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Beyond Auto Mode: A Guide To Taking Control of Your Photography

Beyond Auto Mode: A Guide To Taking Control Of Your Photography is an extremely useful book that talks you through how to use your DSLR, mirrorless or advanced compact effectively without leaving it in auto mode. Author Jennifer Bebb aims to make you so competent with your camera that you stop relying on post processing techniques to make your photos look the way you want them to in camera. Cameras these days are capable of much more than they used to be, and just being able to use yours pro...

Lensbaby: Bending Your Perspective

Lensbaby: Bending your perspective opens your eyes to the wide world of Lensbaby lenses, and introduces you to new tips and techniques if you have already discovered Lensbabies. The Lensbaby is a versatile and innovative invention that bends and moves to create unique off centre focusing points and lovely bokeh. This book starts at the very beginning, by introducing you to the various different Lensbabies and their properties. There are five different Lensbaby lenses, Composer, Composer Pro,...

Don Gionnatti's guide to Professioanl Photography

Don Giannatti's Guide to Professional Photography is aimed at you achieving creative and financial success through your photography. The book is a mixture of Don's own tips and techniques, and 'meeting' other professional photographers that have made it big. Basically, this consists of a page of that photographer's best works. It is sandwiched in between two pages of one of Don's own chapters, breaking up the text and adding a bit of variety. Gionnatti covers everything from getting and ...

Canon EOS 5D Mark III For Dummies

Canon EOS 5D Mark III For Dummies claims to make everything easier for learning how to use a top of the range DSLR. It is set out exactly like your old school text books, to make everything clear and easy to understand, with handy remember pointers clearly visible. This is a feature that could patronise some, but does work in terms of getting you to remember and be able to use your camera to the fullest of its abilities. This book is clearly for a beginner at photography. How many begin...

The Lens: A Practical Guide For The Creative Photographer

The Lens: A Practical Guide For The Creative Photographer covers everything about the lens, from its origins, to how it works and how its effects can be applied to their best uses. The book should help you choose a lens that's right for you, or help you swat up on the different lenses and how you can utilise them to take great photos. The book is quite lengthy and helps you to understand the fundamental concepts needed to be able to make an informed decision and choose the right lens and...

The New Complete Guide To Digital Photography

The New Complete Guide To Digital Photography is an updated version of a hugely successful photography book that tells the amateur photographer everything they need to know about digital photography. The book begins by looking at hardware, that fundamental part of all photography, the camera. Author Michael Freeman looks at how digital cameras work, before going on to how different lenses affect an image, white balance, and exposure rules. Freeman is very good at using layman’s language, with...

Simple Scene, Sensational Shot

Simple Scene, Sensational Shot is a guide to getting great, artistic photography from almost any location. The book helps you to see the photographic opportunities all around you, no matter where you are. It opens your eyes to photographic possibilities in your everyday world that you may have overlooked in the past. First of all, author Simon Bond talks us through the basic, what equipment is best for different situations, and what settings to use on the camera. Simon has traveled the wo...

The Art of iPhoneography

The Art of iPhoneography version 2 is an updated edition of the book all about photography with an iPhone. Stephanie Calabrese Roberts is an award winning documentary photographer, and her passion for photography shines through in this book. The book claims that it will “stretch your view” of iPhone photography. It goes through all the basics of using your iPhone camera properly, before launching into telling us all about the apps that are out there to enhance the features and capabilities of...

Night & Low Light Phorography

Night and Low Light Photography is a guide to taking shots when lighting isn't so good. More than just a book, this guide provides you with various tools to help you, including a fold out grey card and wallet sized push out reference cards to help you adjust settings to your needs quickly and effectively with great results. This extended version has everything in it that you could possibly need to know about low light photography. It starts off by looking at that all important photography...

The Sony SLT-A77: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide

As a long-time Sony SLT-A55 user and recent Sony SLT-A77 purchaser, I know the complexity of both cameras and I also know the deficiencies of Sony camera manuals. The manuals, more or less, cover the capabilities of the cameras, but make many assumptions about the knowledge level of the camera users. Perhaps, more important, the manual writers assume all purchasers of Sony cameras have the same familiarity with both digital photography and camera technology. Of course, that’s far from the realit...