Nikon D5200: From Snapshots to Great Shots retails for $24.99; however, it is currently available for pre-order for $16.16 on Amazon.com.
Final Cut Pro X Cookbook is a new book from editor and Apple certified trainer Jason Cox.
“The ‘Final Cut Pro X Cookbook’ contains recipes that will take you from the importing process and basic mechanics of editing up through many of FCPX’s advanced tools needed by top-tier editors on a daily basis. Edit quickly and efficiently, fix image and sound problems with ease, and get your video out to your client or the world easily.”
The HDRI Handbook 2.0 is a new book from Christian Bloch that updates the original HDRI Handbook from 2007. It is a 672 beast of a book covering all things HDR.
“It has been completely rewritten and is packed with practical hints and tips, background knowledge, reference tools, breathtaking artist portfolios, and inspiring interviews. The book includes dozens of new step-by-step tutorials, which are easy to follow with the material provided on the DVD. Beginners will get a methodically solid introduction and advanced readers will be able to refine their technique to perfection.”
The HDRI Handbook 2.0 retails for $59.95; however, it is currently available for $31.62 on Amazon.com.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera is a new book from James Johnson.
A brief synopsis: “This book explores the features and capabilities of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III in a way that far surpasses the user’s manual. Johnson provides step-by-step instructions for setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each menu option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup. Screenshots and example images are placed throughout the book, making it easy to follow along.”
Canon EOS 5D Mark III: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $21.08 0n Amazon.com.
The Sony Alpha NEX-7: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide is a new book from Carol F. Roullard and Brian Matsumoto that delves into the features and capabilities of the Sony NEX-7.
“It guides you through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a friendly manner, with suggestions and tips for setup according to various shooting styles.”
The Sony Alpha NEX-7: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide retails for $34.95; however, it is currently available for $18.43 from Amazon.com.
The Lens: A Practical Guide for the Creative Photographer is a new book from photographer NK Guy. The Lens “is a momentous handbook that demystifies optical technology, decodes arcane terminology, and provides practical tips for both amateur and professional photographers to help them make smart purchasing decisions and build the perfect lens collection.”
The Lens: A Practical Guide for the Creative Photographer retails for $44.95; however, it is currently available for $23.96 on Amazon.com.