Instantly understand composition & design by deconstructing successful photos to see how they work.
English | 2013 | ISBN: 160895594X | 160 pages | PDF/EPUB | 81/187 MB
On-location photographers are faced with ever-changing lighting conditions due to the time of day, the weather, or the surroundings, and this book explores how to evaluate, use, and shape the available light to get the best results in any situation. The book begins by showing photographers how to assess available light and exposure, providing information on the quality and characteristics of light and the necessary tools and techniques for measuring them. The guide then focuses on portable lighting solutions that a single photographer can use”with minimal or no assistance”to customize the given light, from on-camera flashes and monolights with battery packs to umbrellas, soft boxes, and LED video lights. Numerous examples of difficult lighting situations are offered, as well as the progression of different light sources used”both correctly and incorrectly”to capture the final photograph.
Tracy Dorr, "The Beautiful Wedding: Photography Techniques for Capturing Authentic Moments"
English | ISBN: 1608957152 | 2014 | EPUB/PDF | 128 pages | 16 MB/23 MB
Acclaimed wedding photographer Tracy Dorr shows you how to capture the moments of genuine emotion and spontaneous interaction that make a wedding beautiful. Through careful observation of the events, relationships, and scenes, you’ll learn how to be in the right place at the right time. Or, if the right moment doesn’t present itself organically, how to set the stage for authentic interactions. You’ll learn to shoot fast and shoot smart in challenging lighting conditions and ever-changing scenes for beautiful images that go beyond the expected. Finally, Dorr shows you how to present these images in client-pleasing products—and to transition your wedding-shooting skills into other subject areas for better overall photography of all your clients.
In this book, David Beckstead brings you almost two decades of professional wedding photography experience. Known for his dynamic compositions and skill in using natural light in radical ways, David shows how you can become a stylistic and creative photographer attracting clients that love what you do.
English | July 19, 2016 | ASIN: B01I4H43CQ, ISBN: 176034074X | AZW3 | 377 pages | 38.5 MB
The best-selling Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography is written by internationally renowned travel photographer Richard I'Anson. He shares his wealth of experience and knowledge about travel photography in this jargon-free guide to taking better photographs.
English | August 13, 2013 | ISBN: 1452115370 | 160 pages | EPUB | 15 Mb
City sidewalks are a concrete runway of style innovations just begging to be photographed. For beginning and seasoned shutterbugs alike, this handy manual is the ultimate guide to capturing great looks spotted on the street. In breezy accessible text, the fashion writers behind the popular blog Street Fashion Style reveal insider tips on all the essentials: choosing on-the-go camera equipment, approaching and styling subjects, securing model releases, composing and lighting an incredible shot, creating a street style blog, and so much more. Fully illustrated with tons of super-chic example shots, this book offers plenty of practical advice for budding street fashion photographers, plus endless inspiration for style seekers.
Canon Speedlites and Nikon Speedlights are small, off-camera flashguns that can provide big results - if you know how to use them properly. Acclaimed Boston photographers Lou Jones, Bob Keenan and Steve Ostrowski guide you through the technical and creative aspects of how to get the most out of these powerful tools in this indispensable guide, packed full of inspirational images and comprehensive diagrams of the lighting set ups used to capture them.
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1446302369 | EPUB | 175 Pages | 4.8 mb
A practical and invaluable guide to enhancing your photographs using the latest Adobe Photoshop software. Whether you are an experienced user of Photoshop, or someone starting out, award-winning photographer, Tony Worobiec, will guide you through the innovative opportunities available to enrich your photos in-computer. Includes 75 creative and inspirational workshops with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, detailed screengrabs, and striking before and after photographs. Learn all of the basic techniques, such as making tonal and colour changes, to more complex in-computer image manipulation.
English | March 12, 2013 | ISBN: 1452110573 | 152 pages | EPUB | 21 Mb
No one loves taking pictures more than parents. But the combination of complicated digital cameras with fast-moving kids means no one is more flummoxed by taking pictures, either. This easy-to-use manual offers parents the tools they need to make beautiful, lasting, and evocative memories. Author, photographer, and mom of three Jen Altman shares her keen eye for the honest moment in this treasure trove of helpful instructions and inspirational photos. From choosing a camera and learning the fundamentals of photography to setting up great kid-friendly shots and overcoming the challenges inherent in photographing little ones, Altman's warm prose and lovely images sweep aside preconceived notions and show readers how to capture the unique spirit and personality of every child.
English | ISBN: 0134007913 | 2015 | EPUB | 456 pages | 58 MB
For those new to flash photography—or for anyone who has previously given up out of frustration—Speedliter’s Handbook, Second Edition, is a revelation. Follow along as photographer Syl Arena takes you on a journey that begins with an exploration of light and color, moves through a comprehensive discussion of the Canon Speedlite family and all of the accessories and equipment available to the Speedliter, and finally, explores crafting great light in one photo shoot after another. Whether you want to make a classic portrait, photograph a group, capture an important event, or create dramatic color effects in your images, Speedliter’s Handbook shows you how.
English | April 9th, 2019 | ISBN: 1616898178 | 192 pages | EPUB | 35.75 MB
Attracted by the image quality, the tactile joy of a finely made camera, and the affordable prices of vintage equipment, photographers around the world are rediscovering the joys of manual photography. This comprehensive guide to shooting film photography covers all the bases, from setting up a camera through film processing.
English | February 19, 2019 | ISBN: 0231190506, 0231190514 | EPUB | 368 pages | 68 MB
The camera’s movement in a film may seem straightforward or merely technical. Yet skillfully deployed pans, tilts, dollies, cranes, and zooms can express the emotions of a character, convey attitude and irony, or even challenge an ideological stance. In The Dynamic Frame, Patrick Keating offers an innovative history of the aesthetics of the camera that examines how camera movement shaped the classical Hollywood style.
2009 | pages: 194 | ISBN: 1589234227 | PDF | 53,8 mb
Step-by-step color photos for all areas of matting and framing; the information is complete, accurate, and up-to-date. This book includes top-notch instructions for archival framing—the correct methods and materials for preserving photos and artwork for posterity. The author also provides inspiration and helpful examples to show people how to display their artwork using basic design principles in a manner that is easily grasped. There are important techniques to follow for success—even the basic mechanics of hanging a picture.
2010 | ISBN: 1933952547 | English | 104 pages | EPUB | 13 MB
Zen and the Magic of Photography is geared toward helping photographers develop their visual awareness, sensitivity, and intuition. It is designed to improve the quality of your photography by helping you to discover, create, and capture the points of intersection and merging between photography and Zen; between camera and "real moments"; between seeing and being. This is the point at which all such distinctions no longer exist, the point at which photography and Zen are one. This is the point at which we discover and create our best photographic images..
Erotic photo art has lost much of its exquisite soul since Playboy and other girlie monthlies repackaged the human body for mass-market consumption. Like much painting, sculpture and engraving, since its beginning photography has also been at the service of eroticism. This collection presents erotic photographs from the beginning of photography until the years just before World War II. It explores the evolution of the genre and its origins in France, and its journey from public distrust to the large audience it enjoys today.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2: A Digital Photographer's Guide
English | 2008 | ISBN-10: 0240521331 | 384 pages | EPUB | 62 MB
English | ISBN: 1584282568 | 2009 | PDF | 125 pages | 5 MB
With detailed, informative instructions for capturing personable and memorable yearbook photos, actor and model portfolios, and business, bridal, and children’s portraits, this exhaustive reference covers what photographers need to know to be successful. Emphasizing that the client is always the center of the photograph, this resource illustrates how to evaluate the customer to determine which features to downplay and which to accent. Tips for creating the perfect image through posing and lighting, handling the post-shot conference, and previewing and retouching the images are supplied, as well as guidance for the technical and emotional challenges of shooting a portrait. Packed with step-by-step images, no-nonsense techniques, and practical advice, this is a must-have book for professional and advanced amateur photographers.