Mastering the Nikon COOLPIX A is a new book from photographer Darrell Young on the new APS-C format Nikon Coolpix A.
“In this eBook, Darrell helps the user navigate past the confusion that often comes with learning to use complex camera equipment.
This eBook explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user’s manual. It includes an in-depth look at the camera’s controls and functions. It guides readers through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments, color illustrations, and detailed explanations for each option. Every button, dial, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles.”
Mastering the Nikon COOLPIX A retails for $12.95; however, it is currently available for $9.99 as a Kindle ebook on Amazon.com.
The Traveling Photographer is a new book from photographer Sandra Petrowitz.
“This book combines theoretical information, practical advice, and helpful suggestions for taking better pictures while traveling, whether you are on a local trip, enjoying your annual summer vacation or exploring a more exotic, remote destination. This book includes descriptions for how to carefully compose photos, avoid common mistakes, and achieve a unique perception of places that have been photographed many times before.”
The Traveling Photographer retails for $32.95; however, it is currently available for $24.38 on Amazon.com.
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.
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 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.
Photoshop Elements 12: The Missing Manual is a new book from Adobe Community Expert Barbara Brundage, who has been the author of Photoshop Elements: The Missing Manual since Elements 3. This comes hot on the heels of the release of Photoshop Elements 12. [click to continue…]