Michael Freeman's Top Digital Photography Tips

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781600594182

Category: Photography

Page: 176

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For the very first time, renowned international photographer and bestselling author Michael Freeman reveals all the insider secrets that professionals keep for themselves alone. Everyone from enthusiastic amateurs to seasoned experts will learn plenty of the tried-and-true, field-tested techniques Freeman has discovered through years of experience. He helps you think and shoot like an expert, providing advice on everything from shooting in poor weather conditions to simulating complex lighting setups, from enhancing depth of field to fixing damaged files and organizing your photos effectively. His easily digestible nuggets of information explain how to make the most of your digital camera…even if you have limited resources. And that’s important, because to get a great photo, you must fully exploit your camera’s capabilities—and this guide shows you how.

101 Top Digital Photography Tips

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 9781905814343

Category: Photography

Page: 176

View: 2787

For the very first time, renowned international photographer and author Michael Freeman reveals all the insider hints and secrets that most professional photographers dont want you to know. Photographers of all skill levels point-and-shooters, enthusiastic amateurs, and even fellow professionalswill find plenty of invaluable advice drawn from Michael Freemans many years in the field. 101 Top Digital Photography Tips explains how to use your digital camera efficiently and creatively, and how to think and shoot like a seasoned pro. This book will show you how to make the most of your digital camera, even if your resources are limitedcovering everything from shooting in poor weather conditions, faking complex lighting setups, and shooting for depth of field, to fixing damaged files and organizing your photos effectively. You might know Photoshop inside and out, but if youre not using your camera to the best of its abilities, youre likely to be disappointed with the results. Michael Freemans 101 Top Digital Photography Tips will make sure you get the best possible images to work with in the first place, regardless of your current skill level.

The Complete Guide to Black & White Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781600595233

Category: Photography

Page: 224

View: 995

Michael Freeman--our top digital photography author and a worldwide name--presents the most comprehensive book yet on black-and-white digital photography. Oversized, beautifully illustrated, and far-reaching in scope, this guide is destined to be a standard reference for years to come. Freeman covers all aspects of black-and-white digital photography: its fine art tradition as well as its techniques. Learn how to see and expose in black and white, digitally convert color to monochrome, and develop a black-and-white digital workflow. Explore creative choices and how to interpret various subjects most skillfully in monochrome. Finally, get an expert’s advice on printing and displaying black-and-white photographs to best effect.

The Complete Guide to Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781600593017

Category: Photography

Page: 224

View: 2288

With over 600 illustrations, this updated edition contains all the information photographers need to create crisp images every time. Here are all the most exciting and up-to-date digital technologies, uncovered: larger-resolution sensors, built-in image stabilization, the latest improvements in cameras and lenses, printers and inks, and the newest versions of image-processing software such as Photoshop CS3. Other sections present the current developments in workflow managers like Lightroom, as well as analyses of raw-file development. A discussion of shooting and processing techniques offers advice on everything from portraits to still lifes.

The Complete Guide to Light & Lighting in Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781579908850

Category: Photography

Page: 224

View: 5659

A comprehensive guide to lighting techniques in digital photography covering topics including working with artificial light and daylight.

Digital Photography

Special Effects

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 2046

A photographer for Smithsonian captures the essence and excitement of digital photography special effects, discussing plug-ins, filters, editing programs, and much, much more. Original.

Mastering Color Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579907068

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 348

Renowned photographer and author Michael Freeman provides a thorough look at the essential ways of dealing with color that will help photographers create striking color digital photographs. Using helpful tips and exercises, he covers everything from capture and calibration to workflow management and output.

The Low Light Photography Field Guide

The essential guide to getting perfect images in challenging light

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136110054

Category: Photography

Page: 192

View: 6257

In bright light, it is easier to take a beautiful photograph with your DSLR. When the sun starts to go down or you are shooting indoors, a whole new skill set is needed. This new addition to the successful Field Guide Series will help you shoot what potentially could be the most lovely image without the help of natural light. No more harsh flash photographs with dreary backgrounds and no more blurry night shots that were exposed too long. Opening with a section on the qualities of different kinds of low light, the book then deals with ways of overcoming gloomy situations, whether you are shooting hand-held or on a tripod. Post-production fixes are also covered, allowing you to turn difficult shots into real works of art.

Mastering Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 9781907579004

Category: Photography

Page: 640

View: 9623

The whole world of photography is here presented in a single volume, allowing amateur and professional alike to develop their craft and get the perfect picture in any situation. Covering digital technology and techniques from a photographers perspective, the book will guide the reader through every aspect of photography: there are tips and techniques for studio and location shooting, plus advice on managing light and manipulating your original capture to obtain the best possible result. Mastering Digital Photography, first published in hardback in 2008, has established itself as one of the most succesful popular references in the field. This new paperback, accessibly priced, is sure to bring Michael Freemans work to a new, and keen, audience of readers.

The Photographer's Mind

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136089012

Category: Photography

Page: 193

View: 8034

The source of any photograph is not the camera or even the scene viewed through the viewfinder-it is the mind of the photographer: this is where an image is created before it is committed to a memory card or film. In The Photographer's Mind, the follow-up to the international best-seller, The Photographer's Eye, photographer and author Michael Freeman unravels the mystery behind the creation of a photograph. The nature of photography demands that the viewer constantly be intrigued and surprised by new imagery and different interpretations, more so than in any other art form. The aim of this book is to answer what makes a photograph great, and to explore the ways that top photographers achieve this goal time and time again. As you delve deeper into this subject, The Photographer's Mind will provide you with invaluable knowledge on avoiding cliché, the cyclical nature of fashion, style and mannerism, light, and even how to handle the unexpected. Michael Freeman is the author of the global bestseller, The Photographer's Eye. Now published in sixteen languages, The Photographer's Eye continues to speak to photographers everywhere. Reaching 100,000 copies in print in the US alone, and 300,000+ worldwide, it shows how anyone can develop the ability to see and shoot great digital photographs.

Creative Black and White

Digital Photography Tips and Techniques

Author: Harold Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470873021

Category: Photography

Page: 240

View: 3587

Learn how breaking photographic rules can result in stunning black-and-white photos Black-and-white photography poses unique challenges; without color to guide the eye, contrast, lighting, and composition take on even more importance. Renowned photographer Harold Davis explains these elements and demonstrates the basic rules of black and white photography as well as when and how to break them. He breaks through the complexity of this photographic medium, explores opportunities for black-and-white imagery, and shows how to capitalize on every one. Richly illustrated with the author's own images, this beautiful guide presents the skills needed for great black-and-white photos while encouraging your confidence and creativity. Goes beyond basics to teach photographers how to conquer the challenges posed by black-and-white photography Appeals to professionals and serious amateurs who are interested in exploring creative black-and-white imagery Presents photography fundamentals and shows how black and white requires some of the rules to be bent Encourages creative thinking and confidence Lavishly illustrated with Harold Davis's outstanding monochromatic photos Whether you're a professional just venturing into black and white or a serious amateur, Creative Black & White will both educate and inspire you.

Pro Photographer's D-SLR Handbook

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781600594229

Category: Photography

Page: 256

View: 1307

Michael Freeman has a well-earned reputation for effectively explaining the concepts behind digital picture-taking. Here, he turns his attention to professionals and advanced hobbyists who need help moving to digital and mastering the latest technology. Taking into account contemporary cameras’ latest features, such as high resolution sensors, image stabilization, and dust reduction, Freeman thoroughly answers the most frequently asked questions about digital capture, storage, printers, and scanners. Photographers will learn the different file formats and how to save images for print and publishing on the web. They’ll explore valuable software tools and basic image processing programs that fix common problems, and see how to improve pictures using an assortment of cropping and filtering techniques. The smart, detailed advice will give photographers confidence as they enter the digital world.

Michael Freeman's Perfect Exposure

The Professional's Guide to Capturing Perfect Digital Photographs

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Focal Press

ISBN: 9781138119857

Category:

Page: 192

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This second edition of Michael Freeman's best-selling Perfect Exposure continues the celebrated approach to understanding exposure by laying out the necessary decisions and sequences a photographer faces with absolute clarity and completely updated coverage of the latest, powerful post-processing techniques. Choosing the exposure for a photograph is infinitely complex and one of photography's most absorbing paradoxes. Freeman clearly guides photographers in this book with a lucid and accessible method, using unique workflow illustrations, histograms, and clear, visual examples to explore the subtleties of the subject and enable you to shoot with confidence.

Off-Camera Flash

Creative Techniques for Digital Photographers

Author: Robin Deutschmann,Rod Deutschmann

Publisher: Amherst Media

ISBN: 1584285664

Category: Photography

Page: 127

View: 3129

Professionals and advanced-level amateurs seeking to push the envelope and enhance the creativity of their shots are shown how to add mood and manipulate color in their images with this guide. Using a technique known as off-camera flash, digital photographers discover how to alter a viewer’s perception through the use of shadows to mask certain details or to draw attention to a specific feature with a simple beam of light. From a survey of the gear required to create these effects and a detailed description of how the basic techniques are executed to more challenging instruction such as close-up techniques, on-location portraiture, black-and-white photography, and capturing motion, this handbook offers digital photographers step-by-step directions for picking up the tips and tricks to set their work apart.

Digital Photography Reference System

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Ilex

ISBN: 9781905814831

Category: Photography

Page: 608

View: 5346

Drawing on decades of experience as an internationally acclaimed photographer, author Michael Freeman presents a comprehensive tome on digital photography that takes the reader from initial inspiration, all the way to digital processing and printing. Inside the lavish aluminium photographers case are five new volumes, a handy wallet-sized shooting guide plus a DVD featuring masterclasses from the author himself. 'The Art of Digital Photography' showcases Freemans finest work, and explains how composition, exposure, colour and tone are all crucial for a photograph with impact. 'The Digital Camera Handbook' explores the machinations of digital cameras, outlining the key technologies that photographers need if they want to get great results from their digital SLR, and how to employ them to best effect in real world situations. 'Digital Photography Workflow' is a guide to the all-important areas of image management; from shooting and processing Raw files, through to outputting your images online or in print. 'Creative Image Editing and Special Effects' an essential guide to the digital darkroom features practical and inspirational projects, and is packed with hints and tips. 'Pocket Guide to Shooting' is the perfect companion for the photographer on the move, acting as both a source of inspiration and an aide memoire for key camera settings. 'The Shooting Tips Wallet Guide' is a carry-anywhere, quick-reference for those all important shooting settings. The Digital Imaging DVD contains video masterclasses and on-location, behind-the-scenes footage of the author.

The Photographer's Vision Remastered

Understanding and Appreciating Great Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 1908150661

Category: Photography

Page: 192

View: 392

In The Photographer?s Eye, Michael Freeman showed what a photographer needs to do in the instant before the shutter is released. In the sequel, The Photographer?s Mind, he explained the way that professional photographers think a picture through before taking it. Both of these international best-sellers featured Michael?s own photography: stunning landscapes, revealing portraits, and fascinating street photography. Now, in The Photographer?s Vision, he examines the work of photography?s greats, explaining how to look at a photo ? and how to learn from looking at it. The featured work includes some of the most distinguished names in photography?s history: Nick Knight, Frederick Henry Evans, Frans Lanting, Tim Page, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin, Paul Outerbridge, Walker Evans, Cindy Sherman, Elliott Erwitt, Trent Parke, Jeff Wall, Paul Strand, Romano Cagnoni, Horst Faas, James Casebere and many more, making this book visually stunning as well as intellectually authoritative.

Mastering Black and White Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579907075

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 3410

Black and white has an enduring appeal that just keeps on growing. Above all, it's a medium for the fine print--one that benefits immeasurably from digital technology and inkjet printers. Written by a photographer well-known for his ability to explain complex digital concepts to a variety of audiences, this essential guide on the art of black and white is packed with information, hints, and tips, along with a plethora of stunning images. Discover how our colorful world translates into black and white and how to create a stunning monotone image. See how to render colors as gray tones and how to manipulate the tonality for dramatic effect. Experiment with high contrast, infrared, and pseudo non-silver looks. You won't believe the wonderful results you'll achieve.

The Digital Photography Book

The Step-by-step Secrets for how to Make Your Photos Look Like the Pros'!

Author: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0321934946

Category: Photography

Page: 239

View: 9846

Furnishes an overview of digital photography, covering such topics as cameras, exposure, lighting, shutter speed, depth of field, and resolution--and tips on how to avoid hours of photo-editing by taking great photographs the first time.

The Photographer's Eye: Graphic Guide

Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136108297

Category: Photography

Page: 192

View: 4027

First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.