Books & Tutorials

Tips and Solutions

If you’re new to the business of wedding photography, here are some suggestions on how to plan your coverage of the great event—what you should check out in advance, conversations that are helpful, and what you should do to ensure that your equipment is in tip-top shape.

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1 year ago
Tips and Solutions

USA TODAY tech columnist and host/producer Jefferson Graham visits the B&H Event Space to discuss his strategies for making better videos on a low or no budget. Jefferson offers some basic tips for improving your videography skills and sharing videos online. You’ll also hear some opinions on video cameras and accessories, with a special emphasis on suitable equipment for beginners.

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Tips and Solutions

In this seventy-minute presentation, photographer Shannon Richardson takes the audience through the entire process of self-publishing. Subjects include image preparation, proofing for accurate reproduction, using Adobe Indesign to create a print-ready PDF file, working with the printer to achieve the finished product, and how to take advantage of the Internet to market and distribute his creation.

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1 year ago
Tips and Solutions

If you are about to be married and you’re an avid tinkerer, dabbler or hobbyist—and you are looking for some creative and fun ways to shoot, or include, photography at your wedding—you will be interested to know we have a bunch of ideas right here for the do-it-yourselfer in all of us.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Wedding photographers have at their disposal a variety of training tools ranging from show-and-tell DVDs to book-based tutorials. Whether you’re an amateur looking to cover the basics or a professional eager to apply more sophisticated techniques, there’s a disc or book ready to help.

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Hands-on Review

The gist of Scott Kelby’s common-sense style can be gleaned from a page randomly chosen from his Digital Photography Book Volume 3, titled “Controlling Softness with an Umbrella.” 

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

The Sony NEX-7 a new camera with 24.3 megapixels, and a world first OLED built-in viewfinder, hot-shoe, built in flash, and revolutionary Tri-Navi system, the NEX-7 is truly a professional camera that transcends all expectations.

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2 years ago
News

If you’re a photographer, you know that the tools of the trade are constantly evolving. Since one of today’s primary tools is Adobe Photoshop, mastering the software’s intricacies and newest capabilities can help you maintain professional success in the digital age.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

If you’re a professional photographer, you probably spend as much or more time in front of a computer as behind a camera. And since such Adobe programs as Photoshop have proven the most popular, Kelby Training has created a series of DVDs to hone your Adobe software skills.

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

Whether you’re shooting under bright- or low-light conditions, the surest way to capture sharp photographs is to use a tripod, and depending on your subject, maybe even a flash. The trouble is that in the real world this is not always possible.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

Aside from the lens barrel, a camera lens is composed of two main components, the clusters of individual glass elements and an iris, which is a circular set of blades that open and close to allow controlled amounts of light to enter the lens and travel through to the imaging sensor to create pictures.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

There are three avenues for composing and reviewing photographs using point-and-shoot digicams: liquid crystal displays (LCDs), optical viewfinders and electronic viewfinders (EVFs).

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3 years ago