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Exposure Digital Field Guide

Exposure Digital Field Guide

by Alan Hess

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Overview

Secrets of exposure revealed, with a bonus color checker card included

Exposure is the number one topic that digital photographers want to know about. This full-color book fits in your camera bag and provides all the information you need on this very important aspect of digital photography.

Exposure involves combining ISO, aperture, and shutter speed in different variations to accomplish your vision of the perfect image. Exposure Digital Field Guide takes you through the complex techniques of good exposure, taking you from hobbyist to serious amateur photographer.

  • Explains how to adjust shutter speed and aperture to control the amount of light hitting the camera's light sensor
  • Teaches you how to "see the light" for the perfect exposure
  • Helps you gain confidence as you move from automatic controls into manipulating the elements of exposure for specific results
  • Packed with stunning full-color photographs to illustrate what you can achieve
  • Provides suggested settings for various shooting situations and subjects
  • Includes a tear-out color checker card to help you maintain true color
  • Fits in your camera bag for ready reference in the field

Exposure Digital Field Guide helps you master one of the most complex and intricate elements of digital photography.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470603338
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/01/2009
Series: Digital Field Guide , #214
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 387,494
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Alan Hess is a professional photographer specializing in concert and event photography. His concert and backstage images have appeared in numerous online and print publications and have been used for promotions and music packaging. Alan also wrote the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Digital Field Guide and the Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Digital Field Guide.

Table of Contents

Introduction xvii

CHAPTER 1 Understanding Exposure 1

CHAPTER 2 Working with Light 21

Chapter 3 Shutter Speed 41

CHAPTER 4 Aperture 57

CHAPTER 5 ISO 77

CHAPTER 6 Event Photography 87

CHAPTER 7 Portrait Photography 107

CHAPTER 8 Landscape and Nature Photography 137

CHAPTER 9 Night and Low-Light Photography 155

CHAPTER 10 Sports and Action Photography 171

CHAPTER 11 Wedding Photography 189

CHAPTER 12 Wildlife and Animal Photography 205

CHAPTER 13 Creative Exposure 223

APPENDIX A Software 233

APPENDIX B How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker 245

Glossary 247

Index 255

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