Category: Photography

  • Photographing Families: Tips for Capturing Timeless Images

    By Michele Celentano

    Create family members pix to cherish for a lifetime

    Family pictures are a staple of either novice images. whereas constantly favorite, additionally they pose a distinct set of demanding situations. during this e-book, Canon Explorer of sunshine Michele Celentano courses starting- to intermediate-level photographers round the universal pitfalls and is helping them the best way to get foremost photographs at any time when. From getting households prepared and directing the posing to dealing with huge teams and impatient youngsters, this booklet unearths the secrets and techniques and is helping you catch the shot with out counting on post-production to accomplish perfection.

    Whether you are a specialist trying to strengthen your wisdom or the family's specific picture-taker, you will reap the benefits of those expert advice. you are going to study digital camera innovations which may take kilos and years off your matters and create photos that stand the attempt of time.

    • Family images are a photographic staple with their very own set of demanding situations; this ebook bargains tried-and-true recommendation for either hobbyists and professionals
    • Veteran photographer and Canon Explorer of sunshine Michele Celentano courses you thru getting households ready for a photograph consultation, directing the poses, dealing with demanding personalities, and developing memorable settings
    • Helps you trap the right shot within the digicam with out hoping on post-production to make it right
    • Reveals secrets and techniques which could aid your topics drop a few pounds and years
    • Packed with recommendation that can assist you retain your pictures from exhibiting up on awkwardfamilyphotos.com

    Photographing households: suggestions for taking pictures undying Images is loaded with insider how you can assist you make relations pix the treasure they need to be.

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  • Simply Elegant Flowers With Michael George

    By Michael George

    New York's most excellent model florist, Michael George is understood for his signature picture, glossy preparations which are as renowned in big apple motels and storefronts as they're at the pages of Vogue and at the set of Good Morning America. In Simply dependent Flowers, George stocks his secrets and techniques for developing those appealing preparations as he courses you, season by means of season, via a yr of flowers.

    George's philosophy of dwelling and growing with plants is contagious, and shortly you will agree that clean, seasonal preparations can improve your lifestyles each day, not only on particular events. His compositions recreate flora as they're in nature—which, as he reminds us, is already ideal. commonly ignored blooms, like carnations, tackle a gorgeous new personality while prepared en masse in an ideal dome, whereas extra unique stems, like dendrobium orchids, are at their so much dependent while allowed to face by myself in an easy vase.

    Easy to stick to, step by step directions and images help you grasp George's thoughts for construction fresh, modern floral compositions along with his trademark architectural precision. alongside the way in which, George stocks valuable insights from a life of operating with plant life, and his options of selection blooms for each season provide the self belief you must commence growing your personal targeted preparations, despite your funds. appealing images brings the flora to existence on each web page as he exhibits you ways uncomplicated it's to use those uncomplicated strategies to almost any bloom. With Simply stylish Flowers as your consultant, you can be arranging flora like a professional—and showing them like a celebrity.

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  • Master Posing Guide for Wedding Photographers

    By Bill Hurter

    Outlining a concept that mixes the refinement of conventional posing concepts with the extra natural, spontaneous recommendations of photojournalism, this inventive and informative source deals poses that depend on character and interplay. those directions from a veteran marriage ceremony photographer give you the talents had to realize what makes a good pose and the way to subtly direct your consumers to accomplish the wanted stability among having a look nice and looking out cozy. finally, this grouping of contemporary and standard pictures bargains solutions to the problems confronted while trying to pose marriage ceremony events fast whereas retaining the average glance that each one marriage ceremony desire.
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  • Camera Raw with Photoshop For Dummies

    By Kevin L. Moss

    • Offered through Canon, Nikon, Minolta, Sony, and different top digicam brands, the digital camera uncooked layout shall we photographers create high-resolution "digital negatives"-uncompressed, unprocessed photographs that they could then deal with and convert utilizing Photoshop
    • Cameras that includes digicam uncooked functions are actually priced as little as $300
    • This booklet explains what digicam uncooked is, why severe novice photographers desire it, and the way to utilize it utilizing Photoshop's robust digicam uncooked plug-in
    • Topics lined contain comparing and dealing with digital camera uncooked photographs, harnessing Photoshop digital camera uncooked instruments, utilizing metadata, realizing colour, and correcting images
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  • Black and White in Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom: A Complete Integrated Workflow Solution for Creating Stunning Monochromatic Images in Photoshop CS4, Photoshop Lightroom, and Beyond

    By Leslie Alsheimer, Bryan O'Neil Hughes

    The crucial, inspiring source for all electronic photographers taking pictures in black and white.

    In the hugely expected moment variation of this groundbreaking e-book, NAPP GURU award recipient photographer Leslie Alsheimer and Adobe's personal Bryan O'Neil Hughes convey you every thing you want to comprehend to discover the secrets and techniques to winning black and white conversion and printmaking. This entire reference might help you maximize your workflow with insurance of the entire appropriate new good points of Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom 2, together with each level of the black and white strategy from catch to printing. alongside the best way, you'll locate in-depth reasons of key subject matters reminiscent of colour administration, optimizing your workspace, softproofing and calibration (both onscreen and for output), comparing histograms, non-destructive modifying, and masses extra. New good points during this version include:

    • In-depth assurance of workflow utilizing the Bridge and Adobe digicam uncooked parts of CS4

    • New recipes and tips for complex black and white conversion

    • Coverage of Lightroom and Photoshop integration features

    • An review of scanners and scanning your black and white film

    • Advice on publicity necessities and the way to use the quarter process in your electronic shooting

    • A fresh bankruptcy on black and white and inventive photo modifying in Lightroom


    Breathtaking colour and black and white pictures, together with Leslie Alsheimer's photo which gained the coveted Vincent Versace award at Photoshop international in 2008, will encourage you to extend your individual creativity to unlimited percentages. this is often the fundamental source for any photographer taking pictures black and white within the electronic age.
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  • The Camera (New Ansel Adams Photography Series, Book 1)

    By Ansel Adams, Robert Baker

    The digital camera, including The detrimental and The Print, contain The Ansel Adams images sequence, a mythical triad of books approximately photographic strategy that has develop into the main influential "how-to"series on images ever written. the 1st variation of this sequence was once accomplished within the Nineteen Fifties. Adams thoroughly revised and up-to-date it quite a few years ahead of his loss of life, making it his final be aware at the technical mastery of his medium. 3 generations of photographers have realized find out how to strategy the inventive chances of their paintings shape via this seminal sequence. Now on hand in paperback, it continues to be as important this day as whilst it was once first released.
    The digicam covers 35 mm, medium structure, and large-format view cameras and provides certain suggestion on digital camera elements reminiscent of lenses, shutters, and lightweight meters. Adams' suggestions of "visualization" and "image management" are the philosophical cornerstones of the publication. greatly illustrated with images via Adams in addition to instructive line drawings, this vintage guide belongs on each critical photographer's bookshelf
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  • Atget

    By John Szarkowski, Maria Morris Hambourg

    This fantastically reproduced quantity provides the essence of the paintings of the good French photographer, Eugène Atget, in a single hundred rigorously chosen pictures. John Szarkowski, an said grasp of the artwork of taking a look at pictures, explores during this publication the original sensibilities that made Atget one of many maximum artists of the 20 th century and an important effect at the improvement of recent and modern images. Szarkowski's eloquent introductory textual content and commentaries shape a longer essay at the extraordinary visible intelligence displayed in those sophisticated, occasionally enigmatic pictures.

    Atget was once a advertisement photographer who dedicated extra then thirty years of his existence to the duty of documenting the town of Paris, its environs, and the French nation-state in additional than 8 thousand pictures. within the strategy, he created an oeuvre that brilliantly explains the good richness, complexity, and genuine personality of his local tradition. His uncompromising eye recorded the picturesque villages and panorama of France; the storied chateaux and the romantic parks and gardens of the ancien régime of Louis XIV; and, in Paris, architectural info, inner most courtyards, old fashioned store home windows, curious structures and streets, and diverse denizens of the city scene of his instances. Atget died nearly unknown in 1927, even though teams of his prints have been integrated in a variety of Paris records. In 1925 the younger American artist Berenice Abbott had chanced on his paintings, and after his demise she prepared to shop for his files with the aid of artwork broker Julien Levy; in 1968 that assortment used to be bought by means of the Museum of recent artwork.
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  • Digital Capture After Dark

    By Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler

    The pitfalls of photographing at evening are many. Autofocus and integrated gentle meters typically fail at evening. lengthy exposures are likely to make noisy or blurry photos. Cameras set to computerized in general set off the integrated flash in low gentle stipulations, which ends up in unsatisfying photos. lack of knowledge and irrelevant strategies frequently damage the dramatic strength of night images.

    In electronic trap After darkish you are going to learn how to triumph over those and different stumbling blocks. you are going to transcend the numerous “how-to’s” of taking pictures electronic photographs at evening to the “why-to’s” of lengthy publicity images; together with the significance of the way we expect and spot at evening in comparison to throughout the day.

    Also mentioned are hands-on picture modifying options to help you organize your photos for output. particular descriptions conceal colour balancing, increasing dynamic diversity, controlling flare, facing noise, changing to black-and-white, firming, and lots more and plenty more.

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  • Print Magazine (August 2013)

    August 2013: Photography

    Graphic layout and images cross hand in hand, so we notion it was once in basic terms common to discover the connections among the 2 crafts during this factor. We shine a gentle at the operating relation- ships among paintings director/photography duos whose collaborations you’ve definitely popular for years. You’ll additionally study the background at the back of the now ubiquitous photograph layout often called the “selfie.” Ellen Shapiro takes at the debate of even if electronic images has made the medi- um too available and thereby devalued the method and the ultimate product. Plus, we stock the winners of our Hand Drawn representation Awards, one other medium that performs a big function within the realm of layout. — Sarah Whitman

    Contributors

    David Barringer, Seymour Chwast, Tim Davis, Martin Fox, Steven Heller, Jeremy Lehrer, Claire Lui, Debbie Millman, Rick Poynor, Ellen Shapiro, Jude Stewart, Rachel Swaby, Jennifer Sterling, Michelle Taute, Jurek Wajdowicz, Douglas Wolk

    About Print Magazine

    Print is a bimonthly journal approximately visible tradition and layout. based in 1940 via William Edwin Rudge, Print is devoted to showcasing the intense in layout off and on the web page. protecting a box as extensive as verbal exchange itself—publication and publication layout, animation and movement images, company branding and rock posters, exhibitions and highway art—Print covers advertisement, social, and environmental layout from each perspective. Engagingly written by means of cultural journalists and critics who examine layout in its social, political, and ancient contexts, Print explores why our global appears to be like how it seems to be, and why how it appears to be like matters.

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  • Photoshop Elements 11 All-in-One For Dummies

    By Barbara Obermeier

    Bring out the simplest on your photographs with the most recent model of Photoshop Elements

    Photoshop components is the head promoting customer photograph modifying software program and Adobe maintains so as to add leading edge positive factors that permit electronic photograph lovers to do all of it. This value-packed reference combines 9 content-rich minibooks in a single entire package deal. uncomplicated and distinctive, it covers the most important beneficial properties and instruments that newbie and skilled clients have to create top of the range photographs for print, email, and the net utilizing the newest free up of Photoshop components: Photoshop components eleven. provided in complete colour, this source is going past the fundamentals of the applying and is absolutely the main entire components e-book at the market.

    • Explores filters, results, kinds, and distortions
    • Shows you ways to reinforce your photos via portray, drawing, and typing
    • Walks you thru operating with layers and masks
    • Details how you can retouch and improve your photos
    • Checks out the toolbox, thoughts, and different crucial menus

    Fantastic photographs and engaging photos are only a click on away with Photoshop parts eleven All-in-One For Dummies!

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