Compact Camera Fundamentals: An Introduction To Photography

Liberated Media LLC
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Compact Camera Fundamentals: An Introduction To Photography is an eBook written specifically for the Point-And-Shoot (PAS) photographer.  The book uses a multi-touch interactive approach - including videos, diagrams, graphs, charts, photographs, reference materials, and glossary - to explain and teach a variety of concepts such as:

- Understanding the benefits and shortcomings of a PAS camera

- Getting to know all the features, buttons, and interfaces of your compact camera

- Preparing your camera to shoot the best possible photos and videos using the proper file formats (JPEG+RAW), adjusting metering methods, and choosing appropriate aspect ratios

- Exploring Standard, Scene, and Creative modes for shooting in common and more challenging environments

- Learning, in depth, how to shoot using manual controls by understanding aperture, shutter speed, and ISO

- What additional equipment to purchase

- Composition tips and a variety of photographic techniques

- How to store, organize, and enhance all your photos

- The best way to share your masterpieces with friends and family using a variety of mobile and desktop applications/services

If you're a new or established photographer, someone interested in photography, or just someone interested in taking better pictures, this book will help you learn the basics needed to take beautiful photographs.

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Publisher
Liberated Media LLC
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Published on
Mar 25, 2013
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Pages
181
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Language
English
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Genres
Art / General
Computers / Digital Media / Photography
Photography / General
Photography / Individual Photographers / General
Photography / Reference
Photography / Subjects & Themes / General
Photography / Techniques / Equipment
Photography / Techniques / General
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Brent G. Betz
 An Introduction To Macro & Close-Up Photography, part of the DSLR Fundamentals series, is an eBook written specifically for those interested in learning more about the basics of macro and close-up photography. The book uses text, video links, diagrams, graphs, and charts to explain and teach a variety of concepts such as:

- Understanding the difference between macro and close-up photography

- Choosing dedicated macro equipment and learning how to use it

- Modifying existing equipment for macro and close-up photography using reversing rings, extension tubes, macro couplers, and diopters

- Creating on-camera, off-camera, and external lighting solutions

- Do-It-Yourself projects for creating a variety of reflectors and diffusers

- Learning an array of macro and close-up shooting techniques

- Mastering the fundamental issues of shooting macro and close-up, such as depth of field, natural and artificial lighting, proper exposure, subject and camera movement, and principles of light and shadow

- Employing elements of art and style for better bokeh, creative focus, unique perspective, inventive exposure, and proper composition

- Processing macro and close-up photographs using editing software

The volume also includes information and links to useful gadgets, equipment, graphics, and online communities relevant to macro and close-up photography.

If you're a new or established photographer, someone interested in a different genre of photography, or someone who has an interest in shooting close-ups, this book will help you learn the basics needed to take beautiful macro and close-up photos.

Tony Northrup
The top-rated and top-selling photography ebook since 2012 and the first ever Gold Honoree of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, gives you five innovations no other book offers:Free video training. 9+ HOURS of video training integrated into the book’s content (requires Internet access). Travel around the world with Tony and Chelsea as they teach you hands-on. Appendix A lists the videos so you can use the book like an inexpensive video course.Classroom-style teacher and peer help. After buying the book, you get access to the private forums on this site, as well as the private Stunning Digital Photography Readers group on Facebook where you can ask the questions and post pictures for feedback from Tony, Chelsea, and other readers. It’s like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question! Instructions are in the introduction.Lifetime updates. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. Updates are added based on reader feedback and questions, as well as changing photography trends and new camera equipment. This is the last photography book you’ll ever need.Hands-on practices. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need.500+ high resolution, original pictures. Detailed example pictures taken by the author in fifteen countries demonstrate both good and bad technique. Many pictures include links to the full-size image so you can zoom in to see every pixel. Most photography books use stock photography, which means the author didn’t even take them. If an author can’t take his own pictures, how can he teach you?

In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master:

CompositionExposureShutter speedApertureDepth-of-field (blurring the background)ISONatural lightFlashTroubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad picturesPet photographyWildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more)Sunrises and sunsetsLandscapesCityscapesFlowersForests, waterfalls, and riversNight photographyFireworksRaw filesHDRMacro/close-up photography

Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro’s secrets for:

Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided)Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater)Remotely triggering flashesUsing bounce flash and flash modifiersUsing studio lighting on any budgetBuilding a temporary or permanent studio at homeShooting your first weddingHigh speed photographyLocation scouting/finding the best spots and timesPlanning shoots around the sun and moonStar trails (via long exposure and image stacking)Light paintingEliminating noiseFocus stacking for infinite depth-of-fieldUnderwater photographyGetting close to wildlifeUsing electronic shutter triggersPhotographing moving carsPhotographing architecture and real estate
Tony Northrup
Brent G. Betz
 An Introduction To Macro & Close-Up Photography, part of the DSLR Fundamentals series, is an eBook written specifically for those interested in learning more about the basics of macro and close-up photography. The book uses text, video links, diagrams, graphs, and charts to explain and teach a variety of concepts such as:

- Understanding the difference between macro and close-up photography

- Choosing dedicated macro equipment and learning how to use it

- Modifying existing equipment for macro and close-up photography using reversing rings, extension tubes, macro couplers, and diopters

- Creating on-camera, off-camera, and external lighting solutions

- Do-It-Yourself projects for creating a variety of reflectors and diffusers

- Learning an array of macro and close-up shooting techniques

- Mastering the fundamental issues of shooting macro and close-up, such as depth of field, natural and artificial lighting, proper exposure, subject and camera movement, and principles of light and shadow

- Employing elements of art and style for better bokeh, creative focus, unique perspective, inventive exposure, and proper composition

- Processing macro and close-up photographs using editing software

The volume also includes information and links to useful gadgets, equipment, graphics, and online communities relevant to macro and close-up photography.

If you're a new or established photographer, someone interested in a different genre of photography, or someone who has an interest in shooting close-ups, this book will help you learn the basics needed to take beautiful macro and close-up photos.

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