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.