Books

Reviews of books on digital photography.

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Shooting in Sh*tty Light, by Lindsay Adler & Erik Valind | Book Review

This book will be of use to portrait, family, fashion, engagement, and wedding photographers shooting on location. Read More

August 11, 2020
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Best Books on Macro Photography

I've been reviewing a bunch of books on macro photography. Here are my favorites so far. Read More

May 21, 2020
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Understanding Close-Up Photography, by Bryan Peterson | Book Review

This book is a great choice for amateur and enthusiast photographers looking to open up new photographic possibilities by getting… Read More

April 17, 2020
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The Garden Photography Workshop, by Andrea Jones | Book Review

Take a masterclass in garden photography as you tag along with a professional garden photographer as she works through the… Read More

April 14, 2020
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Close Up Photography in Nature, by John and Barbara Gerlach | Book Review

A comprehensive instructional book on techniques and technicalities of capturing photos of flowers and insects you might find in your… Read More

April 16, 2020
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Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers, by Alan Detrick | Book Review

A review of Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers: The Essential Guide to Digital Techniques, by Alan L. Detrick. Read More

April 16, 2020
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Photographing Flowers, by Harold Davis | Book Review

A review of the book Photographing Flowers: Exploring Macro Worlds, by Harold Davis. Read More

April 16, 2020
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Wildlife Photography: From First Principles to Professional Results, by Richard Bernabe | Book Review

This new book from wildlife photographer Richard Bernabe is crammed with useful and practical information on capturing anything from the… Read More

April 7, 2020
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Extraordinary Everyday Photography, by Brenda Tharp & Jed Manwaring | Book Review

The authors of this book encourage you to apply fresh eyes to the world close to home to capture creative… Read More

April 7, 2020
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Color Management & Quality Output, by Tom Ashe | Review

Tom Ashe's Color Management and Quality Output is a comprehensive and authoritative book on the complex issue of color management,… Read More

April 16, 2020
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Best Books on the Nikon D3400

If you've just bought yourself a Nikon D3400, or even if you've had one for a while and are looking… Read More

November 14, 2019
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Best Books on Taking Photos of Children and Families

One of my unsolicited pieces of advice I give to friends and family who are new parents is to take… Read More

June 7, 2017
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Your Family in Pictures, by Me Ra Koh | Review

Photos of your kids are likely to be some of your most precious photos. This book aims to help you… Read More

June 7, 2017
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Food Photography, by Corinna Gissemann – Book Review

Food photography isn't easy, but it's also very possible to take great photos without fancy gear or studios and with… Read More

June 8, 2017
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The Weekend Photographer

Review of The Weekend Photographer by John Van Put, a book aimed at amateur photographers shooting for themselves while traveling. Read More

June 8, 2017
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The Photographer’s Guide to Making Money, by Karen Dorame | Review

The subtitle of this book is "150 Ideas for Cutting Costs and Boosting Profits." And that really sums up the… Read More

April 10, 2020
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The Best New Books on Food Photography

Food photography isn't easy. It takes real skill to make food look inviting and tasty. Here are some of the… Read More

June 8, 2017
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People Photography: Capturing Lifestyle for Art & Stock

Book review. Taking photos of people offers endless variety. Whether it's baby and kid photos, headshots of an aspiring actor,… Read More

October 14, 2019
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Adobe Photoshop for Underwater Photographers, by Jack and Sue Drafahl / Review

Review. There's much more to underwater photography than keeping your camera dry. This book outlines Photoshop post-production strategies for underwater… Read More

April 10, 2020
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The Underwater Photographer, by Martin Edge / Review

If you're looking to do any kind of underwater photography, this might well be just the book you're after. Read More

April 4, 2017
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The Art and Business of Photography, by Susan Carr | Review

Book review of The Art and Business of Photography by Susan Carr, a practical look at the photography business in… Read More

April 10, 2020
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Pocket Dictionary of Ethnic Foods

Do you know your pollo from your polo, your ghee from your gobi, your sangak from your samosa? Or, most… Read More

May 22, 2020