Author: Scott Kelby Publisher: New Riders Review by Conrad J. Obregon Don’t blame Scott Kelby if his Lightroom (“LR”) instruction books keep getting larger. Blame Adobe for adding more and more capabilities to this piece of software. But at least the software hasn’t yet become “bloatware”. And the new capabilities really do add something to […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: We usually run book reviews on Sundays but since our Photofocus Podcast publish date falls on a Sunday this month we’re running the book review on Saturday. Vision & Voice Author: David duChemin Publisher: New Riders (Peachpit) Review by Conrad J. Obregon Most of the books about using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop explain […]

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Authors: Edward C. Greenberg and Jack Rezniki Publisher: Lark Books Review by Conrad J. Obregon It’s easy to think that all one has to do to be a successful photographer is put together some techniques like exposure, composition and post processing. Unfortunately, in this day of internet images, even amateurs have to know something about […]

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Author: Bob Davis Publisher: Wiley Review by Conrad J. Obregon When reviewing a technical book, one always has to keep the skill levels of the reader in mind. This was particularly important in reviewing Lights, Camera, Capture: Creative Lighting Techniques for Digital Photographers because this book is aimed at the novice photographer with little or […]

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Authors: Ellen Anon and Josh Anon Publisher: Sybex Review by Conrad J. Obregon 10 years ago, Photoshop (PS) software included a booklet of almost 200 pages. Even so, getting comfortable with PS meant that one still had to read two or three books about the software. Over 10 years the software has increased in complexity […]

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Authors: David Busch and Alexander S. White Publisher: Course Technology Cengage Learning Review by Conrad J. Obregon Both for people interested in moving up to a camera that gives them more control than a point-and-shoot camera and for serious photographers interested in finding a more convenient walk-around camera than a digital single lens reflex camera, […]

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Authors: James Ball, Robbie Carman, Matt Gottshalk and Richard Harrington Publisher: New Riders Review by Conrad J. Obregon DISCLAIMER – Scott Bourne wrote the foreword for this book and is also featured in it. Scott had no input whatsoever into this review and it appears here completely unedited as written by Conrad Obregon. It must […]

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