Description : So you have a Canon DSLR? Do you know how to get the most from your sophisticated camera? Canon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide is a thorough, in-depth and step-by-step look at how to understand the Canon digital photography system and how to optimize your digital photography workflow from pre capture to output. Chris Grey shows you how to customize your DSLR according to the genre you are working in. He showcases the work of professional photographers from the worlds of wedding photography, fine art, sports/action, portrait and nature and each photographer explains their differing workflow requirements and how they get the best shots. Starting with the issues you will face: which file format - RAW or JPEG? Which camera? Which lens? Which software? - and moving on to covering the specific features of all the new Canon DSLRs in the EOS system, from the nifty Digital Rebel XTi to the awesome 1D Mark III, Chris Grey shows you how to get the most out of each camera. He shows images taken and the settings he has used so you can see the exact effect of each function. Packed with tips from the pros, key workflow solutions and images side by side showing different camera functions, this book is a must have for any Canon shooter.
Description : Whilst camera-specific guides provide the how-to, manual style information on how to use your particular model of camera, this manufacturer-specific guide provides you with all the information you need as a Nikon DSLR photographer to optimise your workflow and capture great images. Jim White and Tony Sweet show you how to increase the quality of your photos, save time and work smarter, starting with the most pressing questions: Which camera should you use? Which lens is best? Which accessories are must-haves? How can you get the most out of Nikon's Capture NX Software? In-depth, specific features of the newest Nikon DSLRs are also covered, helping you to make your camera really work for you. Complete with practical advice, key workflow solutions and detailed images that display multiple camera functions, this book is a must have for every Nikon photographer. Part of Focal's Digital Workflow series, this is the Nikon version of the popular Canon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide.
Description : Amongst the wealth of books aimed at helping you to understand and use your camera equipment and software, Creative DSLR Photography is a rare gem that focuses on the real art of photography and the creative, design and composition skills needed to take your work to the next level. Beginning with the basics of visualisation and perception, the book gives clear guidance on how to interpret a scene, define a subject and develop a personal style. It covers the key creative factors to be considered pre-capture, whilst shooting and post-capture, taking a practical approach and offering valuable pointers that you can incorporate into workflow immediately to dramatically improve results. Written by two accomplished professional photographers, Creative DSLR Photography is packed with inspiring images from travel, nature and landscape photography, amongst other genres, and includes pro tips on how these stunning shots were created. Part of Focal's Digital Workflow series, aimed at helping photographers to work faster, work smarter and creative great images. Current series titles include Canon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide and Mac OS X for Photographers.
Description : Apple's Aperture software is a post-production tool designed to allow digital photographers to import, manage and enhance photographs in one simple, integrated workflow. Aperture 2, the recently updated version of the software, includes more than 100 new features for photo management and image processing, and this much-needed guide takes you through the tools and knowledge necessary to get up-and-running fast. Unlike other software books on the market, Apple Aperture 2 looks at this powerful application in the context of the overall digital photography workflow, helping you to use your time efficiently and enhance your creativity. The book includes clear explanations and step-by-step guidance on how to import, sort and navigate thousands of raw files like a pro; how to view and compare images to make selections quickly; how to turn good photos into beautiful images with adjustment tools; and how to export, showcase and print your best work with high quality results.
Description : Are You Looking To Learn All You Need To Know About Photography? Do You Feel Discouraged By All The Technical Jargon? Then This Is The Book For You! In The Ultimate Photographer's Guide For Beginners not only will you learn by doing, it is also perfectly crafted for all of us who don't feel the need to learn all the technical terms. This is a hands on guide for those of us who simply want to learn how to shoot amazing photographs today, hassle free. Comes With Full Illustrations to give you a better understanding what it is you are reading about. You will learn how to: • Take Beautiful Portraits • Get That Crisp And Sharp Picture EVERY Time • Add Blur To The Background Of Your Subject • Get Rid Of Grain In The Shot • Compose Your Shots Like A Pro • Take HDR Photos With No Extra Equipment • What Is Aperture, ISO And ShutterSpeed? • Understand How Exposure Works With The Markets Simplest Explanation • What Camera To Get • What Extra Equipment You Will Want And So Much More!
Description : Just bought a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D and looking to combine practical know-how with inspiration? This one-stop, easy-to-read guide covers all the basic functions of the camera, and everything beyond. Inside, you'll find detailed explanations of every control and every feature, including full-color illustrations showing how changing each setting will affect your photos. But this book's greatest strength isn't its focus on the camera; it's the detailed, easy-to-follow instruction it offers on using your camera to take superior photographs. The lens, the subject matter, the light-all these variables are covered in depth, and always in the context of the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D. Written by a widely acclaimed photographer and teacher, Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D shows you how to get the shots you can see in your head but have never been able to capture with a camera. .Get up and running in five minutes with the quick start guide .Master your camera's many features and controls .Profit from dozens of tips and tricks .See first-hand how different settings affect your photos .Refine and manage your photos using the Canon software .Be inspired by hundreds of gorgeous, full color photographs, and learn how to get the same effects in your own shots
Description : Tom Ang's Digital Photographer's Handbook, 6th Edition is your ultimate guide to learning how to capture, enhance, and transform your photographs. This best-selling manual outlines key core techniques that every photographer needs to learn, building toward a series of projects you can use to practice and refine your skills so you can show off your images with confidence-every time. Whether you need guidance on how to use a flash or want to remove backgrounds from your image, "quick fix" troubleshooting tips assist you with frequently encountered issues. A buying guide reveals capabilities and limitations of all types of cameras, from phones to DSLRs, so that you can be sure you are getting the most out of your technology all the way through to the printing stage. DK's richly illustrative design and Ang's clear writing and direction blend together in this sixth edition of the best-selling Digital Photographer's Handbook to make stunning results achievable, whether you are a novice or a seasoned professional.
Description : Are you intent on capturing the perfect sunset? A budding photojournalist? Or ready to take your holiday snaps to the next level? The Complete Guide to Digital Photography is your definitive guide to taking, processing and printing sharper, more colourful and better looking pictures. Ian Farrell's expert tips take you from the basics of using your camera to advanced darkroom techniques with 52 step-by-step projects including portraits, landscapes, still-life images, fast-moving objects and photographing live events. Introducing you to the latest software and techniques and featuring technical tips, interviews with the professionals, troubleshooting and over 400 inspirational images, the Complete Guide to Digital Photography is the ultimate master class in digital photography. Contents include: Portrait photography, Landscape photography, Street photography, Nature and wildlife, Dynamic live action, Special effects, Macro photography, Travel photography, Wedding photography, Digital darkroom, Colour management, Sharpening, High dynamic range, Skin smoothing, Printing your images, Making a portfolio, Your first exhibition, Selling your photographs.
Description : Presents a guide to the Nikon D5300 camera that provides information on the camera's modes and menus, exposure, lenses, lighting, live view and video, focus and color, and in-camera editing.
Description : Filled with professional tips and full-color sample images, a detailed guide to the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi/450D explores the characteristics and features of this popular model and how to get the most out of them, covering such areas as the principles of good photography, menus, lighting and exposure, lenses, available accessories, and software for editing, adjusting, and downloading images. Original. (All Users)