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.

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 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.

Photographic Visions – New Book

Photographic Visions

Photographic Visions is a new book curated from user galleries at 1x.com.

“To create this volume, the curators of the online gallery 1x.com selected 95 stunning images from the thousands of amazing images found on their website. The images in the book are by previously unknown photographers from across the globe. The photographic genres in this book are varied, and there is something for every type of photographic interest, from portraits to landscapes to abstracts. Each image is accompanied by information about the photographer, the vision and story behind the image, and details about the techniques and tools used to capture and process the image.”

Photographic Visions retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $21.07 on Amazon.com.

The Minimalist Photographer – New Book

 The Minimalist Photographer

The Minimalist Photographer is a new book from photographer Steve Johnson.

” The Minimalist Photographer covers photography from a minimalist perspective, proving that it is possible to take excellent photographs with relatively cheap equipment. The minimalist process emphasizes the importance of knowing what you want to achieve as a photographer and choosing the most effective equipment, subject matter, and approach to meet your goals. The minimalist photographer works with the idea that the brain and the eye are far more important than the camera.”

The Minimalist Photographer retails for $32.95; however, it is currently available for $17.38 at Amazon.com. The Minimalist Photographer is also available in a Kindle edition.

Mastering the Nikon D600 – New Book

D600 Book

Mastering the Nikon D600 is a new book from photographer Darrell Young, who has authored several other books in this series on Nikon DSLRs.

“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 D600 retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $21.07 from Amazon.com.