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Re: Recommended books

Hi,
to be honest: I prefer GIMP.

Got quite a few Photoshop books though - reviews coming soon...
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Here is how I got started -

1. Scott Kelby's Digital Photography. vol 2 has nothing substantially new
2. Bryan Peterson - Understanding Exposure
3. Bryan Peterson - Learning to see Creatively

Other books by Bryan Peterson are equally good

4. John Shaw' nature photography
5. If you intend to shoot raw then get Jeff Schewe and Bruce Fraser's Camera Raw
6. Read the three books by Ansel Adams -
The Camera
The Negative
and the Print
7. If you are a photoshop user - Get any Scott Kelby book

My recommendation
Go through one book at a time.

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Re: Recommended books

Guess there will be two books under the X-mas tree as a small package was delivered today

- Take Your Photography to the Next Level : From Inspiration to Image - George Barr

- Light - Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting

Don't know if they are recommendable yet, but they at least were recommended to me

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I would like to recommend this excellent book I recently discovered:

. Lessons in DSLR Workflow with Lightroom and Photoshop by Jerry Courvoisier

The title says it all.
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Re: Recommended books

To everybody wanting to learn/improve/perfect their skills in digital darkroom I recommend this title:

"The Creative Digital Darkroom" by Katrin Eisman & Sean Duggan

I've read and browsed many books on the subject and I must say this one is at the top in presenting and explaining different aspects of digital darkroom.
One word: outstanding.
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Re: Recommended books

I will add to that the following books by Michael Freeman:

The Photographers Eye - excellent composition book
Perfect Exposure
Mastering HDR photography
Black and White


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Re: Recommended books

Capturing the Light - Peter Watson

and for a general read

Tom Mackies - Landscape Photography Secrets

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To everybody wanting to learn/improve/perfect their skills in digital darkroom I recommend this title:

"The Creative Digital Darkroom" by Katrin Eisman & Sean Duggan

I've read and browsed many books on the subject and I must say this one is at the top in presenting and explaining different aspects of digital darkroom.
One word: outstanding.

They also have a website you can check the book content:

http://www.creativedigitaldarkroom.com/


- click on "About the Book"


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"Irreverent Photo Tools for Digital Photographers" by Steve Weinrebe

This book is aimed at those who like experimenting and improvising taking pictures. Many interesting solutions and tips.
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Re: Recommended books

Finally released 2nd edition:


Welcome to Oz 2.0: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography

http://versacephotography.com/book.html


- a must read for those interested in PP. There is also a chapter on Classic Studio Lighting.

I got mine copy from Amazon.ca
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