Rick Sammon S Creative Visualization For Photographers

Author: Rick Sammon
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317614291
Size: 27.70 MB
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The difference between seeing and looking is essential—much like the difference, in music, between hearing and listening. In Creative Visualization, master photographer, photo educator and photo instructor Rick Sammon presents his proven methodology for creative digital photography. His signature inspiring and motivating approach opens creative avenues for photographers in a variety of genres. With easy-to-follow examples, Sammon shows you how simple changes—with visualization, composition, post-processing, and more—can mean the difference between a snapshot and a great shot. This book, illustrated with more than 300 of Rick’s photographs, includes invaluable information about exposure, composition, subject choice, lighting, mood, and depth. In the Food for Thought section, Rick offers guidelines for setting goals, getting motivated, connecting with a subject, learning, painting with light, thinking like a painter and more. In Develop Your Creative Vision, Rick takes you on an exploration of composition, exposure, making images with impact, creating a mood, altering reality, and pursuing your passion. Corrective and creative image processing techniques, as well as HDR, EDR, panoramas and black-and-white imaging, are covered in the Image Processing Specialties section. Rick also shares a chapter on self-assignments – photo challenges – that you can use to expand your photographic horizons. Canon Explorer of Light and master photographer Rick Sammon shares the secrets behind learning to see photographically, to make the necessary changes that will have a noticeable impact on your photographs Includes easy-to-follow instruction for post-processing techniques in Lightroom and Photoshop. Tips for making the best HDR and EDR images are also included, as well as illustrations of how plug-ins can help photographers awaken the artist within. Uses clear, visual examples of "photo failures" photographs side-by-side with successful ones, outlining the small, but important changes—to composition, framing, exposure, etc.—that can immediately make a significant difference

Rick Sammon S Complete Guide To Digital Photography 2 0

Author: Rick Sammon
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393329148
Size: 64.57 MB
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A lavishly illustrated, updated reference to digital photography and editing electronic images covers introductory digital photography for beginners, digital image and Photoshop techniques for experienced shooters, and an advanced bonus section on taking glamour shots, producing e-books, and setting up a home studio. Original.

Rick Sammon S Travel And Nature Photography

Author: Rick Sammon
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393326697
Size: 25.56 MB
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An insider's guide to the techniques utilized by professionals from around the world shares recommendations on photographing nature, from aerial perspectives and in zoos to cityscapes and panoramas, in a thematically organized reference that draws on the expertise of contributors from fifty nations. Original.

Face To Face

Author: Rick Sammon
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 059651574X
Size: 80.76 MB
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A guide to successfully taking photographs of people provides tips and techniques for both indoor and outdoor locations, setting up shots, and engaging subjects.

Rick Sammon S Exploring Photographic Exposure

Author: Rick Sammon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 135160113X
Size: 39.88 MB
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Light is the primary element of any photograph, but it may also be the most frustrating. Rick Sammon can help you eliminate those frustrations. With over 300 new images, Exploring Photographic Exposure takes you through the basics of exposure and how to apply them in any setting; from photographing wildlife to people, from landscapes to seascapes. Learn how to move away from the "spray and pray" approach by seeing light and applying camera settings to take fewer—and better—photos. Not just all tech talk, you’ll also learn how to explore exposure modes for more creative images, and to change and rescue exposures in post-processing. Key features include: More than 300 before-and-after images on how to apply the basics of exposure concepts to a variety of genres, including wildlife photography, landscape photography, studio photography, and everything in-between; A guide on controlling light in a photograph, and how light affects an exposure; Tips on working with composition in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom as well as Adobe Photoshop; Advice on evolving as a photographer.

Rick Sammon S Hdr Secrets For Digital Photographers

Author: Rick Sammon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118076249
Size: 41.55 MB
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Top photographer Rick Sammon shares his greatest HDR tips and tricks High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography is a process in which a photographer shoots multiple shots of the same subject at varying exposure settings and then "stitches" the images together with photo-editing software into a single photo that presents sharper color and focus than a single image. World-renowned digital photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon reveals his most amazing HDR tips, tricks, and techniques for creating the best possible HDR images. Packed with more than 150 of Sammon's stunning full-color photos and more than 200 techniques, this invaluable guide inspires and motivates you to capture and edit your own unique still-life images. World-renowned digital photographer and Canon Explore of Light Rick Sammon reveals a wealth of unparalleled High Dynamic Range (HDR) tips, tricks, and techniques Inspires both amateur and experienced photographers to boost their creativity, and improve the quality of their images in the digital darkroom Features more than 150 beautiful images from Sammon's own portfolio as well as more than 200 tips and tricks for shooting and editing HDR images HDR Secrets for Digital Photographers unveils an abundance of tips and tricks that will help you make your good HDR photos great.

Beautiful Beasties

Author: Jamie Pflughoeft
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118235207
Size: 27.75 MB
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The book pet lovers have been waiting for: professional advice on pet photography Every pet parent knows how difficult it is to get that calendar-quality photo of a beloved cat or dog. This guide to pet photography is long overdue! Pet lovers will find terrific tips to help them capture their pets? personalities in photos, while professional photographers who want to extend their business opportunities will value advice on the unique challenges of working with animals and creating the portraits their clients want. With pet owners comprising more than 62 percent of Americans, there is an eager amateur market for a book that reveals how to get great photos of those furry family members Zeroes in on pet photography as a growing specialty among professional photographers, and this book offers advice for creating great pet portraits as well as tips on working with animals and their owners Explains how to capture expressions, avoid spooky eyes, edit for better images, work with multiple animals, and much more As the first serious guide to pet photography on the market, Beautiful Beasties has what pet parents and professional photographers need to capture memorable pet photos.

The Book Of Alternative Photographic Processes

Author: Christopher James
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305461592
Size: 17.78 MB
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Written by internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Christopher James, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3rd Edition is the definitive text for students and professionals studying alternative photographic processes and the art of hand-made photographic image making. This innovative Third Edition brings the medium up to date with new and historic processes that are integrated with the latest contemporary innovations, adaptations, techniques, and art work. This 800 page edition is packed with more than 700 exquisite illustrations featuring historical examples as well as the art that is currently being made by professional alternative process, artists, teachers, and students of the genre. The third edition is the complete and comprehensive technical and aesthetic resource exploring and delving into every aspect of alternative photographic process photography. Each chapter introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the alternative photographic process that will be featured, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical and easy to follow guidance in how to make it work. In his conversational writing style, James also explores the idiosyncrasies, history, and cultural connections that are such a significant part of the history of photography. Featuring traditional and digital contact negative production as well as an array of processes, spread out over 28 chapters, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3RD EDITION delivers clear instructions, practical workflows and advice, humor, history, art, and immeasurable inspiration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Shooting Action Sports

Author: Todd Grossman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136066055
Size: 58.28 MB
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This full-color illustrated guide takes you through all aspects of video production, focusing on action sports. From planning and preparation to editing and postproduction, you'll get a solid understanding of the changing technology, camera techniques, and basic to more-advanced shooting principles that can be applied to almost every scenario you encounter. The countless examples of camera tricks and techniques used at major events apply to any kind of shoot. Equally as important, you're encouraged to go beyond merely recording the scene and learn how to think like a professional cameraman. Predicting and anticipating is perhaps the greatest talent a cameraman can acquire. It means keeping both eyes open and see not only what is happening around your frame, but also what is about to happen in it. Master the techniques and tools of the trade so you can create compelling and creative work. Includes tips on how to: * Choose a format * Develop your own style * Plan for a successful project, including funding and distribution * Capture the shot in any environment * Shooting tips and techniques for skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding, surfing, freestyle BMX, and more