Build your photography skills week-by-weekThe Digital Photography Complete Course is the perfect one-on-one learning programme for any aspiring photographer. This modular 20-week course guides you through every aspect of digital photography, using a combination of tutorials, step-by-step photo shoots, practical assignments and fun Q&As. Demystify digital photography and build your photography skills with comprehensive guides on everything you need to know, from conveying movement and using natural light, to understanding exposure and mastering composition.
Published by: DK | Publication date: 09/01/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 360 pages
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 ideal for this new wave of snapshooters using DSLR, 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 the art of seeing. Masterpieces by acclaimed photographers – including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, Nadav Kander, Daido Moriyama 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 handbook meets their needs, teaching them how to take photographs using professional techniques.
Published by: Laurence King Publishing | Publication date: 03/03/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 129 pages
Amazon's #1 rated and best-selling digital photography book, and the first ever Gold Honoree of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, gives you five innovations no other book offers:1. FREE VIDEO TRAINING. 100 videos totaling 14+ HOURS of video training integrated into the book’s content (requires Internet access). Travel around the world with Tony and Chelsea as they teach you hands-on. Appendix A lists the videos so you can use the book like an inexpensive video course.2. TEACHER AND PEER SUPPORT. After buying the book, you get access to the private Stunning Digital Photography Readers group on Facebook where you can ask the questions and post pictures for feedback from Tony, Chelsea, and other readers. It’s like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question! Instructions are in the introduction.3. FREE LIFETIME UPDATES. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. Updates are added based on reader feedback and questions, as well as changing photography trends and new camera equipment. This is the last photography book you'll ever need.4. HANDS-ON PRACTICES. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need.5. 100+ PRACTICE QUESTIONS. Ungraded tests teach you to apply what you've learned.6. 500+ ORIGINAL PICTURES. Detailed example pictures taken by the author and his wife in 15 countries demonstrate both good and bad technique. NO STOCK PHOTOS. Many pictures include links to the full-size image so you can zoom in to see every pixel. In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master:* Composition* Exposure* Shutter speed* Aperture* Depth-of-field (blurring the background)* ISO* Natural light* Flash* Troubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad pictures* Pet photography* Wildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more)* Sunrises and sunsets* Landscapes* Cityscapes* Flowers* Forests, waterfalls, and rivers* Night photography* Fireworks* Raw files* HDR* Macro/close-up photographyAdvanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro’s secrets for:* Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided)* Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater)* Group photos* Remotely triggering flashes* Using bounce flash and flash modifiers* Using studio lighting on any budget* Building a temporary or permanent studio at home* Shooting your first wedding* High speed photography* Location scouting/finding the best spots and times* Planning shoots around the sun and moon* Star trails (via long exposure and image stacking)* Light painting* Eliminating noise* Focus stacking for infinite depth-of-field* Underwater photography* Getting close to wildlife* Using electronic shutter triggers
Published by: Mason Press | Publication date: 12/11/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 241 pages
A practical, affordable and accessible home photography tutor. This inspiring project-based course book covers everything from basic composition to the latest digital darkroom techniques.Learn at your own pace as this practical, comprehensive course helps you develop your key photographic techniques. Contents include: step-by-step projects on exposure, aperture, lenses, light, filters, colour, black and white and image enhancement; plus professional secrets and stunning shots from around the world.The fully interactive and project-based approach of Collins Complete Photography Course will help you to raise both your camera confidence and your level of photography.
Published by: Collins | Publication date: 07/08/2010Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 192 pages
PHOTOGRAPHY: James Carren's Ultimate ALL-IN-ONE Digital Photography Box Set!!! (Photography, Photoshop, Dslr Photography, Digital Photography, Photoshop cc, Photography Books)
☆★☆Kindle Unlimited Readers Read For FREE!☆★☆Secret FREE Photography BONUS Book Included!!!This Digital Photography Boxset Includes The Following Books:
- Beauty Photography - 8 Practical Beauty Photography Tips For Your Models to Shine
- Black and White Photography - 12 Secrets to Master The Art of Black and White Photography
- Photography Composition: 12 Photography Composition Rules For Your Photos to Shine
- Photography Exposure - 9 Secrets to Master The Art of Photography Exposure In 24h or Less
- Photoshop: Master The Basics of Photoshop - 12 Best Photoshop Tips and Tricks for Beginners
- Photography For Beginners - From Beginner To Expert Photographer In Less Than a Day!
- Photography Lighting - The Complete Photography Lighting Guide to Shoot Like a Pro in Your Home Studio
- Photography Business - 20 Crucial Tips to Kickstart a Successful Photography Business
- Darkroom Photography - The Complete Guide to Mastering The Basics of Darkroom Photography
- Digital Photography Mastery - 9 Tips to Master Technical Aspects Including ISO, Exposure, Metering & Shutter Speed
- Landscape Photography - 10 Essential Tips to Take Your Landscape Photography to The Next Level
- Fashion Photography - 8 Practical Fashion Photography Tips For Your Models to Shine
- Landscape Photography - The Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography At Night
- PHOTOSHOP: Master The Basics of Photoshop 2 - 9 Secret Techniques to Take Your Photoshop Skills to The Next Level
- Portrait Photography - 9 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography
Published by: Sender Publishing | Publication date: 03/22/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 406 pages
Providing a thorough and comprehensive introduction to the study of photography, this second edition of Photography: The Key Concepts has been expanded and updated to cover more fully contemporary changes to photography. Photography is a part of everyday life; from news and advertisements, to data collection and surveillance, to the shaping of personal and social identity, we are constantly surrounded by the photographic image. Outlining an overview of photographic genres, David Bate explores how these varied practices can be coded and interpreted using key theoretical models. Building upon the genres included in the first edition – documentary, portraiture, landscape, still life, art and global photography – this second edition includes two new chapters on snapshots and the act of looking. The revised and expanded chapters are supported by over three times as many photographs as in the first edition, examining contemporary practices in more detail and equipping students with the analytical skills they need, both in their academic studies and in their own practical work.An indispensable guide to the field, Photography: The Key Concepts is core reading for all courses that consider the place of photography in society, within photographic practice, visual culture, art, media and cultural studies.
Published by: Bloomsbury Academic | Publication date: 02/11/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 293 pages
Photography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark.You’ll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of whichyou’ll be proud.Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon “Explorer of Light” professional photographer, has become renowned for herability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral MilkyWay. this new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as pointsof light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. these subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, buteach also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be fi nished on the computer; coauthorand author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and proceduresthat elevate an image from mundane to striking.This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.
Published by: Mountaineers Books | Publication date: 03/13/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 176 pages
Sharpen your skills and your pictures with this updated edition of Lonely Planet's bestselling Best Ever Photography Tips . Featuring 45 practical tips and ten golden rules from award-winning travel photographer Richard I'Anson, it's packed with insight into the creative and technical skills required to produce brilliant images. Designed for novices and experienced photographers alike, this concise guide also includes essential advice on kit, techniques, editing and sharing, to help you capture great moments wherever you are in the world - whether you're using a smartphone or DSLR. Plus, each tip and trick is accompanied by a photograph to show you how it's done. Inside, you'll learn how to:
- Take control of the picture-taking process
- Shoot Raw files
- Become proficient with image-editing software
- Adjust your exposure and depth of field
- Use short telephoto and wide-angle lenses
- Shoot wildlife, nightlife, people, cities, landscapes and your lunch
- Anticipate the moment and talk to strangers
- Avoid lens flare
- Record light trails
- Learn how to compose, control and critique your photographs
Published by: Lonely Planet | Publication date: 08/01/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 136 pages
This book is designed to inspire the modern day landscape photographer and to help your photography flourish. It is packed with stories and anecdotes from behind the image. There are tips on using social media to get your images seen by millions. The book offers advice on hiking, travel and the great outdoors as well as useful information on technical subjects such as where to focus and shooting RAW. After reading this book, not only will your photography start to improve, but you will be inspired to get up and out at dawn and stay out until dark. This book is for the beginner as well as the seasoned professional. Travel, Learn, Explore, Shoot.
Published by: Thomas Heaton | Publication date: 08/04/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 96 pages
Ready to Start Taking Photos Like a PRO?This book will teach you how to handle your DSLR. But mostly, it will be focused on how you can and must control the light in your photo using your camera. In photography, lighting is everything. Even if you master the functions of your camera, getting a high quality photo will be difficult if you don't even understand the importance of manipulating and taking advantage of the light sources around the scene you want to take. Although, if you have a “good eye” for aesthetics, you can. But the question is, do you have that “good eye”?It will be assumed that you do not have one. However, if you do and you just want to learn using your camera, this book can still be a useful guide for you. Anyway, enough chitchat, and get a move on the first chapter. Here Is A Preview Of What You’ll Learn...
- Photography Basics — Light and Exposure
- Introduction to the Golden Triad — Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO
- When Should You Take Photos?
- Landscape and Nature Photography
- Personalizing Your Photographs
- Much, much more!
Publication date: 04/17/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 156 pages