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The Digital Photography Book: Part 1, Second Edition

The Digital Photography Book: Part 1, Second Edition

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 10-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 03-JUN-2013

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This is it—the #1 best-selling digital photography book ever! It’s the award winning, worldwide smash hit, written by Scott Kelby, that’s been translated into dozens of different languages, because it’s the one book that really shows you how to take professional-quality shots using the same tricks today’s top digital pros use (and surprisingly, it’s easier than you’d think). This updated, second edition of the bestselling digital photography book of all time includes many new images; up-to-date information on gear, pricing, and links; and a new chapter from the author on the "Ten Things I...

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Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

By: Erik Valind

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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In Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, author and photographer Erik Valind shows you how to get the best shots of your subjects–whether you’re in a studio or outdoors, at a family get-together, or at a formal event. Starting with the fundamentals of portrait photography, including how to select the right camera settings and lenses and how to compose your shots, Erik covers building a rapport with your subject, and offers suggestions for poses that flatter your subject to achieve great shots. He then addresses the problems and opportunities of both natural and indoor...

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Food Photography & Lighting: A Commercial Photographer’s Guide to Creating Irresistible Images

Food Photography & Lighting: A Commercial Photographer’s Guide to Creating Irresistible Images

By: Teri Campbell

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 30-SEP-2012

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Creating mouth-watering food images requires more than just a love of food and access to a kitchen. With the popularity of food blogs and photography how-tos, it’s tempting to think that anyone can photograph food, but it’s another thing entirely to shoot for a tight ad layout with the pressure of your client watching over your shoulder. Commercial food photographer Teri Campbell has been called a “lighting master,” and in this beautifully illustrated book, he not only shares his detailed lighting set-ups and shooting techniques for a wide range of food and drink shots, but also offers...

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The Digital Photography Book, Part 2

The Digital Photography Book, Part 2

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 31-AUG-2013

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Scott Kelby, author of The Digital Photography Book, part 1, the top-selling digital photography book of all time, is back with an entirely new book that picks up right where part 1 left off. It's more of that “Ah ha–so that's how they do it,” straight-to-the-point, skip-thetechno- jargon stuff you can really use today that made part 1 so successful. This book truly has a brilliant premise, and here’s how Scott describes it: “If you and I were out on a shoot and you asked me, ‘When I use my flash, the background behind the person I’m shooting turns black. How do I fix that?’ I wouldn’t...

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The Flash Photography Field Guide

The Flash Photography Field Guide

By: Adam Duckworth

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Shooting with any kind of flash - whether it's a simple light on your camera, a remotely-triggered unit, or a complete studio setup - completely changes the photographic experience. No longer do you simply need to be aware of light; now you need to know how to shape it to your own ends. The Flash Photography Field Guide , small enough to be taken on the most arduous shoot, will show you exactly how to do this, whether you're shooting models in a studio, live sports events, or something as personal and special as your friend's wedding. This book covers the details of setting up and using...

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Idiot's Guides: Digital Photography

Idiot's Guides: Digital Photography

By: Shawn Frederick

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 11-OCT-2013

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Idiot's Guides ® : Digital Photography is not a book on using Photoshop to fix bad photos, nor is it a book loaded down with technical data telling readers which camera to buy. Instead, it's the simplest guide to becoming a better photographer and taking better pictures with any DSLR. Instead of focusing on complicated and quickly outdated discussions of things like gear or retouching software, readers learn the timeless principles of good photography, the essentials of every camera and lens, and how to use all that knowledge to take the shots they previously thought were only...

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Complete Digital Photography, Seventh Edition

Complete Digital Photography, Seventh Edition

By: Ben Long

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 05-SEP-2012

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Whether you're new to digital photography or a seasoned shooter, this latest edition of Ben Long's popular guide is your one-stop resource for advice and clear how-to information on every aspect of digital photography, from shooting to postproduction to printing. COMPLETE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY, SEVENTH EDITION starts with the basics; no prior knowledge of photography is needed. By the end of the book, you'll have a deep understanding of the art and technology of photography and be ready to tackle complex photographic challenges. Among the many essential elements of digital photography covered...

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The Art of Black and White Photography, Second Edition

The Art of Black and White Photography, Second Edition

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 14-APR-2012

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In The Art of Black and White Photography author and photographer Torsten Andreas Hoffmann focuses on image composition and image capture, with an emphasis on the creative aspects of black and white photography.After introducing the ground rules of composition, Hoffmann illustrates their applications with his own stunning black and white images that cover a number of photographic genres, including architecture, street photography, portraiture, and surreal photography. Also discussed are the elements of a "photographic language", which distinguishes creative photography from random shooting....

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Secrets of Great Portrait Photography: Photographs of the Famous and Infamous

Secrets of Great Portrait Photography: Photographs of the Famous and Infamous

By: Brian Smith

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 28-OCT-2012

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In this sexy, bold book, Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer Brian Smith tells the stories behind the photos and lessons learned in 30 years of photographing celebrities and people from all walks of life. Smith’s long list of famous and infamous subjects includes pro basketball players Dwayne Wade and Shaquille O’Neal; billionaires Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Donald Trump; tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams; actors Anne Hathaway, Antonio Banderas, Christopher Walken, Taye Diggs, Jane Krakowski, and William H. Macy; and many more. You’ll get the inside scoop on what goes on at a...

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The Digital Photography Book, volume 3: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’!

The Digital Photography Book, volume 3: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’!

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2009

Insert Date: 02-AUG-2009

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Scott Kelby, author of The Digital Photography Book, volume 1 (the world’s best-selling digital photography book of all time), is back with a follow-up to his volume 2 smash best seller, with an entirely new book that picks up right where he left off. It’s even more of that “Ah ha—so that’s how they do it,” straight-to-the-point, skip-the-techno-jargon stuff you can really use today to make your shots even better. This book truly has a brilliant premise, and here’s how Scott describes it: “If you and I were out on a shoot and you asked me, ‘Hey Scott, I want the light for this portrait to...

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The Art of Photography

The Art of Photography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2011

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This is an updated and newly revised edition of the classic book The Art of Photography (originally published in 1994), which has often been described as the most readable, understandable, and complete textbook on photography. With well over 100 beautiful photographic illustrations in both black-and-white and color, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables, this book presents the world of photography to beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers seeking to make a personal statement through the medium of photography. Without talking down to anyone, or talking over anyone's head,...

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The Digital Photography Book, Part 4

The Digital Photography Book, Part 4

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 03-MAR-2012

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Scott Kelby, author of The Digital Photography Book (the best-selling digital photography book of all time), is back with another follow-up to his smash best-seller, with an entirely new book that picks up right where volume 3 left off. It's even more of that "Ah ha, so that' s how they do it," straight-to-the-point, skip-the-techno-jargon stuff people can really use today, and that made volume 1 the world's best-selling book on digital photography. This book truly has a brilliant premise, and here's how Scott describes it: "If you and I were out on a shoot and you asked me, 'Hey Scott, I...

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Now that you’ve had your DSLR for a while, are you ready to take a much closer look at what creating a great image is all about? It’s all about light! The ability to see, influence, modify, control, and create light will take your images from snapshots to great shots! In Lighting for Digital Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer and bestselling author Syl Arena begins with a primer on light itself—how to see its direction, intensity, color, contrast, and hardness—and quickly moves on to discussions of shooting both indoors and outdoors in the many different conditions...

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Shooting in Sh*tty Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them

Shooting in Sh*tty Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them

By: Lindsay Adler; Erik Valind

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 04-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 28-OCT-2012

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Sometimes photographers have to shoot in less than ideal lighting situations. Maybe the wedding is mid-day in the middle of a field, or perhaps the event is in a florescent-lit room. These scenarios can be particularly intimidating for beginning photographers who don't know how to handle the many undesirable lighting situations they may encounter. In Shooting in Sh*tty Light, professional photographers Lindsay Adler and Erik Valind cover the top ten worst lighting situations and provide a variety of solutions for each. They explain which solutions are most practical and why one option...

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Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio

Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio

By: Lindsay Adler

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 22-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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A powerful portfolio involves so much more than just a strong grasp of the technical aspects of photography–it’s a complex mix of style, techniques, and intriguing ideas. Many photographers struggle to achieve a high-impactportfolio, feeling that they lack the creative spark to invigorate them andmove their work forward. Creative 52 is that spark–and your guide to a new and more creative portfolio in just one year! A remedy for that “average” portfolio, this collection of innovative projects will help portrait, wedding, and fashion photographers build a portfolio that draws the attention of...

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Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

By: Gabriel Biderman; Tim Cooper

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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Are you a night owl looking to make stunning images of streetscapes, fireworks, or the night sky? Do you like to bend time with long exposure photography? Do star trails or lightning strikes inspire you? Then this book is for you! In Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Gabriel Biderman brings you the basics of digital night photography—exposure, composition, and light—and how to scout and capture different nocturnal locations once the sun goes down. Gabriel will help you understand the fundamentals and bring your unique artistic expression to any night situation....

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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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Night Photography

Night Photography

By: Lance Keimig

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 28-DEC-2011

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Night photographers have one big thing in common: a true love of the dark. Rather than looking at night photography as an extension of daytime shooting with added complications, they embrace the unique challenges of nocturnal photography for the tremendous wealth of creative opportunities it offers. That's just what this book does. But if the idea of setting out into the deep, dark night with just your camera (and maybe a cup of coffee) gets your creative juices flowing, dive right in. Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive...

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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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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...