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Rick Sammon s Evolution of an Image

Rick Sammon s Evolution of an Image Author Rick Sammon
ISBN-10 9781317219798
Release 2016-10-04
Pages 268
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Rick Sammon’s Evolution of an Image illustrates the creative photographic process from start to finish. In this book, Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon pulls back the curtain to prove that creating amazing photographs is a well-thought-out process that involves several stages. Comprising 50 case studies that examine photographs taken by Rick around the world in a wide variety of shooting situations, Evolution of an Image shows the power of creative thinking, getting it right in the camera, and the careful use of image processing using Lightroom. By including his outtakes— and the reasons that he considers them outtakes— Rick suggests the steps that every photographer should take in order to improve their images. Combining technical advice with tips on lighting, composition and using Lightroom, this book will motivate and encourage those looking to evolve as creative photographers and digital darkroom artists. Key features include: • More than 200 before-and-after photographs • Fully illustrated sections on wildlife, seascape, landscape, scenic, action and people photography • Screen grabs showing Rick’s Lightroom adjustments • Suggestions on working in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom as well as Adobe Photoshop • Special section on Rick’s "Sammonisms," or quick tips on getting the best in-camera image • Advice on evolving as a photographer • Inspirational photographs from Provence, the Palouse, Kenya, Antarctica, Iceland, Alaska, Mongolia, Myanmar, Colorado and more



Face to Face

Face to Face Author Rick Sammon
ISBN-10 9780596515744
Release 2008-06-04
Pages 281
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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 Complete Guide to Digital Photography 2 0

Rick Sammon s Complete Guide to Digital Photography 2 0 Author Rick Sammon
ISBN-10 0393329143
Release 2007
Pages 477
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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 Creative Visualization for Photographers

Rick Sammon   s Creative Visualization for Photographers Author Rick Sammon
ISBN-10 9781317614302
Release 2015-01-09
Pages 312
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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 Exploring Photographic Exposure

Rick Sammon s Exploring Photographic Exposure Author Rick Sammon
ISBN-10 9781351601139
Release 2017-11-22
Pages 184
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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.



Flying Flowers

Flying Flowers Author Rick Sammon
ISBN-10 9781932183276
Release 2004
Pages 98
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Flying Flowers is an exquisite collection of intimate and up-close images of living butterflies by renowned nature photographer Rick Sammon. A mediation and celebration of one of nature's most beautiful creatures, Flying Flowers takes the reader on a visual journey into the miracle of transformation. The butterfly, with its amazing metamorphosis from a crawling caterpillar into a vivid and graceful winged creature, symbolizes the infinite potential within every living creature to evolve: from darkness into light, ugliness into beauty, lethargy into activity. The life of a butterfly is a coming of age story in the most profound sense. As such an exotic metaphor for transcendence and renewal, the butterfly has been celebrated in art, literature, dance, fashion, myth, and spirituality throughout history and in cultures around the world. Using groundbreaking digital photography, Sammon offers us a new view of these delicate insects in their natural habitat. "The ability to see every shot immediately on my camera's LCD monitor allowed me to make critical exposure and lighting adjustments on site," explains Sammon. "That was of the utmost importance, due to subject movement, changing lighting conditions and the reflectivity of some of the butterflies." The result of over a year's work on the subject, these luminous portraits come together in Flying Flowers like a Technicolor bouquet. From Mourning Cloaks to Hummingbird Moths, dozens of species are represented and identified with brief informational captions. Photographed in extreme close-up and stunning detail during all stages of life-emerging from the cocoon, taking flight, migrating in mass, or simply perched momentarily on a bloom or branch-Sammon's butterflies flutter across the page in a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of wings eyes, legs, and antennae.



Passenger Seat

Passenger Seat Author Julieanne Kost
ISBN-10 9780134278377
Release 2015-12-09
Pages 240
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In her long career as Product Evangelist for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, Julieanne Kost has taught thousands of digital photographers how to get the most out of Adobe's digital imaging software, in seminars, presentations, and blog posts ranging from nuts-and-bolts tips and tricks to inspirational tutorials on creating sophisticated artistic effects. As Lightroom has grown into the premier image organization and editing tool for photographers, she is often asked by her students and other fans to outline her own Lightroom workflow in a book. This is that book! Using her own stunning images as the starting point, Julieanne shares her working methods with the reader, starting from the initial idea for a photo project, continuing through planning and executing the shoots, and spending the bulk of the time describing the post-capture workflow: organizing the images in Lightroom, performing basic and advanced edits, off-loading images to Photoshop for special purposes, then packaging the project for publication and distribution as a book, slideshow, or web site. Readers will reap the benefit of Julieanne's long and deep experience with both Lightroom and Photoshop as well as her refined artist's sensibility. The book deftly combines practical information about working with the camera and computer, but under Julieanne's guidance the practical is always presented in the service of maintaining and supporting the photographer's vision for the overall project. There are other books on using Lightroom to catalog and edit images, but they tend to be general-purpose manuals that cover any and all types of images and uses. This book focuses on those techniques and workflows that Julieanne finds most useful for her own photographic projects; in this case a series of images shot from the window of a moving car going through a variety of landscapes at different times of the year. Check out the ad in the back of the book for details on becoming an Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan member for up to 20% off your first year!



Seizing the Light

Seizing the Light Author Robert Hirsch
ISBN-10 9781317371823
Release 2017-04-07
Pages 608
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The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation. Covering the major events, practitioners, works, and social effects of photographic practice, Robert Hirsch provides a concise and discerning chronological account of Western photography. This fundamental starting place shows the diversity of makers, inventors, issues, and applications, exploring the artistic, critical, and social aspects of the creative process. The third edition includes up-to-date information about contemporary photographers like Cindy Sherman and Yang Yongliang, and comprehensive coverage of the digital revolution, including the rise of mobile photography, the citizen as journalist, and the role of social media. Highly illustrated with full-color images and contributions from hundreds of artists around the world, Seizing the Light serves as a gateway to the history of photography. Written in an accessible style, it is perfect for students newly engaging with the practice of photography and for experienced photographers wanting to contextualize their own work.



Imaginarium

Imaginarium Author Claire Rosen
ISBN-10 9781681982007
Release 2017-01-17
Pages 288
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Imaginarium has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Imaginarium also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Imaginarium book for free.



Art World City

Art World City Author JOANNA GRABSKI
ISBN-10 9780253026224
Release 2017-06-06
Pages 328
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Art World City focuses on contemporary art and artists in the city of Dakar, a famously thriving art metropolis in the West African nation of Senegal. Joanna Grabski illuminates how artists earn their livelihoods from the city’s resources, possibilities, and connections. She examines how and why they produce and exhibit their work and how they make an art scene and transact with art world mediators such as curators, journalists, critics, art lovers, and collectors from near and far. Grabski shows that Dakar-based artists participate in a platform that has a global reach. They extend Dakar’s creative economy and the city’s urban vibe into an "art world city."



It s Not About the F Stop

It s Not About the F Stop Author Jay Maisel
ISBN-10 9780133814866
Release 2015-03-07
Pages 216
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Jay Maisel has been hailed as one of the most brilliant and gifted photographers of all time. But he is also much more than that–he is a mentor, teacher, and trailblazer to many photographers, and a hero to those who feel Jay’s teaching has changed the way they see and create their own photography. He is a living legend whose work is studied around the world, and whose teaching style and presentation garner standing ovations and critical acclaim every time he takes the stage. In his first educational book, Light, Gesture, and Color, Jay put his amazing insights and learning moments from a lifetime behind the lens into a book that communicated the three most important aspects of street photography: light, gesture, and color. Here, in It’s Not About the F-Stop, Jay builds on that success to take you beyond the buttons and dials on your camera to continue to teach you how to “see” like a photographer, and how to capture the world around you in a way that delights, intrigues, and challenges the viewer. Each page unveils something new and inspires you to rethink everything you know about the bigger picture of photography. This isn’t a book about f-stops or ISOs. It’s about seeing. And nobody communicates this, visually or through the written word, like Jay Maisel.



The Big Cat Man

The Big Cat Man Author Jonathan Scott
ISBN-10 9781784770334
Release 2016-08-05
Pages 336
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The Big Cat Man - wildlife autobiography of Jonathan Scott, holiday reads and travel literature, including the BBC's Big Cat Diary, Paramount's Wild Things, and Elephant Diaries. Also included are photographs and illustrations by Jonathan and Angela Scott, plus coverage of the Maasai Mara and Serengeti, Antarctica, and travels to India and Bhutan.



Complete Guide to Digital Infrared Photography

Complete Guide to Digital Infrared Photography Author Joe Farace
ISBN-10 1579907725
Release 2006-10-01
Pages 160
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Cameras can capture what the eye can't perceive: the presence of infrared light. And shooting infrared (IR) with a digital camera makes it easier than ever to create distinctively dreamlike high-contrast black-and-white pictures. Using a wealth of stunning images, this thorough resource explores the technical and creative possibilities of this unique and increasingly popular medium. Begin with the basic concepts for shooting infrared, along with an overview of equipment. Get tips on focus and exposure; IR filters; and having a camera converted to shoot specifically in infrared. Follow instructions for processing and printing the photos--including toner effects and faux color. One glance through this guide and it's clear why infrared pictures are fun to take and beautiful to look at.



Mastering Composition

Mastering Composition Author Richard Garvey-Williams
ISBN-10 1781450633
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 176
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Citing examples gleaned from a study of history - the Ancient Greeks' Golden Rule; Fibonacci's mathematical ratio; and the principles known as the Gestalt theory - professional photographer and author Richard Garvey-Williams analyses the concepts, rules a



Future Noir The Making of Blade Runner

Future Noir  The Making of Blade Runner Author Paul M. Sammon
ISBN-10 9780061053146
Release 1996-05-01
Pages 464
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The 1992 release of the "Director's Cut" only confirmed what the international film cognoscenti have know all along: Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, based on Philip K. Dick's brilliant and troubling SF novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, still rules as the most visually dense, thematically challenging, and influential SF film ever made. Future Noir is the story of that triumph. The making of Blade Runner was a seven-year odyssey that would test the stamina and the imagination of writers, producers, special effects wizards, and the most innovative art directors and set designers in the industry. A fascinating look at the ever-shifting interface between commerce and the art that is modern Hollywood, Future Noir is the intense, intimate, anything-but-glamerous inside account of how the work of SF's most uncompromising author was transformed into a critical sensation, a commercial success, and a cult classic.



Creative Workflow in Lightroom

Creative Workflow in Lightroom Author Jason Bradley
ISBN-10 9781317755838
Release 2016-03-02
Pages 362
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Adobe’s Lightroom has emerged as a must-have software due to its powerful editing tools and time saving organizational capabilities but how you establish a personalized, creative workflow that optimizes this technology, your time, and your art eludes most photographers. Jason Bradley, award-winning photographer and Lightroom pro, shares the answers to these questions in this practical and easy to follow guide that taps into the "how" and the "why" of a professional photographer’s creative workflow in Lightroom. Bradley will show you how all workflows can be simplified into three steps: establishing, managing, and rendering the file, alongside stunning photographs and explanations from his own experiences. This book will not only teach you how to work within Lightroom but, ultimately, how to make Lightroom work for you.



Digital Wedding Photography Secrets

Digital Wedding Photography Secrets Author Rick Sammon
ISBN-10 1118076230
Release 2011-03-08
Pages 240
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Digital Wedding Photography Secrets has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Digital Wedding Photography Secrets also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Digital Wedding Photography Secrets book for free.