Author: Peter Watson
Publisher: Ammonite Press
Release Date: 2016-04-07
If you have ever wondered how the top photographers manage to produce such stunning landscapes, this book has all the answers. It presents a collection of 80 practical lessons that have been tried and tested in the field. Tips and techniques are provided to help you choose the right equipment and use it correctly in every situation. You will learn the essentials of composition, practice professional methods for observing the landscape creatively, and discover how to use light to maximum effect. A number of simple post-processing adjustments are also explained. These are easy to undertake and will enable you to fine-tune your photographs and boost their appearance without spoiling their integrity: creating processed landscape images that have impact yet remain authentic.
This is more than just a breathtaking coffee-table book: it’s an invaluable source of inspiration for anyone eager to learn how to capture a magnificent landscape. All these astonishing images—from the wintry seascapes to the golden skies—come from the camera of Peter Watson, one of the world's finest photographers. Presenting over 100 of his best works, Watson explains how he got the picture, what techniques and filters he used, how he developed depth and texture in the composition, and more. Month by month, his work tracks seasonal changes, seizing nature in all its splendor.
Author: Carl Heilman II
Publisher: Ilex Press
Release Date: 2011-09-05
Landscape photography remains one of the most popular genres for enthusiast and commercial photographers alike, but all of the books on the market are large in format and unsuited to use in the field. This latest addition to Ilex?s popular Field Guide series meets this need perfectly, with Carl Heilman?s unique expertise and brilliant photos presented for the first time in a go-anywhere format. Covering key areas like equipment, exposure, weather and post-processing, and with a handy ready-reference section in the back of the book, The Landscape Photography Field Guide will become an essential companion on any shooting trip.
An updated bestseller, this book of extraordinarily beautiful photographs of nature contains state-of-the-art instruction on how any photographer can aim for equally impressive results every time a camera is focused on the great outdoors. Even highly skilled photographers are often baffled by the problems facing them when they work outdoors. But with this exceptional field guide in hand, every photographer—beginner, serious amateur, semi-pro, and pro—can conquer the problems encountered in the field. Using his own exceptional work as examples, the author discusses each type of nature subject and how to approach photographing it. Specific advice and information cover selection of equipment and lenses; how to compose a shot; how to get close ups; and other tips covering a range of techniques to enrich various types of nature photographs. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Tony Worobiec
Publisher: RHE Media Limited
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Once you realise that the defining quality of any landscape is the weather then you are truly able to master landscape photography. The weather governs the two most important features of landscape images, notably lighting and mood. Tony Worobiec, as a master of landscape photography, provides us with a guide that is both practical and inspiring for amateur photographers. 'Photographing Landscape Whatever the Weather' is comprehensive in its coverage of photography in all types of weather, from the familiar rain and sunshine to the more unusual and dramatic like dust storms and drought. If you want to know how to take the best images of rainbows or snow then this is the book for you. Tony also offers practical advice on suitable clothing, equipment care and understanding weather forecasts so that you can achieve the best images whatever the weather. This book covers all the angles when it comes to landscape and weather photography. This PhotoActive book is designed for those beginners who want to achieve more with their landscape photography. With the many wonderful photos taken by Tony providing motivation, you can’t help but don your wellies or sun hat in order to get outside to take photographs after reading this book.
Author: Marc Silber
Publisher: Mango Media Inc.
Release Date: 2017-05-02
VALUABLE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS Jumpstart your photography: Take your photography to the next level with this easy to understand and use handbook that is packed with tips from some of the world's best photographers. Find out how you can apply their secrets for capturing outstanding photos. With this book you will understand all steps needed to be a fantastic photographer. Buy it, read it and use it to create photos that you and others will love! "Marc's new book is an all-in-one, easily accessible handbook drawn from his huge library of interviews with top photographers -- and packed with information that can be put into action immediately. This book will show you how the pros do it. Study this and take your best shot." Chase Jarvis, Multi-Award winning Photographer and CEO/Founder of CreativeLive. Photography Tips: Easy-to-understand photography tips from professional photography masters ─ all in one compact book that fits into your camera bag. Learn professional photography tips and tricks for beginners from masters of this art form: In Advancing Your Photography, Marc Silber provides the definitive handbook that will take you through the entire process of becoming an accomplished photographer. From teaching you the basics to exploring the stages of the full "cycle of photography," Silber makes it easy for you to master the art form and create stunning pictures. Valuable photography tips from thousands of hours of interviews with professional photography masters: You will learn valuable insights, including: • beginner photography tips • amateur photography tips • landscape photography tips • wedding photography tips • lifestyle photography tips • sports photography tips • animal photography tips • portrait photography tips • still life photography tips • iPhone photography tips Photography and the technology associated with it is constantly evolving, but the fundamentals remain the same. Advancing Your Photography will help to bring you the joy and satisfaction of a lifetime of pursuing the art of photography. Advancing Your Photography features: • Top tips for making outstanding photographs from iconic photographers and many other leading professional photography masters of today. • Numerous step-by-step examples • Guidance on training your eye to see composition with emotional impact • Tips on mastering the key points of operating your camera like a pro • Secrets to processing your images to professional standards • Compact design that will easily fit in your camera bag
We live in a visual culture, and visual evidence is increasingly central to social research. In this collection an international range of experts explain how they have used visual methods in their own research, examine their advantages and limitations, and show how they have been used alongside other research techniques. Contributors explore the following ideas: * self and identity * visualizing domestic space * visualizing urban landscapes * visualizing social change. The collection showcases different methods in different contexts through the examination of a variety of topical issues. Methods covered include photo and video diaries, the use of images produced by respondents, the use of images as prompts in interviews and focus groups, documentary photography, photographic inventory and visual ethnography. The result is an exciting and original collection that will be indispensable for any student, academic or researcher interested in the use of visual methods.
Ansel Adams (1902-1984) produced some of the 20th century's most iconic photographic images and helped nurture the art of photography through his creative innovations and peerless technical mastery. The Camera--the first volume in Adams' celebrated series of books on photographic techniques--has taught generations of photographers how to harness the camera's artistic potential. This time-honored handbook distills the knowledge gained through a lifetime in photography and remains as vital today as when it was first published. Along with visualization, image management, Adams' famous Zone System, and other keys to photographic artistry, The Camera covers 35mm, medium-format, and large-format view cameras, while offering detailed advice on camera components such as lenses, shutters, and light meters. Beautifully illustrated with photographs as well as instructive line drawings, this classic manual belongs on every serious photographer's bookshelf. "Adams is a clear-thinking writer whose concepts cannot but help the serious photographer." - New York Times "A master-class kind of guide from an undisputed master." - Publishers Weekly Over 1 million copies sold.
Author: Jerry Yarnell
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2008-06-26
Let Jerry teach you how to Master Landscapes You can master landscape painting with the help of popular painter Jerry Yarnell. In Landscape Painting Secrets, Jerry explores the different areas of landscape painting that often create problems for beginning and intermediate artists. All of the major landscape elements are covered—from rocks, dirt roads and grass to still and moving water to atmospheric conditions like rainbows, falling snow, storm clouds and lightning. Dozens of thumbnail studies break each element down step by step with clear instructions and photographs so no stroke is uncertain. These individual studies let you practice and explore new techniques without the worry of ruining a complete painting. Once you've mastered the techniques, Jerry will help you apply what you've learned in three complete landscape scenes that include detailed instructions and photographs. Grab your paints and brushes and get started today!