Understanding Exposure Fourth Edition

Author: Bryan Peterson
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: 1607748517
Size: 77.60 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This newly revised edition of Bryan Peterson's most popular book demystifies the complex concepts of exposure in photography, allowing readers to capture the images they want. Understanding Exposure has taught generations of photographers how to shoot the images they want by demystifying the complex concepts of exposure in photography. In this newly updated edition, veteran photographer Bryan Peterson explains the fundamentals of light, aperture, and shutter speed and how they interact with and influence one another. With an emphasis on finding the right exposure even in tricky situations, Understanding Exposure shows you how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, freeze action, and take the best meter readings, while also exploring filters, flash, and light. With all new images, as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and advice on shooting star trails, this revised edition will clarify exposure for photographers of all levels. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Bryan Peterson S Understanding Composition Field Guide

Author: Bryan F. Peterson
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: 0770433081
Size: 76.26 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn to “see” more compelling images with this on-the-go field guide from Bryan Peterson! What makes an image amazing? Believe it or not, it is not about the content. What makes a photo compelling is the arrangement of that content—in other words, its composition. The right composition gives your images impact and emotion; the wrong one leaves them flat. In this handy, take-anywhere guide, renowned photographer, instructor, and bestselling author Bryan Peterson frees amateur photographers from the prejudices of what is “beautiful” or “ugly” so that they can instead focus on color, line, light, and pattern. Get the tools you need to show your distinct voice and point of view in every image you shoot. With this guide in your camera bag, you’ll be equipped not only to “see” beautiful images but to successfully shoot them each and every time. Also available as an ebook


Author: Beatrice Haverich
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1429668873
Size: 43.97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Gives tips and advice for how to become an expert photographer, including how to choose a camera, picking points of interest, framing, using viewpoints, and other techniques"--Provided by publisher.

Digital Photography For The Rest Of Us

Author: Kathy Burns-Millyard
Publisher: Electronic Perceptions
ISBN: 0985475641
Size: 35.85 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 364
How to Capture Digital Family Treasures that Will Last a Lifetime This book is for everyone who loves to take photos, but doesn’t necessarily want to get a full-fledged college degree just to make them look great. It is specifically geared towards family photographers: those of you who always get recruited to take the pictures because you “have a great camera.” With what you learn here, you’ll quickly and easily be able to • Capture the shot of your son playing high school football. • Get digital photos of your niece performing in a school play. • Record the awe inspiring scenic shots of all your vacations. • Get up close to capture the beauty of a delicate flower petal. • And more. By learning the basic techniques mixed with a few tips, tricks and examples, you’ll be able to capture digital treasures that will last a lifetime.

Getting There Discover The Best Approaches To Boost Your Personal Skills In Photography And Processing

Author: Bob Kulon
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1105567958
Size: 51.45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Photography and Processing techniques continue to evolve at an amazing clip. How does one keep up? A strong foundation in the essentials of the craft will serve you evermore as you navigate through the changes and evolution. Start your journey. This book helps you cut out all the unfruitful challenges that are not suited to your personal way of acquiring knowledge. Avoid false starts and wasted footsteps. Inside this book you will be able to browse through over 60 possible approaches to skill building in Photography and Processing. All the technical mumbo-jumbo is avoided to help you get to the core info you need. This book serves all levels of photographers. Anyone can optimize their personal learning style as they progress. The book is up-to-date with the latest resources available. There is a generous helping of satire making this an easy read. (paperback)

Architectural Photography 3rd Edition

Author: Adrian Schulz
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 1681980010
Size: 17.70 MB
Format: PDF
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Architectural photography is more than simply choosing a subject and pressing the shutter-release button; it’s 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, real estate firms, and interior designers are discovering exciting new opportunities to present and market their work. But what are the ingredients for a successful architectural photograph? What equipment do you need? How can you improve your images in the digital darkroom? Why does a building look different in reality than it does in a photograph? In this book you will find the answers to these questions and much more. Author Adrian Schulz—an architect and photographer by training—uses real-world projects to teach you how to: • Capture outstanding images of buildings, inside and out • Choose the right equipment and use it effectively • Compose architectural shots • Work with ambient and artificial light • Process images in an efficient workflow based on Adobe Photoshop and other tools This book is a step-by-step guide to architectural photography for both the aspiring amateur photographer interested in architectural photography and the professional photographer who wants to expand his skills in this domain. Moreover, architects themselves will find this book motivating and inspiring. This third edition has been extensively revised and includes nearly 100 new images and illustrations. Updates include information on topics such as: - Photographic technology, including digital cameras, lens quality and construction, and large format cameras - Shooting techniques - The real life of a professional architectural photographer - Traveling - Analog to digital shooting - Stadium photography - Image Processing, including screenshots from the latest image-processing software such as Adobe Photoshop CC With this book, you’ll learn a variety of creative tips, tricks, and guidelines for making the perfect architectural image.

Creative Careers In Photography

Author: Michal Heron
Publisher: Allworth Press
Size: 48.72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Discusses such camera and non-camera careers as fine art photographer, dealer, and teacher and includes an interview with a practioner in each field.

The Nikon D90 Companion

Author: Ben Long
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596159870
Size: 13.76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Through a series of easy-to-follow lessons, The Nikon D90 Companion gives you a complete class on digital photography, tailored specifically for people who use this camera. This is not a typical camera guide: rather than just showing you what all the buttons do, this unique book teaches you how to use the D90's features to make great photographs. It's the perfect field reference for taking stunning pictures of any occasion or place, anytime.

Digital Photography Pocket Guide

Author: Derrick Story
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596553159
Size: 21.98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 7683
Even film diehards have a tough time resisting the instant gratification of the digital camera. Today's digital cameras are more affordable then ever before, and they deliver high quality images that are a snap to share. Plus, you can take risks with a digital camera you never would with a film camera. You waste nothing; there's no film required, and because you only print the pictures you need, digital photography is cost effective and environmentally friendly. But to take full advantage of a digital camera, you need to be an experienced photographer and an expert at digital photography too. With more than 15 years of experience as a photojournalist, author Derrick Story brings you Digital Photography Pocket Guide, 3rd Edition. For everyone who owns or will own a digital camera (and that pretty much means everyone!), this is the perfect on-the-go guide for taking top-notch digital photos. In this third edition of the bestselling pocket guide, Story expands on the basic photography techniques that he introduced in earlier editions, including an explanation of each camera component and what it does, tips for choosing just the right settings for your needs, and much more. This indispensable guide covers everything from how to shoot sports action, close ups, and night shots, to dealing with image resolution, archiving, and memory cards. Affordable and portable, Digital Photography Pocket Guide, 3rd Edition offers full-color photographs, screen shots, and line art illustrating all the topics in the guide's three main sections ("Digital Camera Components," "Standard Camera Functions," and "How Do I?"). Contents are labeled A to Z for quick reference. There's also a comprehensive table of contents and index so you'll waste no time flipping to the specific information you need--whether you want to transfer images, make a QuickTime movie, or just figure out what purpose that mystery setting on your camera serves. There's even a section of easy-to-read reference tables for quick look-up of white balance settings, exposure compensation, camera mode explanations, and plenty more.