Tuesday, November 23, 2010
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|China: A Photographic Journey Through the Middle Kingdom by Guang Guo and Ming Tan (Abbeville, 2010; ISBN: 978-0-7892-1080-7). The book contains 238 color photographs of China’s varied geography and noted monuments such as The Forbidden City, The Great Wall and The Terracotta Army. Extended captions provide a concise introduction to the history and significance of each of the locations.
|Microstock Money Shots: Turning Downloads into Dollars with Microstock Photography by Ellen Boughn (Amphoto Books, 2010; ISBN: 978-0-8174-2497-8). Topics covered include how to get started selling your photos, what sells and what doesn’t, how to cast and work with models, the fine print on permits and permissions, and how to reach specialty markets like advertising, retail, news and education.
|Apple Aperture 3: A Workflow Guide for Digital Photographers by Ken McMahon and Nik Rawlinson (Focal Press, 2010; ISBN: 978-0-240-52178-7). This guide teaches you how to find, tag and protect your images with advanced metadata techniques, and use presets, nondestructive brushes and the new Curves tool to enhance images and integrate Aperture 3 with other programs for a smooth workflow.|
|Langford’s Basic Photography: The Guide for Serious Photographers by Michael Langford, Anna Fox and Richard Sawdon Smith (Focal Press; 2010; ISBN: 978-0-240-52168-8). This is the 9th edition of the seminal photography text first published in 1965. Covering every aspect of photography, from capture to output for film and digital, it contains a mix of scholarly and practical information. In-depth coverage is given to fundamental photographic principles, such as how light behaves, optics and the shutter.
|Expressive Photography: The Shutter Sisters’ Guide to Shooting from the Heart by Tracey Clark and others (Focal Press, 2010; ISBN: 978-0-240-81347-9). From portraits and landscapes to still-life and documentary shots, the book explains what separates a captivating image and teaches you how to create your own compelling photography.