Improve Your Photography
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Photography Book Reviews
Learning To See Creatively
Learning to See Creatively is an excellent book. It makes difficult ideas seem easy and can help to make a really big difference to the quality of the photographs you take. Learning to See Creatively by Bryan Peterson covers both composition and how you can use available light to squeeze the most out of any scene. The book runs to 160 pages and includes plenty of easy to understand examples.
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Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Photography
The Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Photography describes itself as an Instant Start Up Manual for New Digital SLR owners. It covers setting up your camera, the basic controls, choosing lenses, composition principals and themes for your photographs.
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Mastering Digital SLR Photography
Mastering Digital SLR Photography covers three main areas. These are how a Digital SLR works, mastering the different controls this type of camera offers and composing your photos. The book is written by David D. Busch. David has written over 90 books and I think it is fair to say he knows a Digital SLR inside out.
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Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses
The Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses tells you all you really need to know if you are ready to buy your first lenses to go with your camera body. It is a simple, quick start guide aimed at people who need a book that is written in a fairly straightforward manor and will not blind them with science.
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The Moment it Clicks
The Moment it Clicks walks you through the photographs of Joe McNally. There is plenty of humour in the text and the photographs are eye catching. There are around 200 photographs in the book plus details of the set up of each shot and the thought processes that went into capturing them.
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Photography DVD Reviews
Chasing The Light - Landscape Photography DVD
David Noton is one of the U.K.'s top landscape photographers. He has travelled the world taking classic landscape shots. In this DVD tutorial David takes you through the entire landscape photography cycle. He starts the process with finding locations for your shots. Next up he takes you step by step through the picture taking process. In the final piece of the jigsaw David runs through how you can improve your photos with a few simple post production steps.
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Go Wild with Your Camera - Wildlife Photography DVD
This DVD offers 165 absorbing minutes of advice to help you improve your wildlife photography. It is great for someone who is just starting out or has not quite got to grips with the subject. All of the wildlife covered by the DVD can be found around the British Isles.
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Better Photography - General Photography DVD
Anyone who is looking to improve their photography may be interested in this DVD. A number of the concepts explained are fairly basic. Therefore the ideal viewer is likely to be someone who is just starting out with a camera.
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Printing Options Overview
You have taken your photos, so what's the best way for you to print them? This article takes a look at the different options available to you when you are looking to print your photographs. These include online printing, canvas prints, photo books and photo calendars.
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There are a number of website that give you the ability to upload your photos and buy prints. The prints are then delivered direct to your door. This article explains the process and talks you through costs and print options.
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Printing at Home
The quality offered by small printers suitable for use at home or in a small office has increased over the past few years. The price of these printers has also decreased significantly during the same period of time. This article talks you through options for printing at home. This includes the types of printer that are available, plus a look at the costs involved.
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Photo Books are a great way to showcase and enjoy your photographs. They enable you to put all your favourite photographs together in one book. This article explains the process of creating your own photo books and where to get them printed.
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Canvas Prints are a great way to show your favourite photos. This article explains what to look out for when buying your prints. It runs through how much you might expect to pay and the pitfalls you should look out for.
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Perspex prints look great on the wall. It gives your photos a very different, modern look. This article explains how to assess the quality on offer from a retailer, guide prices and general tips on what to look out for.
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