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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...

Photographing Models: 1,000 Poses

Photographing Models: 1,000 Poses is the ultimate guide to posing your models. The first part of the book explains how to shoot models effectively, from how to set up your lighting to suing an exposure that will flatter the shot. The technical know how section also covers using the correct angles to get a provocative shot, and also how to creatively crop your images to make them look stunning. Also covered is how to make you shoots look like editorial and advertisement shots, and how to ...

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...

The Photographer's Story

The Photographer’s story is all about the art of visual narrative within a picture or series of pictures. Author Michael Freeman has traveled all over the world, and is well versed in telling stories through his photography, through working for a wide number of publications in his professional career. This book is a testament to just how much a visual narrative can add to a piece of work. Not only telling a story, good photographic narratives get under the skin of the photograph, telling us a...

The MovieMaking With Your Camera Field Guide

The MovieMaking With Your Camera Field Guide is a handy sized book, covering all the fundamentals of shooting video with HDSLRs and digital cameras. Split into easy to recognise sections, it is easy to find what you need from this little book that will easily fit into your luggage whilst out in the field. Olivia Speranza starts by introducing us to the different types of camera available and basic settings that should help you to get a good picture from your video. She discusses how diffe...

Great Photos - Simple Cameras

Great Photos – Simple cameras is a book all about lomography cameras, film cameras, and simple digital cameras, that can still take great images despite their age or status. The book goes through different types of cameras in turn, showing the reader loads of fantastic images that the camera has taken. Bernd Daub is a very knowledgeable author, and he guides us through the cameras, introducing them, giving us a case history, and explaining just why they are still so great. The book cover...

500 Poses For Photographing Children

500 poses for Photographing Children is a must read for any studio or portrait photographer that photographs children for a living. A visual source book, it contains little technical information, but is simply a book packed full of poses that will suit children well. From toddlers to teenagers, this book covers all the age ranges, making sure that there is useful information for photographers taking pictures of any age of child. There is a posing fundamentals section at the back, so even...

Posing, Composition and Cropping

Posing, Composition and Cropping is a master guide explaining how best to pose, compose and crop your portrait shots, specifically for digital portrait photographers. The book begins by explaining how to conceive a successful image for the specific client. Right from the very beginning, it is made clear that different people will need different styles of shot, to represent their personality and job. Christopher Grey uses key posing tips and ideas to enable you to pose your clients exactl...

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...