Wednesday, August 6, 2014


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Century of Knowledge

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Featured books:
See It
How do you capture that perfect image, and more importantly, what makes it great? That's where this book comes in. Rather than wasting time trying one approach after another until something seems right or memorizing a list of rules, discover a new, more comprehensive and yet intuitive way to think about photography and see the world around you by using visual intensity.

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Photographing Waterdrops
Exploring Macro Worlds with Harold Davis

By Harold Davis
In this gorgeous guide packed with creative insipration alongside technical expertise, award-winning photographer Harold Davis shows you how he creates his stunning water drop images.

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focus on lighting
Focus On Lighting Photos
Focus on the Fundamentals

By Fil Hunter and Robin Reid
Existing lighting books tend to require expensive equipment and extensive knowledge on how to light photos. For those who aren't at that level yet, this guide shows step-by-step how to take shots using the light that is available. Loaded with photos, tips, tricks, and inspiration, you can't help but walk away from this book with the critical knowledge you need to know to take the perfect picture.

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Photography and the Art of Portraiture

By Steven Biver and Paul Fuqua
To capture a person's personality, there are many things to keep in mind, and the authors of FACES show us how to match up a personality with lighting, posing, and composition. Portraiture is truly an art, and this book dives deep into the details so that you end up with a gorgeous portrait that both you and your subject love.

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Free Content from
May - June Photo Contest - JUST A FEW DAYS LEFT TO ENTER! Enter to win a Lensbaby Composer Pro and $200 worth of Focal Press books! Theme: Distortion. The guest judge is Corey Hilz, author of Lensbaby: Bending Your Perspectiive, 2e.
cliche photography
Clichés may be a little less common in photography than in, say, writing, but world renowned photographer Michael Freeman argues that they are more of a problem.
Home Darkroom Design - Create a practical and creative environment that will be the envy of your fellow photographers
A review of how color is processed in Lightroom - the Raw digital camera file format, color processing in different parts of Lightroom and how Raw image files (and other files) are edited in Lightroom.

Other Focal Press titles that might interest you:
Modern Romance
Urban and Rural Decay
Mobile Digital
Rules of Photography

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