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The Panasonic Lumix LX5: How to Achieve Exceptional Image Quality

The Panasonic Lumix LX5: How to Achieve Exceptional Image Quality is an ebook for experienced and advanced photographers looking to take their photography skills with the Lumix LX5 to the next level. Author Robin Whalley explains from the beginning that this eBook is designed for photographers wanting to take their work to the next level with RAW files, filters and using post production software to enable them to create stunning A3 sized prints of their images. Whalley looks at all aspects...

How to Avoid and Remove Image Noise with Nik Dfine 2

How to Avoid and Remove Image Noise with Nik Dfine 2 is a very specific ebook by photography enthusiast Robin Whalley. The ebook is very useful for those looking to better their images through minimising and eliminating noise in their photos where possible. Whalley begins by talking us through what noise actually is, so that we can understand how it occurs in camera and what factors will affect it. Whalley explains well the basic facts about noise, and what can be done to avoid it. The m...

Black And White Photography Field Guide

The Black And White Photography Field Guide is a compact and easy to carry book that is designed to be used out on the shoot. Photography maestro Michael Freeman has produced many great photography books, and this one is no different. The book starts off with a chapter on the black and white tradition, covering the history of photography, and leading on to the photographer's choice between black and white, structure and tonal nuance of black and white photography. Freeman then moves on t...

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...

Lightroom 4: Streamlining Your Digital Photography Workflow

For those who are new to Lightroom it can be difficult knowing exactly where to start and this is when a tutorial style book, such as this one, comes in handy. It's a clear, comprehensive guide (more like a detailed manual actually) that covers, in detail, what Lightroom has to offer. Explanations are easy to understand and the book is easy to work through thanks to its simple layout. Everything is in sections which are then separated by headings and although there really isn't that ...

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 FAQs

Lightroom's a popular piece of software so it stands to reason there a few books on the market that feature Lightroom as their focus of topic. Most software books have a standard layout which uses screengrabs, instructions and a similar method for working through topics, however this title by Stan Sholik stands out from the crowd. Why does it do this? Well there are 365 questions (feel free to take a look at one each day of the year if you wish!) that are each answered on a separate page so ...

101 Top Tips For Black and White Digital Photography

101 Top Tips for Black and White Digital Photography is a well organised and easy to follow book about converting and taking good black and white images in a digital age. The book mainly focuses on turning your existing photos into black and white images, and how this can be more complicated than you think. There are many different ways to turn a photograph black and white, and this book gives you 101 tips on doing this successfully using an image editing software. You are encouraged to u...

Flash Photography

Flash Photography is a detailed book that covers studio and location techniques for digital photographers. Covered in detail is using various different flash methods, and making sure that you have all the avenues for flash covered. The book begins by talking us through the importance of lighting in our photos. How you use flash can greatly effect the outcome of your photo, and author Barry Staver talks us through clearly how different types of lighting and flash can affect your image. ...

The Flash Stick

The Flash Stick is a book all about how to best utilise the effects of the flask stick in your photography. The flash stick is a long pole with a flash unit on the end, which allows you to light the shot from a different angle without investing in free standing lighting. It can be retracted, so is easy to store in a large bag. The book first begins by taking us through the essentials of shooting with a flash stick, including what camera modes to use and how different apertures and shutter...

On-Camera Flash - Techniques for Digital Wedding and Portrait Photography

On-Camera Flash Techniques for Digital Wedding and Portrait Photography is a detailed and easy to follow book that covers two very popular areas of photography. Neil van Niekerk has tried to make the book as easy to follow as possible, without using the technical jargon that can confuse newcomers to the subject. We are taken through some essential concepts of on camera flash, and a little guidance on equipment, before looking at exposure metering in your photos. Examples of what the sa...