Category: Photography

  • Food Styling for Photographers: A Guide to Creating Your Own Appetizing Art

    By Linda Bellingham, Jean Ann Bybee

    "You devour together with your eyes first,” and not anyone turns a photo of foodstuff right into a culinary masterpiece like a meals stylist. foodstuff Styling for Photographers is the following neatest thing to having well known meals stylist Linda Bellingham by way of your facet. Linda has labored with consumers Baskin Robbins Ice Cream, McDonald's, Tyson meals, FritoLay, and lots of, many extra. expert photographer Jean Ann Bybee has labored with Harry & David, Dominos, Sara Lee, Seven-Up corporation, and extra. Jean Ann presents a professional photographer's viewpoint with beneficial information throughout.

    If you're hungry for certain photograph assignments and need to extend your portfolio, this consultant offers the well-kept secrets and techniques of foodstuff styling suggestions that may make your pictures more than enough to devour.

    Each bankruptcy covers step by step directions with mouth-watering pictures illustrating strategies for the construction of hero items that photographers at any point can whip up.

    Bon Appétit!
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  • Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras

    By Andrew S. Gibson

    To these of you new to images, your camera is certain to appear advanced. there are such a lot of controls and buttons. How have you learnt which of them to take advantage of? actually that you simply don’t need to understand what each functionality in your digicam does in an effort to take nice pictures. you simply desire an figuring out of the basics, and one eye on an exceptional picture. that can assist you study I wrote learning images – the straightforward consultant you’ve been searching for that teaches you ways to exploit your electronic camera.

    Mastering images is written for you:

    It explains how one can use a camera in language an entire newbie can simply understand.
    It has intensity – you'll get back to learning images repeatedly as your knowing of images improves.
    It retains issues uncomplicated and exhibits you just the controls in your digital camera you have to use.
    it's choked with huge, vibrant and inspirational photos.
    It explains why composition, an appreciation of lovely gentle and post-processing are only as very important to inventive photographers as realizing which buttons to press and modes to use.
    It has a whole part that explains the tale and methods in the back of the photographs within the ebook.

    What you'll learn

    What the inventive triangle is, and why inventive photographers comprehend that images is set greater than determining which buttons to press at the camera.
    the right way to circulation from your camera’s totally computerized publicity modes and take keep an eye on of your camera’s settings.
    What your camera’s Mode Dial does, and why you just want to know the right way to use Programmed car (P), Aperture precedence (A) and Shutter precedence (S) modes.
    The position of aperture, shutter pace and ISO in acquiring the optimal exposure.
    tips on how to use the inventive facets of aperture, shutter pace and ISO to create appealing photos.
    easy methods to hinder digicam shake.
    tips on how to use photograph Controls.
    What white stability is and why it matters.
    Why the uncooked layout is lots more uncomplicated to exploit than the JPEG format.
    What the luminance histogram and spotlight alert are and the way to exploit them to ensure your images are good exposed.

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  • The Art of Bridal Portrait Photography: Techniques for Lighting and Posing

    By Marty Seefer

    Focusing completely at the bride, this marriage ceremony portraiture e-book offers tools for pre-wedding pictures, on-location pictures, and studio periods. incorporated are how you can in achieving right publicity and distinction, counsel for orchestrating props, and lighting fixtures and posing options to lessen and hide flaws. observed through lovely full-color photos and accompanying technical assistance, this consultant additionally contains a whole directory of the entire information and guidance paintings that might ascertain a tender shoot, together with pre-wedding appointments and how you can dispose of distracting heritage elements.
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  • The Best of Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from the Pros

    By Bill Hurter

    Choked with concepts and photographs from greater than 50 best photographers, this distinctive consultant serves as either a portrait images how-to handbook and an idea dossier that would jumpstart creativity and problem photographers' assumptions approximately portraiture. even if capturing weddings, model, workforce images, or government photographs, digitally or on movie, photographers will locate new types and recommendation to include into their paintings. integrated are advice for eliciting genuine expressions, growing dynamic compositions, utilizing conventional lights setups, composing family members snap shots to advertise a sense of concord, posing and lighting fixtures little ones, and making sure that consumers are cozy in entrance of the digital camera and lit within the so much flattering method. a wide range of pictures representing the simplest in portraiture is provided-each observed through an research of the technical facets of the print, from f-stop to movie selection.
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  • Photography Week [UK] (24 December 2015)

    The world's best-selling electronic images journal, images Week is for those who are looking to get the superior from their digicam. each factor is full of useful recommendation and professional suggestions and strategies, plus inspirational galleries, in-depth digicam stories, step by step Photoshop movies and lots more and plenty extra. It's your weekly repair of all issues photographic!
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  • From Oz to Kansas: Almost Every Black and White Conversion Technique Known to Man (Voices That Matter)

    By Vincent Versace

    The facility to create a gorgeous black and white picture is still one in every of photography’s maximum and so much aspirational talents. with the ability to "see" in black and white is an enviable strength, and a well-crafted black and white picture is still the best of the tremendous arts. grasp photographer Vincent Versace has spent his profession educating the paintings of notion and the way to translate it into impressive black and white images.

    In From oz. to Kansas: nearly each Black and White Conversion approach recognized to guy, Versace discusses electronic black and white photography–with a nod to standard film-based ideas. As Versace states, this present day the target is "to use what was once correct and reliable approximately silver images, abandoning what was once restricting, and use what's correct and stable approximately electronic images, whereas fending off its pitfalls. this can be what this booklet is all about."

    The cause you want to research "almost each black and white conversion strategy recognized to guy" is simply because, counting on the image–and your pursuits for it–there are many paths you could absorb order to reach at your ultimate vacation spot. operating via Versace’s ideas provide you with the fundamental wisdom you wish, in addition to the facility to pick the fitting conversion process for any photo, permitting you to create a black and white photo that top and so much effectively displays what you felt in the meanwhile that you just pressed the shutter.

    Foreword through Dr. Richard Zakia, Professor Emeritus, Rochester Institute of Technology

    Afterword through John Fraser, Chef and owner, Dovetail eating place, New York

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  • Images of Beckett

    By James Knowlson, John Haynes

    Pictures of Samuel Beckett by means of John Haynes, one of many top theater photographers within the box, seem the following with 3 new essays through Beckett's biographer and good friend, James Knowlson. Haynes' photos contain formerly unpublished experiences of Beckett as well as productions and rehearsals. Knowlson's first essay combines a verbal portrait of Beckett with a private memoir of the author. the second one essay considers the impression of work on his theatrical imagery whereas the 3rd deals a close account of Beckett's paintings as a director of his personal performs. James Knowlson was once the unique founding father of the Beckett archive (now the overseas Beckett beginning) on the college of analyzing, which additionally homes the Beckett assortment, now the world's biggest number of Beckett assets. Knowlson's earlier guides contain Frescoes of the cranium: The Later Prose and Drama of Samuel Beckett (Grove, 1980) and the hugely praised biography Damned to status: The lifetime of Samuel Beckett (Simon & Schuster, 1999). John Haynes was once privileged to paintings along Beckett as photographer in place of dwelling on the Royal court docket Theatre within the Nineteen Seventies, whilst Beckett used to be directing his performs. Haynes maintains to paintings with the best administrators and actors of British modern theatre.
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  • The Lens: A Practical Guide for the Creative Photographer

    By NK Guy

    Which lens should still i purchase for my camera?

    It's the sort of easy query, yet selecting the right lens or lenses is admittedly the most vital photographic judgements you may make. not anything impacts the standard of a photograph greater than the lens. it truly is not with regards to the megapixels-it's the glass that makes the entire difference!

    Many first-time purchasers of DSLRs do not enterprise prior the fundamental lens incorporated within the field. whereas a few are reluctant to spend extra money, others are careworn by means of all of the buzzwords or are crushed via the entire offerings available in the market. it really is particularly a disgrace, simply because interchangeable lenses provide you with awesome scope for caliber photography.

    Take in colossal sweeping scenes with a large perspective lens. seize far off birds with a telephoto lens. learn the tiniest element of a flower with a macro lens. checklist the fitting portrait with a chief lens. whatever is feasible if you happen to pick out the fitting lens for the job!

    This booklet is not an easy catalogue of obtainable lenses. New items are popping out forever, and evaluating particular lenses should be tricky. in its place, writer N.K. man offers all of the info you must make clever paying for judgements. Optical expertise is demystified, arcane terminology is decoded, and sensible suggestions are provided.

    The Lens may also help you construct the suitable lens assortment to fit your needs-now and within the future.

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  • Popular Photography (February 2014)

    Well known images journal referred to now as well known images and Imaging, also known as renowned images or Pop picture, is a per 30 days American patron journal based in 1937 and the world’s biggest imaging journal, with a piece of writing employees two times the scale of its nearest competitor profiles verify all components of images are coated. renowned images brings you step by step secrets and techniques of the professionals for taking their so much outstanding pictures. You’ll observe the easiest gear on the most sensible costs, get complete comparative reviews on cameras, lenses, movie, electronic gear, printers, scanners, software program, components and much more.
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  • Shutterbug (June 2016)

    Evaluate: Shutterbug is the major photograph 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 guidelines, seasoned studio advice, try out reviews, gear reviews... and masses extra! Written through photographers, for photographers, Shutterbug is devoted to supporting photographers increase their inventive power.
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