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Get up to speed on your camera’s settingsShoot with auto mode or explore manual settingsDiscover the keys to better imagesThe fast way to better photosGet ready to start taking photos worth bragging about. Your Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D offers major photography power along with tools to get pro-level images without pro-level know-how. This book helps you navigate your camera’s settings and apply proven photography techniques for getting better portraits, close-ups, landscapes, and action shots.I
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherThe best-selling Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography is written by internationally renowned travel photographer Richard I’Anson. He shares his wealth of experience and knowledge about travel photography in this jargon-free guide to taking better photographs.This new edition has been thoroughly updated and refreshed with up-to-the minute advice, information and instructions on how to take amazing travel photographs using the latest digital cameras.
Your fun guide to digital photography with any deviceWhether you’re shooting with an inexpensive point-and-shoot camera, a smartphone or tablet, a high-priced contraption, or one of those new-fangled action cameras, it’s possible to take your digital photos from good to great by applying a few simple tricks—and Digital Photography For Dummies shows you how! Packed with tips, advice, and insight you won’t find in your camera’s manual, this friendly guide quickly gets you up to speed on proven photography techniques to help your digital pictures say more than a thousand words!No longer a hobby or profession limited to those with access to fancy and expensive equipment, digital photography is all around us.
Tour the world from inside other people’s homes Documentarian and photographer Gabriele Galimberti traveled the world for more than two years. He stayed only with members of the diverse, multicultural Couchsurfing.com community, the social network website that connects travelers with hosts across the globe. The stunning photography collection in My Couch Is Your Couch reveals the wide range of spaces we can call “home.” Sleeping everywhere, from a castle-like estate in Germany surrounded by a moat to a hut in Fiji made of metal sheeting, from the recording studio and flat of an indie band in London to a cube-shaped cement home in rural Morocco adorned only with Berber carpets, Gabriele saw the world and its cultures from the inside.
The Ring (2002)―Hollywood’s remake of the Japanese cult success Ringu (1998)―marked the beginning of a significant trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s of American adaptations of Asian horror films. This book explores this complex process of adaptation, paying particular attention to the various transformations that occur when texts cross cultural boundaries. Through close readings of a range of Japanese horror films and their Hollywood remakes, this study addresses the social, cultural, aesthetic and generic features of each national cinema’s approach to and representation of horror, within the subgenre of the ghost story, tracing convergences and divergences in the films’ narrative trajectories, aesthetic style, thematic focus and ideological content.
A fun, fresh tribute to the Golden State, illustrated with gorgeous color photography, fascinating historical images, and cool memorabilia. Learn anew the legends, landmarks, and lore of historic sites, such as Bodie, Point Reyes, the Knights Ferry Bridge, Mission Santa Barbara, Carson Mansion in Old Town Eureka, Death Valley, Glacier Point, and Alcatraz. Delving into the people, places, and activities that have defined California through the years, this book explores all that makes California great: the Big Sur coast, the Monterey Jazz Festival, Napa Valley’s wine country, Hollywood, the redwood trees of Muir Woods, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite Valley, big game fishing, surfing, agriculture, politics, music, sports, and much, much more.
*Gold Medal winner in the 2014 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Home & Garden*"Just flipping through the pages of Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America will instantly lower your blood pressure."—The New York Times Book ReviewQuiet Beauty: Japanese Gardens of North America is an extraordinary look at the most beautiful and serene gardens of the United States and Canada. Most Japanese garden books look to the gardens of Japan. Quiet Beauty explores the treasure trove of Japanese gardens located in North America.
The second of two books on the Navy’s Phantom II MiG killers of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), this book covers the numerous actions fought out over North Vietnam during the Linebacker I and II operations of 1972-73. No fewer than 17 MiGs were downed during this period, five of them by the Navy’s sole aces of the conflict, Lts Randy Cunningham and Willie Driscoll of VF-96. Drawing on primary sources such as surviving Phantom II aircrew and official navy documentation, the author has assembled the most precise appraisal of fighter operations involving US Navy Phantom II units and those elusive MiGs ever seen in print.
Nowadays, society loves to capture their lives in colorful shots and movies they can place on YouTube, Facebook, or their own websites. Rugged and lightweight, GoPro cameras empower their users by providing powerful technology to tell stories that strike the right balance of words and pictures. These high-tech cameras enable users to capture powerful images–whether it’s the miraculous beauty of a shark swimming by a coral reef or a motor cross biker flying. However, users can’t just thrust this camera underwater or mount the camera to a bike and hope for the best.
Get the lowdown on how HDR works plus ways to shoot it, process it, and finish your imagesAre you ready to take an artistic leap forward in your photography? Do you want dynamic photos that bring a scene to life? With this book, your camera, and a little practice, you’ll be able to create amazing HDR images. Packed with full-color examples, it shows you how to edit photos to give them more vibrant colors, richer contrast, and sharper highlights.The ABCs of HDR — learn the basics about cameras, gear, workflow, and software options for creating HDRExamine your HDR options — apply different strategies when shooting with a pro camera or basic point-and-shoot modelExpand your photo techniques — discover the basics of photo bracketing and how to create HDR from a single Raw photoTurn normal photos into eye-catching HDR images — use Photomatix Pro to create and tone-map HDR imagesBroaden your horizons — take better photos for HDR and create HDR panoramas or black-and-white HDR imagesOpen the book and find:What makes a photo a high dynamic range imageHow to tone-map an HDR imageWhen to shoot more or fewer brackets for an HDR imageTips on shooting single-exposure HDRHow to create amazing panoramasStrategies for shooting with a high-end or budget digital cameraSteps for converting HDR images to black and whiteProblem-solving techniques
This book deals with the European Theater of Operations, covering the period from the build-up in the United Kingdom through V-E Day. Its seven sections are arranged chronologically. The written text has been kept to a minimum. The appendixes give information as to the abbreviations used and the sources of the photographs.
This title describes in detail the first aircraft – a series of piston-engined fighters – produced by the famous Mikoyan Design Bureau during and immediately after World War II. The first of these, the I-200 of 1940, entered limited production the following year as the MiG-1. This aircraft was quickly developed by 1941 into the MiG-3, a high-altitude interceptor. This book discusses these aircrafts’ operational history and describes both the standard production type and the various experimental variants including the radial-engined MiG-9, the first aircraft to bear the designation, and the refined I-230 series which never entered production.
Most people want out of North Korea. Wendy Simmons wanted in.In My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth, Wendy shares a glimpse of North Korea as it’s never been seen before. Even though it’s the scariest place on Earth, somehow Wendy forgot to check her sense of humor at the border.But Wendy’s initial amusement and bewilderment soon turned to frustration and growing paranoia. Before long, she learned the essential conundrum of “tourism” in North Korea: Travel is truly a love affair.
The Okiek people of Kenya’s forested highlands have a long history of hunting, honey gathering, and trading with their Maasai and Kipsigis neighbors; several decades ago, they also began farming and herding. This book follows a traveling exhibition of anthropologist Corinne Kratz’s photographs of the Okiek through showings at seven venues, including the National Museum in Nairobi and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Kratz tells the story of the exhibition – the stereotypes it sought to challenge, how commentaries by Okiek people were incorporated, and different ways that viewers in Kenya and the United States understood it.
Bringing his vast knowledge and experience to bear, John Blakemore explores the creative as well as the technical processes involved in black and white photography. Long awaited for the many thousands of photographers that have attended his legendary workshops over the years and essential for the many more that have never had the chance, this is a unique insight into the art of one of photography's most influential practitioners and an important document of the methods of one of photography's most important teachers.
So you have a Canon DSLR? Do you know how to get the most from your sophisticated camera? Canon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer’s Guide is a thorough, in-depth and step-by-step look at how to understand the Canon digital photography system and how to optimize your digital photography workflow from pre capture to output.
Chris Grey shows you how to customize your DSLR according to the genre you are working in. He showcases the work of professional photographers from the worlds of wedding photography, fine art, sports/action, portrait and nature and each photographer explains their differing workflow requirements and how they get the best shots.
Starting with the issues you will face: which file format – RAW or JPEG? Which camera? Which lens? Which software? – and moving on to covering the specific features of all the new Canon DSLRs in the EOS system, from the nifty Digital Rebel XTi to the awesome 1D Mark III, Chris Grey shows you how to get the most out of each camera. He shows images taken and the settings he has used so you can see the exact effect of each function.
Packed with tips from the pros, key workflow solutions and images side by side showing different camera functions, this book is a must have for any Canon shooter.
This best-selling guide from authors Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas has been the go-to tutorial and reference book for photography/design professionals and the textbook of choice in college classrooms for decades. This edition includes their trademark features of clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color images; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter.
Among the new CS6 features covered in this extensively updated guide are: Field Blur, Iris Blur and Tilt-Shift filters; Properties panel; Exporting and Importing presets; Content-Aware Move tool and Content-Aware option for the Patch tool; Timeline panel for video editing; Photographic Toning libraries for Gradient Map adjustments; and Open Type options.
A short illustrated survey of the use of photography in contemporary art since the mid-1980s. The work of approximately 150 of the best-known artist-photographers are featured: Andreas Gursky, Nan Goldin, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Richard Billingham, Juergen Teller, Thomas Demand, Yinka Shonibare, Thomas Ruff, JeffWall, Wolfgang Tillmans, and many more. Themed chapters consider subjects such as narrative and storytelling in art photography, photographing the everyday and the insignificant, the use of photography in conceptual art, and the cool, detached, objective aesthetic prevalent in current art photography.
All you need to know to use the latest exciting new dslr camera from Canon If you want to get great photos from Canon′s new Rebel T5i/700D dslr camera, you′ve come to the right place. This practical book takes you step by step through each button, mode, function, and feature of the hot new Rebel T5i/700D, so you′ll be able to shoot with confidence, even in challenging situations. Packed with beautiful, full–color photographs and illustrations, this handy guide also reveals tricks and techniques that professionals use to snap super shots and capture compelling HD video.
Learn to master the art of maternity and newborn photography Maternity and newborn photography is an exciting new photographic specialty with a growing market. In this book by professional photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Sandy Puc, you will find both information and inspiration. This book covers technical aspects such as equipment, lighting techniques, and composition, but also examines the human side of the equation: how to make moms comfortable during the shoot, tips on photographing newborns, suggestions for props and poses for children under a year of age, and much more.
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