Blue Pixel Guide to Travel Photography, The: Perfect Photos Every Time


book cover
Blue Pixel Guide to Travel Photography, The: Perfect Photos Every Time
By David Schloss
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Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: November 07, 2005
ISBN: 0-321-35677-2
Pages: 224
 



Table of Contents  | Index
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When it comes to learning how to take great travel photographs, who better to learn from than the pros whose work graces the pages of all those travel magazines and brochures you've examined longingly? These are exactly who you get as instructors when you purchase this bookthe world-famous photojournalists, commercial and fine-art photographers, and trainers who make up the Blue Pixel team (which instructs thousands of students annually through the highly respected Nikon School of Photography). Drawing on years of in-the-trenches experience, the Blue Pixel authors outline everything you need to know to take great travel shots using the digital tools available today. Offering clear, concise instruction plus practical advice, real-world examples and anecdotes, and loads of beautiful photos, this beautiful full-color guide offers everything you need to get the right shot every time. From what equipment to buy to how to set up the perfect shot (plus more advanced topics like lighting and composition), you'll learn how to capture the magic of locales both local and exotic.

 

 



book cover
Blue Pixel Guide to Travel Photography, The: Perfect Photos Every Time
By David Schloss
...............................................
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: November 07, 2005
ISBN: 0-321-35677-2
Pages: 224
 



Table of Contents  | Index

   Copyright
   About the Contributors
      Blue Pixel
      Nick Didlick
      Bill Durrence
      Kevin T. Gilbert
      Reed Hoffmann
      David Schloss
      Michael A. Schwarz
   Chapter 1.  Choosing the Right Gear
      Selecting a Camera
      The Singular, Handy Single Lens Reflex
      Choosing a Lens
      Becoming Computer Literate
      Accessorizing Yourself
   Chapter 2.  What to Take and What to Leave at Home
      No Power, No Pictures
      Improving Your Image
      Tricks of the Trade
      Choosing the Right Camera Bag
      Packing Your Bags
      Minimalist, Specialist, or Pessimist?
   Chapter 3.  Preparing for Your Photographic Adventure
      Doing Your Research
      Planning Beyond the Basics
      Giving Your Gear a Dry Run
      Taking Your Show on the Road
   Chapter 4.  A Good Attitude Makes Good Pictures
      When in Rome
      Gimme Some Space
      Choose your Shots Wisely
      Accidental Photography
      Going on Safari
   Chapter 5.  Photographing the World
      The Rules
      Preventing Rain from Washing Away Your Photos
      Advanced Photographic Challenges
      Taking Pictures of People
   Chapter 6.  Managing your Gear, and your Photos, on the Road
      Step by Step
      Building Blocks
      Middle Management
      Taking the Easy Way Out
      Pick One from Column A
      A Typical Situation
   Chapter 7.  Sharing your Photos with the World
      Do-It-Yourself
      Mailing It in
      Slipped Disc
      Virtual Insanity
   Index