The best-selling and top-rated photography ebook since 2012 gives you four innovations no other book offers:
1. FREE VIDEO TRAINING. Private links to over 20 HOURS of online video training integrated into the book's content. You can watch the video directly on your color ebook reader, visit links on your computer, or scan a QR code on your smartphone. Travel around the world with Tony & Chelsea as they teach you photographic techniques hands-on.
2. CLASSROOM-STYLE TEACHER AND PEER HELP. After buying the book, you get access to the private “Stunning Digital Photography Readers” group on Facebook where you can ask the author questions and post pictures for feedback from the authors and other readers. It's like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question!
3. NEVER OUTDATED. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. As new photography trends emerge and new camera equipment and lenses are released, you'll see them described in the book immediately.
4. HANDS-ON PRACTICES. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need.
In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master:
• Shutter speed
• Depth-of-field (blurring the background)
• Natural light
• Troubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad pictures
• Pet photography
• Wildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more)
• Sunrises and sunsets
• Forests, waterfalls, and rivers
• Night photography
• Raw files
• Macro/close-up photography
Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro's secrets for:
• Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided)
• Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater)
• Remotely triggering flashes
• Using bounce flash and flash modifiers
• Taking group photos
• Using studio lighting on any budget
• Building a temporary or permanent studio at home
• Shooting your first wedding
• High speed photography
• Location scouting/finding the best spots and times
• Planning shoots around the sun and moon
• Star trails (via long exposure and image stacking)
• Light painting
• Eliminating noise
• Focus stacking for infinite depth-of-field
• Underwater photography
• Getting close to wildlife
• Using electronic shutter triggers
This dynamic duo rocks
I have been big fans of both of these photographers. I love their style and how they present all topics.
Great videos. Recommend photography book. Great source to improve photo shoot for anyone and everyone!!!
I love how the books give info then give links to videos they created on YouTube referencing the subject matter. However, I purchased this book over a year ago and can count on one hand the number of times I opened it. It really doesn’t keep my interest.
When you buy their book you can join a Stunning Digital Photography FaceBook group. This group is very helpful to a point, but you may end up being harassed because you posted a photo and didn’t follow one of the many rules that have in that group. Then you will be removed.
All in all I think this is a wonderful start but a bit too boring. Just grab your camera and go shoot. Use that extra $10-$20 for gas money to take you to a an awesome place to watch the sunrise.