Photography books by BetterPhoto
Written by: Tiffany Joyce
In the quest of being the best photographer you can be a good guide book to learn from is a great resource. In the month of February I’ll be reviewing the following books all brought to you by BetterPhoto – as I finish reading these books anyone that comments on the review will be up to win the book. If you have books that you’d like reviewed please leave a comment with your e-mail address and the book title. Any books you’d like to recommend?
The Betterphoto Guide to Digital Photography (Amphoto Guide Series)
Here’s what Amazon says about the book: This practical, lesson-based workbook gives readers a step-by-step tutorial in getting bright, crisp, beautiful pictures from their digital cameras every time. Learn about exposure, file formats and quality settings, low-light photography, digital filters and white balance, composition and lens choice, manipulating images, printing, and much more, all in a handy, bring-along format. Everyone who has a digital camera – or who is thinking about getting one – needs THE BETTERPHOTO GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY!
The BetterPhoto Guide to Photographing Children (BetterPhoto Series)
Here’s what Amazon had to say: Little Mikey looks like Tom Sawyer in real life…how come those freckles always look so washed-out in pictures? Little Suzie has such soulful eyes…how come they always look so scary in Mom’s photographs? The newest addition to the popular BetterPhoto series shows photographers how to get great shots of children of all ages, under any conditions, with any subject. Learn how to use light, composition, and exposure to improve photographs, how to capture moving targets, and how to develop rapport with even the most recalcitrant child. Providing the tools to capture all those endearing expressions you know and love, The BetterPhoto Guide to Photographing Children is sure to delight parents, grandparents, and aunts and uncles everywhere.
The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Nature Photography (BetterPhoto Series)
Here’s what Amazon had to say: From the tiniest ladybug to a towering glacier, from a horse running in a field to a leaf falling slowly from a tree, nature subjects offer some of the greatest challenges and the greatest rewards to photographers. In the Better Photo tradition, here’s a complete photo course in a book. Hands-on lessons cover every aspect of digital nature photography, from buying the right camera for close-ups, landscapes, and movement, to understanding how the camera works, to taking great pictures. Author Jim Miotke uses straightforward text and inspiring yet informative photos to show the best ways to approach nature photography. Everything a beginner or intermediate photographer needs to know is here, including a buyer’s guide, full information on camera features, file formats and settings, exposure, low-light photography, filters and white balance, composition and lens choice, creative ideas, manipulating, and printing, along with a glossary and list of useful websites. The Better Photo Guide to Digital Nature Photography helps photographers everywhere get great photos in the great outdoors.
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