Yep I am a sucker for any photography book about birds. But in this case, I have a right to be. Alan Murphy is one of the premiere avian photographers in America. He’s published a book on CD Called “Guide to Songbird Setup Photography,” and it’s a good one. It’s a step-by-step guide on how […]

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Author: Harold Davis Publisher: Wiley Review by Conrad J. Obregon Instructing photographers about creativity is hard. It’s not like technique where there are rules, like use a large f-stop if you want to limit depth of field, or use a shutter speed equal to one over the focal length for a hand-held shot. It’s not […]

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Author: Harald Woeste Publisher: Rocky Nook Review by Conrad J. Obregon Aside from the obvious benefits of digital over other photography media, like greater control over exposures and post-processing adjustments, digital photography has enabled us to improve older techniques so that photographers are better able to convey their vision. Images that covered more than the […]

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Nikon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer’s Guide Authors: Jim White and Tony Sweet Publisher: Focal Press (Elsevier) Review by Conrad J. Obregon Every new Nikon digital single lens reflex camera (DSLR) comes with a detailed manual explaining the camera’s controls and capabilities. These manuals have little information on the practical application of the controls and capabilities […]

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Author: Bruce Fraser Publisher: Peachpit Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon I consider myself a fairly competent user of Photoshop (PS), Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) which is a plug-in that comes installed in PS, and Lightroom (LR), but one area where I didn’t feel post-processing in my bones was image sharpening, which is the process […]

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: Usually I rely solely on our tremendous in-house reviewer, Conrad Obregon for book reviews – which we publish every Sunday. Conrad is better at this than I am, but once in a while a book comes out that I feel the need to comment on. I assume Conrad will also review this title […]

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Living Landscapes: Creative Visions of the Wild Author: Andy Rouse Publisher: Argentum (Aurum Press) Review by Conrad J. Obregon Andy Rouse is one of the greatest wildlife photographers in the world. His pictures have been honored by most of the important world competitions. The best are stunning and breathtaking. Both lovers of wildlife and photographers […]

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