Canon EOS Digital Photography
A comprehensive book on the subject of Canon EOS lenses, cameras, speed flashes and other accessories. If you are a repeat purchaser of Canon gear or if you're building a Canon DSLR system, this book is the solution to the numerous questions that may be on your mind, including aspects concerning the Canon digital processing software included with their camera systems. A few sections of this book might be too techie for
newbie's, and I would recommend other books for those seeking detailed information on shooting quality images.
Feb 11, 2011
including all the variations - A new paradigm in publishing, Disparate content sources have been
organized into a single relevant, cohesive and informative book. This content was
organized using articles from Wikipedia and images using Creative Commons licensing, Books like this one represent an exciting new lexicon in the distribution of human knowledge. This book in particular embraces chapters focused upon the various Canon lenses, including EF-S lenses, EF lenses, FD lenses, kit lenses, FL lenses, and L-Series lenses.
Canon PowerShot Digital Field Guide
Your Canon PowerShot and this book makes taking pictures more fun! The Quick Tour lets you become acquainted with all the menus and settings on your A, G, S, TX, or Canon SD-series camera, letting you start shooting right away. Then spend time reading tips about acquiring super images in dozens of circumstances, learn to use
manual controls for greater command, and learn to tell stories with your
pictures. You will also learn the greatest methods for downloading, editing,
and printing your images. ✓✓
Canon PowerShot G12: From Snapshots to Great Shots
A book for anybody who wants to give it their best shot but not quite sure about the next step. A manual, and other competing books exhist,
and while they mostly inform camera owners, most often inside of 400+ pages, all about what the camera will do,
Jan 22, 2011
Mastering the Fujifilm X-Pro 1
The book contains an abundance of information based upon experience and insights for the new Fujifilm X-Pro 1 interchangeable lens camera. Readers will gain insight about the capabilities and features contained in this X-Pro 1 Fujifilm camera and they will uncover various tips and tricks to gain its
The X-Pro 1 is Fujifilm's first mirrorless camera featuring an APS-C image sensor.
The 12 chapters go over everything from "Starting up" through deal with your phone calls, text messages, emails and contacts and covers some of the unique features of the iPhone's, like listening to audio while watching video, connecting to the Internet, surfing the Web along with shooting and saving photos
Unique for the iPhone is it's use of free or minimal-cost downloadable applications (apps) that lets your iPhone do some pretty astonishing things, such as a Google voice search, or a mobile app for the Wall Street Journal (basically letting you read the Journal free, while their actual Web site has a subscription fee), you can download the iTalk app which lets you make recordings of interviews and then download them into your computer using wireless (jthis is only a few instances of the massive number of applications.) ✓
Kodak Cameras: The First Hundred Years -
by Brian Coe. The information and accuracy about the cameras of Kodak is the best around! It's a valuable resource about the Kodak camera history. Practically all the Kodak cameras ever made, throughout the world, are catalog along with film types, manufacturing, years of production etc, it's information with terrific images. it's is a quality book. I continue to use it as a primary resource for creating anything regarding Kodak Cameras. This in not a book for finding values or the worth of Kodak cameras, however a book for discovering the factual history. ✓
Leica Manual: The Complete Book of 35mm Photography. The initial Leica Manual by (Lester & Morgan) published from the first edition in 1935,, until the last edition number 15 in 1973, during which just Morgan was left from the initial two authors. These books are indispensable for Leica collectors for the time frame which the book covers. It covers discussions, photographic instruction, along with techniques using the newest Leica camera equipment of the day, going way beyond the manuals that were included with the camera gear it discusses.
Leica: Witness to a Century
The Leica is both a product of the twentieth century's inventive spirit and the means by which that spirit could be documented for posterity. As the first handheld camera, the Leica made possible a new kind of documentary photography, and included among its devoted fans are many of the century's greatest photographers. Its combined qualities of precision and compactness made it an essential tool for photographers everywhere, and today more than ever the Leica is prized by
Leica M Digital Photography: M8/8.2/M9 - To be the initial book based upon the Leica M8, this book is as good a book gets. I have read a few unfairly biased reviews in several places on the Leica M, which I believe are simply unfounded. So let me tell you, this book is not the manual which Leica omitted with your M8. There is no far-reaching 'how to' such as the Magic Lantern books and if you're looking for gold nuggets on ways of making great photos using the M8, this isn't the right book for you
See Leica M Cameras
Lensbaby - Second Edition: Bending your perspective
A complete resource book with everything needed for creating successful Lensbaby images. Beautiful portfolio galleries are included covering a complete array of styles from many of the top photographers who work with a Lensbaby.
If you wish you could learn each of the creative options the Lensbaby provides, then this book is for you! Seeing scenes with a new standpoint is at the core of Lensbaby encounters, and using the indispensable information within this book, you can soar your creative adventures to a higher level. Author Corey Hilz, Lensbaby Guru begins with a synopsis of the lenses in the Lensbaby suite.
Life Guide to Digital
PhotographyIf you have not yet acquired some kind of digital
camera, or you have one and you're not using it, you're
could possibly be one of the last persons on the planet with
that ambiguous honor. But no worry mate, literally millions
of these mysterious time machines are lurking in dark places
and drawers, long abandoned because new digital photography
couldn't sufficiently overcome their complicated complex
Jan 19, 2011 ✓
David Busch's Nikon J1 Guide to Movies and Still Photography Discover ways to get the best from your Nikon J1, camera, the newest ultra-portable and compact Nikon that uses interchangeable lenses. This is a camera is created for action photos, HD movie-shooting, and on-the-move photography of all types. With top-selling writer David Busch acting as your tour guide, you can have Nikon J1's distinctive features will all be at your disposal, so you will always be in total control, no matter if you're shooting still images or using the J1's innovative movie-making capabilities. With concise how-to steps along with full-color illustrations, you can go from
acquiring your first images through cutting edge details of, exposure, setup, lighting, lenses, and more, while relating each element to specific photographic situations and techniques. Start expanding your creativity, knowledge, and confidence using your NIKON J1 today. ✓
David Busch's Nikon V1 Guide to Digital Movie and Still Photography Although they share a few features, the Nikon mirrorless V! camera is pretty much different than its cousin, the mirrorless Nikon J1. That's the very reason David Busch wrote a second book, purely dedicated to the more expanded V1 version, rather than try and lump both cameras into a solitary book. The Nikon V1 features a high res electronic viewfinder that's missing in the J1, an LCD with double the resolution, and includes both a mechanical and electronic shutter, plus an accessory shoe allowing add-ons such as a
tilt able flash unit and GPS device, plus the capability for using an external mic for even better quality video. Unmistakably, the V1 is a camera for enthusiast's. ✓
Nikon D600: From Snapshots to
A book which goes far beyond a simple tour of the astounding Nikon
D600s features to explain precisely how to get the best use of the
camera for taking great photos. You'll get the ideal mixture of camera
reference and photography instruction that will lift your photographs to
a higher level! Superbly illustrated with big, vibrant photographs, the
book starts off with basic techniques of novice photography and walks
you through all the unique characteristics and functions of the D600. ✓
Nikon D3200: From Snapshots to Great Shots
The book goes past a simple tour of the D3200s features to present spot on ways to capture great pictures. Nikon D3200: From Snapshots to Great Shots, gives you the perfect combination of camera reference and photography instruction that will lift your images to a higher plane. Wonderfully illustrated using big, brilliant photographs. The book also shows you ways to gain control over your photography to acquire the photo you want every time you pick the camera up.
David Busch's Compact Field Guide for the Nikon D5100, 1st Ed - The condensed edition of the David Busch's regular-sized guide to the Nikon D5100, with only the most vital guidance required while taking photos in the field. Every setting is here, along with instructions for reasons to should use a particular option and with what situations you shouldn't use it. Also there's a complete explanation of every dial and control, with descriptions all in the same location, in place of jumping around all over the place like the manual included with the camera. It is spiral bound, fitting right inside your camera bag letting you go anywhere with it. If you desire the absolute best Nikon D5100 field guide, this is the one. If you want photography tips in depth, get the desk-sized guide too. It's called
David Busch's Nikon D5100 Guide to Digital SLR Photography You can leave it at home , but take other one with when you're out shooting.
Nikon F: The Lenses by Uli Koch
The broad range of Nikkor Lenses made the Nikon F so successful. "The Lenses"
is dedicated to this perfect and innovative production line. This volume is
filled with many tables and photographs describing them in detail which
includes: A Comprehensive Overview
The Standard Lenses
The Wide Angle Lenses
The Telephoto Lenses
The Long Telephoto Lenses
The Mirror Lenses
The Lenses From The Rangefinder Era, Zoom Lenses, Close-Up Lenses, Fisheye Lenses, Lenses With Special Properties
and Lens Accessories. ✓
Magic Lantern Guides: NIKON Lenses
The newest edition of the greatest book ever written about selecting and using each and every type of Nikkor lens! Starting out with a useful definition on terminology, general information about angle of view along with focal length, and advice on taking care of lenses. A manual which provides photographer tricks on using wide angles, ultra wides, fisheyes, and normal lenses (which also includes correct handholding technique), zooms, telephotos, super telephotos, teleconverters, specialty lenses, and "those oldies but goodies." This book contains lots of information and there are few books like it. OK, perhaps it's the biggest book available on current Nikon lenses, Therefore making it very valuable. However, watch out for incorrect matching of the illustrations and captions. 176 pages, 20 color illus., 95 b/w illus., 5 x 7 1/2.
Olympus PEN E-PL1 For Dummies - Hybrids provide all the suppleness with interchangeable lenses, a large sensor
and all in a smaller case. The digital Olympus E-PL1 will lighten your load without giving up shooting power. Here's a fun and affable guide to help you gain a better grasp of the features, controls, and potential from your camera. Seasoned author Julie Adair King provides examples of how to go about the main functions of your camera to better create memorable and valuable digital photos. ✓
Series: The Expanded Guide Series - This book explores the huge selection of Sigma lenses available for both DSLR and SLR cameras and talks about how precise engineering assists photographers in maximizing their
creative abilities by fulfilling the complete potential of the photography equipment. Information is provided on lenses which include macro,, normal, and wide angle
varieties, to unique lenses including aspherical ASP versions that offer extraordinary optical performance in compact dimensions, APO types that diminish color aberrations, to the OS versions that counteract camera shake.
Review the book Sigma Lenses: The Expanded Guide Series ✓
Tamron Lenses (The Expanded Guide) - Tamron lenses are familiar world over for their innovative features, compact designs, superior resolution, while being easy to use. Written by expert photographer, Andy Stansfield, this Expanded Guide examines the entire Tamron range of interchangeable lenses created for digital SLR and 35mm SLR cameras. Free of Jargon details are provided on lenses ranging from micro, standard, and wide-angles, to special lenses ranging from APS-C aspherical versions up to the big-ratio zoom lenses which Tamron pioneered in 1992, at a time when it announced the 28-200mm version. The information also includes the discontinued Tamron models, which continue to be sought after by photographers.. ✓
An Unofficial Look at Vivitar Corporation
Sakar which owns the Vivitar name markets cameras and other accessories in
priced in the lower market range. The Sakar product line over the years has included 35mm SLR cameras, compact point & shoot digital cameras, underwater photo equipment, zoom lenses, flash units, tripods, night vision products, binoculars, and other photographic gear. Many of the contents of this book came primarily from Wikipedia articles and other free online sources.