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The Enthusiast’s Guide to Exposure

John Greengo

The Enthusiast’s Guide to Exposure

49 Photographic Principles You Need to Know

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SKU: 1103


160 pages | Soft Cover – with flaps, 8.5 x 8.5 in.

ISBN: 9781681982588

July 2017

Print and eBook Bundle: $34.99
Print Book: $24.95
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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 Exposure: 49 Photographic Principles You Need to Know addresses what you need to know in order to shoot great images with powerful compositions. Chapters are broken down into a series of numbered lessons, with each lesson providing all you need to improve your photography. In this book, which is divided into 11 chapters that include 45 photographic lessons to help you conquer your exposures, photographer and author John Greengo covers light, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, exposure modes, and much more. Example lessons include:

    • 4. The Light Meter and Metering Modes
    • 6. The Exposure Triangle
    • 10. Using Fast Shutter Speeds to Stop the Action
    • 18. Advanced Auto ISO Settings
    • 21. Getting the Most Out of Aperture Priority Mode
    • 27. Maximum Sharpness and Hyperfocal Distance
    • 28. Using Exposure Compensation to Get the Shot
    • 37. Capturing Great Silhouettes
    • 39. Focus Modes and Focus Points

    Written in a friendly and approachable manner and illustrated with examples that drive home each lesson, The Enthusiast’s Guide to Exposure 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
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1: The Basics of Light
    • Chapter 2: Shutter Speeds
    • Chapter 3: Aperture
    • Chapter 4: The Sensor
    • Chapter 5: Exposure Modes
    • Chapter 6: Exposure Setting Guidelines
    • Chapter 7: Exposure Adjustments
    • Chapter 8: Additional Exposure Info
    • Chapter 9: Tricky Lighting Situations
    • Chapter 10: Additional Camera Settings and Tips
    • Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Ideas
    • Index