Peachpit Press Book: Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition)

Peachpit Press Book: Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition)

Peachpit Press Book: Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition)

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  • Author: Gabriel Biderman & Tim Cooper
  • Softcover, 240 Pages
  • Date Published: November 15, 2013

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Peachpit Press 9780321948533 overview

  • 1Description

Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots published by Peachpit Press brings readers an introduction to taking photographs after the sun has set. This 240-page book by photographers Gabriel Biderman and Tim Cooper provides many of the basics for shooting at night. This includes scouting, exposure, composition, and lighting. Additionally, the book is filled with large photos for inspiration and examples.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Equipment/Gear
  • The Right Tools for the Night Job
  • Poring Over the Gear
  • What's in my Bag
  • The Night Camera
  • Lens Choices
  • Tripods
  • Cable Releases
  • Flash & Flashlights
  • Light Modifiers
  • Nocturnal Accessories
  • Assignments
Chapter 2: Exposure
  • Understanding the Night
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Understanding Exposure
  • Reciprocity
  • Metering
  • Mastering Manual
  • Now Do it in the Dark
  • Slowing Down the Shutter
  • ISO/High, ISO/Optimal, ISO
  • The High ISO Test
  • Assignments
Chapter 3: Composition
  • Honing Your Night Vision
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Rules and When to Break Them
  • Focusing in the Dark
  • Night Visions
  • Playing with Time
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
  • Assignments
Chapter 4: The Night Light
  • Capturing and Creating Light
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • The Night Light (Quantity and Quality)
  • White Balance
  • Adding Flash/Slow Sync
  • Flash vs. Flashlight
  • Direction
  • Light Painting
  • Writing with Light
  • Experiment = Experience
  • Assignments
Chapter 5: The Night Life
  • How To Succeed In Different Nocturnal Scenarios
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Scouting your Location
  • Cityscapes
  • The Full Moon Advantage
  • The Night Sky
  • Star Trails vs. Star Points
  • Shooting the Moon
  • Fairs and Fireworks
  • Lightning
  • Street Lights and Extreme Lighting Condition
  • Freezing Snow
  • Pitfalls in the Dark
  • Assignments
Chapter 6: Processing your Night Life
  • Developing that Night Look
  • Poring Over the Picture
  • Workstation
  • Lightroom Is the New Darkroom
  • Importing Your Images
  • The Library
  • Developing for the Night
  • Finding Your Style
  • Assignments
Table of Contents
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Peachpit Press 9780321948533 specs

Type of Media Book
Author Gabriel Biderman
Tim Cooper
Publisher Peachpit Press
Publication Date November 15, 2013
Edition 1st Edition
ISBN-10 032194853X
ISBN-13 9780321948533
Number of Pages 240
Cover Type Soft
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.1" / 19.1 x 23.2 cm
Packaging Infoavxtwfwszf
Package Weight 1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 7.4 x 0.5"

Peachpit Press 9780321948533 reviews

Book: Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (First Edition) is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 26.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helpful with the details I bought this because of some of the reviews and have been happy so far. Advanced photographers don't need this book most likely but I'm more intermediate. After all, it's tough to put knowledge into action some times. Especially in a business where one second to the next can change your view on the project, location or event. This has filled in some details I had forgotten and showed me a couple things I must've skipped somewhere along the way. I would recommend this book to any beginner though. Very easy to understand and helpful.
Date published: 2016-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting read While there are references to film, I found this to be very useful. Believe there is always more to learn. Now if only the sky would clear at night so I can put what I have learned to use.
Date published: 2016-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it I could not put this down. it helped me to understand night shooting better. with that is made me think about shooting in the day light using Neutral Density filters. I learned a lot and was reminded of things that i had not used in awhile
Date published: 2016-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful reading Help me a lot in taking night time shots. Could not believe that there was so many different things a person has to deal with in night time photography. I am glad that I got the book.
Date published: 2016-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful easy to follow guide for improving night photography! Very helpful and informative guide that's straight-forward and easy yo follow with many useful bits of information!
Date published: 2016-07-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from wonderful has guide with pictures so you can see what it is talking about. Easy to follow and has step by step.
Date published: 2016-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product This is a good book that covers fundamentals and details.
Date published: 2015-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Informative and Very Useful This book is a great resource for shooting in low light and at night. The content includes HDR information which is how I shoot at night. I like Gabe Biderman's goofball approach to his favorite equipment and his techniques. A great buy and highly recommended.
Date published: 2013-12-24
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