Photography Beyond Auto

Switch off auto mode and take better, more original photos

Author: Chris Gatcum

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1781573255

Category: Photography

Page: 144

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When you first buy a camera it's great to just shoot away, taking advantage of all the sophisticated automatic features of 'full auto' mode. Real photographers are able to take better photos because they understand what their cameras's auto mode is doing, and when to over-rule it and let creativity reign. This book will make you a real photographer. Phhotography Beyond Auto is an easily accessible guide which will set you free. Unlike other beginners book it does not attempt to explain each and very button, dial and feature on your camera, or explore precisely where each pixel comes from. Instead it concentrates on the key creative controls, including exposure, focus and colour; essential skills that'll enable you to take the sensational pictures that Auto mode simply can't.

Beyond Auto

Switch off the auto setting on your camera & start taking better, more original photos

Author: Chris Gatcum

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 9781781572665

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Beginners in photography will let their camera's Auto mode handle all of the complexities of aperture, shutter speed, white balance and so on. But as useful as Auto is in these early stages, it will rapidly limit you to boring, technically perfect shots that won't spark any interest. Beyond Auto is the easily accessible guide that shows how taking control of your camera's settings sets you free. Unlike other beginner books, it doesn't attempt to explain each and every button, dial and feature on your camera, or explore precisely where a pixel comes from. Instead it concentrates on the photographic "holy trinity" of exposure, focus and color, and the essential skills that will enable you to take the sensational pictures that Auto mode can't.

Beyond Auto Mode

A Guide to Taking Control of Your Photography

Author: Jennifer Bebb

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118239989

Category: Photography

Page: 320

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iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks (covers iPhones and iPads running iOS 8)

Author: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133891682

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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iPad® and iPhone® Tips and Tricks iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5 and 4s Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone to maximize its functionality. Learn how to use iOS 8 and utilize your Apple mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for beginners and more experienced iPad, iPad mini, and/or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 8 operating system with iCloud, and the latest versions of popular apps. This book covers all the latest iPhone and iPad models, including the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus as well as the latest iPad Air and iPad mini models. Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish: -- Discover how to use iOS 8’s new Handoff feature, which enables you to do things like answer incoming calls to your iPhone using your iPad or Mac. -- Discover how to take visually impressive photos, and then edit and share them using the redesigned Photos app. -- Learn secrets for using preinstalled apps, such as Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Maps, Notes, Safari, Mail, Health, iBooks, and Music. -- Synchronize files, documents, data, photos, and content with iCloud, your computer, and/or your other iOS mobile devices. -- Learn how to interact with your tablet or phone using your voice with Siri. -- Stay in touch with your friends and family using social networking apps, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and SnapChat. -- Discover the latest calling features built in to the iPhone, such as Wi-Fi Calling. -- Learn about cutting-edge new features, such as Apple Pay, Family Sharing, and iCloud Drive, plus get a preview of how Apple Watch will work with an iPhone or iPad. -- Use your iOS mobile device as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player. -- Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iPhone or iPad using iCloud Backup.

Beyond Snapshots

How to Take That Fancy DSLR Camera Off "Auto" and Photograph Your Life like a Pro

Author: Rachel Devine,Peta Mazey

Publisher: Amphoto Books

ISBN: 0817435816

Category: Photography

Page: 240

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Ready to Capture Your Story with Beautiful Photos? Let professional photographers Rachel Devine and Peta Mazey show you how to use that fancy DSLR to photograph the story of your life, from falling in love and having a baby, to the everyday moments that are no less precious. You’ll learn: • Common beginner mistakes and how to avoid them • How to take portraits of your children, friends, pets—even yourself • How to capture light to make your photos more dramatic • How to make colors pop, eyes sparkle, and skin tones more realistic • How to capture the uniqueness and wonder of your family, friends, and world After all, why trust your memories to regular snapshots when with just a little knowledge, you can create beautiful photographs? Be inspired to see the beauty around you, every day. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The New Language of Digital Photography

Author: Brian Leng

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1491873655

Category: Photography

Page: 44

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Digital Photography was first introduced to the general public around 1989, depending in what part of the world you were during that time. Since then, people have been getting rid of their film cameras and turning them in for new DSLR s (Digital Single Lens Reflex) which has given photographer many new options to choose from that they didn t have with film cameras. Since DSLR s affords so many options, unless you know a lot about digital photography, you might think that if you went out and purchased a $2000.00 camera you d be able to take photographs just like a National Geographic photographer. But just buying an expensive camera won t make you take better photographs then you did with your film camera. When I teach my Basic Digital Photography I tell the class that you need to first and foremost, you need to learn the language of photography which is not as easy as one may think. Learning how to make photographs rather than take photographs requires one to understand the many options that digital photography has to offer. Most people get frustrated in learning how to use their camera and just wind up setting the automatic setting on the camera which defeats the whole purpose of buying a digital camera in the first place. Because a digital camera gives more options to the photographer, what this booklet does is cut the many options down to three basic camera controls. Once you ve learn the three controls you can move on in learning more advanced options of the camera."

Visual Poetry

A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs

Author: Chris Orwig

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 9780132104845

Category: Photography

Page: 304

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A great photograph has the potential to transcend verbal and written language. But how do you create these photographs? It’s not the how that’s important, but the who and the what. Who you are as a person has a direct impact on what you capture as a photographer. Whether you are an amateur or professional, architect or acupuncturist, physician or photographer, this guide provides inspiration, simple techniques, and assignments to boost your creative process and improve your digital images using natural light without additional gear. Chris Orwig’s insights—to reduce and simplify, participate rather than critique, and capture a story—have made him an immensely popular workshop speaker and faculty member at the prestigious Brooks Institute. His engaging stories presented as lessons follow his classroom approach and highlight what students say is his contagious passion for life. In this accessible and beautifully illustrated four-color guide you will: Discover visual poetry in the creative process Use less to say more with your subject matter Learn to see light, color, shape, and expression Understand what gear is essential Create compelling portraits Make lasting memories of your family and kids Capture the outdoors and adventure Begin the transition from amateur to professional Chris also includes exclusive interviews with such photographers as: Steve McCurry, Chris Rainier, John Sexton, Rodney Smith, Joyce Tenneson, John Paul Caponigro, Marc Riboud, and Pete Turner. Share your work with the author and other readers at www.flickr.com/groups/visual-poet and visit the Web site: www.visual-poet.com.

Photopedia

The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource (Adobe Reader)

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132714303

Category: Photography

Page: 624

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Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource Whether you own a low-cost point-and-shoot camera or an expensive digital SLR, great photographs are within your reach–with the help of this book. Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource shows you everything you need to know to take great-looking digital photos, from basic camera operation to advanced Photoshop techniques. Photopedia’s easy-to-read text, accompanied by colorful photographic examples, leads you step-by-step from choosing the right digital camera to taking impressive pictures to printing your photos and sharing them via the Web. Photopedia includes detailed instructions for taking all kinds of different photos. Want to take an attractive portrait, or a stunning action shot? Or perhaps you just want to capture shots on your upcoming vacation, or shoot some product photos for eBay? Whatever type of photo you want to take, you’ll learn how in this book. Read the text, look at the pictures, and then start shooting! HERE’S SOME OF WHAT’S COVERED INSIDE: • Choosing the right digital camera • Learning your camera’s functions and controls • Selecting essential camera accessories • Using different lenses and filters • Mastering essential photographic techniques, such as composition, lighting, color, exposure, and focus • Choosing the best photo editing software • Using Photoshop to edit and enhance your photos • Shooting the perfect photo–from portraits to still life • All aspects of digital photography from equipment, composition, digital darkroom/editing, and output. • Shooting in black and white • Storing, managing, and printing your photos Michael Miller has written more than 75 nonfiction how-to books, including Que’s iPodpedia: The Ultimate iPod and iTunes Resource, Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, Tricks of the eBay Masters, and Bad Pics Fixed Quick. Learn more at his website: www.molehillgroup.com. Category: Digital Photography User Level: Beginner to Advanced

Beyond Point-and-Shoot

Learning to Use a Digital SLR or Interchangeable-Lens Camera

Author: Darrell Young

Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN: 1457165171

Category: Photography

Page: 140

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There are two types of new photographers: those satisfied with their low-cost point-and-shoot cameras, and those more enthusiastic photographers who recognize the limitations of low-cost equipment and want to improve their pictures. No longer satisfied with simple snapshots, the enthusiast moves up to a more complex digital camera-one with interchangeable lenses and manual controls-to satisfy their artistic urge. Assuming little to no knowledge of photographic terms, techniques, or technology, Beyond Point-And-Shoot is intended to help smooth the transition from photographic newbie to "real" photographer who is experienced, in-control, and passionate about their craft. Author Darrell Young explores various types of interchangeable-lens cameras, focusing on those with larger imaging sensors, such as digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. Learn how to get the most out of your camera's automatic and semi-automatic exposure modes, as well as how to move beyond those modes and take full, manual control of your camera. Watch your photography improve as you discover how to apply important photographic principles, such as depth of field, white balance, and metering. With this newfound knowledge you'll move beyond point-and-shoot and begin taking truly great photographs. Other topics include: Camera types Lenses Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO Metering and shooting controls Lens focal lengths and angles of view The histogram Color spaces Sensors Filters Image file formats Managing digital noise And much more!

Master Guide for Underwater Digital Photography

Author: Jack Drafahl,Sue Drafahl

Publisher: Amherst Media

ISBN: 1608952002

Category: Photography

Page: 126

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From camera selection to enhanced exposure, everything necessary to capture underwater digital images is available in this handy reference. Photographers will learn how to select, test, and use digital cameras for technically perfect images, adapt traditional photo techniques to underwater conditions, confidently shoot and light underwater images for great exposure, and remedy common problems that plague underwater photographers. Helpful hints on maintaining, cleaning, transporting, and insuring a digital camera are included. With full-color images that both instruct and inspire, this handbook provides information on every conceivable aspect of creating the right conditions for beautiful underwater photographs.

The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 release)

Author: Scott Kelby

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 0133900916

Category: Photography

Page: 408

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Scott Kelby, Editor and Publisher of Photoshop User magazine–and the best-selling photography book author in the world today–once again takes this book to a whole new level as he uncovers more of the latest, most important, and most useful Adobe Photoshop techniques for digital photographers. This update to his award-winning, record-breaking book does something for digital photographers that’s never been done before–it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly “how to do it.” It’s not a bunch of theory; it doesn’t challenge you to come up with your own settings or figure it out on your own. Instead, Scott shows you step by step the exact techniques used by today’s cutting-edge digital photographers, and best of all, he shows you flat-out exactly which settings to use, when to use them, and why. That’s why the previous editions of this book are widely used as the official study guide in photography courses at colleges and universities around the world. LEARN HOW THE PROS DO IT Each year, Scott trains thousands of professional photographers on how to use Photoshop, and almost without exception they have the same questions, the same problems, and the same challenges–and that’s exactly what he covers in this book. You’ll learn: The sharpening techniques the pros really use. The pros’ tricks for fixing the most common digital photo problems fast! How to process HDR (High Dynamic Range) images to get realistic looking images, as well as the heavily tone-mapped hyperreal look. How to master Photoshop’s Content-Aware features. How to use Photoshop’s video editing features to make movies from your DSLR videos. How to process RAW images like a pro (plus how to take advantage of all the new Camera Raw features in CC). The latest Photoshop special effects for photographers (there’s a whole chapter just on these!). A host of shortcuts, workarounds, and slick “insider” tricks to send your productivity through the roof! Plus, Scott includes a special chapter with his own workflow, from start to finish, and each chapter ends with a Photoshop Killer Tips section, packed with time-saving, job-saving tips that make all the difference. He also provides four bonus chapters, along with all the images used in the book for download on the book’s companion webpage. If you’re a digital photographer, and if you’re ready to learn all the “tricks of the trade”– the same ones that today’s leading pros use to correct, edit, retouch, and sharpen their work–then you’re holding the book that will do just that.

101 Quick and Easy Secrets to Create Winning Photographs

Author: Matthew Bamberg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435454502

Category: Photography

Page: 249

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House of Worship Sound Reinforcement provides everything you need to know to become a sound technician in a house of worship and beyond. Starting with the basic foundations of sound, you’ll progress into learning how the sound in your house of worship is

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

PaintShop Photo Pro X3 for Photographers

Author: Ken McMahon

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136098852

Category: Photography

Page: 336

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If you are a digital photographer who's new to Paint Shop Pro Photo or digital imaging in general, or have recently upgraded to the all-new version XX, this is the book for you! Packed with full color images to provide inspiration and easy to follow, step-by-step projects, you'll learn the ins and outs of this fantastic program in no time so you can start correcting and editing your images to create stunning works of art. Whether you want to learn or refresh yourself on the basics, such as effective cropping or simple color correction, or move on to more sophisticated techniques like creating special effects, everything you need is right here in this Corel-recommended guide. Useful information on printing and organizing your photos and a fantastic supplemental website with tons of extras rounds out this complete PSPP learning package.

The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography

Author: Jim Miotke

Publisher: Amphoto Books

ISBN: 0817400184

Category: Photography

Page: 224

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Digital cameras are the hot new tech toy-but many of the millions of people who are buying the cameras aren't getting the most out of their new purchase. Mysterious icons, strange jargon, a dizzying array of imaging software and hardware...stumbling blocks quickly become tools to create great pictures with The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography. This practical, lesson-based workbook gives readers a step-by-step tutorial in getting bright, crisp, beautiful pictures from their digital cameras every time. Learn about exposure, file formats and quality settings, low-light photography, digital filters and white balance, composition and lens choice, manipulating images, printing, and much more, all in a handy, bring-along format. Everyone who has a digital camera-or who is thinking about getting one-needs The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography!

Photography

Author: John Ingledew

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856694322

Category: Photography

Page: 256

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"John Ingledew: Photography provides a basic introduction for students across the visual arts. This accessible, inspirational guide to creative photography explores the subjects and themes that have always obsessed photographers and explains technique in a clear and simple way. Embracing the whole spectrum of photography from traditional to digital, it introduces the work of the masters of the art as well as showing fresh, dynamic images created by young photographers from all over the world. An essential resource, the book also provides a valuable overview of careers in photography and a comprehensive reference section, including a glossary of technical vocabulary."--BOOK JACKET.

Tomorrow's World

Author: Davie Henderson

Publisher: Medallion Media Group

ISBN: 1605428949

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

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In a world on the verge of environmental catastrophe, supercomputers have determined that the only way to sustain life is to run communities logically by rationing every resource and monitoring every action to make sure it is in accordance with the Common Good. Amidst a division between Names (naturally born people) and Numbers (those created through genetical engineering), detective Ben Travis and his Number partner Paula are on the case of a murdered plant prospector. They end up discovering a fatal corruption that leads Ben to uncover a random emotional error in his partner: a belief in love. On the run in the ruins of a world that has been abandoned for 60 years, Ben and Paula encounter other survivors and rediscover the reverence for nature, life, and love.