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Sleep through the day and venture out into the night to test your night photography skills. Creative Night shows you how, with practise and a few pieces of advice, the challenging subject of night photography can be made easy. This book covers a variety of techniques all of which are supplemented with advice on subjects such as exposure, ISO and aperture. The book is well illustrated with large examples of cityscapes, landscapes and more unusual images you may not have thought of and...
This book covers everything from urban landscapes to stunning countryside imagery. There are many pictures all of which are of excellent quality and they compliment the lessons offered in the book perfectly. The captions even tell you a little bit about where the images were taken and why. The text is easy to follow and broken up into easy to use sections and the chapters are also the right length for either reading them as individual sections or doing the whole lot together. Throughout the ...
Marius Jovaisa spends most of his time hanging outside an aircraft to capture breath-taking images of the land from the sky. His latest work is a 292 page collection of photographs of his home country, Lithuania. The book is huge and the A3 sized images show how varied and colourful Lithuania's landscape is. Each photograph comes with a description and he's even included technical information about how he takes his photographs and what planes and equipment he uses. If you like this type of ...
If you like British landscapes and want to take a look at them in a new light, Steve Gosling's book is for you. The book is a collection of his black and white landscapes taken on a handmade, wood and brass pinhole camera. The collection is limited and each book is numbered and will be signed by Steve so you will be getting something rather special. The book is nicely arranged and the fifty images featured are all new work taken in the last 12 months. The images are beautiful and the boo...
David Noton is a highly respected landscape photographer and this book clearly shows why. Not only are we treated to a selection of stunning landscapes but also to some interesting anecdotes and, more importantly, highly useful tips on David's approach to landscape photography. It's written in a friendly chatty way which makes it much easier to read an digest, unlike many of the books that drone on about the technicalities of photography. You get an insight into the various technical ele...
With examples of work from various professionals such as Mark Denton, David Noton and Charlie Waite, the Landscape Photographers Guide to Using Filters demonstrates how to successfully use different types of filters. It features locations such as Dustanburgh Castle in Northumberland, the Lake District and Exmoor National Park. With a foreword by Joe Cornish – freelance photographer for the National Trust photo library since 1989, all the photographs in this book were donated for free ...
This horizontal format book divides Scotland into eight regions each presented with a series of pictures and text commenting on the history of each region. The phots have been blown up to fill pages, some spreads and while the occasional image offers a 'wow' factor there are several that have been pushed beyond their quality showing unsharpness from the high degree of enlargement. Not a book if you are after technique but a great visual guide to the area.
This hardback book takes the Better Picture Guide to Landscape Photography paperback and adds a Light & The Garden section otherwise the same high quality repro with some fantastic image and useful techniques from the respected photographer Michael Busselle. Youll learn about the importance of viewpoint, how to compose, when to shoot, in every type of landscape from urban to coastal, and marshland to woodland. It has the usual quirky RotoVison design with often irrelevant words picked out in bol...
Colins impressive panoramic pictures have appeared in countless magazines, calendars, postcards and books. We would go as far as saying he is Mr Panoramic creator of sweeping images of beautifully exposed landscapes. This latest book is horizontal format, so, unfortunately, it wont fit neatly with your other photo books, but the shape lends itself to the panoramic format with many of the images crossing over two pages. Production quality is high and there are over 80 colour images within the 192...
This adaptation of the highly successful Earth From The Air book takes the original 170 aerial views and adds a further 195 to create a year of pictures. The quality is amazing with pictures of every corner of every continent. We are treated to a highly visual feast making us appreciate our world at a higher level. Better still each photograph is accompanied by a description of the area being photographed from above, so as well as being inspired by stunning landscapes we can learn loads at the ...