Category: Digital Photography

  • The Photoshop Elements 12 Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby,Matt Kloskowski

    By Scott Kelby,Matt Kloskowski

    Adobe’s Photoshop components is America’s number 1 promoting buyer picture enhancing software program, and this up-to-date book—covering either home windows and Mac—breaks new floor by way of doing anything for electronic photographers that’s by no means been performed sooner than: It cuts in the course of the bull and indicates precisely “how to do it.” It’s no longer a host of idea; it doesn’t problem readers to return up with their very own settings or determine issues out by yourself. in its place, it tells readers flat-out which settings to take advantage of, while to take advantage of them, and why. This e-book provides the interior counsel and tips of the alternate for organizing, correcting, modifying, sprucing, retouching, and featuring images like a professional. Readers can be totally surprised at how effortless and powerful those options are—once they recognize the secrets.
    This publication covers:
    • The genuine secrets and techniques of the way the professionals retouch portraits
    • How to paint right any picture with out breaking a sweat
    • How to take advantage of digital camera uncooked for processing not just uncooked images, yet JPEGs and TIFFs, too!
    • The sprucing options the professionals rather use
    • How to house universal digicam photo difficulties, together with elimination noise and heading off halos
    • The so much asked photographic unique effects
    • All the enhanced and fresh beneficial properties of parts 12, reminiscent of the improved paintings surroundings; the power to maneuver items and feature the heritage instantly crammed in; one-touch Frames, results, and Textures;  and the facility to extra simply percentage your photographs on-line and together with your cellular devices
    • And a lot more!
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  • Multiple Flash Photography by Robin Deutschmann

    By Robin Deutschmann

    lights is a sizzling subject for photographers: with no gentle, there is not any picture and with out nice gentle a promising photograph can prove disappointing. a number of Flash images offers photographers of all degrees with the ideas and methods they should use , 3, 4 and 5 flash devices to construct layers of visible details that fantastically sculpt and outline each element of the image.
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  • Nikon D3300 For Dummies by Julie Adair King

    By Julie Adair King

    Take your most sensible shot along with your new Nikon D3300

    Congratulations in your new Nikon D3300 DSLR! you possibly are looking to get taking pictures straight away, yet first you want to recognize a few fundamentals concerning the controls and features. Nikon D3300 For Dummies is your final advisor in your new digicam, full of every thing you must comprehend to begin taking appealing photos correct out of the gate. writer Julie Adair King attracts on a decade of expertise in images guideline, particularly Nikon and Canon, to stroll you thru the fundamentals and get you started out at the correct foot.

    Your new Nikon D3300 bargains complete keep watch over over publicity settings, however it additionally comprises pre-sets and vehicle mode thoughts for rookies. Nikon D3300 For Dummies publications you thru the specifics of every environment, and teaches you ways to figure out what controls paintings most sensible in a given state of affairs. Written in particular for the Nikon D3300, the publication discusses simply the controls and functions on hand in your version, and exhibits you the place to discover them and the way to take advantage of them. themes include:

    • Shooting in automobile mode, playback thoughts, and uncomplicated troubleshooting
    • Working with gentle, concentration, and colour, and conquering video mode
    • Picture association, together with dossier move and sharing
    • Tips on photograph enhancing and choose features

    This full-color e-book features a number of photographs that display the consequences of other settings, permitting you to advance an eye fixed for matching controls to events. in an effort to get the main from your new DSLR, Nikon D3300 For Dummies is the simplest, so much entire consultant at the market.

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  • Exposed: Inside the Life and Images of a Pro Photographer by Michael Clark

    By Michael Clark

    Photographer Michael Clark presents an within examine the truth of operating in severe stipulations to catch and procedure his breath-taking pictures. He deals start-to-finish info of a few of his so much difficult assignments–rock mountain climbing, massive wave browsing, sky diving, and mountain biking–sharing his own capturing services, on-the-fly challenge fixing talents, and images post-processing thoughts in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop (including Lightroom four and Photoshop CS6).

    this beautiful consultant for intermediate to complicated DSLR shooters is choked with useful assistance, specific lighting fixtures setups, and behind-the-scenes tales from a number of Clark’s such a lot not easy experience images assignments. With an attractive writing type and cliffhanger info, the writer enables you to tag in addition to him to enhance your abilities and locate proposal to create photos rather than simply taking them. He additionally covers the $64000 company features of operating as a certified shooter.

    A DVD-ROM with 149-minutes of video indicates the author’s post-processing workflow utilizing Lightroom four and Photoshop CS6 for sixteen of the pictures featured within the booklet. He additionally contains a how-to primer on those software program courses, in addition to offers a primer on colour administration. Clark’s important insights and counsel will consultant specialist and aspiring photographers attracted to turning their ardour right into a occupation in addition to novice photographers seeking to increase their skills.
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  • John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature Photography by John Shaw

    By John Shaw

    Photography legend John Shaw returns together with his much-anticipated advisor to electronic nature images, whole with greater than 250 terribly attractive photographs.

    For over 4 a long time, John Shaw’s real voice and relied on recommendation has helped photographers in attaining awesome pictures within the nice outdoor. In his first-ever ebook on electronic images, Shaw presents in-depth recommendation on every thing from gear and lenses to thorough insurance of electronic subject matters together with the right way to use the histogram. additionally, he deals inspirational and frank perception that is going a long way past the nuts and bolts of images, explaining that profitable images come from having a imaginative and prescient, practising, after which buying the apparatus had to accomplish the goal. simply digestible and worthy for all types of photographer, and entire with greater than 250 jaw-dropping photographs, John Shaw’s consultant to electronic Nature Photography is the single ebook you’ll have to superbly seize the realm round you.

    From the exchange Paperback edition.
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  • From Oz to Kansas: Almost Every Black and White Conversion by Vincent Versace

    By Vincent Versace

    the facility to create a gorgeous black and white photograph is still one in every of photography’s maximum and so much aspirational abilities. with the ability to "see" in black and white is an enviable strength, and a well-crafted black and white photo is still the best of the tremendous arts. grasp photographer Vincent Versace has spent his occupation educating the paintings of conception and the way to translate it into amazing black and white images.

    In From ounces to Kansas: nearly each Black and White Conversion approach recognized to guy, Versace discusses electronic black and white photography–with a nod to standard film-based thoughts. As Versace states, this present day the aim is "to use what was once correct and strong approximately silver images, abandoning what was once proscribing, and use what's correct and strong approximately electronic images, whereas fending off its pitfalls. this is often what this ebook is all about."

    The cause you need to study "almost each black and white conversion method identified to guy" is simply because, counting on the image–and your targets for it–there are many paths you could absorb order to reach at your ultimate vacation spot. operating via Versace’s innovations provide you with the fundamental wisdom you would like, in addition to the facility to pick the best conversion method for any photo, permitting you to create a black and white photograph that most sensible and such a lot adequately displays what you felt for the time being that you simply pressed the shutter.

    Foreword via Dr. Richard Zakia, Professor Emeritus, Rochester Institute of Technology

    Afterword via John Fraser, Chef and owner, Dovetail eating place, New York

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  • How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital by Tony Buick,Philip Pugh

    By Tony Buick,Philip Pugh

    Although astronomical CCD cameras might be very high priced, electronic cameras – the type you utilize on vacation – nonetheless, are quite reasonably cheap. furthermore, their expertise – in particular thermal noise, sensitivity (ISO quantity) and determination – has advanced to some degree the place such cameras are greater than able to photographing the brighter astronomical items.

    Now Tony Buick has teamed up with fellow writer and astro imager Phil Pugh, to provide a very revised, up to date, and prolonged moment version to how one can photo the Moon and Planets along with your digicam, first released in 2006. The revisions take note of altering (and bettering) digicam know-how, and a few goods that are now to be had commercially yet which formerly needed to be home-made. The component of sunlight watching has been improved to incorporate watching by means of H-alpha gentle, and one of many extra sections are photographing the constellations, aurorae, and simple post-imaging processing.

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  • Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography by Dan Bailey

    By Dan Bailey

    The distinction among getting the shot and lacking the shot comes all the way down to break up seconds and the way you deal with your apparatus and your method. In Outdoor motion and event Photography specialist experience activities photographer Dan Bailey indicates readers easy methods to react speedy to unfolding scenes and count on how the topic and the historical past may converge. taking pictures these major moments to provide strong imagery that evoke the texture and temper of event calls for really expert talents and a large choice of inventive ideas.

    This publication teaches photographers find out how to imagine geometrically and the way to tug jointly the weather that make for a winning shot, all whereas being immersed within the motion. the sensible handbook will enhance your strategy for developing extra compelling event imagery, even if you’re taking pictures ultra-marathoners splattered in dust, rock climbers in a crevasse, or mountain bikers hurtling prior you.

    In this booklet, you’ll:

    • realize the mandatory apparatus for capturing motion, find out how to use it to its complete strength, and boost a accomplished event images digital camera process so you might adapt to diversified capturing situations.

    • examine particular recommendations and artistic principles that assist you freeze the instant and create pictures that express pleasure, temper, and the texture of adventure.

    • examine complex abilities that may assist you commence defining your personal specific form of motion images and create a "brand" of images that’s established round your ardour and your vision.

    • study case reviews that holiday down the method for taking pictures sorts of motion topics and spot the nuts and bolts of ways to create strong imagery from begin to finish.

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  • Photo Restoration: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Robert Correll

    By Robert Correll

    In Photo recovery: From Snapshots to nice Shots, writer Robert Correll conscientiously publications you thru the method of restoring your images, instructing you the best recommendations to maintain and service your broken or getting older pictures. geared up in line with a necessary picture recovery workflow, the ebook will function Adobe Photoshop because the basic software program resolution of selection, with insurance of Photoshop parts and Lightroom in addition. learn the e-book from begin to end or fast entry the knowledge you wish for the categorical picture difficulties handy.


    The e-book will commence by way of protecting the fundamentals, comparable to how one can evaluation how a photograph is broken after which circulation to the correct answer; tips on how to accurately deal with and scan/import your pictures; and the way to take advantage of Photoshop as a photograph retouching instrument, with info on how Photoshop parts and Lightroom may also play a job in restoring your pictures.


    The e-book then dives into particular matters that come up with previous or broken images, resembling elimination of airborne dirt and dust, scuff marks, and stains; repairing genuine harm similar to creases or lacking corners; correcting color-related difficulties like blue or yellow-tinted pictures and oversaturation; and enhancing the distinction and brightness of either colour and black-and-white photographs. eventually, the e-book finally ends up by way of exhibiting you ways so as to add a unique contact of greatness and creativity for your pictures, as well as printing and archiving.

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