Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People

Author: Henry Carroll
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780676241
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Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People is an inspiring book of conceptual starting points and invaluable technical tips for anyone, novice or professional, who wants to take top-notch pictures of people. The book distills portrait photography into seven subject areas, including "Composition," "The Gaze," and "The Street," and features beautiful, startling, and inspirational photographs in each category. Readers are given practical insights into the ideas and techniques of a wide range of historical and contemporary masters so they can put it all into practice themselves. Scattered throughout the book are "technical tangents" packed with invaluable practical guidance for basic lighting set-ups, equipment, camera modes and more. Also included is definitive advice from a lawyer on your legal rights when taking pictures of people.

Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs

Author: Henry Carroll
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780673356
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Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and users of compact system, and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy packed with hands-on tips. Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses, and seeing. Images taken by master photographers – including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, and Martin Parr – serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Today's aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This book answers that need, teaching readers how to take photographs using professional techniques.

Photographers On Photography

Author: Henry Carroll
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781786273185
Size: 37.21 MB
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Holly Exley is an illustrator and watercolour enthusiast, based in Derbyshire. She has illustrated several products for Laurence King, most recently Royal Bingo (2017). Her other clients include Lonely Planet, Marks and Spencer and The Wall Street Journal. Mike Unwin is an award-winning writer and editor of books and magazines for both adults and children, specialising Think you know photography? Think again. Through a carefully curated selection of quotes and images, this book reveals what matters most to the masters of photography. With accompanying text by Henry Carroll, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, you'll learn what photography actually means to the giants of the genres and how they developed their distinctive visual styles. Divided into clear sections, quotes offer intimate insights into "the camera", "the photograph", "taking pictures", "style, subject matter and technique" and ultimately answer that all-important question—"what exactly is photography?" in wildlife.

The Manual Of Photography

Author: Elizabeth Allen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0240520378
Size: 77.45 MB
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The tenth edition of The Manual of Photography is an indispensable textbook for anyone who Presetous about photography. It is ideal if you want to gain insight into the underlying scientific principles of photography and digital imaging, whether you are a professional photographer, lab technician, researcher or student in the field, or simply an enthusiastic amateur. This comprehensive guide takes you from capture to output in both digital and film media, with sections on lens use, darkroom techniques, digital cameras and scanners, image editing techniques and processes, workflow, digital file formats and image archiving. This iconic text was first published in 1890 and has aided many thousands of photographers in developing their own techniques and understanding of the medium. Now in full colour, The Manual of Photography still retains its clear, reader-friendly style and is filled with images and illustrations demonstrating the key principles. We hope that it will not only give you the skills and know-how to take stunning photographs, but will also allow you to fully understand the science behind the creation of great images.

Understanding Flash Photography

Author: Bryan Peterson
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: 0817449728
Size: 11.45 MB
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Flash is a necessary and immensely creative tool that dramatically increases the opportunities of any amateur photographer. However, many amateurs find flash intimidating, unsure of where to begin. Instead, they continue limiting themselves to shooting only available light. Understanding Flash Photography is a guide to off-camera flash, helping free photographers from “auto” to get the images they want when natural light isn’t enough. If you’ve been afraid to venture past natural light, here is the book that will finally help you explore the exciting possibilities of artificial light. Author Bryan Peterson starts by breaking down how flash works, then dispels the widely held myth that automatic “TTL” flash exposure is easier, explaining how to quickly master manual flash exposure to control the quality, shape, and direction of light. For the hundreds of thousands who found Understanding Exposure an exciting tool in moving past “auto” exposure in available light, Understanding Flash Photography is the essential companion to mastering the often challenging exposure puzzle.

Digital Nature Photography

Author: John and Barbara Gerlach
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1136104461
Size: 63.43 MB
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Over 50,000 photographers can't be wrong! John and Barbara Gerlach finally write the book their workshop attendees have been asking for! Digital Nature Photography is a how-to guide for photographers who want to take their work to the next level. Written by professionals with over 20 years experience, the Gerlachs reveal enlightening techniques for shooting nature images in the field. The combination of artistic approach and impeccable technique will help you capture your next great image.

Best Moab Arches National Park Hikes

Author: Rob Martinez
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1937052206
Size: 11.56 MB
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• A wide variety of hikes near Moab, Utah, and Arches National Park, from family-friendly to difficult treks • Includes detailed comments, route descriptions, driving directions, maps, difficulty ratings, and nearest landmark • Fits in your pocket or daypack and features color photos and maps throughout the book The Best Moab and Arches National Park Hikes is the first pack guide for the state of Utah by Colorado Mountain Club Press. The 20 hiking trails in this fit-in-your-pocket guide range from the world famous Delicate Arch, in Arches National Park, to hikes in Dead Horse Point State Park, where you can peer 2,000 feet down to the Colorado River. Each hike provides a glimpse into what many consider to be the most scenic part of Utah’s red rock country, taking you to Landscape Arch, one of the world’s largest natural rock spans, and Horseshoe Canyon, containing what many believe to be the most significant rock art in North America. Arches National Park is renowned for having over 2,000 arches within the park boundary—the largest concentration of natural stone arches in the world.

Beyond Snapshots

Author: Rachel Devine
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: 0817435816
Size: 59.10 MB
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Ready to Capture Your Story with Beautiful Photos? Let professional photographers Rachel Devine and Peta Mazey show you how to use that fancy DSLR to photograph the story of your life, from falling in love and having a baby, to the everyday moments that are no less precious. You’ll learn: • Common beginner mistakes and how to avoid them • How to take portraits of your children, friends, pets—even yourself • How to capture light to make your photos more dramatic • How to make colors pop, eyes sparkle, and skin tones more realistic • How to capture the uniqueness and wonder of your family, friends, and world After all, why trust your memories to regular snapshots when with just a little knowledge, you can create beautiful photographs? Be inspired to see the beauty around you, every day. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Frogs

Author: John L. Behler
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402728143
Size: 67.84 MB
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A colorful exploration of the world of frogs examines and illustrates their diversity of form, behavioral characteristics, and ecology.