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Peachpit Press E-Book: Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition, Download)

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Peachpit Press E-Book: Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition, Download)
Key Features
  • Author: John Batdorff
  • EPUB/MOBI/PDF, 264 Pages
  • Date Published: September 30, 2014
  • Delve into Photographic Basics
Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots from Peachpit Press is a 264-page book by pro photographer John Batdorff. It's written in a conversational style, yet it is chock full of useful information. Whether you're heading to Paris, San Francisco, Patagonia, or Yosemite, you need a book that goes beyond the camera manual to teach you how to take great shots. This guide will help you conquer the fundamentals of travel and street photography and capture stunning pictures.
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Peachpit Press 9780133818338 Overview

Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots from Peachpit Press is a 264-page book by pro photographer John Batdorff. It's written in a conversational style, yet it is chock full of useful information. Whether you're heading to Paris, San Francisco, Patagonia, or Yosemite, you need a book that goes beyond the camera manual to teach you how to take great shots. This guide will help you conquer the fundamentals of travel and street photography and capture stunning pictures.

Batdorff starts with the basics, covering composition, light, and exposure. He goes over how to plan for and pack the right equipment for different types of shooting conditions. Additionally, he discusses all the key camera features that affect your image. Once you've captured those shots, John takes you step-by-step through an effective workflow in Lightroom to organize your images and develop your own personal style.

Whether you're a beginning or intermediate digital photographer, this guide helps you understand the basics and bring your own unique artistic expression to any situation, including landscape, cityscape, portrait, and food shots. Beautifully illustrated with large, compelling photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography, so that you get the image you want every time you pack up your camera and take it on the road.

This e-book has been specifically designed and coded for reading on electronic devices, such as tablets, e-readers, and computers. It is optimized to be read on an iPad but is compatible with any device capable of displaying EPUB, MOBI, or PDF files. Integrated touch features permit seamless navigation throughout the publication as well as the ability to immediately skip to sections of interest.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Equipment
  • What's in My Bag
  • Camera Selection
  • Packing Light: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck
Chapter 2: Planning the Journey
  • Where and When to Go
  • Shot List
  • Etiquette: The Street and Travel Photographer's Code of Ethics
  • Hiring a Guide
Chapter 3: Composition
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Lines
  • Shadows
  • Perspective
  • Humor
  • Getting Creative: Finding the Local Flavor
Chapter 4: Exposure
  • Be Prepared
  • Golden Hours
  • Bright Daylight
  • Twilight
  • Flash
Chapter 5: Cities and Streets
  • Portraits
  • Street Portraits
  • Environmental Portraits
  • Festivals and Parades
  • Food and Drink
  • Restaurants
  • Open Markets
  • Architecture
  • Monuments
Chapter 6: The Countryside and Vistas
  • Landscapes
  • Wildlife: Big and Small
  • National Parks and Monuments
  • Local Flora
Chapter 7: Observation vs Engagement
  • How to Approach Street and Travel Photography
  • Getting Caught in the Act
  • Portraits
  • Wildlife
  • Don't be Paparazzi
  • Effective Communication
  • Having an Authentic and Respectful Presence
Chapter 8: Post-Processing
  • Workflow
  • Getting Organized
  • Choosing a Style
  • Backing Up
Chapter 9: Sharing
  • Creating an online gallery for sharing
  • Social Media
  • Prints
Chapter 10: The Legalities of Street and Travel Photography
  • What are your rights?
  • International Laws
  • Model Releases
  • Selling Street and Travel Images
  • Stock Photography Sites
  • Selling from a Personal Gallery

Peachpit Press 9780133818338 Specs

AuthorJohn Batdorff
PublisherPeachpit Press
Publication DateSeptember 30, 2014
Edition1st
ISBN NumberISBN 10: 0133818330
ISBN 13: 9780133818338
Number of Pages264
IllustrationsNone
File FormatPDF, MOBI, EPUB

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