When Fujifilm announced its FinePix X100 retro-styled large-sensor compact at Photokina 2010, it captured the imagination of serious photographers in a way the company seemed not to have quite anticipated. The X100's combination of 'traditional' dial-based handling and outstanding image quality brought widespread plaudits, making it something of a cult classic despite its undeniable flaws. The subsequent addition to the range of the X10 compact, with its bright, manually-controlled zoom lens, has cemented Fujifilm's resurgence as a brand worthy of serious attention.
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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S, by Darrell Young, provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of these powerful and sophisticated cameras. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion factor that often comes with complex but powerful new professional camera equipment. The book explores the features and capabilities of the two cameras in a way that completely surpasses user's manuals. It guides readers through the DSLR camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments, color illustrations, and detailed explanations for each option. Each button, dial, switch, screen, and menu configuration option is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles. Darrell Young's friendly and informative writing style allows readers to easily follow directions, while feeling as if a friend dropped in to share his knowledge. The learning experience for D300/D300S beginners-and refresher information for professionals-goes beyond just the camera itself. Detailed explanations cover White Balance, the Histogram, the Multi-CAM 3500DX autofocus system, and how the Live View and D-Movie modes work. Camera accessories such as Speedlight flash and GPS units are also considered.
"David Busch's Nikon D700 Guide to Digital SLR Photography" shows readers how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of their camera to take great photographs of anything. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, and tips and techniques that can be applied to any type of photography will help readers take better pictures with their new digital SLR. Whether they are new to digital SLR photography or experienced pros, "David Busch's Nikon D700 Guide to Digital SLR Photography" will help readers maximize their camera's capabilities.
With a price tag that places it in the realm of the aficionado who appreciates fine quality and stylish good looks, the Leica M9 is the world's most compact full-format digital camera system, and carries the 100-year heritage of the original Ur-Leica film camera into the digital age. It's the world's first digital system camera of its size built with a full-frame CDD sensor that can capture the full 35-mm format in ultrahigh resolution. Professional photographer David Taylor explains how to get the very best from this modern classic.
Are you new to digital photography and image editing software? This dazzling, full-color book provides a fun, practical introduction to photo-editing with Photoshop Elements for both home and business users -- and anyone who wants to jump right in and enhance their images. Discover forty valuable techniques and hundreds of creativity-inspiring images, plus a CD filled with images for practice and a tryout version of Photoshop Elements 2 -- all at an exceptional price. You'll learn to use the File Browser, change image size, enhance faces, fix blurry images, correct under- and overexposed images, turn photos from color to black-and-white, remove people and objects from photos, add special effects, and much more. Brought to you by Sybex and YoungJin.com, a leading South Korean book publisher founded in 1987. Youngjin.com is known for brilliant graphics and digital photography books, featuring exceptionally stylish designs and high-quality images.
When you have a Lightroom question, where do you look? Do you trawl through thousands of web pages looking for the information you need? Perhaps post on a forum and wait hours for anyone to reply? Maybe try to ﬁgure out the Help ﬁles? From now on, you look right here! This is the reference book that should have shipped with Lightroom. Adobe Lightroom 3 - The Missing FAQ is a compilation of the most frequently asked questions, presented in question and answer format so that you can easily find the answers you're looking for. Whether you're a new user who likes to dive straight into new software and figure it out as you go along, a more experienced user wanting to learn how to get the best out of Lightroom, or you've just got a burning question you'd like answered, this book is for you. These are real-world answers to real questions asked by real Lightroom users. It not only covers how to do things, but also why they work the way they do. Lightroom may have a mind of its own... but now you can learn how it thinks. The story behind the book... and a FREE bonus! The Adobe Lightroom - The Missing FAQ series was originally intended to be a searchable eBook, however once the book was released to the public, a demand arose for a paperback version too. While some books have a PDF supplement, this book is the other way round - the colour PDF eBook is designed to be the primary book, and this black & white paperback is the supplement. Anyone purchasing the paperback version is invited to contact the author via her website to download the main PDF version worth £14.95 (approx. $25 US*) absolutely FREE.
"Simple Yet Imaginative Ideas for Every Digital Camera Owner *Includes basic but effective photo-manipulation techniques *Cleverly organized in a fun format with 250 color illustrations *Written by the author of Get The Most From Your Digital Camera, now available in six languages Whether the desire is simply to optimize photos to sell items on eBay, catalog collections, create large-scale artwork or send e-cards, this book offers instant inspiration for everyone who owns a digital camera--from budget compacts upwards. included among this professional designer and artist's wealth of imaginative and fun ideas are specialized techniques like printing on glass and making photo gift bags, cushions and even shower curtains."
High dynamic range (HDR) photography lets you capture the myriad colors and levels of light that you can see in the real world, and the results are amazing photographs that run the gamut from super real to surreal. Explore this fantastic realm of photography through the unique vision of renowned travel photographer Trey Ratcliff. In this book, Trey shares his phenomenal HDR photographs as well as all the backstory on the adventurous circumstances of their origin. He also reveals the techniques he used to get the final shot. The breathtaking images gracing these pages and the author’s real-world advice for capturing and manipulating images will inspire you to create your own HDR magic. So Trey also includes his simple and straightforward tutorial that teaches you everything you need to know to make your own HDR photographs, whether you’re a beginner, amateur, or professional. A unique blend of practical and inspirational, this book features
Designed to turn your fun camera gadget into a creative picture-making tool. With clearly written text and helpful sidebar tips, this primer teaches you camera techniques; the nuances of lighting indoors and out; the subtleties of exposure and metering; and even the fine art of keeping the camera steady. Its radiant full color photographs illustrate the do's and don't's of cropping, focusing, and settings. But this nifty photo tip handbook doesn't stop there. It contains individual chapters on photographing people, architecture, and landscapes. The final section of the book covers advanced topics such as taking action photos, sharpening your composition techniques, and taking pictures at night or under extreme weather conditions.
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. Haje Jan Kamps (Bristol, England, UK) is a freelance writer and photographer. He runs photocritic.org and currently writes for Make Magazine.
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Some new photos from the Matterhorn, this very famous mountain in Zermatt. Choose a very sunny day as you will be quite high the mountain, the Gornergrat, end of the railway track is above 3000 meters.