Photography as Meditation is a new book from photographer Torsten Andreas Hoffman.
In this book, Torsten Andreas Hoffmann explores an approach to artistic photography based on Japanese Zen Philosophy. Meditation and photography have much in common: both are based in the present moment, both require complete focus, and both are most successful when the mind is free from distracting thoughts. Hoffman shows how meditation can lead to the source of inspiration.
The goal of this book is to develop your photographic expression. It provides enrichment for photographers who believe that only technical mastery produces great images and shows how important it is to engage with your own awareness to act creatively.
Photography as Meditation retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $28.03 on Amazon.com.
Photographic Composition is a new book from Art Academy professor Albrecht Rissler, who “believes that a firm understanding of image design is as important as having an observant eye or having the technical knowledge to operate a camera. Photographic Composition presents the most important concepts of image design and offers 250 beautiful photographs to illustrate these concepts. By applying these concepts to your own work, you will greatly improve your photographic eye and your ability to compose an ideal image.”
Photographic Composition retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $28.03 on Amazon.com.
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 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 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.