What’s the best ADVANCED digital photography book? Please help!?
Question by Alexandra M: What’s the best ADVANCED digital photography book? Please help!?
I used to have a 35mm photography hobby and am now officially comming back to photography, digital this time. Can anyone please recommend book for digital photography, that include mostly tips and techniques, instead of photoshop that I have a lot of resources for already!
Any advice is highly valued! Especially those comming from professionals! Thank you
Answer by Sayeeprasad
Discover the Business Secrets of Professional Photography.
Secrets and Tips You MUST Know to be Successful in the Photography Business
Though the digital camera is one of the hottest selling gadgets on the market today, the technology can be intimidating and frustrating to first-time users. To new users, going from click to pictures with a digital camera can be overwhelming thanks to memory sticks, docking stations, computers, image editing software, printers, special papers, processing stations at the store, plus all the confusing terminology. These books gives readers a quick start guide to using a digital camera so they can read a few step-by-step pages and then go from picture to print in moments. Using everyday and easy-to-understand language, explains exposure, focus, lighting, file formats, file storage and organization, how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements and improve images, printers, specialty photo papers, and how to get your photos to the Web and email. After reading this book, even the most digitally challenged shutterbug will be able to produce high-quality digital photographs without hesitation.
All the Secrets to Wedding Photography that you need to know. Learn what pictures to take and when to take them. A wedding is a one-time shot. You can’t redo the photography if you don’t like the way it turned out.
When you photograph a wedding you want the wedding pictures to be the best they can be. You know that if you do a good job other people will come to you for their weddings.
You can have a Fun and Profitable Business.
It helps if you know the Secrets of Wedding Photography.
Learn Professional tips and techniques. Wedding photography is one of the most enjoyable ways to make a living there are.
You need to know what you are doing and you need a plan. Because…people get real emotional if they end up without wedding pictures. One Secret of the Wedding Photography business is that it grows or dies by word of mouth. If people like the photography they will praise you to others.
Here’s a sample of what you’ll get.
how to get the exposure correct by teaching the user how to evaluate scene and subject luminosities, how to relate this information to how the various metering modes work as well as how to read composite and separate channel histograms, and how to reference the evaluated luminosities to what is seen on the histogram, allowing the photographer to make the EV compensation as necessary to achieve consistently accurate exposures within 0.3 stops;
how to evaluate color temperatures in various situations to more accurately select either a preset or manual Kelvin temperature setting, and why the photographer benefits from accurate WB adjustment even when shooting RAW;
a discussion of various compositional techniques and how techniques which were primarily intended for specific sorts of subject presentations can be applied singly or in combination with other techniques to different types of photography, including a wide variety of examples;
examples and detailed discussion of various shooting techniques for several types of subject material, including the importance of anticipation and timing when shooting action, selecting attractive viewing angles, cropping for composition in the viewfinder, etc.
detailed discussions of workflow, including organizational methods, sorting and selection, processing and post-processing techniques, etc.
After reading this book, even the most digitally challenged shutterbug will be able to produce high-quality digital photographs without hesitation.
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