Capture the Magic – New Book

Capture the Magic

Capture the Magic is a new book from photographer Jack Dykinga.

“In this book, author Jack Dykinga teaches the art of creating interesting, well-composed images. He provides solutions to the challenges that often get in the way of producing great photographs and he emphasizes the importance of training the eye to exclude the extraneous.

Examples of strong images are juxtaposed against flawed images, illustrating how to create a successful composition. Topics covered include light and shadow, lens choice, framing, negative space, and many more.”

Capture the Magic retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $29.56 on Amazon.com.

Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer’s Photographer – New Book

Gregory Heisler Book

50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer’s Photographer is a new book from Gregory Heisler.

From the description:

In this first-ever showcase of his work, Gregory Heisler, one of professional photography’s most respected practitioners, shares 50 iconic portraits of celebrities, athletes, and world leaders, along with fascinating, thoughtful, often humorous stories about how the images were made. From his famously controversial portrait of President George H.W. Bush (which led to the revocation of Heisler’s White House clearance) to his evocative post-9/11 Time magazine cover of Rudolph Giuliani, to stunning portraits of Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Hillary Clinton, Michael Phelps, Muhammad Ali, and many more, Heisler reveals the creative and technical processes that led to each frame.

50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer’s Photographer retails for $40; however, it is currently available for $23.80 on Amazon.com.

Fine Art Printing for Photographers, 3rd Edition – New Book

Fine Art Printing for Photographers

Fine Art Printing for Photographers, 3rd Edition is a new book and latest edition from photographers Uwe Steinmueller and Juergen Gulbins.

“The third edition of this best-selling book provides the necessary foundation for successful fine art printing: the understanding of color management, profiling, paper, and inks. It offers advice on selecting an appropriate printer for long-lasting fine art prints, demonstrates how to set up the printing workflow and select a suitable paper for your subject, and guides you step-by-step through the process of converting an image file to an outstanding fine art print.

This new edition covers the most recent lines of high-end inkjet printers, photo papers, and devices for monitor and printer profiling. It also addresses the printing dialogs and some new features of Photoshop CS6.”

Fine Art Printing for Photographers, 3rd Edition retails for $44.95; however, it is currently available for $31.02 from Amazon.com.

It is also available for $19.95 as a Kindle edition.

Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 – New Book

Mastering the Fuji X-E1 and X-Pro1

Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 is a new book from photographer Rico Pfirstinger.

“Readers will learn about the features and capabilities of these cameras and will discover numerous tips and tricks for how to maximize their potential. The book also covers lenses and key accessories, as well as various post-processing options.”

Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 retails for $29.95; however, it is currently available for $21.64 from Amazon.com.

Mastering the Nikon D7100 – New Book

Mastering the Nikon D7100

Mastering the Nikon D7100 is a new book from photographer Darrell Young.

“This book explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user’s manual. It guides readers through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles.”

Mastering the Nikon D7100 retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $23.97 at Amazon.com.

Canon EOS 6D: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera – New Book

Canon EOS 6D Book

Canon EOS 6D: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera is a new book from photographer Jim Johnson.

“This book’s exploration of the EOS 6D goes beyond that of the user’s manual. It provides illustrations, step-by-step setting adjustments, helpful suggestions for setup, and detailed explanations for each of the camera’s many features and menu configurations. The text is illustrated with easy-to-follow screenshots and example images. This book will also introduce intermediate-level camera users to DSLR model-differentiating features: built-in GPS and Wi-Fi.”

Canon EOS 6D: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $27.84 on Amazon.com.

Canon EOS Rebel T5i/700D: From Snapshots to Great Shots – New Book

Canon Rebel T5i From Snapshots to Great Shots

Canon EOS Rebel T5i/700D: From Snapshots to Great Shots is a new book from series author Jeff Revell. His Snapshots to Great Shots series for Canon DSLRs are frequently rated high amongst readers and generally are known as the go-to book for what should have come with the camera.

Canon EOS Rebel T5i/700D: From Snapshots to Great Shots retails for $24.99; however, it is currently available for $16.79 on Amazon.com.