepts, subject areas, approaches, and ideas. All new text and photographs, taken from Digital Photographer's Handbook 4th edition. Ch. 4 All About Image Manipulation Filters, image effects, distortion, color control, and manipulation. Some minor reorganization of information, text updated. New text, images and layouts for Filter Effects, pp. 170-177. New spread on High Dynamic Range. Ch. 6 The Output Adventure Proofing and printing, uploading images to the web. Text updated. New spread on Creating a Website.
|Author||: Tim Daly|
The Fundamentals of Digital Photography explores the guiding principles of great photography through efficient and effective technique. Easy-to-follow instructions teach you how to work with a digital workflow and develop a solid understanding of materials and processes. You will also find creative inspiration through the work of some of the world’s great historical photographers, and discover how the history of photography can feed into your own work. Themed projects, featuring stunning images from contemporary international practitioners, will help you focus your ideas to produce truly original photographs.The assignments at the end of each chapter help you to create a body of work that will expand your photographic portfolio. By shooting these carefully devised assignments, you will become a confident software user, and develop the all-important visual and conceptual skills essential to successful photography.
|Author||: Jay Dickman,Jay Kinghorn|
|Editor||: McGraw Hill Professional|
Master the art of digital photography "Jay Dickman and Jay Kinghorn again have brought an insightful book on digital photography based on creating your best digital photographs, regardless of the rapid changes in the digital technology... From cover to cover, this book is filled with priceless information on how to get the great photos, and how to make sure they are your best." --John Knaur, Senior Marketing Manager, Digital SLR, Olympus Imaging America In this completely updated, full-color work, a Pulitzer Prize-winning National Geographic photographer and an Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert guide you through the entire photographic process, from composition to printing and archiving. The expert techniques inside this masterful guide help you greatly improve both the quality of your photographs and your proficiency in the digital darkroom. Perfect Digital Photography, Second Edition covers the latest technologies, including digital SLR cameras, Adobe Photoshop CS4, and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and offers tips for developing an efficient workflow. Stunning color photographs throughout the book show you the results that you too can achieve.
|Author||: David Taylor,Tracy Hallett,Paul Lowe,Paul Sanders (Landscape photographer)|
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.
|Author||: Edgar Gómez Cruz,Asko Lehmuskallio|
Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and visual culture - this collection takes a uniquely broad perspective on photography by situating the image-making process in wider discussions on the materiality and visuality of photographic practices and explores these through empirical case studies. By focusing on material visual practices, the book presents a comprehensive overview of some of the main challenges digital photography is bringing to everyday life. It explores how the digitization of photography has a wide-reaching impact on the use of the medium, as well as on the kinds of images that can be produced and the ways in which camera technology is developed. The exploration goes beyond mere images to think about cameras, mediations and technologies as key elements in the development of visual digital cultures. Digital Photography and Everyday Life will be of great interest to students and scholars of Photography, Contemporary Art, Visual Culture and Media Studies, as well as those studying Communication, Cultural Anthropology, and Science and Technology Studies.
|Author||: Joe McNally,Editors of Life|
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.
|Author||: Julie Adair King|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Photographers! Your guide is here! The demand for high-quality photographs is higher than ever. Whether you’re building your influencer rating online, capturing the moments of a child’s life, or are looking for ways to improve your skills, photography know-how is a must-have skill. Digital Photography For Dummies helps you do more than pointing, shooting, and hoping for the best or slapping a filter on a camera phone shot. This book introduces you to the camera settings and techniques that separate okay pictures from frame-worthy portraits. It then explains how to apply those skills to capturing your own portraits, landscape shots, and high-action photos. Develop a better eye for image composition Discover how to light photos better, including using natural light Learn to get quick results in auto settings or take full control in manual mode Discover the elements of exposure and how they influence the final product Find instructions on taking a formal or casual portrait Apply basic editing techniques to finalize your image Go beyond photo apps and apply the techniques pros use for their images.
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.
|Author||: Scott Kelby|
|Editor||: Pearson Education|
Written in concert with Adobe's development of the Photoshop Lightroom 2 Beta, The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book for Digital Photographers - by #1 bestselling computer and technology author, Scott Kelby - is the most complete and concise Lightroom "how-to" book for digital photographers of all skill levels. In The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book for Digital Photographers, Scott walks readers through the basics of Lightroom use, leading them to a brilliantly devised and super efficient digital photography workflow that dramatically improves productivity and allows photographers to spend less time processing photos and more time shooting them. Throughout the book Scott shares his personal camera and Lightroom settings, as well as the studio-tested techniques he's developed for his own photography workflow. The book is written in his trademark step-by-step, plain English style, and because he knows what really works and what doesn't, he isn't shy to tell you flat out which tools to use, which to avoid, and why. This allows digital photographers of any skill level to jump right in using Lightroom like a pro from the very start, sidestepping a lot of the frustrations that typically haunt those unfamiliar with new applications…especially those as powerful as Lightroom. What really sets The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book for Digital Photographers apart from other Lightroom books on the market are the last two bonus chapters where Scott answers the questions, "In exactly what order am I supposed to do things in Lightoom," and "Where does Photoshop fit in to the mix?" Both chapters start with an on-location photo shoot, including full details on the equipment, camera settings, and lighting techniques. Readers then witness as he takes the photos from each shoot through the entire workflow process, to the final output of the 16"x20" prints. And, because he incorporates Photoshop seamlessly right into this workflow, you'll learn some of the latest Photoshop techniques for portrait and landscape photography as well. If you're one of those people who learns best by actually doing the projects yourself; who learns best without all the complicated technical explanations and confusing jargon, and if you really want to start using Lightroom today to unlock the productivity secrets of "The new digital photography workflow,"---there is no faster, more "straight-to-the-point" or more fun way to learn than this groundbreaking new book, and you are absolutely going to love it!
|Author||: Jason R. Rich|
|Editor||: McGraw Hill Professional|
Take Great Digital Photos Every Time! Filled with high-color photographs, How to Do Everything: Digital Photography shows you how to capture professional-quality photos using any digital camera--from a smartphone or point-and-shoot camera to an advanced digital SLR camera. Learn how to take better pictures right away using a variety of techniques for photo composition, lighting, and creativity. You'll also get tips on photo editing, printing, and archiving, as well as avoiding common mistakes that result in poor-quality images. Improve your photographic skills in no time with help from this comprehensive, hands-on guide. Learn digital camera basics and select the best camera, equipment, and accessories for your needs Master the fundamentals of photo composition Use professional lighting and flash techniques Shoot eye-catching outdoor photos in any weather condition Take portraits and candid shots of people and pets Capture stunning vacation photographs Take professional-quality photos of sporting and action-oriented events Shoot digital video and publish it online Transfer digital images to your computer Digitally fix, edit, and improve your images Use photo editing software, as well as plug-ins, add-ons, and accessories Print high-quality photos or publish your work on the Web Catalog, organize, back up, and archive your images
|Author||: Dan Simon|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Featuring thirty-two pages of full-color examples, this under-$25 guide is the perfect digital photography reference for serious amateurs as well as nonprofessional photographers who use a digital camera on the job Walks readers through the entire digital photography workflow, from shooting photos and editing them in the digital darkroom to cataloging, printing, and publishing images online Topics covered include selecting cameras, printers, and accessories; mastering basic digital camera techniques; getting great results when shooting sports, nature, landscapes, and people; and working with Photoshop and other image-editing and image-management software Features step-by-step tutorials, full-color before-and-after images, and a companion Web site with bonus sample images plus a mini take-along field guide that readers can print out
|Author||: Tom Ang,Tom Ang Partnership|
Build your skills and confidence in digital photography with practical and inspirational advice from Tom Ang. Find your inner photographer and get the most out of your camera with Digital Photography Essentials. Packed with expert knowledge, it is the perfect combination of practical photography advice and visual inspiration to help you make your own digital masterpieces in a flash. This guide will teach you the basics of how to approach a subject, develop ideas, and manipulate images in a series of inspiring photography projects. As well as featuring chapters dedicated to the art of taking photographs, this handbook will help you to gain confidence in other subjects that you may need, such as sharing images, making movies, and selecting equipment. Covering the latest advances in digital photography, Digital Photography Essentials is the perfect reference to help you master every step of taking successful photographs.
|Author||: Rob Sheppard|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Clear, illustrated instructions for 100 tasks that reveal cool secrets, teach timesaving tricks, and explain great tips guaranteed to make you more productive with digital photography. --from publisher description.
|Author||: Angela Pierce|
|Editor||: Speedy Publishing LLC|
A career as a doctor, an engineer, or perhaps a journalist would sit well with most old folks. Talking of being a professional photographer would be unruly and most definitely unexpected. Or will it be? This profession needs a perfect understanding of both the tools and rules of the digital photography. And this book can help you with that.
|Author||: Julie Adair King,Serge Timacheff|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Your digital camera can do so much! And Digital Photography For Dummies, 6th Edition helps you shoot, edit, and share great photos. This full-color guide is packed with stuff that’s not in your camera manual — tips on upgrading your equipment, working with focus and exposure, shooting like a pro, organizing and enhancing your images, and printing them or getting them online. Are you already you’re hip-deep in images? Here’s how to manage them. This guide helps you learn what you need for the way you take pictures, how to prolong battery life, the pros and cons of digital SLR, and more. Baffled by the lingo? The glossary explains all those terms and acronyms. You’ll also learn to: Set up your camera for basic shooting and learn to use automatic mode, common scene modes, and all the camera’s features Manage depth of field, exposure, and white balance, and make easy fixes with your photo editor Compose your photos for better pictures Easily transfer your pictures to the computer, print them, or distribute them electronically Edit your images and fix common problems like dim photos and red-eye Send photos to a cell phone Organize your pictures so you can find what you want Decide if your camera needs updating, what equipment you need, and what your digital darkroom should have Rich, full-color examples show what you can achieve. Digital Photography For Dummies, 6th Edition will make your digital camera a lot more fun!
|Author||: Jim Miotke|
|Editor||: Amphoto Books|
Whether you have a simple point & shoot or a DSLR camera, learning the basics of digital photography can be confusing. With The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography, those mysterious icons, strange jargon, and dizzying array of imaging software and hardware quickly become tools to create great pictures. Illustrated with full-color photos for guidance, this easy, practical, lesson-based workbook gives you a step-by-step tutorial in getting bright, crisp, beautiful pictures from your digital camera every time. "Assignments" at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to go out and test your new skills in real life. Learn about exposure, file formats and quality settings, low-light photography, digital filters and white balance, composition and lens choice, manipulating images, printing, and much more, all in a handy, bring-along format. Everyone who wants to create great photos needs The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography!