Book Reviews

Craft & Vision 2 – Free eBook

Craft & Vision 2

Craft & Vision 2 Click here to visit Craft And Vision and download your free eBook. More Great Ways to Make Stronger Photographs This 45-page PDF eBook is completely free, consider it a random act of kindness to the photography community by the fabulous writers at Craft & Vision. Inside you’ll find articles by 6 Craft […]

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Rabari – Encounters with the Nomadic Tribe by Mitchell Kanashkevich

The Rabari - Encounters with the Nomadic Tribe

Ebook review: Rabari – Encounters with the Nomadic Tribe by Mitchell Kanashkevich Mitchell Kanashkevich embarked on a fascinating 4 month journey to photograph the Rabari, a nomadic group of Indian cattle herders. As with so many cultures in today’s fast paced and ever changing world, the Rabari’s culture is quickly changing and Mitchell’s objective with […]

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Andrew Gibson – Square: The Digital Photographer’s Guide to the Square Format ebook review

Andrew Gibson - Square: The Digital Photographer’s Guide to the Square Format

Square: The Digital Photographer’s Guide to the Square Format by Andrew Gibson Click here to view more details I always enjoy reading photography books that give me incentive to explore new ideas and techniques. Andrew Gibson’s Square: The Digital Photographer’s Guide to the Square Format is such a book although for many of us (showing […]

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Vision is Better II – Free The Mind, Free the Camera. Again by David duChemin

Vision is Better II - Free The Mind, Free the Camera. Again.

Vision is Better II – Free The Mind, Free the Camera. Again by David duChemin For many of us “professional photographers” David duChemin is what we want to be. Now this isn’t quite what it sounds but hear me out on this. David has a philosophy he follows and I think it’s one that many […]

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Free e-book -11 Ways You Can Improve Your Photography

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The folks at Craft and Vision that produce many of the fantastic books we review on this site have once again produced an excellent photography e-book. This book is different however; it’s FREE. That’s correct, FREE! There’s really no excuse for not downloading a copy of Craft & Vision – 11 Ways You Can Improve […]

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Making Light II – Advanced Use of Off-Camera Flash

Advanced use of off-camera flash

Making Light II Advanced Use of Off-Camera Flash by Piet Van den Eynde MAKING LIGHT II takes an in-depth look at how to get the most from your off-camera flashes. Piet takes you beyond sync speed and softboxes and gets into the details on working with multiple flashes, modifiers, and triggering systems for both Canon […]

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(micro)STOCK – From Passion to Paycheck by Nicole S. Young

MicroStock - From Passion to Paycheck

(micro)STOCK – From Passion to Paycheck by Nicole S. Young – eBook Review Microstock must be one of the more controversial stock imagery models around with many professional photographers arguing that the selling of inexpensive images (often as low as $1) has eroded the payouts from the more expensive rights managed markets. I’m a photographer […]

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E-Book Review – Seattle’s Top Photo Spots

Seattle's Top Photo Spots by Shutter Tours

Seattle’s Top Photo Spots I have been privileged over the decades to have spent a lot of time in the Pacific Northwest’s jewel city of Seattle. While most of my time in Seattle has been for pleasure (read Mariner’s games, Mexican food and visiting relatives) I have done my share of photography as well. With […]

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Extreme Perspectives, An Introduction to Mountain Photography by Alexandre Buisse

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Extreme Perspectives, An Introduction to Mountain Photography by Alexandre Buisse – Ebook Review I have always admired what many professional photographers will do to get the perfect image and Alexandre Buisse’s Extreme Perspectives, An Introduction to Mountain Photography gives us an inside glimpse into the world of a mountaineering photographer and the associated challenges. Most […]

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The Power of Black & White In Adobe Lightroom & Beyond (A MASTER CLASS)

Exceptional black and white travel photography by Piet Van den Eynde

The Power of Black & White In Adobe Lightroom & Beyond (A MASTER CLASS) by Piet Van den Eynde – E-book Review For a number of years black and white photography seemed to slip away a little as the transformation from film to digital was taking place. While this certainly wasn’t the first time black […]

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Winter in the Canadian Rockies by Darwin Wiggett – Ebook Review

Winter in the Canadian Rockies - Darwin Wiggett

Winter in the Canadian Rockies by Darwin Wiggett Darwin Wiggett has been a photographer that I have had my eye on for a long time. I’m not sure why this is exactly but it likely gets down to “I can relate to what he does”. I spent eight years living in Calgary with trips to […]

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Mitchell Kanashkevich – Journey Through Java

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Travel photographers often find themselves in interesting dilemmas when preparing for overseas trips to faraway countries? Among these are the unknown, ranging from potential communication issues to unfamiliarity with the terrain and local customs. How will I travel? Where will I stay? From an equipment perspective unknowns surface as well; how many cameras should I […]

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Light and Land, Landscapes in the Digital Darkroom by Michael Frye

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I think I’ve been very fortunate as a photographer in that I have embraced digital technology since the early days of the digital cameras. You have to understand that this isn’t a few generations we are talking about however, in my instance it’s only since 1999 I believe. The reason for the “fortunate” aspect is […]

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