Posts Categorized: Books

The Complete NatGeo Archive for $25

Just a quick note to let you know that National Geographic, long the favourite of photographers and praised for its imagery, is currently offering their complete back-copy on 7 DVDs for jsut $25. From their site: Browse 123 years of National Geographic magazine—more than 1,400 issues, 8,000 articles, 200,000 photographs, and hundreds of maps exactly… Read more »

The Problem With Presets

I finished reading David duChemin’s Vision and Voice book a few weeks back and there was something he mentioned in the book that must have resonated with me as I’m still thinking about it now. It was about presets or at least pre-set ways of developing your digital shots. Each time someone comes up with… Read more »

3 Photography Books for Beginners

Knowing that I’m into my photography, the other day a couple of colleagues asked me if I had any recommendations for those just getting started in photography. They were mainly interested in “how to” books however one of the things that has helped me the most over the years is mixing with other photographers. Everyone… Read more »

Within the Frame

The book by David DuChemin called “Within the Frame” is about finding and expressing your photographic vision, specifically where people, places, and cultures are concerned. The book on its own is great and I can highly recommend it. However I recently discovered that after producing the book David recorded a series of podcasts for peachpit… Read more »

Updated Lightroom Adventure Book

One of my favourite Adobe Lightroom books has been revamped and updated to cover all the new Lightroom goodness that was included in version 2. The author, Mikkel Aaland, uses a similar concept to the first book and one that I think works very well. For the initial book, he took a team of photographers… Read more »