Getting Out of Auto is a photography eBook that covers the basics of travel photography along with a lot of creative extras, step by step instructions, composition tutorials, historical photography facts and inspirational quotes from world famous photographers.
Getting the Shot
Improving your photography is a constant learning process. Chances are, even your favorite photographers are constantly pushing themselves to get grow artistically and improve at their craft. It’s that desire to improve that makes the best photographers stand out among the rest.
Becoming a Light Hunter
Getting Out of Auto is geared towards the relative beginner to a DSLR camera, as well as those who want to get the most out of their point-and-shoot consumer brand cameras. With simple explanations for everything important you need to know, you can break free from the auto settings on your camera and truly learn how to get the most out of your camera.
Table of contents:
Section One: GETTING A GOOD EXPOSURE
Introducing your new best friends:
Aperture – Taking the F word out of F-stop
Shutter Speed – The curtains on your camera
ISO – The cornerstone of any great friendship
Exposure Made Easy – A simple analogy guaranteed to make it all click.
Section Two: GETTING THE SHOT
Composition, Rule of Thirds, Additional Techniques, Artistic Techniques, Depth of Field, Blur, The Power of the Self Timer
Section Three: LIGHT
SHOOTING IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF LIGHT – Shooting in Sunlight, Shooting into the sun Sun Flare Fill Flash Silhouettes, Avoiding Sun – Get some Shade!, Shooting on Stormy, Cloudy Days, Portraits, Details, Using the Elements, Staying Indoors, Color vs. Black & White
BECOMING A LIGHT HUNTER – Alternate Light, Reflections, Reflectors
SHOOTING TIPS – Avoiding Camera Shake How to Shoot Food How to Shoot HDR Photos Raw vs. JPEG
COMPOSITION EXTRAS – BW as a way to study light, shadow and composition, Paper Cut Out Composition Extraordinaire, The Power of the Crop, The Amazing L’s
TEAR-OFFS – Exposure Cheat Sheet Composition Cut Out Cropping Cut Out
What Kind of Format is this eBook in?
Getting Out of Auto is a downloadable PDF file, which can be viewed on a number of devices – laptop and desktop computers, iPhone or Android devices, iPads, and other tablets.
For iPad specific users, you can download this ebook (or any pdf document) directly to iBooks, which will allow you to access it at any time. Click here for a very handy guide that shows you exactly how to put this book into your iBooks app.
This Travel Photography eBook can be found here: Getting Out of Auto