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Nonfiction Books on Photography

  Designed to help the underwater photographer make a smooth transition to digital imaging, this handbook discusses how to digitally refine, correct, and enhance underwater photographs. The equipment necessary for digital imaging for underwater photography is explained, and includes a discussion on the essentials of scanning in order to develop underwater pictures. Along with extensive information on Adobe Photoshop and how it can be used to edit underwater pictures, this new edition features instructions on how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements, a more basic program geared toward beginning photographers. Images and screenshots have also been updated, and information on the best software plug-ins for underwater imaging using Adobe Photoshop is provided.



Whether you are new to photography or just trying to master your first digital camera, this color book provides a step-by-step path to success. Utilizing a visual approach, the authors show you exactly what you need to know - from unpacking the camera, to loading the memory card and batteries, to taking your first shots. 


Digital cameras can help you expand your creative and technical abilities.  They put a wide variety of imaging controls at your fingertips - from selecting an ISO and white balance, to choosing the best exposure mode.  These added variables are a challenge for even an experienced photographer.  With this book, you will find that learning how to use your digital camera's sophisticated systems can be easy and rewarding.


This 8 1/2 x 11 color book is your step-by-step guide to restoring your problem slides, negatives, prints or digital files.  Complete instructions are included for restoring faded images, correcting exposure and color balance, removing scratches, eliminating processing errors and more.


Plug-ins are small but powerful enhancements that run within Photoshop or Elements and add almost limitless imaging options.  This 8 1/2 x 11 color book is your complete resource for finding new plug-ins, and even provides tips for developing your own plug-in filters.  This resource book contains all the information you need to get started using these fascinating tools.


Learn to make the most of this exciting new technology with tips for purchasing gear, selecting camera settings and making your first dive with a digital camera.  Also included are exposure techniques, lighting tips, and ideas for close-up photography.  Packed with dramatic images and clear, step-by-step techniques, this book will inform and inspire digital underwater photographers of all skill levels.


     In just a few short years, the underwater digital camera went from a novelty item to the predominant method for capturing underwater images. In this new book, underwater photography the Digital Duo Jack and Sue Drafahl show you how you can use Adobe Photoshop—and a whole host of plug-ins– to solve a wide range of image problems that are unique to underwater photography.This book is a must for those who have mastered Digital Imaging for the Underwater Photographer.



©2012 Jack and Sue Drafahl