Category: Photography

By Cora Banek

The volumes of the Learning to Photograph sequence provide scholars and novice photographers crucial information regarding strategy and layout in addition to an knowing of the large recommendations of images. starting and complicated photographers alike will locate the content material instructive, completely defined, and successfully illustrated, making this booklet an invaluable source for readers to boost their very own craft.

This moment quantity addresses the themes of visible layout and composition. The authors describe a variety of equipment of visible layout and the way you should use those equipment successfully. you'll study which innovations to take advantage of to layout your pictures whereas while education your photographic eye. you'll improve the facility to help the message of your topic purposefully, hone your photographic variety, and study your personal paintings and the paintings of others competently.

The notable photos and informational images not just illustrate the suggestions to hand, but additionally make the teachings visually wonderful and provide necessary examples for readers to imitate of their personal paintings.

Topics include:

  • Visual perception
  • Composition, shapes, and lines
  • Managing light
  • Color and its effects
  • Sharpness, blur, and movement
  • The interaction of visible layout elements
  • Image research and evaluation

The earlier quantity within the Learning to Photograph sequence addresses cameras, gear, and uncomplicated photographic techniques.

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By Julie Adair King

Take your top shot together 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 be aware of a few fundamentals concerning the controls and features. Nikon D3300 For Dummies is your final advisor on your new digital camera, choked with every little thing you must understand to begin taking attractive 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 deals complete regulate over publicity settings, however it additionally comprises pre-sets and automobile mode innovations for newcomers. Nikon D3300 For Dummies publications you thru the specifics of every atmosphere, and teaches you ways to figure out what controls paintings most sensible in a given state of affairs. Written particularly for the Nikon D3300, the ebook discusses simply the controls and services to be had in your version, and exhibits you the place to discover them and the way to take advantage of them. subject matters include:

  • Shooting in vehicle mode, playback strategies, and easy troubleshooting
  • Working with gentle, concentration, and colour, and conquering video mode
  • Picture association, together with dossier move and sharing
  • Tips on picture enhancing and choose features

This full-color e-book incorporates a number of images that exhibit the consequences of alternative settings, permitting you to enhance an eye fixed for matching controls to events. that allows you to get the main from your new DSLR, Nikon D3300 For Dummies is the easiest, such a lot entire consultant at the market.

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By G. Newman Lowrance

Get an insider's examine the recommendations, apparatus, and knowledge had to take attention-grabbing and encouraging activities motion images with "Digital activities images, moment Edition." Written by means of an skilled specialist activities photographer and that includes firsthand perception and ideas from different execs, this ebook presents the fundamentals of activities images no matter if you're simply getting begun or are looking to increase your abilities. you will know about colour administration, digicam setup, apparatus techniques, shutter speeds, composition, and extra that can assist you reach professional-quality effects with a digicam. you will additionally detect what a activities picture editor appears for whilst deciding on photos, wisdom you should use that can assist you take the very best photographs, no matter if you aspire to be a qualified or simply are looking to take nice activities pictures for enjoyable. The e-book concentrates on capturing six significant sports--baseball, soccer, basketball, hockey, football, and tennis--while offering tools and methods that may be used to photo any recreation, on the beginner, collegiate, or professional point. jam-packed with great photographs to demonstrate the abilities taught, a full-color gallery of pictures taken by way of the writer, or even a thesaurus of invaluable images phrases, "Digital activities images, moment version" offers helpful info and tips at the excitingand not easy international of activities images.

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Novice Photographer is the world’s oldest weekly photographic journal, validated in 1884. it's the revered authority for information and experiences, with specified exams and investigations at the most modern gear. The weekly contents contain interviews and columns from a few of the world’s prime photographers and functional strategy to motivate and enthuse the dedicated readership, to whom taking images is much greater than only a pastime. crucial analyzing for these attracted to deciding to buy photographic apparatus or short of recommendation approximately bettering their photograph taking.

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By Joanne Dugan

Summer season is the easiest season of all, with its lengthy days, blue skies, and unending horizons. Summertime collects greater than a hundred images that trap the essence of the season from such hugely acclaimed photographers as Joel Meyerowitz, Martin Parr, and Peter Marlow. prices from luminaries intermingle with dreamy pictures—sandy feet, empty docks, blue water—that immediately evoke the best summer season second. A jacketed hardcover, Summertime is informal, stylish, and preferably sized for the summer time cottage espresso table—the ideal reward for weekend hosts, or those that lengthy for an break out to their favourite season all yr around.

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By Richard Harrington

Approximately each DLSR digicam on hand this day additionally shoots attractive high-definition video. YouTube and fb are bursting with user-generated content material as humans percentage their stories and travels.  no matter if it's highlights from an excellent holiday, the kids' football video game, or relatives gatherings, every person desires to create compelling video to record it.  whereas DSLR cameras are particularly able to taking pictures video, for plenty of, their foray into video capturing might be challenging. pictures has a tendency to be darkish and out of concentration and suffers from digicam shake and undesirable audio.

In Creating DSLR Video: From Snapshots to nice Shots, photographer and video specialist wealthy Harrington demystifies the method and teaches a fantastic beginning for shooting nice video. even if readers were dabbling in video already or have by no means even used that mode on their digicam, they'll the right way to move from shooting mediocre video to making compelling footage--and the entire steps in between!

Readers also will study the necessities of video enhancing and publishing to the net; the way to utilize their current gear; cheap strategies to enhance video seize; and masses extra! To complement the ebook, readers will achieve pattern movies that extra exhibit the recommendations offered within the ebook.

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By Mimika Cooney

Acknowledging that there's even more to development a profitable images enterprise than taking nice photos, this guide indicates tips to construct and run a thriving boutique child images studio. All facets of the company finish of a studio are defined, from designing an ads crusade and making plans a profitable revenues cycle to developing powerful operational and customer support methods. as well as the back-office info, ideas for growing beautiful images—including operating with emotional moms-to-be, anxious first-time mom and dad, and finicky babies—are sincerely awarded. The low-volume, high-dollar nature of a studio focusing on child images might be not easy, yet this highway map to good fortune will hold photographers operating with consumers from the 1st being pregnant shot to the 1st day of college and beyond.

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By Barbara Brundage

Elements 10 bargains a lot of Photoshop's strength with no the massive price ticket. it is a useful gizmo for many image-editing buffs—whether you’re a photographer, scrapbooker, or aspiring picture artist. yet parts nonetheless does not include an invaluable guide. This bestselling publication is helping you get the main out of this system, from the fundamentals to complex counsel for either home windows and Mac users.

The very important things you have to know:

  • Quickly study your method around. customise parts to fit your operating style.
  • Get to paintings correct away. Import, set up, and make quickly photo fixes with ease.
  • Retouch any image. how to fix and repair previous and broken photos.
  • Add pizzazz. provide pictures extra zip with dozens of filters, layer types, and distinct effects.
  • Design with words. Make textual content stream alongside a curved course or round an item or shape.
  • Find your inventive flair. Create scrapbooks, greeting playing cards, picture books, and more.
  • Try out complex techniques. paintings with layers, mix modes, and different tools.

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By Sharon Beals

Sharon Beals' wonderful images of nests supply a brand new window onto the lifestyles and sweetness of birds. Drawn from the collections of the California Academy of Sciences, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley, and the Western starting place of Vertebrate Zoology, those birds' nests from all over the world provide astounding perception into the problematic element wrought through nature's so much fastidious architects. stunning photos of nests and eggs are set opposed to wealthy black backgrounds, and are observed through interesting and informative portraits—conveyed via phrases and illustrations—of the birds that equipped them. a stunning quantity, Nests is the appropriate present for birders, poultry enthusiasts, and somebody captivated by way of the fleeting and interesting elegance of the flora and fauna.

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Beautiful photographs from award-winning National Geographic photographer Robert Clark provide a charming viewpoint at the enormous attractiveness and myriad services of a probably basic factor: the chicken feather. every one distinctive close-up is paired with informative textual content concerning the software and evolution of the feather it depicts, making this good-looking marriage of artwork and technological know-how the right present for fowl fans, ordinary heritage buffs, and images lovers.

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