The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros' Hottest Post-Processing by Rafael Concepcion

By Rafael Concepcion

When it involves HDR, simply 3 key elements are wanted: undefined, software program, and post-processing procedure. is simple–there are just a couple of stuff you have to arrange and shoot an HDR sequence. software program is significantly more advantageous, making it more straightforward for a person to create an HDR snapshot. The difficult half is the post-processing process. There are just strategies: hours and hours of experimentation or The HDR Book.

that includes real-world interviews with passionate HDR photographers, this up to date version of the popular The HDR Book, via Rafael “RC” Concepcion, is greater than a how-to and assorted from the other HDR e-book in the market. whereas different books on HDR are inclined to lean towards the esoteric or formulaic, this booklet takes one other procedure. it is a whole and overall HDR workshop that teaches you the only factor that almost all different books omit— as soon as you have tone mapped your photograph with HDR software program, you are still now not finished.

in the pages of this ebook, you will find 10 projects–now updated!–shot with every thing from a point-and-shoot to a 37-megapixel, medium-format digital camera. The initiatives are designed to teach you ways the sophisticated adjustments in each one state of affairs (lighting, topic, setting, etc.) dictate the post-processing had to in achieving one of many many ultimate seems lined. you will study not just the various tone map settings RC used, yet you’ll additionally examine the ultimate steps taken in Photoshop to accomplish each one photo. Then, you will recreate those appears to be like yourself utilizing the very same uncooked documents that RC used! Plus, you get 4 bonus photographs to play with and create your individual glance. the outcome: a extra intrinsic knowing of the nuances of HDR that can assist you create the photographs you’ve continually wanted.

better of all, The HDR Book is written utilizing the 3 most sensible HDR processing courses within the at the present time: Photoshop’s HDR professional, Photomatix seasoned, and HDR Efex seasoned. regardless of which application you utilize, you can persist with alongside and create your personal beautiful appears to be like in no time.

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Les Corps culinaires (ArtPoText) (French Edition) by Isabelle Rozenbaum,Jean-Noël Orengo

By Isabelle Rozenbaum,Jean-Noël Orengo

Avec Les Corps culinaires, Isabelle Rozenbaum retrace son parcours de photographe depuis plus de vingt ans. Considérée comme photographe ethno-culinaire, elle a introduit en France – au début des années 2000 – le reportage « en food », c’est-à-dire les prises de vue favorisant los angeles pratique et le savoir-faire des cooks dans leur propre lieu de travail, suggestion inauguré par les anglo-saxons et qui, en une décennie, est venu bouleverser l. a. représentation culturelle de l. a. food illustrée jusqu’alors par les sempiternelles « natures mortes ». L’auteur nous divulge, ici, ses choix de photographe indépendant, sa notion de l. a. photographie culinaire ainsi que les enjeux, pour elle, de l’utilisation d’un nouveau médium : l. a. vidéo. De l’univers gastronomique au monde du vin en passant par les milieux littéraire et artistique, Isabelle Rozenbaum évoque ce métier de photographe et de vidéaste, complexe, ambitieux et passionnant qui ne cesse d’évoluer avec les développements des nouvelles applied sciences et nous explique remark l’image, souvent par des voies détournées, peut nous apprendre beaucoup sur nous-mêmes et sur le monde que nous traversons. Les Corps culinaires d’Isabelle Rozenbaum marqueront un véritable événement en cette rentrée éditoriale de 2011 puisque ce livre publié au layout numérique, utilise les ressources propres à cette nouvelle ère éditoriale. En mariant texte, photographie, vidéo et son, il s’agit de reconstituer l’univers de l. a. créatrice et son approche inédite de l. a. delicacies. Loin d’être le duplicata d’un livre papier, Les Corps culinaires jouent sur les possibilités encore peu exploitées commercialement des développements de l’ePub qui offre une lecture « augmentée » d’images animées ou non – et sonorisées.

+/- a hundred pages, seventy eight photographs couleurs & 12 photographs N&B - (+ 10 vidéos pour l. a. model ePub Vidéo).
ATTENTION : cet ouvrage pèse 14 Mo (ou 617 Mo avec les vidéos !)

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A look Through A photographer's Window by Wayne F. Collins

By Wayne F. Collins

This images publication is for everybody who has ever held a digital camera and needs to make nice pictures. It explains very essentially the issues which could switch your photos from sturdy to intriguing and gorgeous. Wayne Collins, a most sensible glamour and megastar photographer and writer, tells you in conversational language all approximately lots of his mind-blowing unique shoots. See his shoots from starting to finish. adventure the sentiments of the photographer and his matters. consider the thrill construction in his shoots. Watch each step of an enormous shoots spread and notice the fantastic effects. discover the place to get the simplest props and economize by way of making your individual marvelous props. Watch up shut a certified shooter at paintings and research: • how one can increase your images. • What cameras and lighting fixtures are utilized by the pros. • tips on how to organize your lighting fixtures for strong picture effects. • What to deliver to position shoots, and why. • The jargon the professionals use and slot in. • the best way to get released world wide. • the right way to achieve entry to the destinations you must shoot. • To get robust effects from studio shoots to position shoots to physique portray shoots. Witness how images shoots can propel you to assembly strong humans and take you to locations you've by no means been.

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The Visual Toolbox: 60 Lessons for Stronger Photographs by David duChemin

By David duChemin

Simply having a definite digicam or lens isn’t going to make you a greater photographer. So, what is going to? figuring out your digicam. pondering another way. learning photos and understanding what they impress in you, and why. Giving the craft time to develop. seeking to painters, designers, and others who paintings in dimensions and studying from them. Relentlessly searching for mild, strains, and moments. Making photographs–thousands and hundreds of thousands of pictures. There’s no magic bullet to attaining good fortune, yet in those pages you'll examine the price of learning, perform, and remembering that your most vital resources as an artist are mind's eye, ardour, endurance, receptivity, interest, and a dogged refusal to stick with the rules.

THE visible TOOLBOX is photographer David duChemin’s curriculum for studying not only easy methods to use a camera–but tips on how to strengthen pictures. He has built 60 classes, each a stepping stone to changing into more adept with the instruments of this paintings, and the skill to create deeper visible reviews along with your photographs. David introduces you to the technical aspect of the craft yet speedy strikes directly to composition, the artistic procedure, and the rules that experience continuously been accountable for making nice images; he indicates you those ideas and invitations you to play with them, flip them on their heads, and take a look at a distinct method of create appealing, compelling photographs along with your camera.

  • Features action-oriented micro-chapters designed to enhance your images immediately
  • Includes causes of 60 innovations with an project for almost each chapter
  • Covers such issues as stability, utilizing detrimental house, exploring colour distinction, anticipating the instant, studying to include temper and movement, and masses more


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Studio and Location Lighting Secrets for Digital by Rick Sammon,Vered Koshlano

By Rick Sammon,Vered Koshlano

enhance your images with greater than 2 hundred lights advice from a most sensible photographer

Written via Canon Explorer of sunshine Rick Sammon and top style and studio photographer Vered Koshlano, this advisor is jam-packed with expert recommendation at the crucial component of images: lights. It presents certain info and insider secrets and techniques which are certain to make you a greater photographer.

You'll study the fundamentals of studio lights in addition to tips on how to in attaining lighting tricks. A 90-minute DVD is incorporated, with extra tips about utilizing reflectors, diffusers, accent flashes, and more.

  • Explores the fundamentals of studio lighting fixtures in a number of situations
  • Features greater than 2 hundred lights advice and secrets and techniques for making plans and taking the main striking electronic photographs within the studio
  • Compares to be had digital camera gear, add-ons, software program, and printing options
  • Covers post-shoot electronic darkroom innovations and workflow assistance and tricks
  • Companion DVD contains suggestion on benefiting from add-ons reminiscent of diffusers, reflectors, and accent flashes
  • Written via best specialist photographers and illustrated with full-color examples

Studio and site lights Secrets presents info from the professionals to enhance your photograpic skills.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics should not incorporated as a part of e-book file.

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Wes Kroninger's Lighting by Wes Kroninger

By Wes Kroninger

In Wes Kroninger's lighting fixtures, Kroninger offers options that might aid all photographers who create pictures of individuals - whether or not they are types or no longer - to carry out the sweetness of their topics. Drawing on his vast adventure as a portrait, advertisement and editorial photographer, Kroninger indicates that the as soon as various lights recommendations required to reach those various parts of images have advanced right into a mixed ability set.

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Storytellers: A Photographer's Guide to Developing Themes by Jerod Foster

By Jerod Foster

it is impressive what number pictures the world's photographers produce! specialist or now not, photos encompass us in our daily lives. What makes winning photographers stand out? What drives us to revisit an analogous photographs over and over?

All photographs inform a narrative. even if they're produced as artworks, on task for nationwide Geographic, or as a part of a relatives holiday, photos say greater than only a shutter velocity, ISO, or aperture surroundings. We make photos for a reason.

, via photographer/teacher Jerod Foster, specializes in visible storytelling and the way a deep wisdom of your procedure and your own imaginative and prescient can create superior photos. Storytelling usually calls for using yes lenses, apertures, or gentle modifiers, however the tale is what holds every thing jointly. To develop into a greater storyteller you'll explore:

  • Composition, mild, intensity of box, and movement and the way to correctly use your digicam technically to dig deeper.
  • Visual issues and the way they supply tales with curiosity and depth
  • Types of photographs and taking pictures types and what they impart on your images
  • Research and how one can conceptualize your tale earlier than shooting
  • Strategies for constructing your personal potent storytelling workflow in the course of and after the shoot.

This superbly written and illustrated advisor can help you attach the how-tos of electronic images with the who, what, while, the place and why of storytelling to convey your imaginative and prescient and your photographs to life!

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The Art of Posing (Pro Photo Workshop) by Lou Jacobs Jr.

By Lou Jacobs Jr.

Posing for pictures is an artwork that takes ability and adventure. it's also a problem that calls for tact, a prepared experience of composition and perfect shutter-button reflexes. reaching the target of winning portrait images, even if head and shoulders photos or full-length photographs, calls for an intensive wisdom of the way the physique works besides the power to sit back a sitter. additional to this can be wisdom of ways digital camera optics (lens distortion, digital camera peak and lighting fixtures) could make or holiday a profitable shoot.

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Children's Portrait Photography Handbook by Bill Hurter

By Bill Hurter

invoice Hurter offers a accomplished examine the abilities which are required to reach this hard undefined. starting with gear choice, he indicates readers how you can decide on definitely the right gear for photographing fast-moving little ones and gear that might face up to a few heavy-duty use. Hurter additionally offers counsel for posing and lighting fixtures. full of brilliant photos and functional ideas from the world's most sensible kid's portrait photographers, kid's Portrait images guide will tell and inspire.

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Scott Kelby's Digital Photography Boxed Set, Parts 1, 2, 3, by Scott Kelby

By Scott Kelby

This appealing boxed set comprises: The electronic images ebook, half 1, 2d version (ISBN 0321934946), The electronic images publication, half 2, 2d version (ISBN 0321948548), The electronic images ebook, half three (ISBN 0321617657), The electronic images publication, half four (ISBN 0321773020), and The electronic images e-book, half five (0133856887). 

Scott Kelby, the fellow who replaced the "digital darkroom" eternally, exhibits which buttons to push, which settings to take advantage of, whilst to take advantage of them, and enormous quantities of the main heavily guarded photographic "tricks of the alternate" to get budding photographers taking pictures dramatically better-looking, sharper, extra colourful, extra professional-looking pictures with their digicam whenever they press the shutter button. Scott tackles crucial facet of electronic photography–how to take pro-quality pictures utilizing a similar tips modern-day best electronic professionals use (and it truly is more straightforward than you'll think). each one bankruptcy is jam-packed with undeniable English tips about utilizing flash, taking pictures close-up images, shuttle images, taking pictures humans, or even the best way to construct a studio from scratch, the place he demystifies the method so someone can commence taking pro-quality pics this day! Plus, he is bought complete chapters on his so much asked themes, together with a great deal of counsel for panorama photographers, marriage ceremony photographers, and activities photographers. bankruptcy after bankruptcy, web page after web page, Scott stocks the entire execs' secrets and techniques for making your images glance extra expert, it doesn't matter what you are taking pictures.

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