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Author Coe, Chris.
Title Creative DSLR photography : the ultimate creative workflow guide / Chris Coe and Chris Weston.
Imprint Oxford, UK ; Burlington, MA : Focal Press, 2010.

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Author Coe, Chris.
Series Digital photography workflow
Digital workflow.
Subject Photography -- Digital techniques -- Amateurs' manuals.
Single-lens reflex cameras.
Alt Name Weston, Christopher (Christopher Mark)
Description 1 online resource (ix, 189 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary Amongst the wealth of books aimed at helping you to understand and use your camera equipment and software, Creative DSLR Photography is a rare gem that focuses on the real art of photography and the creative, design and composition skills needed to take your work to the next level. Beginning with the basics of visualisation and perception, the book gives clear guidance on how to interpret a scene, define a subject and develop a personal style. It covers the key creative factors to be considered pre-capture, whilst shooting and post-capture, taking a practical approach and offering valuable pointers that you can incorporate into workflow immediately to dramatically improve results. Written by two accomplished professional photographers, Creative DSLR Photography is packed with inspiring images from travel, nature and landscape photography, among other grenres, and includes pro timps on how these stunning shots were created. Part of Focal's Digital Workflow series, aimed at helping photographers to work faster, work smarter and create great images. Current series titles include Canon DSLF: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide, Apple Aperture 2 and Mac OS X for Photographers. Focuses on creative techniques rather than equipment or software to help you visualise great images and capture the perfect shot. Written by two professional photographers and features inspiring images from a variety of genres. Considers the complete creative workflow, from pre-capture through to output, with insightful tips to help improve your results in no time.
Contents Introduction: Visualisation and image values in the digital age; Section 1: Visualisation and perception; Lenses and perspective; Light; Tone and contrast; Exposure; The zone system applied; Noise; Focus; Creating emphasis and order; The defining moment; Section 2: Interpreting the scene; Defining the role of photography; Defining your subject; The art of omission; The five elements of design; Deconstructing the image space; Getting your message across; The abstract image; Developing a personal style; Section 3: Expression; The score and the performance: Understanding the photographic process; Limitations of digital cameras; RAW conversion; Post-capture exposure; Colour interpretation; Fixing digital and optical aberrations; Fine tuning a digital image; Selective exposure; Selective colour; Creating a monotone image; Sharpening; The digital print; End matter; Useful links; Index.
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
ISBN 9780240521015
9780080926940 (electronic bk.)
0080926940 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 500575209
Additional Format Print version: Coe, Chris. Creative DSLR photography. Oxford, UK ; Burlington, MA : Focal Press, 2010 9780240521015 0240521013 (DLC) 2008943845 (OCoLC)233617598

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