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Basics Photography 01: Composition (second edition), 2nd Edition

Basics Photography 01: Composition (second edition), 2nd Edition

By: David Präkel

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2012

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Taking examples from both classic and contemporary photographers, Basics Photography 01: Composition (second edition) advises readers on how to select the most appropriate composition for capturing a subject or communicating a message. In this thorough and visually exciting guide to composition, David Präkel leads the reader, step-by-step, through the essential elements to consider when composing an image, including viewpoint, perspective, symmetry, scale and balance. A detailed, engaging and practical introduction to the process of identifying and arranging visual elements, Composition...

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The Digital Photography Book, Part 1: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’!

The Digital Photography Book, Part 1: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’!

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 23-AUG-2006

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2006

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Scott Kelby, the man who changed the "digital darkroom" forever with his groundbreaking, #1 bestselling, award-winning book The Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, now tackles the most important side of digital photography--how to take pro-quality shots using the same tricks today's top digital pros use (and it's easier than you'd think). This entire book is written with a brilliant premise, and here’s how Scott describes it: "If you and I were out on a shoot, and you asked me, 'Hey, how do I get this flower to be in focus, but I want the background out of focus?' I wouldn't...

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Focus on Travel Photography

Focus on Travel Photography

By: Haje Jan Kamps

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 12-JUL-2013

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Author Haje Jan Kamps knows that you are travelling for two good reasons: to experience great things, and to get great photos of your travels. He also understands very well how people's eyes tend to glaze over when phrases like "Circles of Confusion" or the "Inverse Square Law" are brandished about, and focuses instead on great photographs, and how to take them. A realistic and easy-to-follow approach to travel photography puts the fun back into photography, and by following a series of simple exercises, you'll learn much more about photography than you would have thought possible!   ...

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The Handbook of Bird Photography

The Handbook of Bird Photography

By: Markus Varesvuo; Jari Peltomaki; Bence Mate

Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 16-APR-2013

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2013

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The Handbook of Bird Photography distills the knowledge, talent, and experience of three well-known professional wildlife photographers into one beautifully illustrated volume. Written in a manner that is easy to understand, this book offers fresh insight and practical tips that will broaden horizons for nature and bird photographers. In this book, you'll learn about all of the elements that lead to a great bird photograph, including:The bird photographer's equipment Shooting techniques: exposure, focus, how to show movement and freeze action, etc. In the field: bird behavior, hides,...

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Getting Started in Digital Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

Getting Started in Digital Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

By: Khara Plicanic

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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(Please note that this material was also published as Your Camera Loves You: Learn to Love it Back, Peachpit Press [978-0-321-78410-0].) If you’re not thrilled with the photos you’re getting from your digital camera–whether it’s a point-and-shoot or a DSLR–the answer isn’t a new camera. It’s learning to use the one you’ve got! After all, it’s not the camera that takes great shots–it’s the person behind the camera. In Getting Started in Digital Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer and instructor Khara Plicanic teaches the basics of photography and digital camera...

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Inspiration in Photography

Inspiration in Photography

By: Brooke Shaden

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 06-JAN-2014

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As a photographer it’s possible to train your mind to see inspiration in any situation, and this book will show you how. By introducing you into her creative process, Brooke Shaden—one of the most recognized names in modern art photography—reveals techniques and exercises that you can undertake in order to be inspired by your environment, everyday, everywhere. In addition to the exercises, you’ll learn how to compose, plan and shoot colorful, atmospheric, fairy-tale artistic photography, so you can adapt Shaden’s techniques and apply them to your own photographic style. Indeed, all...

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Digital Wedding Photography: Capturing Beautiful Memories, Second Edition

Digital Wedding Photography: Capturing Beautiful Memories, Second Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 05-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 10-MAR-2012

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Fully revised and updated! Full-color guide to capturing great wedding images and building a successful photography businessThis full-color book from acclaimed professional wedding photographer Glen Johnson not only teaches you how to take memorable photos, it also shows you how to start a wedding photography business. Packed with great tips and savvy advice, this new edition helps you set up efficient workflows, choose camera equipment, manipulate images, make impressive presentations, and launch smart, photo-based marketing strategies to build your business. Best of all, it's loaded with...

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Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 03-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 16-APR-2011

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Are you a "foodie" looking to take beautiful, eye-catching photos of your culinary concoctions? Do you have a food blog that you'd like enhance with better visuals? Do you want your photos to conjure up the flavors and aromas of your favorite foods but are lacking the photographic technique to make it happen? Then this book is for you! In Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Nicole S. Young dishes up the basics on getting the right camera equipment—from lights to lenses and reflectors—and takes you through the key photographic principles—aperture, ISO, and shutter...

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Street Photography: A Guide to Finding and Capturing Authentic Portraits and Streetscapes

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Street Photography: A Guide to Finding and Capturing Authentic Portraits and Streetscapes

By: John Batdorff

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 18-OCT-2013

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Street photography is about people. As a street photographer your job is to be in the moment and acutely aware of your surroundings — what a person is wearing, the way traffic is moving, or if the weather is changing. Good street photographers are watching constantly and leveraging these elements to capture subjects in authentic moments. In this ebook, Chicago-based photographer John Batdorff offers his best tips and techniques for finding and making great street images. You will learn about: Selecting cameras and lenses to get the job done Assessing your street approach and...

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Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography

Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 15-APR-2010

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2010

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Automatic flash technology has revolutionized photography. Originally seen as just a way of illuminating dark scenes with portable light, flash is used today for many creative functions, including supplementing daylight and designing complex scenes lit by multiple light sources.Creating striking or natural-looking images using flash photography can be a difficult artistic and technical challenge. Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography is the authoritative book on the subject, guiding the reader through Canon's Speedlite flash system, off-camera portable flash, and professional studio lighting....

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iPad® and iPhone® Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

iPad® and iPhone® Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

By: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks Easily Unlock the Power of Digital Photography on Your iPad or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away to capture, edit, and share amazing photos with your iPad or iPhone! This easy-to-understand guide teaches you all the iOS skills and photographic techniques you need to go far beyond snapshots. Whatever you’re shooting–portraits, candids, babies, sports, pets, landscapes, vacations, nature, anything–it will help you get incredible results. Then, you’ll master more ways to share your images than ever before:...

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David Busch’s Nikon® D5100: Guide to Digital SLR Photography

David Busch’s Nikon® D5100: Guide to Digital SLR Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 19-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2011

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The Nikon D5100 replaces the D5000 and is an entry to mid level digital SLR featuring an effects mode that produces Photoshop-like results, full HD moviemaking capabilities with sound, and HDR (high-def range) which keeps everything in focus and with a sharper quality. David Busch's Nikon d5100 Guide to Digital SLR Photography shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the D5100 to take great photographs of anything. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways...

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David Busch’s Nikon® D3100: Guide to Digital SLR Photography

David Busch’s Nikon® D3100: Guide to Digital SLR Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 24-MAR-2011

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The Nikon D3100 is Nikon's new entry-level dSLR, suitable for photographers new to digital SLR photography. It features a 14.2 megapixel sensor, full HDTV video, and ISO up to 12,800. DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D3100 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the D3100 to take great photographs of anything. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply D3100 file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure, and automatic...

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David Busch’s Canon® EOS® 70D Guide to Digital SLR Photography

David Busch’s Canon® EOS® 70D Guide to Digital SLR Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS 70D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is the comprehensive resource and reference for the new Canon EOS 70D, an affordable dSLR with fast continuous shooting frame rates and advanced exposure metering. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, develop your creative vision, and take beautiful photographs with the Canon EOS 70D. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS 70D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this powerful camera in depth, from taking your first photos...

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David Busch’s Guide to Canon® Flash Photography

David Busch’s Guide to Canon® Flash Photography

By: David D. Busch; Ed Verosky

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 22-FEB-2013

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Do you wish you had the most essential information you need to shoot compelling photos using your Canon dSLR's built-in or add-on flash unit DAVID BUSCH'S GUIDE TO CANON FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY is the solution. This book will teach you the fundamentals of good flash photography and show you how to shoot specific flash situations and subjects under a variety of conditions. Clear and concise explanations accompanied by beautiful, full-color images illustrate exactly what results to expect from particular camera/flash settings. From quick setup through ambient light measurements, pre-flash metering,...

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Basics Photography 02: Lighting

Basics Photography 02: Lighting

By: David Präkel

Publisher: AVA Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2007

Insert Date: 24-APR-2011

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Basics Photography 02: Lighting is an essential guide to the creative use of light in capturing photographic images.The book explains the theory of how light ‘works’ for the photographer, encouraging the reader to explore and experiment. It argues for an understanding of lighting as a fundamental quality of good photography.Technical concepts and the use of different varieties of light source are explained with the aid of clear diagrams and inspiring images. Lighting offers an essential introduction to the subject and represents a comprehensive reference for students and aspiring...

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Photographing Nature: A photo workshop from Brooks Institute’s top nature photography instructor

Photographing Nature: A photo workshop from Brooks Institute’s top nature photography instructor

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2009

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25 years of nature photography instruction in one gorgeous, full-color, hands-on course Anyone can photograph nature—just step outside and you’re on location. But becoming a good nature photographer takes expert training. In Photographing Nature, Ralph Clevenger, whose images have appeared in such publications as Nature’s Best and National Geographic, shares the techniques he’s been personally using and teaching to aspiring photographers for the last 25 years in his popular nature photography course at the elite Brooks Institute. In this stunning, four-color course-in-a-book, each...

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Expressive Photography

Expressive Photography

By: Tracey Clark; Andrea Scher

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 28-DEC-2011

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When a photograph captivates you and stirs your soul, you know it instinctively. You not only see the image, you feel it. But how do you capture shots like that with your own camera? How do you make your photographs worth the proverbial thousand words? From portraits to landscapes, still-lifes to documentary shots, Expressive Photography will not only show you why certain images sing, but will also teach you how to create your own compelling photographic images-one click at a time. Visually stunning, and unique in its collaborative approach, this book brings the spirit of the immensely...

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Architectural Photography, Second Edition

Architectural Photography, Second Edition

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 25-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 26-APR-2012

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Architectural photography is more than just documenting a project. An architectural photograph shows the form and appeal of a building far better than any other medium. With the advent of the digital photographic workflow, architects are discovering exciting new opportunities to present and market their work.But what are the ingredients for a successful architectural photograph? In this book, author Adrian Schulz-both an architect and a photographer by training-uses real-world projects to teach you how to:Compose and capture outstanding images of buildings, inside and outChoose the right...

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Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers (Focus On Series)

Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers (Focus On Series)

By: Matt Armendariz

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUL-2013

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Sharing your kitchen concoctions on your personal food blog has never been as popular as it is right now, but if you've ever had trouble getting your tasty temptations to look like pretty plates on camera, you know how difficult it can be to take amazing pictures of food. Matt Armendariz, of Mattbites food blog fame, shares his experiences and best practices for creating wonderful food photos in Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers . Written specifically for you the blogger, Matt discusses the ins and outs of equipment, lighting, composition, propping, sparking your inspiration, and...