Photography

  • Airborne
    For 20+ years, Greenfield's spectacular photos of modern and post-modern dance have dazzled viewers. The finest dancers in the world have performed for her camera appreciating her ability to capture movement in images of great subtlety and beauty, as evidenced here. Greenfield explains the challenges she faced for each shot, in accompanying captions. " . . . sends her subjects up into the air, preserving an electric moment with clarity and vigour" - Newsweek.
    $39.95
    $10.00
  • Android Photography
    The arrival of the Android smartphone is a revolution in the compact camera field: now the phone in your pocket is a powerful creative tool, with the digital processing power to turn any photo into something truly unique.

    While the Android cameras themselves eclipse early digital models, what makes the camera really special is the way it lets you process your pictures in an app, before sending them straight to a waiting world or just your friends and family at a moment's notice.

    This book takes a fun-and-free spirit and applies it to the camera that's already in your pocket. The best apps are listed, a wealth of inspirational case studies are included, and you'll be introduced to the most exciting mobile photography in the world.

    $19.99
  • Aquatics
    These b&w images will do for fish what the movie Babe did for bacon! Longnose skate face the camera with incredible and delightful expressions; seals shimmer in dappled light, coral polyps are like babies' hands reaching to the sky; dolphin appear as ghostly forms half-hidden by murky waters.

    "Horenstein, like photographers from Weston to Mapplethorpe, makes quasi-abstractions out of living forms'" – Boston Globe.
    $29.95
    $9.99
  • Beginner's Guide to Underwater Digital Phtography

    Simplify the seemingly difficult and expensive art of underwater photography. Beginning with an overview of necessary diving skills, this book outlines the four elements of success: focus, exposure, composition, and subject.

    It explains how to get superior results even without the latest and greatest equipment and also covers maintenance and first-aid tactics reducing the chance of disappointing malfunctions during a dive. Share with the world your underwater images!

    $49.95
    $24.99
  • Beyond Portraiture
    A thorough guide to successful film and digital portraiture packed with creative ideas and techniques. Double-page spreads with example photos and highlighted tips examine all aspects: How to * get the best from subjects * light * compose powerful portraits * photo-edit digitally * sell your photos as stock * approach diverse locations * create distinctive themes * develop your own style; etc.
    $49.95
    $19.99
  • Black & White Handbook
    This updated and revised edition of a comprehensive guide provides the secrets to achieving the very best monochrome results every time. With an emphasis on hands-on practice throughout the authors discuss;

    • Benefits of black-and-white
    • Film structure
    • Speed, latitude and serialization
    • Film choice and format
    • Exposure and metering
    • Filters and filtration
    • Developing
    • The darkroom
    • Print processing and the art of printing
    • Retouching, toning, and presentation
    • Even the "colours" of monochrome.

    More than 200 black-and-white images,
    $39.95
    $14.99
  • Cameras & Photographica Price Guide
    How to become a collector and a comprehensive overview of photography's history and the equipment and images that are prized today: cameras, camera accessories, magic lanterns, optical toys and related items, magic lantern and optical toy accessories, stereo views, images: ambrotypes, autochromes, daguerreotypes, tintypes cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite. Lists of camera-, stereoscope-, stereo view manufacturers. Glossary.

    * 1500 detailed descriptions with prices
    * 1300 photos
    * 16-pages of colour
    $34.95
    $9.99
  • Citizen Journalist's Photography Handbook

    With dramatic and exciting stories, Carlos Miller reveals the secrets behind successful citizen journalism.

    Whether you're planning a publicity blitz for your cause, you're interested in the down-and-dirty practices of the police, or just want to be prepared for the moment you're the first on the scene, this book has everything you'll need to know to take newsworthy pictures and get them in front of a wide audience.

    You don't need a DSLR camera – though they can be useful. What is essential for citizen journalism is a cool head, an eye for a great angle and the initiative to capture the moment: let Carlos Miller show you how.

    $24.99
    $12.99
  • Color Pipeline

    From capturing a digital image to creating the fine print, Dillard (RAW Pipeline author) offers the best route to getting a consistent, streamlined colour management workflow, by utilising the flexibility of RAW files & the colour handling of advanced Photoshop editing techniques (eg power of Smart Objects) to pump up your images.

    You'll also learn theory (eg foundations of colour), etc.

    $49.99
    $19.99
  • Complete Guide to Digital Night and Low Light Photography

    In-depth guide to the techniques that guarantee great photos under challenging lighting conditions for the digital SLR user. Expert advice on equipment choices, camera settings, in-camera & post-production methods.

    Superb photos, tips & info will ensure success in low-light, whether you want to capture neon nightlife or a portrait, explore special effects or the eeriness of a misty landscape.

    $49.99
    $22.99
  • Comprehensive Guide to Digital Glamour Photography
    Covers all aspects - from how to prepare for a shoot to how to remove blemishes from your model's skin. With the aid of inspirational images and methods from top pros, tuition is structured in easy steps around the three main areas of shoot, enhance and enjoy: for example, how the image was captured; how it was manipulated on the computer and output in the desired form; how photos can be shared via printing or the computer. Clear diagrams, screengrabs, captions and thorough glossary.
    $50.00
    $14.99
  • Core Curriculum

    The long-awaited collection of essays, reviews and lectures by one of the most influential voices in photography today.

    Among the artist discussed with critical insight are Eugene Atget, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Brassai, Robert Frank-with Walker Evans, Robert Adams and Garry Winogrand. With texts that examine general questions of photography's relationship to poetry and how the mediums early technologies led to the 20th century creation of the self-conscious artist/photographer.

    It includes an unfinished poem in response to Susan Sontag's, On Photography and a number of interviews with Tod Papageorge.

    $45.00
    $19.99
  • Creative Album Wedding Design

    Teaches the use of Photoshop to design artful, distinctive, and interesting wedding albums. Offering 10 projects with varying levels of skill sets, step-by-step techniques are demonstrated with detailed screen shots. Strategies for designing album covers are also included, and a companion website features downloadable practice files for easy review.

    Highlighting image manipulation, this guide emphasizes the marketable edge of adding imaginative graphic design to any photo studio business.

    $54.95
    $22.99
  • Creative Exposure Control
    Three information-packed sections move from explaining photographic theory and metering systems to adjusting exposure in camera and at the processing stage to using exposure creatively. User-friendly text includes projects that allow you to put theory into practice. For anyone that has wrestled with the intricacies of the Zone System or wondered how to take a meter reading.
    $45.00
    $19.99
  • Digital Compact Camera Handbook

    The editor of Outdoor Photographer & PCPhoto explains & illustrates the digital compact camera in an enjoyable, easy-to-understand way so you'll soon master it completely. You'll learn:

    • The basics of digital photography
    • What to consider when choosing a camera
    • Mastery of camera features & controls
    • File formats, memory cards, image management

    $29.99
    $14.99
  • Digital Outdoor Photography
    Award-winning wildlife photographer Heather Angel has created a comprehensive guide for anyone eager to create amazing nature, wildlife, landscape and macro photos.

    Each of her time-tested tips is beautifully illustrated and covers everything from packing for a photographic field trip to practical shooting advice, technical tricks and specific gear recommendations.

    Inspirational anecdotes from her years of traveling the world abound, and she even explains how to create a "fix-it kit" to handle accidents in the field.
    $29.99
  • Digital SLR Colour Photography

    All the expert advice you need, on the questions you want answered, is now accessible - portable, practical and affordable: The Camera Bag Companions Book Three, Colour Photography, is a pocket size reference you can take anywhere!

    Covers everything from colour theory to camera profiles and in – camera effects. Clarifies the concepts of hue, saturation, colour temperature and more.

    Make the most of your Digital SLR'S capabilities. Understand how colour works and you will find your pictures gain that professional edge.

    $14.95
    $7.99
  • Essential Lighting Manual for Photographers

    Let photographers everywhere discover how to use it, control it, master it. Organized thematically by types of lighting and lighting technique, this fully revised edition of a classic explores portrait, landscape, and close-up photography.

    Methods of metering light to get the best exposure, using natural light versus artificial light, low-light and night photography, and creative techniques, plus a detailed guide to studio lighting equipment, truly make this the essential guide to lighting.

    And now photographers can take this handy paperback edition everywhere, for quick reference in any situation.

    $49.95
    $24.99
  • Essential Underwater Photography Manual

    This guide to creative techniques and key equipment will show you how to capture the beautiful diversity of sealife, including:

    • Choosing a digital or film camera, using lenses and filters, camera housing, accessories, etc

    • Basics (aperture, exposure, DOF)

    • Lighting for different shots, creative composition, 'WOW' factor

    • Macro, close-focus wide angle

    • Making the most of your subjects, recording behaviour, telling stories

    $14.95
    $7.99
  • Essential Wildlife Manual for Photographers
    An invaluable field guide to capturing images that are as breathtaking as the animals themselves. It gives exceptionally clear, concise explanations of key equipment and expert techniques (digital and film), transporting kit overseas and coping with inhospitable environments, animal behavior, tracking wildlife and working from a blind. Top international pros share trade secrets (Paul Harcourt Davies). 200 exceptional images (3 step-by-step sequences), with technical details and insider tips galore.
    $49.95
    $24.99