Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people

Home > Articles > Digital Photography

Digital Photography

RSS Feed Subscribe to this topic  RSS details

538 Items

Sort by Date | Title

Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: Shooting Gymnastics
By Alan Hess
Jun 30, 2014
In this excerpt from Photographing Indoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Shooting Basketball, Martial Arts, and Other Low-light Sports, Alan Hess shows you that, even though each gymnastics event presents its own challenge, a few basics can really help you capture the best shots.
Why Light Is the Key Element in Photography
By Laurie S. Excell
Jun 11, 2014
In this chapter from Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots, 2nd Edition, Laurie S. Excell discusses the quality and quantity of light, direction of light, and exposure compensation.
Nikon D3300: The Professional Modes
By Rob Sylvan
Jun 5, 2014
If you really want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control aperture and shutter speed, but why you are controlling them. Rob Sylvan explores the modes of the Nikon D3300, including Program Mode, Shutter Priority Mode, Aperture Priority Mode, and Manual Mode.
Choosing a Display for Photography and Design
By Conrad Chavez
Jun 4, 2014
Conrad Chavez, author of Color Management for Photographers and Designers: Learn by Video, weeds through the alphabet soup of display terminology to point out the terms you really need to understand, explain how profiling and calibration differ, and show you how all these details fit together to help you choose the best display to meet your graphics needs.
Lightroom Goes Mobile
By John Evans
Jun 2, 2014
With the Lightroom 5.4 release in April 2014, Adobe introduced Lightroom mobile, a subscription service that enables two-way syncing between the desktop application and the new Lightroom for iPad. John Evans, contributor to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5: Classroom in a Book, takes Lightroom mobile for a test drive.
Ten Tips to Make Your Shooting More Productive Right Out of the Box with Your Sony A7/A7R
By Brian Smith
May 26, 2014
The following list will get you up and running without suffering many of the “gotchas” that come from not being at least somewhat familiar with your new camera. So let’s take a look at the top ten things you should know before you start taking pictures with your Sony A7/A7R.
HDR Project: Alabama Hills
By Rafael Concepcion
May 20, 2014
Don't let the weather skunk your shoot! In this chapter from The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros' Hottest Post-Processing Techniques, 2nd Edition, RC Concepcion shows you how HDR can save the day.
Martin Evening on Applying Localized Blurring with Negative Sharpening in Photoshop Lightroom 5
By Martin Evening
May 19, 2014
There are a number of examples of where a negative sharpening effect might come in handy. In this excerpt from The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, Martin Evening shows you how to apply this technique in Photoshop Lightroom 5.
Kid and Animal Photography FuelTip: Photographing Backyard Birds
By Laurie S. Excell
May 14, 2014
Laurie Excell, author of Bird Photography: A Guide to the Equipment, Techniques, and Locations for Capturing Beautiful Images, talks about how photographing birds in your backyard is a great way to practice your photography and learn birds' habits.
Kid and Animal Photography FuelTip: Baseball and Softball Photography Tips
By Alan Hess
May 12, 2014
In this excerpt from Photographing Outdoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Capturing Baseball, Soccer, Surfing, and Other Outdoor Events, Alan Hess offers some tips for getting great shots at the next Little League game.
Panasonic Lumix GX7 and GM1: The Professional Modes
By Rob Knight
May 8, 2014
Accessing the professional modes is as simple as turning the Mode dial to P, A, S, or M. If you want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is important to understand not only how to control these modes, but why and when to adjust them so that you make the images you want.
Five Photography Tips for Your Panasonic Lumix GX7 and GM1 Cameras
By Rob Knight
May 7, 2014
Rob Knight, author of Panasonic Lumix GX7 and GM1: From Snapshots to Great Shots, offers some tips on how to take the best photos with your Panasonic Lumix GX7 and GM1.
The Biggest Posing Mistakes Photographers Make
By Roberto Valenzuela
May 5, 2014
Roberto Valenzuela explains what makes posing your photography model so difficult, and offers some tips on how to think about posing.
Nature Photography FuelTip: How Light Changes Color
By Rob Sheppard
May 1, 2014
In this excerpt from The Power of Color in Nature and Landscape Photography, Rob Sheppard explains that when you start seeing the light beyond illumination so you see its effect on color, you can quickly increase the level of your color work.
Nature Photography FuelTip: How to Shoot in Black and White
By Rob Sheppard
Apr 30, 2014
Rob Sheppard, author of The Power of Black and White in Nature and Landscape Photography, shares a trick to shooting in black and white that will gain you more control, let you use RAW, and help you learn this medium better.
Nature Photography FuelTip: Finding a Good Location for Shooting a River
By Robert Correll
Apr 29, 2014
In this excerpt from Photographing Rivers, Lakes, and Falling Water, Robert Correll offers advice for scouting the best locations for shooting a river.
Nature Photography FuelTip: Choosing the Right Lens for Shooting Insects and Small Critters
By Rob Sheppard
Apr 28, 2014
In this excerpt from Choosing the Right Lens for Nature and Landscape Photography, Rob Sheppard explains how to choose the right lens for shooting insects and other little critters.
Using Advanced Modes with Your Sony A7 / A7R
By Brian Smith
Apr 21, 2014
Brian Smith explores Program Auto Mode, Shutter Priority Mode, Aperture Priority Mode, and Manual Mode in the Sony A7 and A7R cameras. He also shows how these modes open up a range of options not possible in full auto modes, including shooting in RAW and applying creative styles and picture effects.
Working with Natural Light in Portrait Photography
By Erik Valind
Apr 17, 2014
Natural light doesn't always mean pretty light. Erik Valind explains that once you understand what you’re looking at, it becomes very easy to compose your portraits to put your subjects in their best light.
Picture Perfect Posing: Three-Point Check Combinations
By Roberto Valenzuela
Apr 14, 2014
Photographers can create very distinct energies and looks in a photo by focusing specifically on only three parts of the body: the collarbone, the chin, and the eyes. By combining these three with two posing options, you will be able to create any feeling you desire.

<< < Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 Next >