A Digital Photographer's Guide to Model Releases

Do you need a release for a photo of someone you took in public? How about photos of buildings? Does it make a difference if the subject was paid to be in the picture? You can't answer these questions without more information. As the photographer, you need to understand your buyer's concerns in order to make savvy decisions about how you market your photos and to whom. Here's how to make money from all your photos, whether or not the...

Digital SLR Cameras and Photography, 3rd Edition

The ideal guide for beginning DSLR camera users, with full-color examples of what you can achieve Make the most of your Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, or Olympus digital SLR camera! This guide explains the different lenses, the many settings and how to use them, the results you can get from using different controls, how to use lighting and exposure, and much more. If you haven't purchased your camera yet, you'll also find tips on choosi...

Digitale Fotoschule Sport- und Actionfotografie

Die klassischen Fotoanwendungen wie Akt, Schwarz-Weiß, Porträt werden in der Literatur ausgiebig behandelt. Die Sportfotografie kommt bisher zu kurz. Dabei muss man gerade hier viele Dinge wissen, die über das normale Fotografieren hinausgehen - die richtige Platzierung am Sportplatz zum Beispiel. Wir schauen einem Sportfotograf über die Schulter.

Exposed: Inside the Life and Images of a Pro Photographer

This book by Michael Clark is an excellent refresher for anyone who uses Lightroom and Photoshop. Clark makes everything easily understood when it comes to work flow and bringing out the best in your photographs. It's also a well written and interesting journal on how he sets up his shoots and he gives you lots of adventure at the same time. All in all this is an excellent choice and you will enjoy all the information and technique!

Canon Lenses: From Snapshots to Great Shots

Lenses are a considerable investment for any photographer and require understanding their features and a making plan for purchase. You might buy several camera bodies, but quality lenses should last a lifetime! You need a book that goes beyond the camera manuals to teach you how to select and use Canon lenses to take great shots. This guide by pro photographer Jerod Foster will help you conquer the fundamentals and capture stunning p...

Nikon D5300 – The Expanded Guide

The D5300 is the latest model in Nikon’s advanced “consumer” series, occupying a middle position in the DX-format camera range, between the entry-level D3200 and the “enthusiast” or “semi-pro” D7100. The series stands apart from all other Nikon digital SLRs in having an articulating rear screen for flexibility when shooting in Live View and movies. Nikon has retained its tried and tested F lens-mount (introduced in 1959), making it p...

Night & Low Light Photogrpahy

Photographs captured in low light conditions, or even in the dark of night, can be powerfully dramatic, sensually moody, or vibrant and glistening with the illumination of stars, streetlamps, or other artificial lighting. Modern digital SLR cameras are impressively capable of rendering images shot in low light, and professional UK photographer David Taylor discusses, clearly and concisely, the best cameras, lenses, tripods, filters, ...

Das perfekte Fotobuch gestalten(Digital fotografieren)

Dieses Buch ist eine schöne Inspirationsgrundlage für Fotobuch-Gestalter. Es bietet viele Tipps und Tricks und ist sehr anschaulich erklärt. Das Buch ist übersichtlich nach Anwendungsgebieten strukturiert und gibt ebenfalls eine Einführung in Farb- und Schriftgestaltung sowie Layoutkonzepte. Des Weiteren wird auch auf die gängigen Fotobuch-Softwareanbieter eingegangen. Für mich als Einsteiger war das Buch sehr hilfreich, aber auch Fo...

Painting with a Lens

Arguing that photography should be about more than gear, shooting modes, and computer programs, this book highlights methods for creating artistic photographs in the moment a picture is taken, rather than later in the editing process. In stark contrast to the “fix everything in post production” approach dominating modern digital photography, this reference demonstrates a more purposeful approach to shooting each frame—carefully consi...

Kamerabuch Canon EOS 700D

Mit der Canon EOS 700D präsentiert Canon dem Kunden das Flaggschiff seiner Spiegelreflex –Reihe für Einsteiger. Bis vor ein paar Jahren waren Spiegelreflex-Kameras nur etwas für Profi-Fotografen und Presse, aber mittlerweile sind diese auch im ambitionierten Privatbereich salonfähig geworden. Das bedeutet aber nicht, dass mit diesen Geräten das Fotografieren zum „Selbstläufer“ wird. Es ist einfacher geworden, ja, aber es ist immer no...