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The Enthusiast’s Guide to DIY Photography

Mike Hagen

The Enthusiast’s Guide to DIY Photography

50 Projects, Hacks, Techniques, and Inexpensive Solutions for Getting Great Photos

SKU: 1116

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192 pages | Soft Cover – with flaps, 8.5×8.5 in.

ISBN: 9781681982946

December 2017

Print and eBook Bundle: $34.99
Print Book: $24.95
eBook: $19.99

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  • Description

    Product Description

    If you’re a passionate photographer and you’re ready to take your work to the next level, The Enthusiast’s Guide book series was created just for you. Whether you’re diving head first into a new topic or exploring a classic theme, Enthusiast’s Guides are designed to help you quickly learn more about a topic or subject so that you can improve your photography.

    The Enthusiast’s Guide to DIY Photography: 50 Projects, Hacks, Techniques, and Inexpensive Solutions for Getting Great Photos teaches you ingenious, clever, and inexpensive tricks and techniques that will help you shoot great images without breaking the bank. Chapters are broken down into a series of numbered lessons, with each lesson providing all you need to improve your photography. Divided into 7 chapters that include 50 hacks, techniques, and tricks, photographer and author Mike Hagen covers lighting solutions, studio equipment, lens hacks, macro projects, and more. Lessons include:

    • 4. Making a DIY Beauty Dish
    • 9. The Walking Stick Monopod
    • 16. Egg Clock Timer for Timelapse Camera Panning
    • 23. The PVC Wall of Light
    • 35. Making Your Own Inexpensive V-Flats
    • 42. Reversible Lens Mounts for 50mm Macro Shots
    • 49. Making a Selfie Booth for Parties

    Written in a friendly and approachable manner and illustrated with examples that drive home each technique, The Enthusiast’s Guide to DIY Photography is designed to be effective and efficient, friendly and fun. Read an entire chapter at once, or read just one topic at a time. With either approach, you’ll quickly learn a lot so you can head out with your camera to capture great shots.

  • Table of Contents
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • Chapter 1: Lighting Equipment
    • Chapter 2: Macro Projects
    • Chapter 3: Support Projects
    • Chapter 4: Lens Projects
    • Chapter 5: Studio Equipment
    • Chapter 6: Special Projects
    • Chapter 7: DSLR & Mirrorless Projects