Category: Photography

  • Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

    Beautiful photos from award-winning National Geographic photographer Robert Clark provide a charming viewpoint at the enormous attractiveness and myriad features of a probably basic factor: the poultry feather. each one designated close-up is paired with informative textual content concerning the software and evolution of the feather it depicts, making this good-looking marriage of paintings and technological know-how the right present for fowl enthusiasts, usual historical past buffs, and images fanatics.
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  • Proto - Porn: The Art Figure Study Scam of the 1950s

    By Jim Linderman

    "Virtually unknown this day, in the course of the Fifties there has been a complete mystery global of phony 'Figure stories for Artist and Photographer' digests bought as smut claiming to be paintings. Over a hundred unique, colourful covers from the author's assortment! a complete style of unknown fugitive literature is proven and the connection among artwork, porn and nudity is discussed."
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  • Flash Techniques for Macro and Close-Up Photography: A Guide for Digital Photographers

    By Rod Deutschmann, Robin Deutschmann

    A presentation of the numerous suggestions to the various distinctive demanding situations confronted in macro and close-up images, this paintings discusses matters corresponding to determining a in particular designed lenses and positioning flashes for you to keep away from casting shadows. whereas tackling the most matters that this complex program offers, equivalent to right concentration, greatest intensity of box, and optimum lighting fixtures, this advisor walks via various indoor and open air shoots and contains step by step sequences and methods for unmarried- and multiple-light setups. complex amateurs photographers will learn the way the professionals conceptualize and perform their lights options to make sure expertly lit small and close-up images from this fundamental guide.
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  • The Linked Photographers' Guide to Online Marketing and Social Media

    By Lindsay Renee Adler, Rosh Sillars

    "The associated Photographer's consultant to internet affiliate marketing and Social Networking" is a whole source for photographers trying to increase their enterprise via social media. This e-book presents a step by step approach for buying a photographer's company on-line, and acts as a reference consultant for the diversity of affiliate marketing online thoughts on the net. This different consultant is the foremost to creating social media paintings for the photographer to enhance their company!
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  • Learning Pixelmator

    By Mark Stagi

    increase your images successfully and unharness the artist within, with Pixelmator

    • use Pixelmator and its fundamental tools.
    • become aware of how you can edit your photographs utilizing genuine international examples.
    • Use the impact instruments and artistically improve your images.

    In Detail

    Today, every person has a digicam, yet how do you switch your images into masterpieces? With Pixelmator, it is possible for you to to edit your pictures like a professional and get that inventive, specialist suppose on your images.

    Learning Pixelmator will educate you the way to exploit Pixelmator to show your daily snapshots into artistic endeavors. With an example-based technique, you'll how you can use every one device successfully to create, edit, or improve your pictures. it's for everybody that desires to start with Pixelmator.

    Learning Pixelmator guide's you thru a chain of real-world tutorials to artistically edit your pictures from begin to end. beginning with basic corrections, you are going to circulate onto complex snapshot enhancing thoughts like making a tilt-shift glance from a photograph, acting pores and skin retouching on a pics, and colorizing your pictures for a creative tone. protecting subject matters akin to utilizing layers to create multi-image layouts and the way to take advantage of textual content and shapes to decorate your pictures. With studying Pixelmator you are going to study every little thing you must be aware of to create artistic endeavors out of your daily pictures. With the talents you are going to examine from this e-book the sky should be no restrict together with your electronic photography!

    What you'll study from this book
    • become familiar with utilizing Pixelmator to edit your photos.
    • regulate colours and study the advantages of dodging and burning your photos.
    • Use the blur and sharpen instruments to create visible interest.
    • Use choices in Pixelmator.
    • paintings with layers and create multi- photo collages.
    • grasp results in Pixelmator.
    • Use textual content and shapes to decorate your photos.
    • Colorize pictures for a classic look.

    Who this publication is written for

    Learning Pixelmator is superb for photographers of any point who're trying to learn how to reap the benefits of Pixelmator to edit photographs. with none earlier wisdom of photo enhancing software program wanted, we are going to begin with the fundamentals and circulation onto extra complex photograph enhancing strategies. it doesn't matter what your present creative point is, this booklet provide you with the facility to unharness the artist inside!
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  • Digital SLR Photography [UK], Issue 79 (June 2013)

    Electronic SLR images journal the UK's major journal for electronic SLR photographers of all degrees from newbie to fanatic and execs. knowledgeable group of photographers supply inspirational photos, functional process recommendation and authoritative apparatus reviews.

    Expert suggestion for Todays Photapher electronic SLR images addresses the desires of today's photographer in a full of life, informative and fashionable structure. devoted to electronic SLR photographers of all talents, from newbie via fanatic to expert it is going to tell and entertain you thru a distinct mixture of strategy articles, inspirational photos, information and authoritative experiences. overlaying themes equivalent to landscapes, photos and shut up images, this journal presents a concentrated and entire learn guarenteed that will help you get the main from your photography.
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  • Shutterbug (June 2016)

    Assessment: Shutterbug is the top picture and imaging journal for complicated novice photographers, and all who relate to their images as a significant a part of their lives. within each per month factor you'll get lighting fixtures tips, professional studio suggestions, try studies, apparatus reviews... and masses extra! Written by way of photographers, for photographers, Shutterbug is devoted to assisting photographers increase their inventive capability.
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  • Digital Astrophotography: A Guide to Capturing the Cosmos

    By Stefan Seip

    At first look, the problem of astrophotography might seem daunting. yet not just are surprising effects attainable, they're effortless to profit with the step by step directions supplied in Stephan Seip's Digital Astrophotography: A consultant to shooting the Cosmos. this day, amateurs can produce photographs that merely 20 years in the past a wide expert observatory might were happy with; and this ebook indicates you how.

    Learn how to:

  • Set up your digicam for maximum results
  • Focus your digicam for razor-sharp images
  • Take attractive evening pictures with an easy compact camera, a tripod, and a telescope
  • Use a DSLR digital camera to shoot the sunlight, Moon, stars, celebrity clusters, and nebulae via your telescope
  • Get awesome pictures of planets with a Webcam
  • Capture distant galaxies with a charge-coupled gadget (CCD) digital camera similar to a pro

    Also incorporated are classes at the processing that's performed within the "studio" after your shoot, together with how to:

  • Shoot uncooked layout photos and increase them with calibration frames
  • Take brief exposures of faint deep-sky gadgets and mix them right into a longer exposure
  • Perform brightness, distinction, and colour correction
  • Make corrections to right for vignetting and asymmetric box illumination
  • Process your photographs for wonderful results

    Equipment requisites for astrophotography diversity from not anything yet an easy digital camera and tripod to a multi-thousand greenback desktop managed telescope outfitted with a CCD auto-guider and separate guide-scope. learning the easiest gear to your wishes is a role in itself. Seip permits you to tackle which cameras are most sensible for some of the celestial items, what to appear for whilst deciding to buy a digicam, and what add-ons you actually need.

    The rewards of this attention-grabbing pastime, because the writer says, "Grants you unforgettable hours below the evening sky; it permits you to produce aesthetically profitable and lasting effects. Astrophotography is a love-match among physics, images, paintings, and electronic photograph processing. it really is exciting!"

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  • Saving Stalin's Imperial City: Historic Preservation in Leningrad, 1930-1950

    Saving Stalin’s Imperial urban is the background of the successes and screw ups in ancient renovation and of Leningraders’ choice to honor the reminiscence of the bad siege town had continued in the course of global battle II. The booklet stresses the counterintuitive nature of Stalinist regulations, which allotted scarce wartime assets to avoid wasting old monuments of the tsarist and imperial previous at the same time the very life of the Soviet nation used to be being threatened, and back after the battle, while housing, hospitals, and colleges had to be rebuilt. Postwar Leningrad was once on the leading edge of a concerted recovery attempt, fueled by means of commemorations that glorified the city’s wartime adventure, inspired civic delight, and mobilized citizens to rebuild their place of birth. For Leningrad, the recovery of monuments and commemorations of the siege have been in detail intertwined, served comparable reasons, and have been collectively reinforcing.

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