Suggested Reading List
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge: An Ecological Treasure
Author: Irene Hinke-Sacilotto
Description: Beautiful photos of Chincoteague National Wildlife: birds, ponies, sunsets. Not a lot of detailed information but it is a photography book primarily and nice to look at and dream of being there.
DSLR Photography for Beginners: Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills
Author: Brian Black
Description: In this day and age, Digital Photography is not something that is unheard of. From enthusiasts to those who have just been introduced to the beautiful world of photography, knowing the craft and equipment is essential.
This little comprehensive guide for beginners will take you on an amazing journey of discovering how wonderful Digital Photography is and how mesmerizing the art can be.
From the advantages of SLR and the importance of shutter speed, to the types of lenses and the significance of good lighting, you will soon be on your journey to capturing the most stunning pictures and a kaleidoscope of dazzling sights to be eternalized.
Technology is ever changing and now with Digital Photography, the world can be seen in vivid colors through your art. Begin your journey right here, right now.
Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies
Author: David D. Busch
The perennial digital photography bestseller, now updated to cover the hottest topics
Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has been a bestseller since it first came into the picture, and this new edition gets you up to (shutter) speed on the latest technologies available. Veteran author David Busch walks you through new camera models from the leading manufacturers, WiFi and GPS options, full HD moviemaking, and the latest dSLR features. He also provides you with a solid foundation of knowledge about exposure, composition, and lighting that any new dSLR user needs to know to get great results from the camera.
The straightforward-but-friendly coverage offers tips for choosing a camera and accessories, using different controls, maximizing lighting and exposure, and editing your photos. With this helpful book by your side, you'll learn your way around shutter speed, aperture, and ISO so that you can get a handle on the big picture while you take pictures!
Introduces you to all the features common to dSLR cameras, whether it's Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Olympus, or another digital SLR camera
Shares tips on composition, lighting and exposure controls, and file formats
Shows you how to get photos from your camera to a computer and then how to manage, edit, and share your pics
Offers hints on improving your skills, online resources, and the jargon of the pros
If you're ready to get in the dSLR picture, then this is the book you need.
Mastering Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and Exposure
Author: Al Judge
Description: What reviewers have said about Mastering Aperture....
Despite this book's rather advanced topics, it is perfect for beginners wanting to learn more. Jeff
A great guide for all levels of photography, well written and illustrated!!! Albert
This is another great book of Al's. He does a wonderful job at explaining all the needed information to better understand photography. Very easy to understand and lots of pointers. DJ
As I am about to commence a photography diploma this book has come in handy as a warm up for me. Craig
Can you identify with any of these experiences?
Do your eyes glaze over when people use terms like ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed, and Exposure?
Does the term f-stop make your stomach turn?
Are you enthused about photography but confused by all the technical jargon?
Would you like to be more consistent with the quality of your images?
Do you wonder how professional photographers get such great shots?
Ultimately you will need to understand Exposure and its components Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO " also known as the Exposure Triangle " and how they work together if you want to have any control over your results.Without a guide on your path to better pictures, you run the risk of spending a great deal of time and money heading down the wrong road. Frustration and confusion can easily take the wind from your sails and replace excitement with disappointment.
This guide to EXPOSURE builds a solid foundation of photographic knowledge with easy-to-follow discussions of everything that you need to know in order to create better images with confidence. Every photographic term used in the book is clearly defined and thoroughly explained. All terms are also highlighted by using BOLD CAPS so that you can easily find them again to refresh your memory.
Your Camera Manual
Author: Your Camera Manufacturer
Description: Please make sure you are familiar with your camera manual before you arrive to the program.