Furnishes an overview of digital photography, covering such topics as cameras, exposure, lighting, shutter speed, depth of field, and resolution--and tips on how to avoid hours of photo-editing by taking great photographs the first time.
Are you a night owl looking to make stunning images of streetscapes, fireworks, or the night sky? Do you like to bend time with long exposure photography? Do star trails or lightning strikes inspire you? Then this book is for you! In Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Gabriel Biderman brings you the basics of digital night photography—exposure, composition, and light—and how to scout and capture different nocturnal locations once the sun goes down. Gabriel will help you understand the fundamentals and bring your unique artistic expression to any night situation. In this beautifully illustrated guide you will: Focus in the dark and master basic composition rule...
This book is about how type should look and how to make it look that way--in other words, how to set type like a professional. It explains in practical terms how to use today's digital tools to achieve the secret of good design: well set type. An essential reference for anyone who works with type: designers, print production professionals, and corporate communications managers can go to straight to the index to find focused answers to specific questions, while educators and students can read it as a text book from cover to cover.
Provides information on creating films using a GoPro camera, discussing the camera standard and experimental mounts, video modes, settings, and editing features, with several filmmakers discussing their experiences working with a GoPro.
More and more men are seeking out great portrait, commercial, or fashion photography. For working photographers, photographing men may be one of today's greatest new opportunities. But, while there are dozens of books, guides, and workshops on photographing women, there's been practically nothing comparable for men… until now! Jeff Rojas's Photographing Men is today's definitive full-color guide to every aspect of modern male photography. Rojas builds on his unique in-person course, which has made him Google's #1 go-to search result for knowledge on photographing males. Rojas covers posing, styling, posing, lighting, post-production, and more, showing how to achieve outstanding results and...
This hands-on guide steers you through how to lay out your Multi-Touch ebook. Starting with picking a template, you learn how to add and use text, import from Pages and Word, and create a table of contents. You discover how to work with objects, widgets, photos, images, and shapes, and how to insert and format tables. This practical, approachable guide will quickly help you start creating Multi-Touch ebooks! Table of Contents: Introduction Setting Up Your Book Adding and Formatting Text Inserting Media, Images, and Shapes Inserting and Formatting Tables Inserting and Formatting Charts Previewing Before You Publish Publishing Your Book
If you're exploring a career in digital imaging or design, then you're likely to encounter Photoshop along the way--you probably already have. But how well do you know it? Understanding Adobe Photoshop: Digital Image Concepts and Techniques goes beyond the school newspaper or internship and teaches you the fundamental digital imaging techniques in Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements that you'll need to succeed both in the classroom and the workforce. While many Photoshop books focus on features, tools, or techniques, this book covers both the basics and delves into specific skills, tricks, and uses in multimedia. With a friendly style and interactive DVD-ROM, Richard Harrington covers digital imaging basics (correcting, editing, sharpening, retouching, and presenting photos) and shows you real-world projects and exercises, including: digital painting; designing a CD/DVD label, magazine cover, and advertisements; creating Web sites/animations; and more!
This package (ISBN: 9780133511420) contains: 1 access card to the MyGraphicsLab Adobe Photoshop CC Course for Visual Communication 1 copy of Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book e-Text Package does not include a print text In order to use MyGraphicsLab, you will need a Course ID provided by your instructor; MyGraphicsLab is not a self-study product and does require you to be in an instructor-led course. Customers without a Course ID will not be able to use MyGraphicsLab. Product Description The MyGraphicsLab Adobe Photoshop CC Course for Visual Communication provides you and your students with a complete solution: portfolio-building projects, presentations, videos, and quizzes. As an added...
For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This fully updated edition for Illustrator CC (2014 release) covers the new enhancements and features, including significant upgrades to the Pencil tool, Swatches panel, Artboard panel, as well as new Live Corners, reshaping methods, and much more. The new and updated Illustrator CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Readers can follow the steps in a tutorial fashion, or use the book as a reference guide to individual program features. Many of the key illustrations used in the book are available via Web download for practice by readers.
This package (ISBN: 9780133511499) contains: 1 access card to the MyGraphicsLab Adobe Illustrator CC Course for Graphic Design & Illustration 1 copy of Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book e-Text Package does not include a print text Product Description The MyGraphicsLab Adobe MyGraphicsLab Adobe Illustrator CC Course for Graphic Design & Illustration provides you and your students with a complete solution: portfolio-building projects, presentations, videos, and quizzes. As an added bonus this course is mapped and structured to the objectives of the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Exams! Key features include: * Comprehensive introductory presentations that cover all ACA objectives. * Fresh and innovative projects with project files that reinforce core concepts through creative, hands-on experience. * Premium-quality instructional video tutorials (with closed captioning) to enhance what you teach. * Reading excerpts selected from the Classroom in a Book text that increase comprehension of each topic. * Pre- or post-test quizzes allow for flexible assessment.