This guide will show you how to use Photoshop to improve your pictures. Walking you through the features and showing you how to use the right tools for the job, you will be able to edit your photos in no time. Designed for absolute beginners and Windows and Mac users alike, you’ll find all the information you need to get started.
If you are passionate about photography, then you will have experienced the joy that comes from taking your time over setting up a shot and getting a result that matches or exceeds your expectations. This second edition of 50 Photo Projects provides a completely new set of techniques that aim to test your skills shooting subjects you may not have tried before, with the result that you capture brilliant images. All 50 of our projects have been written in jargon-free language. There are varying themes and great tutorials to follow, providing you with inspiration to take stunning images time and time again.
The best camera for any job isn’t necessarily the most expensive, the most powerful or the one with the broadest set of features. It’s the one you happen to have on your person when the opportunity presents itself. The most commonly used camera is one that forms part of your smartphone. We live our lives with our phones and our cameras and are taking more pictures than ever before.
If you own a recent iPhone, you have access to a five-or eight-megapixel camera, an easy way to share your photos online courtesy of the built-in social networking tools, and an enviable collection of third-party image editing applications to choose from. You have a complete portable darkroom in one tiny tablet and with a bit of care, consideration and forethought will immeasurably improve your results. This guide shows you how you can enhance your smartphone photography, both by improving your technique and by kitting yourself out with the best tools for the job.
Digital photography has without doubt made it easier for novice photographers to take better pictures. The affordable prices of entry level models has widened the appeal of photography as a mainstream hobby. While the facility to instantly review images to check factors such as composition, exposure and focus has made it possible for photographers to improve at a faster rate than ever before. However, as experienced photographers are well aware, there is a difference between shooting a technically good image and one that stands out as exceptional.
The choice of factors such as viewpoint and aperture setting, and the use of the right lens or filter, all play a major part in determining how a scene is recorded and is something that can only be learned over time by regularly taking pictures and many of the UK’s leading photographers that offer expert advice on how to improve your photography and master a variety of photographic disciplines. The best way to become a photo expert is to learn from experiences and successful photographers and this guide to aims to help you do just that.
It’s hard to imagine a genre of photography that is simultaneously harder, more exhausting, more frustrating and more fulfilling than Wildlife photography. There are highs and lows when trying to capture unique, imaginative shots of regularly shy, often uncooperative and sometimes endangered species in varying climates. Wildlife is about preparation and improvisation in equal measure. You need to know what you’re doing so that when a once-in-a-lifetime frame presents itself, you’ve got the know-how and experience to do it justice – deep in the Rwandan jungle with a gorilla staring at you isn’t the place to be perusing your camera’s manual. At the same time, a good grasp of the rules reveals how flexible you can be in your photography, and how much you can bend and break the rules in order to take the shot that no-one else has considered.
This MagBook is designed to make you a better wildlife photographer and by the time you finish reading, you should have a working knowledge of your camera’s more advanced functions, as well as an idea of the kit you might need for your next trip.
The world is a beautiful place and few know that better than the dedicated outdoor photographer. Exploring the diversity of locations and life on our planet must rank as one of the most desirable pastimes. From stunning scenery to captivating wildlife and beautiful flowers, there’s no shortage of subjects to cover.
Regardless of where you live, this guide aims to provide advice and inspiration to passionate outdoor photographers looking to take their best ever images. Our team of experts not only provide in-depth advice to wildlife, nature and landscapes, they also provide essential techniques to shooting outdoor portraits using daylight or flash, as well as providing the core skills you need to take brilliant night photographs. This guide also features major sections dedicated to filters and other essential kit.
The new edition of this pocket-friendly guide contains everything you need to take the photographs you've always dreamed of! With explanations of what all the buttons, dials and wheels on modern cameras are for, to teaching you the secrets of good exposure and composition, this book is guaranteed to demystify the daunting world of digital photography.
Split into 12 chapters, each dedicated to a different topic: sports, landscapes, portraits, architecture, wildlife and more. In this updated guide, there is also a special chapter on how to turn your photographs into brilliant prints; every time. You'll find a photograph per page and the step-by-step instructions across composition, gear and settings, explaining how to turn the subject in front of you into a stunning image and giving you the basic technical skills you need to improve your photography. If you've always dreamed of taking stunning digital shots, this is the perfect MagBook to help you achieve this!