The Portrait, 2nd Edition: Understanding Portrait Photography – New Book

The Portrait, 2nd Edition- Understanding Portrait Photography

The Portrait, 2nd Edition: Understanding Portrait Photography is a new book from photographers Glenn Rand and Tim Meyer.

The book discusses “lessons from the masters and the history of photographic portraiture. They build on this foundation and cover all of the technical and aesthetic components of understanding and producing outstanding portraits. Extensive illustrations illuminate the concepts discussed, and works of outstanding photographers serve as examples of how to apply the lessons in this book. This second edition offers even more illustrations and photographic examples as well as an expanded discussion on posing.”

The Portrait, 2nd Edition: Understanding Portrait Photography retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $28.59 from Amazon.com.

It is also available as a Kindle Edition for $17.59 here at Amazon.com.

Photography as Meditation – New Book

Photography as Meditation

Photography as Meditation is a new book from photographer Torsten Andreas Hoffman.

In this book, Torsten Andreas Hoffmann explores an approach to artistic photography based on Japanese Zen Philosophy. Meditation and photography have much in common: both are based in the present moment, both require complete focus, and both are most successful when the mind is free from distracting thoughts. Hoffman shows how meditation can lead to the source of inspiration.

The goal of this book is to develop your photographic expression. It provides enrichment for photographers who believe that only technical mastery produces great images and shows how important it is to engage with your own awareness to act creatively.

Photography as Meditation retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $28.03 on Amazon.com.

Photographic Composition – New Book

Photographic Composition

Photographic Composition is a new book from Art Academy professor Albrecht Rissler, who “believes that a firm understanding of image design is as important as having an observant eye or having the technical knowledge to operate a camera. Photographic Composition presents the most important concepts of image design and offers 250 beautiful photographs to illustrate these concepts. By applying these concepts to your own work, you will greatly improve your photographic eye and your ability to compose an ideal image.”

Photographic Composition retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $28.03 on Amazon.com.

Photoshop CC and Lightroom: A Photographer’s Handbook – New Book

Photoshop CC and Lightroom - A Photographer’s Handbook

Photoshop CC and Lightroom: A Photographer’s Handbook is a new book from photographer and Adobe Certified Instructor Stephen Laskevitch.

This book is “a guide for a clear, effective workflow for editing photographs in the 2014 release of Photoshop CC and its companions: Bridge, Camera Raw, and Lightroom 5. Focusing on the critical elements of a workflow, this book is designed to get you working quickly. The various applications are presented side-by-side so that a user of one can learn how to use the others. If you’re a new user, this book will be your roadmap.”

Photoshop CC and Lightroom: A Photographer’s Handbook retails for $44.95; however, it is currently available for $31.18 on Amazon.com.

The book is also available as a Kindle Edition for $29.62.