Author: Alan Hess

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118214153

Category: Photography

Page: 304

View: 9974

Finally! A resource that sheds light on the unique challenges of night and low-light photography With their unique sets of challenges, night and low-light photography are often touted as some of the most difficult and frustrating genres of digital photography. This much-needed guide demystifies any murky topics provides you with all the information you need to know from choosing the right gear and camera settings to how to best edit your photos in post-production. Renowned photographer Alan Hess shares techniques and indispensable tips that he has garnered from years of experience. Helpful projects and full-color stunning photos in each chapter serve to educate and inspire, while assignments at the end of every chapter encourage you to practice your skills and upload your photos to a website so you can share and receive critiques. Details best practices for taking portraits, landscapes, and action shots in night or low light Features specific coverage of concert photography and low-light event photography Answers the most frequent questions that photographers face while tackling this challenging technique Packed with invaluable advice and instruction, Night and Low-Light Photography Photo Workshop doesn?t leave you in the dark.
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Author: Alan Hess

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118138228

Category: Photography

Page: 283

View: 3900

A guide to indoor and outdoor night and low-light digital photography explains how to achieve high-quality results, outlining specific techniques for everything from ISO capabilities to image-editing software.
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Author: Chris Bucher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118079264

Category: Photography

Page: 304

View: 1306

A rigorous practical guide to photographic lighting techniques, complete with hands-on assignments Offering digital photographers a complete course in photographic lighting, this book covers everything from using flash systems and studio lights to working outdoors in bright or low-light conditions. Full-color examples show how the right lighting can enhance color, improve contrast, and open the door to new creative possibilities.
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Author: Nat Coalson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118090322

Category: Photography

Page: 304

View: 9886

A how-to guide for capturing stunning photographs in nature Photographing nature poses unique challenges and demands that you have special skills and a working knowledge of how to work in—and with—nature. This Photo Workshop is a must-have how-to guide for shooting nature images in nearly any situation you might encounter. You'll learn which equipment is right in different settings and why it should be used, how to get an amazing photo of a fast-moving animal, and how to handle a myriad of tricky weather scenarios. This book covers composition, exposure, fill-flash, special creative techniques, and more. Plus, assignments at the end of each chapter sharpen your skills to for taking unique, artistic nature photographs. Shows you what equipment to use in different settings and why to use it Offers essential advice for photographing a fast-moving animal and dealing with weather obstacles Provides a clear understanding of the basic fundamentals of photography Addresses composition, exposure, fill-flash, creative techniques, and more Shares Photoshop tips for sharpening and improving photos you’ve already taken Packed with inspirational color photos throughout, this workshop guide encourages you to improve your technique for taking nature photographs.
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The essential guide to getting perfect images in challenging light

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136110062

Category: Photography

Page: 192

View: 9933

In bright light, it is easier to take a beautiful photograph with your DSLR. When the sun starts to go down or you are shooting indoors, a whole new skill set is needed. This new addition to the successful Field Guide Series will help you shoot what potentially could be the most lovely image without the help of natural light. No more harsh flash photographs with dreary backgrounds and no more blurry night shots that were exposed too long. Opening with a section on the qualities of different kinds of low light, the book then deals with ways of overcoming gloomy situations, whether you are shooting hand-held or on a tripod. Post-production fixes are also covered, allowing you to turn difficult shots into real works of art.
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Finding Your Way in the Dark

Author: Lance Keimig,Scott Martin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240812581

Category: Photography

Page: 251

View: 4379

Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show photographers ways to capture images they never thought possible. In this book readers will find history, theory, and lots of practical instruction on technique.
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From Snapshots to Great Shots

Author: Gabriel Biderman,Tim Cooper

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133510670

Category: Photography

Page: 240

View: 9113

Are you a night owl looking to make stunning images of streetscapes, fireworks, or the night sky? Do you like to bend time with long exposure photography? Do star trails or lightning strikes inspire you? Then this book is for you! In Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Gabriel Biderman brings you the basics of digital night photography—exposure, composition, and light—and how to scout and capture different nocturnal locations once the sun goes down. Gabriel will help you understand the fundamentals and bring your unique artistic expression to any night situation. In this beautifully illustrated guide you will: Focus in the dark and master basic composition rules—and know when to break them Understand metering and switch to manual mode for more control over your exposure Set white balance, understand color temperature, and add flash or slow sync Explore color, light painting, and creative ways to play with light in your images Learn what gear works best for your style of shooting and strategies for operating your equipment in the dark Discover expert techniques for post-processing your nighttime images in Lightroom and Photoshop Beautifully illustrated with large, compelling photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time. And once you have the shot, show it off and join the book’s Flickr group: www.flickr.com/groups/night_fromsnapshotstogreatshots
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Author: Haje Jan Kamps

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118079302

Category: Photography

Page: 272

View: 9647

Special techniques for creating unique, artistic, close-up images Macro, or close-up, photography is gaining popularity, and this book covers all of the challenges associated with taking great close-ups: depth of field, focus, and exposure. Copublished with Photoworkshop.com, a leading online educational resource for both beginning and professional photographers, this task-oriented reference allows readers to learn by doing and offers outstanding examples and instructions.
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Author: Jeff Wignall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118132696

Category: Photography

Page: 352

View: 333

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Pro Tips from the Pit

Author: J. Dennis Thomas

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136109978

Category: Photography

Page: 264

View: 5247

If you've ever wanted to take dynamic and vibrant digital photos of your favorite band in concert, but aren't sure how to tackle such obstacles as approaching the stage, tricky lighting situations, or even what equipment to use, then look no further! Concert and Live Music Photography is a comprehensive guide to shooting live music performances, providing you with the right information on equipment, camera settings, composition, and post-processing to get the best out of each performance shot. J. Dennis Thomas, whose work has appeared in such magazines as Rolling Stone, SPIN, and Country Weekly, shares tips on lighting, common problems, etiquette, and recommended camera settings for shooting in a variety of different venues, including clubs, bars, outdoor concerts, theatres, stadiums, and arenas. He also explains how to get the right credentials to get you closer to each performance. Jam packed with over 160 photos from today's top concerts, this book will not only give you the information you need to start taking rockin' photos of your favorite musicians, but will spark your creativity when you're anticipating the next shot. For the on-the-go photographer, a cool companion website features additional tips, venue troubleshooting, and an equipment checklist when you need to think on your feet while running to another gig.
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Create Beautiful Images from Twilight to Dawn

Author: Heather Hummel

Publisher: Amherst Media

ISBN: 1682030458

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 6036

Most photographers shoot in abundant sunlight. The problem is, full sun creates harsh, unflattering shadows that undermine images. Working in low light — in early morning or at twilight or when Mother Nature cues the clouds or fans in the fog — can help photographers produce stand-out images. Photographers will learn to analyze light and determine the best camera settings for creating captivating low-light images outdoors. Composition—the artful arrangement of all of the image elements — is detailed next. From there, Hummel provides text and illustrations to guide readers through the art of producing low-light images of sunrises and sunsets; the moon and stars; hot air balloons, city lights, and fireworks; and nature and landscape photography. Hummel then moves on to discuss how photographers can use filters and camera-stabilizing tools to enhance the technical quality of their shots. Armed with the applications outlined in this book, photographers will be able to produce outstanding shots during off-peak hours.
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Photo Workshop

Author: Lynne Eodice

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470119551

Category: Photography

Page: 272

View: 1830

Presents more than two hundred photographs of landscapes, action shots, and portraits along with information on the technical aspects and what the photographer was thinking about each shot.
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Your Backstage Pass to Concert Photography

Author: Alan Hess

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118240014

Category: Photography

Page: 272

View: 4622

Advice, inspiration, and insight for taking remarkable concert photos Concert photography poses a unique set of challenges to photographers, including night or low-light, inconsistent stage lighting, a moving subject matter, limitations on vantage point, complex exposure situations, and no chance for re-takes. Compounded with those hurdles is a lack of resources on this subject?until now. All Access: Your Backstage Pass to Concert Photography fills this gap and provides you with all the information you need to know, from choosing the right gear and camera settings to negotiating rights to publish or share photos as well as how to best edit your photos in post-production. Reveals essential techniques and valuable best practices for dealing with the unique challenges of concert photography Features more than 200 stunning concert photographs to inspire you and illustrate the tips and techniques the author describes Written by experienced author and well-known concert photographer Alan Hess All Access: Your Backstage Pass to Concert Photography is an ideal resource if you are determined to learn the skills necessary to capture clear, well-composed, and professional-level concert photos.
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50 Photographic Principles You Need to Know

Author: Alan Hess

Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN: 1681982420

Category: Photography

Page: 136

View: 4663

If you’re a passionate photographer and you’re ready to take your work to the next level, The Enthusiast’s Guide book series was created just for you. Whether you’re diving head first into a new topic or exploring a classic theme, Enthusiast’s Guides are designed to help you quickly learn more about a topic or subject so that you can improve your photography. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times; min-height: 16.0px} span.Apple-tab-span {white-space:pre} The Enthusiast’s Guide to Night and Low-Light Photography: 49 Photographic Principles You Need to Know teaches you how to shoot compelling images at night and in low-light situations. Chapters are broken down into a series of numbered lessons, with each lesson providing what you need to improve your photography. Divided into five chapters that include 49 photographic principles to help you create great images, photographer and author Alan Hess covers all the necessary gear and camera settings, as well as topics such as light painting, photographing the night sky, shooting great cityscapes, and post-processing techniques that will bring out the best in your photographs. Example lessons include: • 7. Using Manual exposure mode is the best way to go • 9. Focusing in low light • 21. Mounts, clamps, and other ways to keep the camera stable • 27. How high can you push the ISO? • 33. Creating low-light portraits • 37. How to get those starburst street lights • 46. Correcting the tones in your image Written in a friendly and approachable manner and illustrated with examples that drive home each lesson, The Enthusiast’s Guide to Night and Low-Light Photography is designed to be effective and efficient, friendly and fun. Read an entire chapter at once, or read just one topic at a time. With either approach, you’ll quickly learn a lot so you can head out with your camera to capture great shots.
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Author: Lee Frost

Publisher: Amphoto

ISBN: 9780817450410

Category: Photography

Page: 192

View: 6873

Starting with a technical discussion and then tackling a wide range of themes and lighting situations, this book presents specific guidelines for shooting low-light landscapes, portraits, buildings, carnivals, and more. 200 color, 80 b&w illustrations.
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Author: Blue Fier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118078942

Category: Photography

Page: 272

View: 2411

The hands-on instruction that digital photographers need to compose great shots Introducing readers to the basic elements of design, this full-color guide shows photographers step by step how to frame great compositions before they take the shot. Instructions, advice, examples, and assignments cover all types of photography.
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Finding Your Way in the Dark

Author: Lance Keimig

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317964608

Category: Photography

Page: 268

View: 5446

Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. This new edition of Night Photography presents the practical techniques of shooting at night alongside theory and history, illustrated with clear, concise examples, and charts and stunning images. From urban night photography to photographing the landscape by starlight or moonlight, from painting your subject with light to creating a subject with light, this book provides a complete guide to digital night photography and light painting.
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How to Shoot Great Photographs With Any Camera

Author: Bryan Peterson

Publisher: Random House LLC

ISBN: 0817439390

Category: Photography

Page: 176

View: 7879

Now refreshed with current technologies and terms, and more than 25 percent new images and an all-new chapter, this bestselling guide shows readers how to shoot great photographs with any type of camera.
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