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    • ISBN:9781848667037
    • Publication date:25 Sep 2014

Complete Guide to Digital Photography

By Ian Farrell

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  • £18.99

The definitive guide to digital photography

Are you intent on capturing the perfect sunset? A budding photojournalist? Or ready to take your holiday snaps to the next level? The Complete Guide to Digital Photography is your definitive guide to taking, processing and printing sharper, more colourful and better looking pictures.

Ian Farrell's expert tips take you from the basics of using your camera to advanced darkroom techniques with 52 step-by-step projects including portraits, landscapes, still-life images, fast-moving objects and photographing live events. Introducing you to the latest software and techniques and featuring technical tips, interviews with the professionals, troubleshooting and over 400 inspirational images, the Complete Guide to Digital Photography is the ultimate master class in digital photography.

Contents include: Portrait photography, Landscape photography, Street photography, Nature and wildlife, Dynamic live action, Special effects, Macro photography, Travel photography, Wedding photography, Digital darkroom, Colour management, Sharpening, High dynamic range, Skin smoothing, Printing your images, Making a portfolio, Your first exhibition, Selling your photographs.

Biographical Notes

Ian Farrell is a photographer and journalist from Cambridge, UK. Author of the bestselling Digital Photography Beyond the Camera, Ian also writes for a number of leading industry publications, including Amateur Photographer, British Journal of Photography and DSLR Photography. Ian Farrell has been shooting pictures since his parents bought him an SLR for his 12th birthday, and hasn't been far from a camera since. He uses a variety of cameras and formats (both digital and traditional) to photograph people and capture everyday life on the street. He is a professional portrait photographer, working from his studio in Cambridge. You can see more of Ian's photography on his website at www.ianfarrell.org, and see regular updates of his personal work on his blog at www.ianfarrell.org/blog. You can follow him on Twitter as @eyefarrell.

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  • ISBN: 9781786489128
  • Publication date: 16 Nov 2017
  • Page count: 416
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