Expressive Photography: The Shutter Sisters’ Guide to Shooting from the Heart Authors: Tracey Clark et al. Publisher: Focal Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon When my daughter was 14, her best friend and she borrowed flutes from her school’s music room, even though neither had ever played the instruments. As they sat trying to learn […]

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Authors: Tim Grey and Mikkel Aaland Publisher: Adobe Press/Peachpit Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon Some people learn more by watching than by reading. I know that I first learned about how to use Lightroom in videos by the redoubtable Michael Reichmann and Jeff Schewe, but that was mostly because they were the first out […]

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Review by Scott Bourne Book by Nicole Young I think I am pretty sure that I received one of the first production Canon 7D models sold in the USA. I received the camera at Photoshop World last year in Vegas. In the one year that this camera has been available I have shot video and […]

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Author: Niall Benvie Publisher: Photographers’ Institute Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon It’s been almost ten years since Niall Benvie released a book. I’ve always thought of him as the thinking person’s outdoor photographer, more concerned with vision than technique. Now, at last, he has written a book for the digital age, Outdoor Photography Masterclass. […]

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Author: Stephen Laskevitch Publisher: Rocky Nook Review by Conrad J. Obregon When I first learned to use Photoshop, there was no Bridge, no Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and no Lightroom. Even so, it took several books and advice from more experienced users to get a handle on the software. As new features were added, I […]

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Author: Lance Keimig Publisher: Focal Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon As an optical instrument, the human eye is generally better than the camera, with a wider dynamic range. But in one case, night photography, because of the ability of camera media to keep gathering light over time, the camera may actually be better able […]

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Photographer: Jake Rajs Publisher: Monacelli Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon From William Henry Jackson to Robert Adams, the American West has been a source of inspiration to photographers. Now, in Carved by Time: Landscapes of the Southwest, Jake Rajs, a photographer who has established his credentials by wonderful photographs of the northeastern part of […]

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