Books

Fine Art Printing for Photographers

Fine Art Printing for Photographers, 3rd Edition is a new book and latest edition from photographers Uwe Steinmueller and Juergen Gulbins.

“The third edition of this best-selling book provides the necessary foundation for successful fine art printing: the understanding of color management, profiling, paper, and inks. It offers advice on selecting an appropriate printer for long-lasting fine art prints, demonstrates how to set up the printing workflow and select a suitable paper for your subject, and guides you step-by-step through the process of converting an image file to an outstanding fine art print.

This new edition covers the most recent lines of high-end inkjet printers, photo papers, and devices for monitor and printer profiling. It also addresses the printing dialogs and some new features of Photoshop CS6.”

Fine Art Printing for Photographers, 3rd Edition retails for $44.95; however, it is currently available for $31.02 from Amazon.com.

It is also available for $19.95 as a Kindle edition.

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Learning to Photograph - Vol 1

Learning to Photograph: Volume 1 and Volume 2 are a pair of new books from photographers Cora and Georg Banek. [click to continue…]

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Canon EOS 6D Book

Canon EOS 6D: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera is a new book from photographer Jim Johnson.

“This book’s exploration of the EOS 6D goes beyond that of the user’s manual. It provides illustrations, step-by-step setting adjustments, helpful suggestions for setup, and detailed explanations for each of the camera’s many features and menu configurations. The text is illustrated with easy-to-follow screenshots and example images. This book will also introduce intermediate-level camera users to DSLR model-differentiating features: built-in GPS and Wi-Fi.”

Canon EOS 6D: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $27.84 on Amazon.com.

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GIMP Book

GIMP 2.8 for Photographers is a new book from designer and photographer Klaus Goelker, which teaches photographers how to leverage the open source GIMP 2.8, which runs on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows, as an alternative to Photoshop.

GIMP 2.8 for Photographers is a beginner’s guide to the GIMP; topics include the new user interface and tools, the basics of image editing and simple adjustments, advanced techniques using layers and masks, developing RAW images, working with the improved text tool, and preparing high-quality black-and-white images.

GIMP 2.8 for Photographers retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $23.11 on Amazon.com.

It is also available as a Kindle Edition for $16.95 here on Amazon.

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Photography Q&A 100 Questions and Answers with Zack Arias

Photography Q&A: 100 Questions and Answers is a new book that is the product of Zack Arias’ Q&A tumblr, on which he has answered more than a thousand photography-related questions. The book culls down to more than 100 of the top questions he’s answered.

Photography Q&A: 100 Questions and Answers retails for $29.99; however, it is currently available for pre-order on Amazon for $16.80.

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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.

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