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.

Canon EOS 70D: From Snapshots to Great Shots – New Book

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Canon EOS 70D: From Snapshots to Great Shots is a new book from photographer Nicole Young.

“This book has one goal: to teach Canon EOS 70D owners how to make great shots using their camera. Starting with the top ten things you need to know about the 70D–charging your battery, setting your ISO, reviewing your photos, and more–professional photographer and author Nicole S. Young then carefully guides you through the modes of the camera, offering practical advice on choosing your settings, expert shooting tips, and end-of-chapter “challenges” to get you up and running with your 70D.”

Canon EOS 70D: From Snapshots to Great Shots retails for $24.99; however, it is currently available for $17.08 on Amazon.com.

Mastering Photoshop Layers – New Book

Mastering Photoshop Layers

Mastering Photoshop Layers is a new book from Juergen Gulbins. “Layers allow for both global and local adjustments to images and can be used to create a number of special effects. Best of all, layers allow for nondestructive editing of your original image. New Photoshop users often see layers as too complicated, and they miss out on the program’s full potential.

This book will remove the confusion factor by providing an in-depth introduction to layers. Clear, step-by-step instructions and illustrations help the reader quickly master the tools that are relevant for photographers.

In this book you will learn about:

• Working with and building multiple layers
• Blending layers and which Options to use
• Using layers to enhance and retouch your images
• Creating and using layer masks
• Creating luminosity and saturation layer masks
• Using Smart Objects and Smart Filters
• Advanced layer techniques
• Time-saving shortcuts, tips, and tricks”

Mastering Photoshop Layers retails for $44.95; however, it is currently available for $31.02 on Amazon.com.

Mastering the Nikon COOLPIX A – New Book

Mastering the Nikon Coolpix A

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 – New Book

The Traveling Photographer

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.