The Enthusiast's Guide to Multi-Shot Techniques (Paperback)
49 Photographic Principles You Need to Know
Rocky Nook, 9781681981345, 152pp.
Publication Date: October 24, 2016
List Price: 24.95*
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If you're a passionate photographer and you're ready to take your work to the next level, The Enthusiast's Guide book series was created just for you. Whether you're diving head first into a new topic or exploring a classic theme, Enthusiast's Guides are designed to help you quickly learn more about a topic or subject so that you can improve your photography. These handy books don't waste your time covering all the photography basics you already know. Instead, they build on that knowledge so you can quickly advance your photography skills.
The Enthusiast's Guide to Multi-Shot Techniques: 49 Photographic Principles You Need to Know addresses what you need to know in order to shoot compelling images that require multiple exposures. Chapters are broken down into a series of numbered lessons, with each lesson providing all you need to improve your photography. In this book, which is divided into five chapters that include 49 photographic principles to help you create great images, photographer and author Alan Hess covers double exposures, high dynamic range (HDR) images, panoramas, time lapse images, focus stacking, and image stacking. Example lessons include:
- 4. Using a Flash to Create Double Exposures
- 6. Double Exposure Portraits
- 13. Tripod, Release, and Mirror Lockup
- 17. What Is Tone-Mapping?
- 23. The Need to Overlap Your Panoramas
- 25. Handholding for Panoramas
- 33. Software Settings for Image Stacking
- 37. Focus Stacking in Landscape Photography
- 42. Exposure Settings for Time Lapse
- 43. Doing the Math for Time Lapse Sequences
About the Author
Alan Hess is a commercial photographer based in San Diego, where he lives with his wife and two rescued boxers. Alan has been taking photos for many years and likes to believe that he has made just about every mistake you can with a camera. His goal is to help others avoid making those same mistakes. Alan is currently the house photographer for a large concert and event venue in Southern California where he photographs everything from major musical acts to ice hockey. When he isn't out taking photographs, he spends his time writing books and is an accomplished photography educator and trainer. Alan's images have been published in a variety of places including newspapers, magazines, websites, promotional materials, album artwork, and press releases. His clients include The Associated Press, Fox Television, FX Network, USA Network, Hasbro, Framus Guitars, Gibson, The Dead, Picture Group, Photoshop User Magazine, Steel Pulse, Ziggy Marley, and many more. He is the author of sixteen photography and technology books covering everything from night and low-light photography to multiple-shot techniques. His books are sold around the world and have been translated into languages including Chinese, French, Polish, Japanese, Thai, and Italian. You can find Alan at www.alanhessphotography.com