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Photography Night Sky

Photography  Night Sky Author Jennifer Wu
ISBN-10 9781594858390
Release 2014-03-13
Pages 176
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Photography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark. You’ll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of which you’ll be proud. Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon “Explorer of Light” professional photographer, has become renowned for her ability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral Milky Way. this new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as points of light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. these subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, but each also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be fi nished on the computer; coauthor and author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and procedures that elevate an image from mundane to striking. This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.



Photography Night Sky

Photography Night Sky Author Jennifer Wu
ISBN-10 1594858381
Release 2014
Pages 171
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Learn to shoot the beauty of the night sky like a pro - Authors are award-winning photographers - Ideal for campers and backpackers - Companion title to best-selling Photography: Outdoors, now in a new editionPhotography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark. You'll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of which you'll be proud. Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon "Explorer of Light" professional photographer, has become renowned for her ability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral Milky Way. This new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as points of light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. These subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, but each also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be finished on the computer; co-author and author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and procedures that elevate an image from mundane to striking.This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.



Night and Low Light Photography Photo Workshop

Night and Low Light Photography Photo Workshop Author Alan Hess
ISBN-10 9781118214152
Release 2011-11-18
Pages 304
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Finally! A resource that sheds light on the unique challenges of night and low-light photography With their unique sets of challenges, night and low-light photography are often touted as some of the most difficult and frustrating genres of digital photography. This much-needed guide demystifies any murky topics provides you with all the information you need to know from choosing the right gear and camera settings to how to best edit your photos in post-production. Renowned photographer Alan Hess shares techniques and indispensable tips that he has garnered from years of experience. Helpful projects and full-color stunning photos in each chapter serve to educate and inspire, while assignments at the end of every chapter encourage you to practice your skills and upload your photos to a website so you can share and receive critiques. Details best practices for taking portraits, landscapes, and action shots in night or low light Features specific coverage of concert photography and low-light event photography Answers the most frequent questions that photographers face while tackling this challenging technique Packed with invaluable advice and instruction, Night and Low-Light Photography Photo Workshop doesn?t leave you in the dark.



Night Photography

Night Photography Author Gabriel Biderman
ISBN-10 9780133510676
Release 2013-11-13
Pages 240
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Are you a night owl looking to make stunning images of streetscapes, fireworks, or the night sky? Do you like to bend time with long exposure photography? Do star trails or lightning strikes inspire you? Then this book is for you! In Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Gabriel Biderman brings you the basics of digital night photography—exposure, composition, and light—and how to scout and capture different nocturnal locations once the sun goes down. Gabriel will help you understand the fundamentals and bring your unique artistic expression to any night situation. In this beautifully illustrated guide you will: Focus in the dark and master basic composition rules—and know when to break them Understand metering and switch to manual mode for more control over your exposure Set white balance, understand color temperature, and add flash or slow sync Explore color, light painting, and creative ways to play with light in your images Learn what gear works best for your style of shooting and strategies for operating your equipment in the dark Discover expert techniques for post-processing your nighttime images in Lightroom and Photoshop Beautifully illustrated with large, compelling photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time. And once you have the shot, show it off and join the book’s Flickr group: www.flickr.com/groups/night_fromsnapshotstogreatshots



Night Photography

Night Photography Author Lance Keimig
ISBN-10 9781136097256
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 280
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Night photographers have one big thing in common: a true love of the dark. Rather than looking at night photography as an extension of daytime shooting with added complications, they embrace the unique challenges of nocturnal photography for the tremendous wealth of creative opportunities it offers. That's just what this book does. But if the idea of setting out into the deep, dark night with just your camera (and maybe a cup of coffee) gets your creative juices flowing, dive right in. Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. If you have some experience with photography and have always wanted to try shooting at night, you'll learn the basics for film or digital shooting. If you're already a seasoned pro, you'll learn to use sophisticated techniques such as light painting and drawing, stacking images to create long star trails, and more. A chapter on the history of night photography describes the materials and processes that made night photography possible, and introduces the photographers who have defined night photography as an artistic medium. A chapter on how to use popular software packages such as Lightroom and Photoshop specifically with night time shots shows you how to make the final adjustments to your nocturnal creations. In this book you'll find history, theory, and lots of practical instruction on technique, all illustrated with clear, concise examples, diagrams and charts that reinforce the text, and inspiring color and black and white images from the author and other luminaries in the field, including Scott Martin, Dan Burkholder, Tom Paiva, Troy Paiva, Christian Waeber, Jens Warnecke and Cenci Goepel, with Foreword by Steve Harper.



Night Photography and Light Painting

Night Photography and Light Painting Author Lance Keimig
ISBN-10 9781317964605
Release 2015-05-15
Pages 268
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Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. This new edition of Night Photography presents the practical techniques of shooting at night alongside theory and history, illustrated with clear, concise examples, and charts and stunning images. From urban night photography to photographing the landscape by starlight or moonlight, from painting your subject with light to creating a subject with light, this book provides a complete guide to digital night photography and light painting.



Fun in the Dark A Guide to Successful Night Photography

Fun in the Dark  A Guide to Successful Night Photography Author Beth Ruggiero-York
ISBN-10 9781483431987
Release 2015-07-22
Pages 118
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Have you ever wanted to know how to use your camera at night to capture those exciting images you've seen? Beth Ruggiero-York, who teaches night photography, will show you just what needs to be done. The concepts and techniques for capturing all types of night images are explained and illustrated. From landscapes with star trails or stars as points, and moonlit landscapes to creative light painting and more, you will learn how to plan and realize your creative vision for long exposures after dark. Beth then goes on to introduce post-processing for night images. When you come home after shooting, you will be confident knowing how to optimize and manipulate your photographs. Color correction, noise reduction, sharpening and other essential adjustments in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw are discussed. Beth Ruggiero-York delivers insights that will help novices and advanced photographers alike in this guidebook that celebrates the beauty of taking pictures in the dark.



Night Photography

Night Photography Author Andrew Sanderson
ISBN-10 0817450076
Release 2002
Pages 127
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"Comprehensive night photography manual, illustrated throughout with the authors high quality images. Night photography has long been considered a 'no-go area' fraught with intractable problems, a field which only the specialist or foolhardy would venture into. Now, with the help of this comprehensive and authoritative manual, photographers can embark with confidence on projects involving night-time images. Amongst the topics covered in detail are film speed, reciprocity failure, supplementary lighting, street lighting, processing problems, exposure and contrast control, printing techniques, and processing formulary and times. Through step-by-step instructions readers will find that mastery of these techniques can be used to create pictures full of drama and atmosphere." - product description.



Dusk to Dawn

Dusk to Dawn Author Glenn Randall
ISBN-10 9781681983080
Release 2018-05-18
Pages 232
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In the past, landscape photography largely ended when the last light of dusk faded from the sky. Today it’s only beginning. The latest digital cameras have made it easy to create images of the landscape at night that film and early digital photographers could only dream of. Equipped with off-the-shelf cameras, more and more photographers are venturing into the night, far beyond the comforting glow of city lights, and returning with spectacular images of places both familiar and unknown that are unlike anything seen before.

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Dusk to Dawn: A Guide to Landscape Photography at Night is your guide to this new photographic world. In it, photographer Glenn Randall—author of the bestselling The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography—teaches you how to plan, shoot, and process professional-quality images of the Milky Way, the aurora, lunar eclipses, meteor showers, star trails, and landscapes lit solely by moonlight. Throughout the book, Randall emphasizes ways to integrate beautiful depictions of the night sky with equally compelling renditions of the land below it to create complete landscape images that evoke a sense of place—and a sense of wonder. Equipped with the knowledge in this book, readers will be prepared to create their own nocturnal masterpieces.



Time Lapse Photography

Time Lapse Photography Author Mark Higgins
ISBN-10 9781785002106
Release 2016-10-31
Pages 300
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Time-lapse photography has grabbed the attention of photographers, but few understand how to maximize its potential. This practical book introduces its rich scope and explains how it can be used as a powerful communication tool. By drawing on the ideas behind stills photography and video, it gives a full and inspirational account of this exciting technique, and shares tips and tricks from both genres. Contains clear instruction for still and video photography techniques with practical exercises to support the instruction and stunning examples of diverse creative and technical approaches. With further advice on how to build a portfolio of exciting work, this book will be invaluable for beginners and professionals alike. Superbly illustrated with 183 colour images.



Creative Night

Creative Night Author Harold Davis
ISBN-10 9781118076156
Release 2011-01-25
Pages 240
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Take a well-timed shot in the dark with this invaluable guide to night photography Shooting in low light and at night is challenging, but it can result in stunning images, so don't put that digital camera away after the sun goes down! Start capturing eerie and intriguing photographs at all levels of light with this information-packed guide from renowned photographer and author Harold Davis. He provides pages of field-tested techniques to help you find the proper exposures, including the best settings for ISO, aperture, and shutter. Don't miss the intriguing examples of his own work, including cityscapes, landscapes, and more. Walks readers through the intricacies of night and low light photography Explores the fundamental rules of exposure, including creative settings for ISO, aperture, and shutter speeds Informs and inspires with the author's own breathtaking examples of night photography, including cityscapes, landscapes, exciting night events, and other photos that illustrate the concepts Capture the visually exciting world after the sun goes down with this essential guide to night photography.



Photographing the Aurora Borealis

Photographing the Aurora Borealis Author
ISBN-10 9781682032091
Release 2017-03-20
Pages 128
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Award-winning photographer and accomplished instructor Andy Long provides a comprehensive guide to photographing the Aurora Borealis. It, readers will learn everything they need to know about photographing this phenomenon—along with some very special techniques designed to help kick their image-making up to the next level. Long covers all the details from simply understanding the aurora and figuring out when and where to shoot, to picking the right gear to maximize your success, to processing your digital files after the shoot too maximize your results. You’ll learn how to capture the moon, star trails, and Milky Way in your images of the aurora—and even how to produce dazzling time-lapse images. Also covered are practical matters, like coping with long, cold, night-time shoots (and the equipment problems that can accompany them) and optimizing camera settings to reduce noise, maximize detail, and enhance/downplay lens distortion.



Philip s Astrophotography With Mark Thompson

Philip s Astrophotography With Mark Thompson Author Mark Thompson
ISBN-10 9781849073837
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 160
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Philip's Astrophotography With Mark Thompson is an essential guide for anyone wishing to photograph or image the stars and planets, written by TV's favourite astronomer. For many people, looking at the sky is not enough and they would love to try and capture what they can see. Until a few years ago, capturing astronomical images was fraught with many challenges, but with the development of digital cameras replacing film, things have become much easier and great astronomical images are now within the reach of even the most novice stargazer. Mark Thompson has spent many years capturing the beauty of the night sky, first with film and now with the digital camera, and has discovered and overcome many of the pitfalls. This book takes the reader on a journey through the world of capturing astronomical images from using the humble mobile phone to specialist cameras, brought to life with Mark's personal experiences and many of his own astronomical images.



The Art of Astrophotography

The Art of Astrophotography Author Ian Morison
ISBN-10 9781316982815
Release 2017-02-02
Pages
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In The Art of Astrophotography, astronomer and Popular Astronomy columnist Ian Morison provides the essential foundations of how to produce beautiful astronomical images. Every type of astroimaging is covered, from images of the Moon and planets, to the constellations, star clusters and nebulae within our Milky Way Galaxy and the faint light of distant galaxies. He achieves this through a series of worked examples and short project walk-throughs, detailing the equipment needed – starting with just a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera and tripod, and increasing in complexity as the book progresses - followed by the way to best capture the images and then how, step by step, these may be processed and enhanced to provide results that can rival those seen in astronomical magazines and books. Whether you are just getting into astrophotography or are already deeply involved, Morison's advice will help you capture and create enticing astronomical images.



The Stargazer s Handbook

The Stargazer s Handbook Author Giles Sparrow
ISBN-10 9781623657147
Release 2016-02-23
Pages 272
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From the craters of the Moon to the far reaches of Orion, The Stargazer's Handbook will enable you to explore space without leaving the comforts of Earth. All you need are a pair of binoculars and a clear night sky to experience the wonders of the universe. This book will take you on a journey through space, beginning with our own moon and neighboring planets before exploring the fascinating sights of deep space-from hypergiant suns and stellar nurseries to blazing nebulae and swirling galaxies. Each star, planet, or constellation is fully illustrated and accompanied by an annotated star map, as well as close-up images that zoom in on areas of interest. Featuring up-to-date information on the latest scientific discoveries, monthly sky maps for both northern and southern hemispheres, history and mythology of all 88 constellations and the rationale behind the names of stars and constellations, The Stargazer's Handbook will fully equip you with the tools to navigate-and understand-the night sky.



Digital SLR Astrophotography

Digital SLR Astrophotography Author Michael A. Covington
ISBN-10 9781139467360
Release 2007-11-29
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In the last few years, digital SLR cameras have taken the astrophotography world by storm. It is now easier to photograph the stars than ever before! They are compact and portable, flexible to adapt with different lenses and for telescope use, and above all DSLR cameras are easy and enjoyable to use. In this concise guide, experienced astrophotography expert Michael Covington outlines the simple, enduring basics that will enable you to get started, and help you get the most from your equipment. He covers a wide selection of equipment, simple and advanced projects, technical considerations and image processing techniques. Unlike other astrophotography books, this one focuses specifically on DSLR cameras, not astronomical CCDs, non-DSLR digital cameras, or film. This guide is ideal for astrophotographers who wish to develop their skills using DSLR cameras and as a friendly introduction to amateur astronomers or photographers curious about photographing the night sky.



The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography

The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography Author Michael C Shaw
ISBN-10 9781317410379
Release 2017-03-15
Pages 456
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The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography is the ultimate manual for anyone looking to create spectacular landscape astrophotography images. By explaining the science of landscape astrophotography in clear and straightforward language, it provides insights into phenomena such as the appearance or absence of the Milky Way, the moon, and constellations. This unique approach, which combines the underlying scientific principles of astronomy with those of photography, will help deepen your understanding and give you the tools you need to fulfil your artistic vision. Key features include: • Distinguished Guest Gallery of images from renowned nightscape photographers such as Babak Tafreshi, Bryan Peterson, Alan Dyer, Brenda Tharp, Royce Bair, Wally Pacholka, and David Kingham • The twenty-five best landscape astrophotography subjects and how to photograph them • Astronomy 101 - build your knowledge of night sky objects and their motion: the Milky Way, moon, Aurora Borealis/Australis, constellations, meteors and comets • Information on state-of-the-art planning software and apps designed to enable you to capture and enhance your landscape astrophotography • Field guide for creating a detailed plan for your night shoot • Description of the best moon phases for specific types of nightscape images, and the best months and times of night to see the Milky Way • How-to guide for creating stunning time-lapse videos of the night sky, including Holy Grail transitions from pre-sunset to complete darkness • Four detailed case studies on creating landscape astrophotography images of the Milky Way, full moon, star trails, and constellations