This book teaches photographers how to think geometrically and how to pull together the elements that make for a successful shot, all while being immersed in the action. The practical manual will improve your technique for creating more compelling adventure imagery, whether you’re shooting ultra-marathoners splattered in mud, rock climbers in a crevasse, or mountain bikers hurtling past you.
In this book, you’ll:
• Discover the necessary equipment for shooting action, learn how to use it to its full potential, and develop a comprehensive adventure photography camera system that you can adapt to different shooting situations.
• Learn specific techniques and creative ideas that help you freeze the moment and create images that convey excitement, mood, and the feel of adventure.
• Learn advanced skills that can help you start defining your own particular style of action photography and create a "brand" of photography that’s based around your passion and your vision.
• Examine case studies that break down the process for shooting different types of action subjects and see the nuts and bolts of how to create powerful imagery from start to finish.
Mastering the craft of composing a photograph is all about having a trained eye. Digital Photography Composition For Dummies helps emerging photographers create stunning and compelling photographs by teaching the elements, techniques, and conventions used by skilled and successful photographers. It helps advanced beginner to aspiring professional photographers gain an understanding of the basics of composing a stunning and compelling photograph, as well as the parts, functions, and capabilities of their camera.Determine the point of interest in a photo and how significance is achieved Use the "Rule of Thirds" to create better photographs Manipulate the viewpoint and understand the subject's direction of movement Master depth of field, framing, and diagonals Includes suggested exercises to apply as you become more comfortable with composition techniques
Complete with full-color examples and technique comparisons, Digital Photography Composition For Dummies allows you to take the high-quality photos you've always wanted!
Photography is fun, and thebetter your photos, the morefun you'll have. This little bookis packed with advice to help you set up super shots, make the most of lighting, explore exposure, and sharpen your focus. Learn to take advantage of your camera's settings, and watch your confidence grow as your images improve.
Open the book and find:Creative ways to play with lighting
All about getting close-up shots
How to focus on a moving target
Things you should know when using manual mode