Underwater Photography – New Book

Underwater Photography

Underwater Photography is a new book from photographer Tobias Friedrich.

Underwater photography is a fascinating pursuit for those who aspire to capture the magical world found within our oceans and bring it to the surface. In this book, award-winning photographer Tobias Friedrich teaches us how to create stunning underwater images, covering everything from the equipment needed, to creating powerful compositions, to processing the final image. He uses case studies to show how his own images were created, and provides detailed explanations for specific techniques that can be applied to your very next dive.

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

The Fujifilm X-E2: Beyond the Manual – New Book

The Fujifilm X-E2- Beyond the Manual

The Fujifilm X-E2: Beyond the Manual is a new ebook from photographer Rico Pfirstlinger.

“The Fujifim X-E2: Beyond the Manual provides experience-based information and insights for owners of the Fujifilm X-E2 mirrorless system camera. Fuji X-Pert series author Rico Pfirstinger teaches little-known capabilities of the X-E2 that he’s discovered through several months of in-depth research. This book focuses on insights that you won’t find in the manual, skipping tedious explanations of basic camera functions and operations. Instead, Rico cuts to the chase and provides readers with a plethora of tips and practical instructions that will enable them to fully explore the capabilities of the X-E2.”

The Fujifilm X-E2: Beyond the manual retails for $16.95; however, it is currently available as a Kindle Edition for $9.99 on Amazon.com.

Astrophotography – New Book

Astrophotography

Astrophotography is a new book from astrophotographer Thierry Legault.

In the book, “world-renowned astrophotographer Thierry Legault teaches the art and techniques of astrophotography: from simple camera-on-tripod night-scene imaging of constellations, star trails, eclipses, artificial satellites, and polar auroras to more intensive astrophotography using specialized equipment for lunar, planetary, solar, and deep-sky imaging. Legault shares advice on equipment and guides you through techniques to capture and process your images to achieve spectacular results.

This book provides the most thorough treatment of the topic available. This large-format, richly illustrated book is intended for all sky enthusiasts—newcomers and veterans alike.”

Astrophotography retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $24.84 on Amazon.com.

It is also available for $17.99 as a Kindle book.

Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography – New Book

Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography

Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography is a new book from wildlife photographer Chris Hansen.

This book covers all aspects of backyard bird photography, including the best camera equipment to use and the basics of attracting birds using bird feeders, perches, backgrounds, and photo blinds. You’ll learn about the common camera settings and composition styles used to create outstanding backyard bird images.

Secrets of Backyard Bird Photography retails for $24.95; however, it is currently available for $18.46 on Amazon.com.

The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes – New Book

The Digital Photography Book - Part 5 Photo Recipes

The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes is a new book from Scott Kelby, which picks up where book 4 left off and delivers an entire book based on “photo recipes.”

Scott breaks each spread into four segments: (1) he explains exactly what you’re seeing behind the scenes, (2) he lists all of his camera settings, and lens and lighting info—it’s all there, (3) he gives you his thought process, so you learn exactly why he does it this way, and (4) he shares all the post-processing in Lightroom or Photoshop that goes on after the shoot.

The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes retails for $24.99; however, it is currently available for $17.66 on Amazon.com.

It is also available for $16.78 as a Kindle ebook.

The Sony a7/a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide – New Book

Sony A7 and A7R Guide Book

The Sony a7/a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide is a new book from photographers Dr. Brian Matsumoto and Carol F. Foullard.

All features of the a7 and a7R are covered, including automatic stitching to create panoramas, and multi-shot noise reduction that allows the use of extremely high ISOs. This book guides the photographer in using both the camera’s automated features and manual controls to take photographs that are a unique reflection of his or her creative personality.

The Sony a7/a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $28.03 on Amazon.com.

Data Protection for Photographers – New Book

Data Protection for Photographers

Data Protection for Photographers is a new book from IT author, Patrick H. Corrigan.

“This book explains current data protection and storage technologies in everyday terms. It describes effective procedures for protecting data, from capture to backup and archiving. Descriptions of specific products applicable to Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems are provided.”

Data Protection for Photographers retails for $32.95; however, it is currently available for $23.63 on Amazon.com.

How Photographs Are Sold – New Book

How Photographs are Sold

How Photographs Are Sold is a new book from fine art photographer Alain Briot.

“The book features information from photographers who earn a living from their artwork, as well as from others who sell their artwork to further their passion rather than as their main source of income. It also includes examples from Alain’s personal experience selling his fine art photographs.”

How Photographs Are Sold retails for $36.95; however, it is currently available for $25.86 on Amazon.com.

Mastering the Nikon D610 – New Book

Mastering the Nikon D610

Mastering the Nikon D610 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 D610 retails for $39.95; however, is currently available for $28.03 from Amazon.com.

Our Beautiful, Fragile World – New Book

Our Beautiful Fragile World

Our Beautiful, Fragile World is a new book from photojournalist Peter Essick, which features images taken while he was on assignment for National Geographic magazine.

“In this book, Essick showcases a diverse series of photographs from some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world and documents major contemporary environmental issues, such as climate change and nuclear waste.

Each photograph is accompanied by informative highlights from the research Essick completed for the story, his personal experiences while on each assignment, as well as commentary on the photographic challenges and decisions made for each image.”

Our Beautiful, Fragile World retails for $34.95; however, it is currently available for $21.38 on Amazon.com.