Make Better Pictures

Truth, Opinions, and Practical Advice

Make Better Pictures

Henry Horenstein may be the world's bestselling photography teacher, with more than 700,000 copies of his photography manuals sold. Now, in this easily digestible book of wisdom, he distills a career's worth of instruction into one hundred memorable pieces of advice. Photography has never been a bigger part of our lives. But how do you transform everyday snapshots into enduring images -- or merely upgrade your Instagram game? With images illustrating the impact of each tip, and with examples drawn from iconic artists, Horenstein shows casual and expert photographers alike how to take the best photographs on every device--from a DSLR to an iPhone.

Motion Picture Films

Hearings, Seventieth Congress, First Session, on S. 1667, a Bill to Prevent Obstruction and Burdens Upon Interstate Trade and Commerce in Copyrighted Motion-picture Films, and to Prevent the Restraint Upon the Free Competition in the Production, Distribution, and Exhibition of Copyrighted Motion-picture Films, and to Prevent the Further Monopolization of the Business of Producing, Distributing, and Exhibiting Copyrighted Motion Pictures, by Prohibiting Blind Booking and Block Booking of Copyrighted Motion-picture Films and by Prohibiting the Arbitary Allocation of Such Films by Distributors to Theaters in which They Or Other Distributors Have an Interest, Direct Or Indirect, and by Prohibiting the Arbitrary Refusal to Book Or Sell Such Films to Exhibitors in which They Have No Such Interest. February 27-29, March 1-2, 1928

Motion Picture Films


Motion-picture Films

Motion-picture Films


Motion-picture Distribution Trade Practices, 1956

Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Select Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session, on the Problems of Independent Motion-picture Exhibitors

Motion-picture Distribution Trade Practices, 1956


The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book

The Complete Guide for Photographers

The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book

While Adobe Photoshop has long been their choice for editing digital photographs, many photographers want a more focused tool. That’s where Adobe Photoshop Lightroom comes in. Designed from the ground up with digital photographers in mind, Photoshop Lightroom offers powerful editing features in a streamlined interface that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images. The Adobe Photoshop Lightroo m Book was also written with photographers in mind. Best-selling author Martin Evening describes Photoshop Lightroom’s features in detail from a photographer’s perspective. As an established commercial and fashion photographer, martin knows firsthand what photographers need for an efficient workflow. He’s also been working with Photoshop Lightroom from the beginning, monitoring the product’s development and providing feedback on the public beta. As a result, Martin knows the software inside and out, from image selection to image editing to image management. In this book you’ll learn how to: Work efficiently with images shot in the raw formatn import photographs with ease and sort them according to your workflow Create and manage a personal image library Apply tonal corrections to multiple images quickly Integrate Photoshop Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop Export images for print or Web as digital contact sheets or personal portfolios Photographers will find Adobe Photoshop Lightroom—and The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book—indispensable tools in their digital darkroom. A free Lightroom 1.1 PDF supplement update is now available at www.peachpit.com/register.

Getting Started with Camera Raw

How to make better pictures using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Getting Started with Camera Raw

How to make better pictures using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements Working with digital photographs in raw format isn’t just for pros. Today, point-and-shoot cameras can capture images in raw format, giving shutterbugs of all stripes additional control and editing flexibility for richer, more vibrant photographs. If you’re ready to learn how you can use Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Photoshop Elements to make the most of your camera’s raw capabilities, this book is the place to start. Author and photographer Ben Long introduces you to the raw format, explaining when it offers advantages over your camera’s default options, and then shows you how best to use it. In this book, completely updated for Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop Elements 7, you’ll learn: How your digital camera captures and stores data The pros and cons of working with Camera Raw data versus standard JPEG files How to sort and process images using Camera Raw in Photoshop Elements and Photoshop Basic Photoshop and Photoshop Elements editing techniques, such as adjusting for exposure, brightness, contrast, and saturation How to work with the Camera Raw histogram to improve the color and tone of your images Great techniques for shooting to get the best from the raw format

Power, Speed & Automation with Adobe Photoshop

(The Digital Imaging Masters Series)

Power, Speed & Automation with Adobe Photoshop

This is a must for the serious Photoshop user! Power, Speed & Automation explores how to customize and automate Photoshop to increase your speed and productivity. With numerous step-by-step instructions, the authors-two of Adobe's own software developers!- walk you through the steps to best tailor Photoshop's interface to your personal workflow; write and apply Actions; and use batching and scripts to process large numbers of images quickly and automatically. You will learn how to build your own dialogs and panels to improve your production workflows in Photoshop, the secrets of changing keyboard shortcuts and menus, and ways to tune your system for optimal performance. Writing new processes using JavaScript is also covered, as well as leveraging Variables with data sets. Learn how to get more work done? more easily and quickly? with this essential guide! *This book can be used with any version of Photoshop through CS6!*

The Creative Traveler

New Ways to Enjoy Your Travel Wherever You Go

The Creative Traveler

THE CREATIVE TRAVELER helps any traveler, whether alone or part of a group, enjoy the trip more. Wherever you are going and whether you are on a short trip or extended vacation, you can use these techniques to enhance your travel experience. Techniques include creative visualization, mental imagery, and other methods to provide a richer more enjoyable experience whatever your itinerary - from visiting a museum or historic site to shopping in local marketplaces, sampling local cuisine, or hiking in the wilderness. THE CREATIVE TRAVELER is especially helpful if you want to truly experience another culture. Also, use these techniques to help you meet and get to know local inhabits and to more creatively use your waiting time for planes, trains, and other transportation. Use your camera or video recorder more creatively, too.

Photopedia

The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource (Adobe Reader)

Photopedia

Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource Whether you own a low-cost point-and-shoot camera or an expensive digital SLR, great photographs are within your reach–with the help of this book. Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource shows you everything you need to know to take great-looking digital photos, from basic camera operation to advanced Photoshop techniques. Photopedia’s easy-to-read text, accompanied by colorful photographic examples, leads you step-by-step from choosing the right digital camera to taking impressive pictures to printing your photos and sharing them via the Web. Photopedia includes detailed instructions for taking all kinds of different photos. Want to take an attractive portrait, or a stunning action shot? Or perhaps you just want to capture shots on your upcoming vacation, or shoot some product photos for eBay? Whatever type of photo you want to take, you’ll learn how in this book. Read the text, look at the pictures, and then start shooting! HERE’S SOME OF WHAT’S COVERED INSIDE: • Choosing the right digital camera • Learning your camera’s functions and controls • Selecting essential camera accessories • Using different lenses and filters • Mastering essential photographic techniques, such as composition, lighting, color, exposure, and focus • Choosing the best photo editing software • Using Photoshop to edit and enhance your photos • Shooting the perfect photo–from portraits to still life • All aspects of digital photography from equipment, composition, digital darkroom/editing, and output. • Shooting in black and white • Storing, managing, and printing your photos Michael Miller has written more than 75 nonfiction how-to books, including Que’s iPodpedia: The Ultimate iPod and iTunes Resource, Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, Tricks of the eBay Masters, and Bad Pics Fixed Quick. Learn more at his website: www.molehillgroup.com. Category: Digital Photography User Level: Beginner to Advanced

Shot Doctor,The

The Amateur's Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos

Shot Doctor,The

The Shot Doctor is a new kind of digital photography book that focuses on the “how-to” and less on the “how it works” or the technology behind the camera. This book is designed to be small enough to fit in your back pocket or in a camera bag. It is aimed at everyday parents, students, sporting enthusiasts, and average joes who just want to take decent pictures at their kids’ soccer games and dance recitals and who don’t aspire to make digital photography a hobby. • Easy-to-follow when-why-how “recipes” help you set your camera to get great shots right away • Beautiful full-color interior • Step-by-step instructions for conquering everyday photography challenges, including sporting events, school recitals and performances, vacations, babies, children, and special events • Simple explanations of camera controls help you understand when to use them, why they work, and how to use them • Compact, stays-open design means you can carry it everywhere and refer to it while you’re taking pictures • Visual before and after examples of common photography problems help you choose the right solution for your photography challenges Mark Edward Soper has been using adjustable cameras since 1971 and digital cameras since 2000, for a total of more than 37 years as an enthusiastic and serious amateur photographer. Mr. Soper’s when-why-how approach to photography, which combines picture-based methods (take a picture, change settings, see how the picture improves), has been tested through years of teaching photography as well as by the hundreds of photographs he has taken for many of his books. Mark is the author of Easy Digital Cameras and Unleashing Windows Vista Media Center, as well as books on corporate and home networking, PC upgrades, home automation, and PC troubleshooting. Category: Digital Photography Covers: Digital Cameras User Level: Beginner-Intermediate