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Enthusiast's Guide to Portraiture - 50 Photographic Principles You Need to Know (Paperback): Jerod Foster Enthusiast's Guide to Portraiture - 50 Photographic Principles You Need to Know (Paperback)
Jerod Foster
R482 R295 Discovery Miles 2 950 Save R187 (39%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
David Busch's Nikon Z7 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback): David D. Busch David Busch's Nikon Z7 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback)
David D. Busch
R736 R572 Discovery Miles 5 720 Save R164 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
David Busch's Nikon D60 Guide to Digital SLR Photography (Paperback): David Busch David Busch's Nikon D60 Guide to Digital SLR Photography (Paperback)
David Busch
R601 R449 Discovery Miles 4 490 Save R152 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Have you unpacked your new Nikon D60 digital SLR camera and want to get started right away taking great pictures? "David Busch's Nikon D60 Guide to Digital SLR Photography" will show you how, when, and, most importantly, why to use all the cool features and functions of your camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the D60's exposure modes, focus controls, and electronic flash options. More comprehensive than any of the pocket-sized camera guides, this book is chock full of hands-on tips for choosing lenses, flash units, and software products. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use your Nikon D60, and use it well.

The Art Of Engagement Photography (Paperback): Elizabeth Etienne The Art Of Engagement Photography (Paperback)
Elizabeth Etienne
R517 R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Save R195 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This beautiful guide to engagement photography will show aspiring and professional wedding photographers how to boost their current income by offering higher-quality engagement sessions (or by adding them for the first time). Written by award-winning photographer Elizabeth Etienne, this modern guide to engagement photography offers portrait and wedding photographers a step-by-step approach to shooting in-demand engagement sessions and maximising an often-untapped revenue stream. Including 200 inspiring images and written in a fresh style, this guide offers a high-end, magazine-style approach that is coveted by brides and wedding photographers alike.

Animal Photography - A Practical Guide (Hardcover, Illustrated Ed): Robert Maier Animal Photography - A Practical Guide (Hardcover, Illustrated Ed)
Robert Maier
R483 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R175 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

To practice your skills with wildlife photography, take a camera safari to your nearest woods, field, or zoo--or just stay home and take snapshots of your pets. An expert who's traveled the world to capture prize-winning exotic animal shots instructs you on how to produce provocative settings in familiar places, compose shots of creatures that won't sit still, and overcome obstructions such as tree limbs, window glass, or wire fences. Over 150 shimmering photos illustrate what's possible, while practical sections cover a range of techniques, from exposure, focusing and lighting to noticing and documenting relationships between animals and humans.

Leica M9 (Paperback): David Taylor Leica M9 (Paperback)
David Taylor
R354 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R130 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is a comprehensive user's manual to the world's most compact full-format digital camera system. It includes a step-by-step guide to the camera, professional guidance, advice and practical tips, as well as a pull-out quick-reference guide card. With a price tag that places it in the realm of the aficionado who appreciates fine quality and stylish good looks, the Leica M9 is the world's most compact full-format digital camera system and carries the 100-year heritage of the original Ur-Leica film camera into the digital age. Written by expert photographers, "Ammonite's Expanded Guide" to the camera explains it in complete detail, providing a comprehensive user's manual that includes a step-by-step guide to the camera's basic and advanced functions, professional guidance, advice and practical tips, as well as a pull-out quick-reference guide card. Professional photographer David Taylor explains how to get the very best from this modern classic.

Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition (Paperback, 4th edition): Bryan Peterson Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition (Paperback, 4th edition)
Bryan Peterson 1
R544 R339 Discovery Miles 3 390 Save R205 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This newly revised edition of Bryan Peterson's most popular book demystifies the complex concepts of exposure in photography, allowing readers to capture the images they want. With his trademark accessible style, Peterson instructs readers on how to achieve successful images in almost any situation, explaining the fundamentals of exposure and its component parts of light, aperture and shutter speed. With an emphasis on getting the best exposure even in tricky situations, 'Understanding Exposure' shows how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, how to freeze action and how to take the best meter readings, while also exploring filters, flash and light. With all new images, and updated captions throughout, this revised edition is sure to be as popular as ever.

The Exposure Handbook (Paperback): Chris Weston The Exposure Handbook (Paperback)
Chris Weston
R349 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R130 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Every photographer's lament: if only I could capture the essence of a scene exactly as I see it. A wildlife photographer who gets the right image every time in the world's most hostile environments explains the art of narrowing the gap between what the human eye sees and what the camera captures. Start with a little theory about how light works, followed by practical tips covering both film and digital cameras. Then discover the heart of the matter: six simple steps for mentally calculating the right exposure for every setting, from poor-light and night shoots to romantic and erotic moods. Along the way, troubleshooting and darkroom tips provide fail-safe ways to learn from your mis

How to Photograph Absolutely Everything - Successful Pictures from your Digital Camera (Paperback): Tom Ang How to Photograph Absolutely Everything - Successful Pictures from your Digital Camera (Paperback)
Tom Ang 1
R524 R358 Discovery Miles 3 580 Save R166 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This paperback edition of "How To Photograph Absolutely Everything" by renowned photographer, author, and broadcaster Tom Ang, delivers exactly what the title promises. Avoiding intimidating technical jargon, he explains the basic elements of photography - light, color, composition, and focus - then goes on to show how to make them work for you. From still lifes to children's parties, thunderstorms to sunsets, close-ups to panoramas, every photographic subject, technique, and challenge is covered. Using step-by-step photographs and instructions, Tom shows you how to take the best possible picture in any situation. Want to photograph city lights at night, animals in action, a family portrait? Tom makes it easy. Employing a user-friendly "recipe" formula, he shows you the best approach for each subject, gives expert tips on improving an image, and tells you how to set up your camera - so you really can't go wrong. Inspiring galleries at the end of each section describe alternative techniques to try for every subject. There are also tips on basic post-production, showing how to crop, improve color and contrast, and remove unwanted elements of an image. "How to Photograph Absolutely Everything "guarantees to make a better, more confident photographer of absolutely everyone who reads it.

Capture Your Style: How to Transform Your Instagram Images and Bu - How to Transform Your Instagram Images and Build the... Capture Your Style: How to Transform Your Instagram Images and Bu - How to Transform Your Instagram Images and Build the Ultimate Platform (Paperback)
Aimee Song; Foreword by Diane Von Furstenberg 1
R401 R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Save R112 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

With 3 million Instagram fans and counting, Aimee Song knows a thing or two about taking the perfect Instagram photo. In Capture Your Style, Song reveals the secrets behind creating the ultimate feed and breaks down the technical and editorial essentials for creating an account that will draw thousands of followers to earn you likes and brand attention. Organised by lifestyle categories, including fashion, travel, food, decor and more, the book presents the best apps and filters for processing photos, improving your voice and capturing your story on Instagram. There is also how-to information for propping and styling food and fashion photos. Whether you're launching a career or simply sharing a gorgeous meal with your friends, Capture Your Style empowers you to become a master mobile photographer and shows you how to turn everyday moments into Instagold.

David Busch's Sony Alpha DSLR-A550/A500 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback): David Busch, Alexander S. White David Busch's Sony Alpha DSLR-A550/A500 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback)
David Busch, Alexander S. White
R487 R371 Discovery Miles 3 710 Save R116 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

With the Alpha A550 and A500, Sony has combined the high-quality attributes of more expensive and advanced digital SLR cameras with the compact body and ease of use that the Alpha models are known for. David Busch's Sony Alpha DSLR-A550/A500 Guide to Digital Photography shows discriminating photography students how to take outstanding pictures with these sophisticated and cutting-edge cameras that feature 12 to 14 megapixels of resolution, blazing fast automatic focus, and the real-time preview system Live View . Students will learn how, when, and, most importantly, why to use all the cool features and functions of their camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help them get comfortable with the basics of their camera before they dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the Sony Alpha's exposure modes, focus controls, and electronic flash options. Compatible with both the A550 and the A500, this book is chock full of hands-on tips for choosing lenses, flash units, and software products to use with your new camera. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so students quickly learn how to use your Sony Alpha, and use it well.

Mastering Street Photography (Paperback): Brian Lloyd Duckett Mastering Street Photography (Paperback)
Brian Lloyd Duckett 1
R482 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R175 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Mastering Street Photography is a practical guide to capturing the candid moments that reveal life at its most dramatic, absurd or beautiful. Principal and Course Tutor of the Streetsnappers workshops, Brian Lloyd Duckett presents the techniques that can elevate images of the urban landscape from the ordinary to the extraordinary. He demonstrates how the successful street photographer needs to be an unseen observer, with the camera a mirror of everyday scenes and unaware subjects. A guide to equipment and technical skills leads into lessons in finding inspiration, developing projects and composing different subjects and scenes.

David Busch's Sony Alpha NEX-7 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback): David Busch David Busch's Sony Alpha NEX-7 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback)
David Busch
R565 R428 Discovery Miles 4 280 Save R137 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Sony NEX-7 is one of the most innovative cameras Sony has ever introduced. It is the flagship of Sony's NEX product line, a whole new type of picture-taking machine, combining a tiny, mirrorless body with the same large sensor found in bulky digital "mirrored" models, and offers the kind of full control over settings and features that serious photographers demand. It boasts 24 megapixels of resolution, blazing-fast automatic focus, and full high-definition movie making capabilities. As the owner of a Sony NEX-7, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. David Busch's Sony a NEX-7 Guide to Digital Photography shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the Sony NEX-7 to take great photographs and movies. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, and exposure. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Sony NEX-7, and use it like a pro! With David Busch's Sony a NEX-7 Guide to Digital Photography, you'll learn: * How to select the best autofocus mode, shutter speed, f/stop, and flash capability to take great pictures under any conditions. *Advanced shooting techniques, including HDTV movie making. * Troubleshooting and prevention tips to keep your camera and media operating smoothly. *The basics of good photography as you master your camera's operation!

Nikon D7100 For Dummies (Paperback): Julie Adair King Nikon D7100 For Dummies (Paperback)
Julie Adair King
R533 R371 Discovery Miles 3 710 Save R162 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A must-have, full-color guide to the Nikon D7100 The Nikon D7100 is an ideal camera for beginning photographers who may lack structured photography training but are still eager and determined to take great photos. And that?s where this fun-and-friendly guide comes in handy! Packed with more than 300 full-color photos, this introductory guide begins by helping you get a feel for the camera, get comfortable shooting in auto mode, managing playback options, and handle basic troubleshooting strategies. Veteran author Julie Adair King walks you through the D7100's features and encourages you to take creative control so that you can start capturing stunning pictures immediately. * Packs in more than 300 full-color photos that exemplify the basic photo skills needed to get great shots * Shares a wealth of information from one of the most popular digital photography authors * Walks you through adjusting manual settings to get better results from exposure, lighting, focus, and color * Contains an entire chapter on video mode * Explains how to send images to a computer for organizing, editing, and sharing Nikon D7100 For Dummies helps you get a grasp on your camera's controls so you can start taking memorable photos today!

Profit Building For Pro Photographers - Pricing, Sales, Marketing & Branding (Paperback): Jeff Dachowski, Carolle Dachowski Profit Building For Pro Photographers - Pricing, Sales, Marketing & Branding (Paperback)
Jeff Dachowski, Carolle Dachowski
R668 R514 Discovery Miles 5 140 Save R154 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Behind The Shutter - The Digital Wedding Photographer's Guide to Financial Success (Paperback): Salvatore Cincotta Behind The Shutter - The Digital Wedding Photographer's Guide to Financial Success (Paperback)
Salvatore Cincotta
R627 R487 Discovery Miles 4 870 Save R140 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Written primarily for wedding photographers, this manual starts with the basics of creating a solid business plan, finding customers and marketing to them through online social media outlets and old-fashioned face-to-face meetings, and goes on to coach readers how to build their brand, differentiate their studio from others, and offer enhanced and value-added products and services. Photographers are visionaries by nature, and this book shows them how to look to the future and use what they see to keep their studio on track and in touch with current and future customers. Advances in technology, changes in client's communication methods, and ripples in the economy can all challenge a photographer, but those who follow this plan will be poised to weather the vagaries of the marketplace and achieve long-term success.

Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography (Paperback, 5th New edition): Lonely Planet, Richard I'Anson Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography (Paperback, 5th New edition)
Lonely Planet, Richard I'Anson 1
R417 R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Save R95 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher The best-selling Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography is written by internationally renowned travel photographer Richard I'Anson. He shares his wealth of experience and knowledge about travel photography in this jargon-free guide to taking better photographs. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and refreshed with up-to-the minute advice, information and instructions on how to take amazing travel photographs using the latest digital cameras. It also includes tips on how to get great results from smartphones, DSLR cameras, drones and GoPro action cameras. The author explains: How to get started in travel photography What kit is required - whether you?re an enthusiastic amateur photographer or a budding professionals - and how to use it Types of software and computers needed to process pin-sharp images On-the-ground advice, including photography etiquette, safety and security Essential advice and know-how on lighting, composing and shooting great images How to choose the best lense, set aperture, shutter speeds and exposure Detailed instructions on taking photographs of moving subjects, portraits of people, landscapes, cities, wildlife, festivals, food and drink Processing, saving and sharing digital images using various software programs, and even selling travel images. Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography is the definitive handbook for anybody keen to improve the photographs they take on their travel trips and wow their friends and family at home. It's a long-standing success and will continue to inspire a new generation of travellers with the updated information and tips inside. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' ? New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' ? Fairfax Media (Australia)

David Busch's Nikon V1 Guide to Digital Movie and Still Photography (Paperback): David Busch David Busch's Nikon V1 Guide to Digital Movie and Still Photography (Paperback)
David Busch
R499 R383 Discovery Miles 3 830 Save R116 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Nikon V1 is the first advanced interchangeable lens mirror less camera in the Nikon 1 product line. It boasts 10 megapixels of resolution, blazing-fast automatic focus, and innovative features like Motion Snapshots, Smart Photo Selector (which shoots 20 pictures in a fraction of a second and chooses the best one for you), slow-motion video at 400 and 1200 frames per second, and full resolution still photographs at up to 60 frames per second. As the owner of a Nikon V1, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON V1 GUIDE TO DIGITAL MOVIE MAKING AND STILL PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the Nikon V1 to take great photographs and movies. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, and exposure. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Nikon V1, and use it like a pro!

Masters Of Drone Photography (Hardcover, None Ed.): Fergus Kennedy Masters Of Drone Photography (Hardcover, None Ed.)
Fergus Kennedy 1
R621 R396 Discovery Miles 3 960 Save R225 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

With over 1.5 million posts on Instagram tagged with #drone, a revolution in photography is taking place over our heads. At the forefront of this revolution are the innovators who have instantly elevated drone photography to the level of art, pioneering their own distinctive bird's-eye view on genres ranging from landscape and architecture to nature and sports. Masters of Drone Photography orbits the world of 16 leading lights, each with a creative vision of how, where, and why drones should be used to create stunning photography. Through probing Q&A style interviews, beautifully reproduced images, captions telling the story of each picture, and detailed technical information, the reader is given an insight into the photographers' working practices, from their career paths and inspirations, to the equipment and techniques they employ to create their breathtaking and visionary works.

Fujifilm X-T20 - 120 X-Pert Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Camera (Paperback): Rico Pfirstinger Fujifilm X-T20 - 120 X-Pert Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Camera (Paperback)
Rico Pfirstinger
R443 R306 Discovery Miles 3 060 Save R137 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
David Busch's Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D Guide to Digital SLR Photography (Paperback): David Busch David Busch's Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D Guide to Digital SLR Photography (Paperback)
David Busch
R521 R405 Discovery Miles 4 050 Save R116 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS REBEL T4i/650D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is your best resource and reference for the EOS Rebel T4i/650D. This update of the Canon EOS Rebel T3i is the most advanced Rebel dSLR ever introduced by Canon and features wireless flash, Basic+ settings, 18 megapixel resolution, and an articulated color LCD. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to exercise your creativity, and take great photographs with the EOS Rebel T4i/650D. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS REBEL T4i/650D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this affordable advanced amateur dSLR camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy EOS Rebel T4i/650D "road map," an easy-to-use visual guide to the camera's features and controls. With David Busch as your guide, you'll be in full creative control, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D today.

Nikon D7100 Digital Field Guide (Paperback): J. Dennis Thomas Nikon D7100 Digital Field Guide (Paperback)
J. Dennis Thomas
R453 R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Save R137 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Everything you need to know to take full advantage of your Nikon D7100 As a well-rounded, feature-rich dSLR, the new Nikon D7100 is a compact lightweight camera that is loaded with sophisticated features. This full-color guide is packed with expert advice that will both educate and inspire you to take amazing photographs with your Nikon D7100. Filled with stunning images by author and photographer J. Dennis Thomas, this guide goes beyond the owner's manual to offer you helpful tips, tricks, and techniques for using the camera's many features and explains when and how to use each function. * Features a handy trim size so the book can go where you go, allowing you to frequently refer to the professional-level techniques for capturing memorable photos and handling tricky situations * Includes full-color images of each menu screen to reinforce your understanding * Contains a grey and color checker card to help you capture perfect white balance and color in any environment * Shares helpful examples that offer advice on taking portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more Nikon D7100 Digital Field Guide is the perfect portable companion to your new Nikon D7100!

David Busch's Sony Alpha A6000/ILCE-6000 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback): David D. Busch David Busch's Sony Alpha A6000/ILCE-6000 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback)
David D. Busch
R640 R435 Discovery Miles 4 350 Save R205 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Dusk to Dawn (Paperback): Glenn Randall Dusk to Dawn (Paperback)
Glenn Randall
R700 R470 Discovery Miles 4 700 Save R230 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
David Busch's Nikon P7700 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback): David Busch David Busch's Nikon P7700 Guide to Digital Photography (Paperback)
David Busch
R493 R377 Discovery Miles 3 770 Save R116 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Nikon Coolpix P7700 is the most advanced compact digital camera that Nikon has ever introduced. It boasts 12 megapixels of resolution, blazing-fast automatic focus, and a full selection of scene modes that make it easy to take pictures under any type of conditions. As the owner of a Nikon Coolpix P7700, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON COOLPIX P7700 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the Coolpix P7700 to take great photographs and movies. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, and exposure. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Nikon Coolpix P7700, and use it like a pro! With DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON COOLPIX P7700 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY, you'll learn: how to select the best autofocus mode, shutter speed, f/stop, and flash capability to take great pictures under any conditions, advanced shooting techniques, including high-definition movie making, how to use external flash functions, the basics of good photography as you master your camera's operation!

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