Digital Capture After Dark is a new book from Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler and Philipp Scholz Rittermann.
“Their coverage goes beyond the “how to” of capturing digital images at night and addresses the “why to” of long-exposure photography, including the importance of understanding how we think and see at night compared with during the day.
Also discussed are hands-on image editing techniques that will help photographers prepare their images for output. Detailed descriptions cover color balancing, expanding dynamic range, controlling flare, dealing with noise, converting to black-and-white, toning, and much more.”
Digital Capture After Dark retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for pre-order for $24.31 on Amazon.com. It is also available in a Kindle edition for $9.99.
Nikon D5200: From Snapshots to Great Shots is a new book from Rob Sylvan. The book covers the D5200′s features and offers insights on photography basics while using the new 24MP Nikon D5200.
Nikon D5200: From Snapshots to Great Shots retails for $24.99; however, it is currently available for pre-order for $16.16 on Amazon.com.
Final Cut Pro X Cookbook is a new book from editor and Apple certified trainer Jason Cox.
“The ‘Final Cut Pro X Cookbook’ contains recipes that will take you from the importing process and basic mechanics of editing up through many of FCPX’s advanced tools needed by top-tier editors on a daily basis. Edit quickly and efficiently, fix image and sound problems with ease, and get your video out to your client or the world easily.”
Final Cut Pro X Cookbook retails for $49.99; however, it is currently available for $44.43 on Amazon.com. The book is also available in a Kindle edition for $16.19.
The HDRI Handbook 2.0 is a new book from Christian Bloch that updates the original HDRI Handbook from 2007. It is a 672 beast of a book covering all things HDR.
“It has been completely rewritten and is packed with practical hints and tips, background knowledge, reference tools, breathtaking artist portfolios, and inspiring interviews. The book includes dozens of new step-by-step tutorials, which are easy to follow with the material provided on the DVD. Beginners will get a methodically solid introduction and advanced readers will be able to refine their technique to perfection.”
The HDRI Handbook 2.0 retails for $59.95; however, it is currently available for $31.62 on Amazon.com.
The Sony Alpha NEX-7: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide is a new book from Carol F. Roullard and Brian Matsumoto that delves into the features and capabilities of the Sony NEX-7.
“It guides you through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a friendly manner, with suggestions and tips for setup according to various shooting styles.”
The Sony Alpha NEX-7: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide retails for $34.95; however, it is currently available for $18.43 from Amazon.com.
The Photograph, 2nd Edition is a new book from photographer Harald Mante.
“The Photograph: Composition and Color Design, 2nd Edition is a unique book geared toward intermediate to advanced creative photographers who want to push their images in new directions. Also, anyone practicing, studying, criticizing, or administering in the visual arts are sure to find this book an invaluable resource.”
The Photograph, 2nd Edition retails for $49.95; however, it is currently available for $26.34 on Amazon.com.