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You can look at my work and compare it with the books I’ve read and you’ll probably be able to tell which book I read because it strongly influences my work. Well, even though I just finished Peter Hurley’s book, The Headshot, he has been influencing my work ever since he was featured on Scott Kelby’s […]

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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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