KUBOTA ARTIST SERIES STYLE BOOK & DVD TUTORIAL Artist: Michael Corsentíno $125 This is a combo book DVD that shows you – step-by-step, how to take photographs with your camera that end up looking like fine art masterpieces. There are 25 “recipes” that help you refine the way your images look. I have met Michael […]

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I’ve read one book by Mike Fry called The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite. It is the best guide to Yosemite I’ve ever seen. So I was excited to pick up a copy of Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Masters. Fry knows this subject well and I wasn’t disappointed. The […]

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This isn’t really a review per se. It’s more of a heads up. It’s about photo-related books and DVDs that I am checking out. I have opinions about these things but they are just first-blush impressions. First up – Welcome to Oz 2.0: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop (2nd Edition) (Voices […]

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Author: Zeke Kamm Publisher: Peachpit Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon The Strobist blog has achieved an almost legendary status amongst photographers concerned with using flash to take pictures. Now the Strobist seems to be moving into the print field with “Strobist Photo Trade Secrets Volume 1: Expert Lighting Techniques (One-Off)” by Zeke Kamm. The […]

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Author: Stephen Shore Publisher: Phaidon Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon There are a few books about photography that are so fundamental that every serious photographer should read them. These include books that discuss the underlying assumptions of photography that many photographers just take for granted. The Nature of Photographs: A Primer by Stephen Shore […]

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Authors: Phil Malpas and Clive Minnitt Publisher: Aurum Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon Bird migration is over and the last leaves have fallen from the trees. It’s still a while until ducks arrive and snow falls. I’m in the photographic doldrums. “Finding the Picture: A Location Photography Masterclass (Light & Land series)” by Phil […]

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Author: Thomas Struth Publisher: The Monacelli Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon Most thoughtful photographers know that the very act of putting a frame around the world when they capture an image is part of the process of conveying one’s vision. As I read Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010 I began to wonder if hanging a […]

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