2016-08-09

The Fujifilm X-Pro2

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  • Full Title : The Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1681981521
  • Pages : 216
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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2018-12-17

Fuji X Secrets

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : Fuji X Secrets
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1681984180
  • Pages : 392
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In this book, X-Pert Corner columnist and workshop mentor Rico Pfirstinger teaches you all about the capabilities of the Fujifilm X series lineup of cameras, which he’s discovered through years of in-depth research, experience, and experimentation. No matter which X series camera you own—whether it be the X-T3, X-H1, X-T2, X-Pro2, X100F, X-T20, X-E3, GFX, or any other Fuji X series camera—Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in user manuals or anywhere else. With this knowledge, you will be able to take full advantage of your X series camera.

The Fujifilm X series boasts amazing features, but some users may require an adjustment period if they are new to these cameras—even photographers who have been lifetime DSLR shooters. This guide will help you to quickly feel comfortable using your camera so that you can achieve excellent results.

Rico reveals many hidden features, functions, and procedures, so photographers of every level—beginners, enthusiasts, and experienced pros—will learn new and better ways to use their Fuji X series camera to its full potential. Beyond beneficial practices for all X series shooters, Rico also covers advanced concepts, such as the capabilities of Fujifilm's ISOless sensors with Dual Conversion Gain, and offers solutions for common issues, such as inaccurate focus or RAW conversion artifacts.

Topics covered include:

• Firmware upgrades, lens issues, OIS and IBIS

• Menus shortcuts, Custom Settings, My Menu, Quick Menu, and Fn buttons

• Mirrorless exposure metering

• Maximizing dynamic range

• ISOless photography

• Autofocus settings, challenges, and strategies

• Film simulations, white balance, and JPEG settings

• RAW conversion (internal and external)

• Flash photography

• And much more…


2013-01-14

Mastering the Fujifilm X-Pro 1

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : Mastering the Fujifilm X-Pro 1
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1457179423
  • Pages : 276
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Mastering the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 provides a wealth of experienced-based information and insights for owners of the new X-Pro 1 camera. Readers will learn about the features and capabilities of the X-Pro 1 and will discover numerous tips and tricks for how to maximize its potential. With the X-Pro 1, Fujifilm released the first mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor. The successful combination of high-end retro design and state-of-the-art digital camera technology, originally seen in the X100 viewfinder camera, has been pushed even further to achieve this interchangeable-lens camera. The X-Pro 1 offers three FUJINON interchangeable lenses. In a layout suitable to the camera's attractive design, this manual presents imagery that attests to the fun you will have as you begin to push the envelope of your Fujifilm X-Pro 1.


2016-05-04

Fujifilm X Pro2: An Easy Guide for Beginners

By Scott Casterson
  • Full Title : Fujifilm X Pro2: An Easy Guide for Beginners
  • Author : Scott Casterson
  • Publisher : Conceptual Kings
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 40
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The Fujifilm Corporation has released the latest in its X-mount line of cameras. The latest in the series is the X-Pro 2 model; released to the public in early 2016. The X-Pro2 camera, dubbed the enhanced version of the X-Pro1 model, has been created by Fujifilm Corp to meet the demand of both the photo enthusiast and the average user. This modern new-age, mirror-less device is outfitted with a number of new and improved features.


2018-03-25

FUJIFILM X Series Unlimited

By Dan Bailey
  • Full Title : FUJIFILM X Series Unlimited
  • Author : Dan Bailey
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1681983893
  • Pages : 278
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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FUJIFILM X Series Unlimited teaches you everything you need to know in order to achieve mastery with your FUJIFILM camera, gaining maximum performance and total creative liberation with your photography…no matter what FUJIFILM X Series camera you use. Written by professional photographer, expert Fuji user, and X Series ambassador Dan Bailey, you'll learn every feature and every menu item, button, and function of the FUJIFILM X Series lineup. More importantly, you'll learn how to use these features and settings in actual shooting situations out in the world in order to capture great photographs.

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Dan has shot with X Series cameras for nearly six years, and he’s worked closely with the FUJIFILM tech reps and product managers. He knows these cameras inside and out. He knows how they function out in the real world, and he's tested them with a wide range of subject matter, often in extremely challenging conditions, environments, and shooting situations. FUJIFILM X Series Unlimited teaches you everything he’s learned along the way.

In this book, you'll learn all the camera settings, how to use autofocus, how to use and customize the film simulations to create your own “look,” how to set up the camera for maximum image quality and performance, and many other features such as bracketing, exposure modes, the ADV mode filters, how to update firmware, and how to optimize your Fuji to match your style and subject matter.

This book is absolutely packed with tons of great recommendations, advice, and insight. If you take the time to learn and master just a few of the features covered in this guide, you'll be able to take your creative and technical skills to a whole new level.


2013-10-04

Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 149200023X
  • Pages : 284
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 provides a wealth of experienced-based information and insights for owners of Fuji's mirrorless X-E1 and X-Pro1 system cameras. Readers will learn about the features and capabilities of these cameras and will discover numerous tips and tricks for how to maximize their potential. The book also covers lenses and key accessories, as well as various post-processing options. With the X-E1 and X-Pro1, Fujifilm released two affordable mirrorless system cameras with APS-C sensors that rival modern full-frame cameras. The successful combination of high-end retro design and state-of-the-art digital camera technology, originally seen in the X100 viewfinder camera, has now been pushed even further. The systems offer a number of FUJINON interchangeable zoom and prime lenses, and several more have been announced. In a layout suitable to the cameras' attractive design, this manual presents imagery that attests to the fun you will have as you begin to push the envelope of your Fujifilm X-E1 or X-Pro1.


2017-01-24

The Fujifilm X-T2

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : The Fujifilm X-T2
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1681982242
  • Pages : 224
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In this book, popular Fuji Rumors "X-Pert Corner" columnist Rico Pfirstinger teaches about the little-known capabilities of the Fujifilm X-T2, which he’s discovered through months of in-depth research and experimentation with the camera. After a brief overview of the camera’s basic functions, Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in the user's manual. With this knowledge, you will be able to take full advantage of the capabilities of the X-T2. The Fujifilm X-series cameras have amazing features but may require an adjustment period for those new to using these cameras, even photographers who have been lifetime shooters. This guide will help you to quickly feel comfortable using your camera so that you can achieve excellent results. Topics covered include: • Menu shortcuts • Long exposures • Firmware upgrades • Hybrid autofocus system • Auto and manual focusing • Face detection • ISOless sensor • Dynamic Range expansion • Film simulations • Custom settings • RAW conversion • Panoramas • Movies • Self-timer • Flash • Adapted lenses • And much more…


2020-02-07

Adobe Illustrator

By Jason Hoppe
  • Full Title : Adobe Illustrator
  • Author : Jason Hoppe
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1681985330
  • Pages : 388
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Adobe Illustrator: A Complete Course and Compendium of Features is your guide to building vector graphics, whether you’re creating logos, icons, drawings, typography, or other illustrations—and regardless of their destination: print, web, video, or mobile. First, with a complete Course that includes a set of projects and lessons derived from Adobe Certified Instructor Jason Hoppe, you will learn the procedures needed to use Illustrator effectively and professionally. Dozens of lessons are included that can be applied to any graphics you have in mind. Through these step-by-step lessons, you’ll be exposed to all of Illustrator’s features in practical contexts and its best practices for optimal workflows.

To complete the Course, we’ll supply lesson documents and their assets to download. These can even serve as starting points for your own projects.

Then, for greater depth of knowledge and subsequent reference, you’ll use the Compendium to uncover more of the “how” and “why” of Illustrator. With each topic easy to access, you can find and explore all of Illustrator’s key features and concepts in depth. With cross references between the Course and Compendium, the two parts of the book complement each other perfectly. Best of all, when the lessons in the Course are done, the Compendium will continue to serve for months and years to come.

Learn step by step how to:

    • Draw basic shapes and lines
    • Build graphics using Illustrator’s deep and diverse toolset
    • Create complex icons using the Pathfinder and Shape Builder
    • Use color with predictable and harmonic results
    • Work effectively with type
    • And much more!


2018-01-30

The Fujifilm X100F

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : The Fujifilm X100F
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1681983168
  • Pages : 216
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In this book, popular Fuji Rumors "X-Pert Corner" columnist Rico Pfirstinger teaches about the little-known capabilities of the X100F, which he’s discovered through months of in-depth research and experimentation with the camera. After a brief overview of the camera’s basic functions, Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in the user's manual. With this knowledge, you will be able to take full advantage of the capabilities of the X100F.

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The Fujifilm X-series cameras have amazing features, but some users may require an adjustment period if they are new to these cameras—even photographers who have been lifetime DSLR shooters. This guide will help you to quickly feel comfortable using your camera so that you can achieve excellent results.

Topics covered include:

    • Menu shortcuts
    • Long exposures
    • Firmware upgrades
    • Hybrid autofocus system
    • Auto and manual focusing
    • Face detection
    • Dynamic Range expansion
    • Film simulations
    • Custom settings
    • RAW conversion
    • Panoramas
    • Movies
    • Self-timer
    • Flash
    • Conversion lenses
    • And much more…


2020-03-04

The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-Pro3

By Tony Phillips
  • Full Title : The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-Pro3
  • Author : Tony Phillips
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN Code : 1678189782
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Written in plain English for Fujifilm’s outstanding X-PRO3 camera, this is EVERYTHING X-PRO3 explained in easy to understand language! It is the Manual on Steroids and much more... In it, I assume you are a photographer, so I don’t dive in to the basics of photography (except in an Appendix). Everything comes with clear tutorials and examples. So if you’re uncertain about anything your X-PRO3 does, grab this book! It’s packed with clear tutorials and examples, with over 900 tips, tricks, and tweaks to help you master photography with your X-PRO3. Get the most from your investment - Learn about the wonders of digital imaging and improve your creative eye at the same time!


2014-11-25

Mastering Flash With Fujifilm X Cameras

By Tony Phillips
  • Full Title : Mastering Flash With Fujifilm X Cameras
  • Author : Tony Phillips
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN Code : 131270506X
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Master Fuji flash with confidence! If you are in any way uncertain about using flash with Fujifilm cameras, then this book will make it simple for you. It’s Advanced Lighting 101 for Fujifilm – including making manual flash a breeze. This book is for ALL Fujifilm “X” camera owners who want to improve their use of flash – both on and off the camera. The tools and techniques discussed apply equally to shooting snapshots, weddings, portraits, travel – in fact any photography where changing the quality of light gets you the desired outcome. And you can try it risk-free - read on for details!


2015-02-19

The Fujifilm X-T1

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : The Fujifilm X-T1
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1457188902
  • Pages : 192
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In this book, popular Fuji Rumors "X-Pert Corner" columnist Rico Pfirstinger teaches about the little-known capabilities of the X-T1, which he's discovered through months of in-depth research and experimentation with the camera. After a brief overview of the camera's basic functions, Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in the user's manual. With this knowledge, you will be able to fully exploit the capabilities of the X-T1. The Fujifilm X-series cameras have amazing features but may require an adjustment period for those new to using these cameras, even photographers who have been lifetime DSLR shooters. This guide will help you to quickly feel comfortable using your camera so that you can achieve excellent results. Topics covered include: Menu shortcuts Long exposures Firmware upgrades Hybrid autofocus system Auto and manual focusing Face detection Infrared imaging Film simulations Custom settings Burst mode Panoramas Movies Self-timer Flash Adapted lenses And much more... This book includes complete coverage of the camera's new firmware features that were introduced in December 2014.


2019-11-11

The Fujifilm X-T3

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : The Fujifilm X-T3
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1681984903
  • Pages : 352
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In this book, popular Fuji Rumors "X-Pert Corner" columnist Rico Pfirstinger teaches you about the little-known capabilities of the Fujifilm X-T3, which he’s discovered through months of in-depth research and experimentation with the camera. After a brief overview of the camera’s basic functions, Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in the user's manual. With this knowledge, you will be able to take full advantage of the capabilities of the X-T3.

The Fujifilm X-series cameras have amazing features but may require an adjustment period for those new to using these cameras, even photographers who have been lifetime shooters. This guide will help you to quickly feel comfortable using your camera so that you can achieve excellent results.

Topics covered include:

    • Menu shortcuts
    • Long exposures
    • Firmware upgrades
    • Hybrid autofocus system
    • Auto and manual focusing
    • Face detection
    • ISOless sensor
    • Dynamic Range expansion
    • Film simulations
    • Custom settings
    • RAW conversion
    • Movies
    • Self-timer
    • Flash
    • Adapted lenses
    • Taking Videos
    • And much more…


2017-10-10

The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-t20

By Tony Phillips
  • Full Title : The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-t20
  • Author : Tony Phillips
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN Code : 1365953300
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Written for Fujifilm’s outstanding X-T20 travel camera, this is EVERYTHING X-T20 explained in easy to understand language! It is the Manual on Steroids and much more... So if you’re uncertain about anything your XT20 does, grab this book! It’s packed with clear tutorials and examples, with nearly 400 tips and tricks to help you master photography with your X-T20. n this 616-page full-color book, you'll learn: * About every mode, menu, button, function, and socket. * How to get fully touchy-feely with the new touch screen. * How the new Fujifilm flash system and EF-X500 wireless flash works. * All about Lighting – even Manual flash! (Plus more!)


2014-08-25

The Fujifilm X-E2

By Rico Pfirstinger
  • Full Title : The Fujifilm X-E2
  • Author : Rico Pfirstinger
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1492000388
  • Pages : 200
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The Fujifilm X-E2: Beyond the Manual provides experience-based information and insights for owners of the Fujifilm X-E2 mirrorless system camera. Fuji X-Pert series author Rico Pfirstinger teaches little-known capabilities of the X-E2 that he's discovered through several months of in-depth research. This book focuses on insights that you won't find in the manual, skipping tedious explanations of basic camera functions and operations. Instead, it cuts to the chase and provides readers with a plethora of tips and practical instructions that will enable them to fully explore the capabilities of the X-E2. The X-E2 combines classic design with state-of-the-art digital camera technology originally seen in the X-Pro1 and X-E1 system cameras. These features have been further improved to achieve the X-E2: Fujifilm's most capable camera to-date, with an ever-growing set of already more than ten interchangeable X-Mount lenses. The Fujifilm X-E2: Beyond the Manual presents numerous tips and tricks that will maximize your ability to use the Fujifilm X-E2 to its full potential.


2014-03-26

The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X100s Camera

By Tony Phillips
  • Full Title : The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X100s Camera
  • Author : Tony Phillips
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN Code : 1304968871
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Love your new 16 megapixel wonder, but having a hard time configuring it or understanding all of its functions? Then this book is for you. Written for the advanced user (with tutorials and easy explanations in case you're not so advanced), this easy-to-understand yet thorough guide provides a complete instruction manual which explains each feature in plain English and provides hundreds of visual examples as well. There is no better way to learn about and get the most out of your camera.


2014-11-26

Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide

By Tony Northrup
  • Full Title : Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide
  • Author : Tony Northrup
  • Publisher : Tony Northrup
  • ISBN Code : 0988263424
  • Pages : 300
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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If you're a beginner photographer, this book can save you hundreds of dollars. If you're a seasoned pro, it can save you thousands. With access to over 16 HOURS of online video, this book helps you choose the best equipment for your budget and style of photography. In this book, award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup explains explains what all your camera, flash, lens, and tripod features do, as well as which are worth paying for and which you can simply skip. Tony provides information specific to your style of photography, whether you're a casual photographer or you're serious about portraits, landscapes, sports, wildlife, weddings, or even macro. For the casual reader, Tony provides quick recommendations to allow you to get the best gear for your budget, without spending days researching. If you love camera gear, you'll be able to dive into 200 pages of detailed information covering Nikon, Canon, Sony, Micro Four-Thirds, Olympus, Samsung, Leica, Mamiya, Hasselblad, Fuji, Pentax, Tamron, Sigma, Yongnuo, PocketWizard, Phottix, Pixel King, and many other manufacturers. Camera technology changes fast, and this book keeps up. Tony updates this book several times per year, and buying the book gives you a lifetime subscription to the updated content. You'll always have an up-to-date reference on camera gear right at your fingertips. Here are just some of the topics covered in the book: What should my first camera be?Which lens should I buy?Should I buy Canon, Nikon, or Sony?Is a mirrorless camera or a DSLR better for me?Do I need a full frame camera?Is it safe to buy generic lenses and flashes?What's the best landscape photography gear?Which portrait lens and flash should I buy?What gear do I need to photograph a wedding?How can I get great wildlife shots on a budget?Which sports photography equipment should I purchase?Should I buy zooms or primes?Is image stabilization worth the extra cost?Which type of tripod should I buy?Which wireless flash system is the best for my budget?How can I save money by buying used?What kind of computer should I get for photo editing?What studio lighting equipment should I buy?When you buy this book, you'll be able to immediately read the book online. You'll also be able to download it in PDF, .mobi, and .epub formats--every popular format for your computer, tablet, smartphone, or eReader!


2017-01-31

The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-t2

By Tony Phillips
  • Full Title : The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-t2
  • Author : Tony Phillips
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN Code : 1365721388
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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*** Listed as "Mirrorless Camera Manuals whose books you'll actually enjoy reading" *** If you’re uncertain in any way about even one thing your XT2 does, then save time and money and grab this book. This is EVERYTHING X-T2 explained in easy to understand language! It is the Manual on Steroids and much more... This full-color ebook: * Covers every mode, menu, button, function, and socket. * Explains the new Flash modes, including wireless flash. * Includes all my camera settings and an explanation of why on earth I do it that way. * Covers every essential of shooting – like: ISO, Focus, WB, Metering, flash modes – and the more esoteric ones too. * Explains how and why to customize all the buttons and menus. * Has a great tutorial to help you master the ins and outs of RAW. * Explains why all glass (Fuji lenses) are not born equal. * Includes a 22 page Condensed Guide to the Basics of modern digital photography. Valuable bonuses are included as well!


2015-07-16

Food Photography

By Nicole S. Young
  • Full Title : Food Photography
  • Author : Nicole S. Young
  • Publisher : Peachpit Press
  • ISBN Code : 0134097254
  • Pages : 272
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Do you need help making your food look as delicious as it tastes? Are you a “foodie” hungry for more tantalizing photos of your culinary creations? Do you have a food blog that you’d like to take to the next level, with better images and a stronger business strategy? Then this book is for you! In Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Second Edition, photographer Nicole Young returns to dish up the basics on everything you need to know to make great food images, from getting the right camera equipment to mastering the key photographic principles of aperture, ISO, and shutter speed. She offers tips on styling food using props, fabrics, and tabletops; and she explains how to improve your photos through editing after the shoot. This new edition features many brand-new images and examples, accompanied by up-to-date discussions on achieving good lighting and composition. In addition Nicole covers developments in the industry that have emerged since the publication of the first edition, such as the entry of mirrorless cameras on the scene, and more. She also provides a brand new post-processing section focusing on Photoshop Lightroom, showing how to improve your photos through sharpening, color enhancement, and other editing techniques. Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book offers the practical advice and expert shooting tips you need to get the food images you want every time you pick up your camera.


2015-02-11

Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography

By Dan Bailey
  • Full Title : Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography
  • Author : Dan Bailey
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • ISBN Code : 1317859499
  • Pages : 312
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The difference between getting the shot and missing the shot comes down to split seconds and how you manage your gear and your technique. In Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography professional adventure sports photographer Dan Bailey shows readers how to react quickly to unfolding scenes and anticipate how the subject and the background might converge. Capturing those significant moments to produce powerful imagery that evoke the feel and mood of adventure requires specialized skills and a wide variety of creative ideas. This book teaches photographers how to think geometrically and how to pull together the elements that make for a successful shot, all while being immersed in the action. The practical manual will improve your technique for creating more compelling adventure imagery, whether you’re shooting ultra-marathoners splattered in mud, rock climbers in a crevasse, or mountain bikers hurtling past you. In this book, you’ll: • Discover the necessary equipment for shooting action, learn how to use it to its full potential, and develop a comprehensive adventure photography camera system that you can adapt to different shooting situations. • Learn specific techniques and creative ideas that help you freeze the moment and create images that convey excitement, mood, and the feel of adventure. • Learn advanced skills that can help you start defining your own particular style of action photography and create a "brand" of photography that’s based around your passion and your vision. • Examine case studies that break down the process for shooting different types of action subjects and see the nuts and bolts of how to create powerful imagery from start to finish.