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I have gathered some books that have given me good advice on digital
Alas, few of these books address the importance of image
stabilization, alternatively known as anti-shake.
For me this is the most critical feature in choosing a digital camera, as it compensates for my shakiness,
that would otherwise be particularly evident with telephoto pictures.
# I prefix below the few books that discuss image stabilization,
uncommon in most digital cameras, hence ignored by the authors writing for
the general audience.
# A Short Course in Olympus C-2100 Ultra Zoom Photography
Copyright © 2000 Dennis P. Curtin, ShortCourses.com
This course provides much sage advice, but it barely notes image stabilization,
# Olympus C-2100 Ultra Zoom Pocket Guide
Based on the above, nicely summarizes the points, free.
- # DiMAGE Z3 Manual (pdf), 124 pages.
- # Techtv's Digital Camera and Imaging Guide,
Les Freed with Sumi Das, Que, 2001,
- Digital Photography Pocket Guide, 2nd edition
Derrick Story copyright © 2004, 2003 O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
- 50 Fast Digital Photo Techniques,
Gregory Georges, Hungry Minds, Inc, 2001,
- How to Do Everything with Your Digital Camera
Dave Johnson, Osborne, 2001,
- Digital Photography: 99 Easy Tips to Make You Look Like a Pro!
- Digital Photography: Expert Techniques
copy; 2004 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
- Creative Digital Photography
A practical guide to image enhancement techniques
Copyright © 2005 by Carlton Boo
explores image creation holistically, including original image,
softwaretools and user's skill and creativity.
- The Photoshop book for digital photographers
New Riders Publishing March 2003
- The New Manual of Photography
Copyright © 2003 Dorling Kindersley Limited
- The Book of Photography
Text copyright © Dorling Kindersley Ltd and John Hedgecoe
ISBN 0 7566 0947 X
- Complete Digital Photography, Second Edition
Copyright © 2003, Charles River Media, Inc
- Multimedia Digital Photography
Copyright © 2000 Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London
- Encyclopedia of Digital Photography
The complete Guide to Digital Imaging and Artistry
Copyright © 2003 Quintet Publishing Limited
- Digital Nature Photography
Copyright © 2003 Jonathan Cox
Provides in-dedpth instruction on techical matters as well as
useful advice that will help photograp;hers of any level unleash
- Nature Photography Field Guide
Copyright © 2000 by John Shaw
- Fine Art Nature Photography
Advanced Techniques and the Creative Process
Copyright © 2002 by Stackpole Books
Author Tony Sweet provides a collection of stunning images,
and explains how and why each of the about 50 scenes were captured.
- Closups in Nature
The photographer's guide to techniques in the field
Copyright © 1987 by John Shaw
ISBN 0-8174-4052-6 (pbk.)
- Creative Nature & Outdoor Photography
Copyright © 2003 Brenda Tharp
Chapters on: Learning to see, Light: the essential element, Visual design,
THe dynamic image, Creating effective compositions, working with color,
Expressive techniqures, Artistic interpretations, Exercising your vision,
Evaluating your progress, A deeper view. Tools and resources, Suggested reading.
- Digital Photography Outdoors
A field guide for travel and adventure photographers
Copyright © (2004) James Martin
- Color Photography: The Landscape
Copyright © 1977 Amphoto
Concepts of photography as an art form are interlaced
with facts about picturing the landscape.
- Photography and the Art of Seeing
A visual perception workshop for film and digital photography
Freeman Patterson, Third edition
Copyright © 2004 Freeman Patterson
"Seeing in the finest and broadest sense, means
using your senses, your intellect, and your emotions."
- Photographing the World Around You
Freeman Patterson, Second Edition
Copyright © 1994, 2004 Freeman Patterson
- National Geographic Field Guide
Secrets to making great pictures
Peter K. Burian and Robert Caputo
Copyright © 1999 National Geographic Society
- Everyone Has a Life to Live
An American Portrait; Photographing People
Copyright © 2002 Jerry Gay
- The Photograph and the American Dream
Forward by William Jefferson Clinton
Over 195 Illustrations in four colors.
Published by the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Photographs selected from the Stephen White COllection II
by its co-creators: Andreas Bluhm and Stephen White.
- The World of Louisa May Alcott
A First-time glimpse into the life and times of
Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women.
Text copyright © 1992, 1995 by William Anderson.
Photographs © 1992 by David Wade
- The Family of Man
The greatest photography exhibition of all time:
503 pictures from 68 countries
created by Edward Steichen for the Museum of Modern Art
Copyright © 1955 by the Museum of Moden Art
- From Adams to Stieglitz
Pioneers of Modern Photography
Copyright © 1999 by Aperture Foundation, Inc.
Text copyright © 1989 by the Estate of Nancy Newhall.
ISBN 0-89381-372-9 (hc)
ISBN 0-89381-373-7 (pb)
Chapter Title Pages
Controversy and the Creative Concepts 10
Ansel Adams: The Eloquent Light 4
Alvin Langdon Coburn:THe Youngest Star 26
Emerson's Bombshell 11
Helen Levitt: Photographs of Children 1
The Photo League 4
Alfred Stieglitz 6
Paul Strand: Photographs 1915-1945 8
Edward Weston 8
Brett Weston 6
Minor White 3
Alfrfed Stieglitz: Notes for a Bibliography 36
The Caption: Relation of Words/Photographs 9
Photography Is My Passion 7
Picture Credits 2
Gregory Spaid, Wendell Berry, and Gene Logsdon
At the close of the 19th century about 42% of the
US Workforce worked in agriculture. At the close of
the 20th century the number dropped to less than 2%.
A cultural revolution has occurred in rural America
that may be going unnoticed by many. Gregory Spaid has
made a point to notice and record photographs of visible
signs of that change in the last decde of the twentieth
century. These plain and poetic photographs show more
than abandonment and loss; they also show the abiding
elemental beauty of rural places that continues to exert
its spiritual force on those who live on the land.
This is a quality Spaid calls grace.
- Kodachrome The American Invention of Our World 1939-1959
Copyright © 2002 by Delano Greenidge Editions, LLC
Copyright © 2002 by A. D. Coleman
Mama don't take our Kodachrome away -- A.D.Coleman
The Modern Era of Color Photograghy began in 1935
with the Introduction of Kodachrome Transparency Film
-- Henry Wilhelm
230 pages of images.
- Digitizing Your Family History
Easy methods for preserving your heirloom documents,
photos, home movies, and more in a digital format.
Copyright 2004 by Rhonda R. McClure
- Making Choices
Copyright © 2000 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Peter Galassi, Robert Storr, Anne Umland
This book focuses on four particular years:
1929, 1939, 1948, 1955
More than 300 works are reproduced therein.
348 pages, 306 illustrations.
- The Great LIFE Photographers
Copyright © 2004 by Time Inc.
605 pages of pictures from 95 photographers.
- The Digital Decade, the 90s
Copyright © 2000 Time-Life Books,
Richard B. Stolley
- Because there's Color in a Black & White World
Maria Maghistro & Meg Schutte
A colorful collection of observations on life
Copyright © 2002 Maria Magistro
Text Copyright © 2000 Meg Schutte
- Kai's Power Tools
Filters and Effects
copyright © 1995 by New Riders Publishing
A book on Computer graphics
Special thanks to HSC's Kai Krause
Introduction 6 pgs
Part I What is KPT -- overview 20 pgs
Part II The Extensions
Unraveling the Interface 20 pgs
The Gradient Designer 38 pgs
Gradients on Paths 16 pgs
The Texture Explorer 26 pgs
The Fractal Explorer 20 pgs
Part III The Filters and Utilities
The Filter Effects 20 pgs
Other filters and Utilities 6 pgs
Part IV Using KPT
Putting It All Together 24 pgs
KPT Keystroke Commands 5 pgs
Index 8 pgs
- PC Photo
- Popular Photography
copyright © 2005 Hachette Filipacchi Media US
- Outdoor Photographer
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