Digital Photography Outdoors

Digital Photography Outdoors

A Field Guide for Travel and Adventure Photographers, 2nd Edition

Author: James Martin
208 Pages, 978-1-59485-087-5
Mountaineers Books 01/15/2008
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* Fully illustrated in color with examples of great and not-so-great photographs
* Tips on digital techniques for noise reduction and sharpening to minimize image degradation, adjustment layers and layer masks, and use of the flash outdoors
* Explains how to work with Photoshop including the Spot Healing Brush, Image Processor, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Lens Correction menu.

A long-time mountaineer and wilderness traveler, Jim Martin is uniquely suited to show us how to make the most of digital photography's advantages for outdoor photography. In this expanded second edition, Martin discusses technique and equipment innovations while still sticking to the basics: how a digital camera works, special considerations for use and maintenance in the field, and selecting the best equipment and most useful accessories for capturing outdoor action and storing images safely.

Martin presents the new rules of digital photography (why overexpose?) and reminds us of old rules that still apply (light and good composition remain key). He covers the fundamentals of digital editing, including selecting software tools, applying filters, creating the illusion of movement, and stitching photos together to create panoramas.

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