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The Photographer's Guide To The Lake District

The Photographer's Guide To The Lake District is a definitive guide to all the great photographic destinations in the Lake District, of which there are a lot. The Lake District is renowned as a British beauty spot, and so it's not surprising that so many flock to the Lakes on a regular basis for photographic purposes. The book is split into sections, and each section covers a different area of the lake district, from Ambleside and Windermere to Grasmere and Rydal water, and everywhere in...

Commercial Photographer's Master Lighting Guide

Commercial Photographer's Master Lighting Guide by Robert Morrissey aims to de-mystify and simplify commercial photographic lighting. The book begins with the basics, looking at the different kinds of light available and what effect they will have on your image. Also looked at is exposure, aperture and shutter speed, and reading your histogram correctly to get a true to life lighting representation. Next, looked at is equipment, different types of camera, lighting, modifiers and studio e...

Photographer's Mental Gear

Photographer's Mental Gear is a book by established photographer Peter Finnie. The book focuses on an area of photography that's not often looked at in great detail in other titles, and that's the mental and psychological side to being a successful photographer. It looks in detail at the mental and people skills that drive the business side of photography. Peter says that even though we may have the technical tools to make amazing pictures, we need to be aware of more than this to be a su...

Digital Macro and Close-up Photography

Digital Macro and Close-up Photography is a revised and expanded edition of a book first published back in 2007. It has been updated to feature all the latest cameras and technology that gifted wildlife photographer and author of this book, Ross Hoddinott, now uses. The book begins with what macro photography actually is, before moving on to look at modern equipment that can be used for close up work, including camera phones with adaptors, bridge cameras, and DSLRs. The book then mov...

Dynamic Posing Guide - Modern Techniques For Digital Photographers

Dynamic Posing Guide provides modern techniques for digital photographers in the art of posing your subjects. The book starts with information on how to break down the human figure, enabling you to better understand how the rules of posing work. The book goes into great detail on how the stance and angle you put on your subject can make a huge difference, with plenty of images showing you both the correct and incorrect poses, so you can see the improvement. Next, the book moves on to the...

The Photographer's Eye - Complete Book + DVD

The Photographer's Eye – Complete Book + DVD Course is a one-stop shop for all your digital photography knowledge. Shot over a year at locations across the world, the book is a real testament to author Michael Freeman's commitment and passion for teaching others about the wonders of travel photography. The book includes 2 DVDs, which all in all have more than four hours of video instruction. The book in this case is more of a reference guide for the DVDs, and includes everything from t...

World Off Track

World Off Track is a compilation of images taken by photographer Jarret Schecter as he travelled the world by train. All of the images features are taken through a train window, but never fear, there are still some really great and unique images to be seen. The unique viewpoint of a train window actually allows you to see scenes you may never have gotten to see were you not on a train, and by publishing his images, Jarret shares these unique views with the world. From slums and subu...

Digital Photo Workflow Made Easy

Digital Photo Workflow Made Easy is a book designed to enable you to discover how to effortlessly organise and process all your pictures. The book starts with the basics, looking at file types and explaining how they are different, before going on to look at caring for your flash cards and getting images off the cards, including those that may have accidentally been deleted, which is always a useful thing to know. Also covered in this chapter is workflow software and how to import your p...

The Photographer's Eye: A Graphic Guide

The Photographer's Eye: A Graphic Guide is a graphic guide to help you understand composition and design for better photography. Author Michael Freeman is a renowned international photographer that has already written quite a few books which are all worth taking a look at, and this latest instalment is no different. The book is split into ten chapters, covering everything from framing and placing your shot to juxtaposition and motion within your photos. As well as showing you lots of Mic...

Location Lighting Handbook for Portrait Photographers

The Location Lighting Handbook for Portrait Photographers claims to enable you to take outstanding images anywhere. An introduction tells us that successful location lighting is all about being flexible and being able to adapt to any situation that is thrown in the way of your image. Sometimes lighting is ideal on location, but most of the time it is not. The first chapter looks at the basics of light terminology; hard and soft light, contrast, and the direction of light, and what differ...