Photoshop CC and Lightroom – An elegant, well-focused how-to handbook from Rocky Nook – #photography #bookreview

  Photoshop CC and Lightroom A Photographer’s Handbook Stephen Laskevitch (Rocky Nook – paperback, Kindle)   Stephen Laskevitch’s Photoshop CC and Lightroom is an excellent how-to book that both instructs and inspires. This elegant new how-to book from Rocky Nook is aimed at digital photographers and graphics designers “who want to learn the basic tools … Continue reading Photoshop CC and Lightroom – An elegant, well-focused how-to handbook from Rocky Nook – #photography #bookreview

The Sony a7 and a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide – #photography #bookreview

The Sony a7 and a7R The Unofficial Quintessential Guide Brian Matsumoto and Carol F. Roulland (Rocky Nook – paperback, Kindle)   Rocky Nook has gained a hard-earned reputation for publishing excellent digital camera how-to guides. And this new one does not disappoint. The Sony a7 and a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide is aimed at both … Continue reading The Sony a7 and a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Nikon D610 – Another helpful how-to from Digital Darrell – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Nikon D610 Darrell Young (Rocky Nook – paperback, Kindle) Today’s digital SLR cameras have many more features than most of us can possibly use. And, certainly, they have many more features than most of us can readily employ without cracking open a how-to guide. Still, I am both a fan and user of … Continue reading Mastering the Nikon D610 – Another helpful how-to from Digital Darrell – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 – Are you ready for some RAW+JPEG? – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 Rico Pfirstinger (Rocky Nook – paperback, Kindle) As a photographer, I enjoy reading other photographers’ first-person books–even when their books that happen to be how-to texts created to supplement and expand upon the lackluster user manuals typically shipped with new cameras. Rico Pfirstinger’s latest book is a well-composed guide … Continue reading Mastering the Fujifilm X-E1 and X-Pro1 – Are you ready for some RAW+JPEG? – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Nikon D7100 – Another fine how-to from ‘Digital Darrell’ – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Nikon D7100 Darrell Young (Rocky Nook Press – paperback, Kindle) I love Nikon cameras, and I love the high-quality Nikon how-to books that Darrell Young–“Digital Darrell”–writes for Rocky Nook Press and Nikonians Press. One of the reasons I like Digital Darrell’s works is that he used to be a 35mm film photographer and … Continue reading Mastering the Nikon D7100 – Another fine how-to from ‘Digital Darrell’ – #photography #bookreview

Canon EOS 6D – A menu-oriented how-to guide for a feature-rich DSLR camera – #photography #bookreview

Canon EOS 6D The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera James Johnson (Rocky Nook – paperback, Kindle) This definitely is not another “how to take great digital photographs” guide. Yet, you will be able to take better pictures if you pay attention to the author’s explanations, recommendations and experiences in this 263-page how-to manual. … Continue reading Canon EOS 6D – A menu-oriented how-to guide for a feature-rich DSLR camera – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Nikon D600 – Digital Darrell’s excellent new how-to guide – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Nikon D600 Darrell Young (Rocky Nook – Kindle, paperback) Digital Darrell is at it again. This time, he has delivered an excellent how-to guide for using the Nikon D600 camera. This high-quality new digital SLR, he says, “can deliver some of the highest-quality images out there.” Furthermore, he notes, the D600 offers “a … Continue reading Mastering the Nikon D600 – Digital Darrell’s excellent new how-to guide – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Fujifilm X-Pro1 – Practical tips & tricks for better use of the camera’s features – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Fujifilm X-Pro1 Rico Pfirstinger (Rocky Nook – paperback, Kindle) The X-Pro1, Fujifilm’s first mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor, is popular with many photographers who like its smooth blending of retro, minimalist exterior and top-notch digital technology inside. Also, if the available Fujinon interchangeable lenses are not enough for you, the X-Pro1 also can … Continue reading Mastering the Fujifilm X-Pro1 – Practical tips & tricks for better use of the camera’s features – #photography #bookreview

HDRI, Digital Zone System, Canon EOS 5D Mark III – 3 new #photography books – #bookreview

Rocky Nook, based in Santa Barbara, Calif., recently has released three handsome new how-to works focused on digital photography and image processing. The books are: The HDRI Handbook 2.0, The Digital Zone System, and Canon EOS 5D Mark III. The HDRI Handbook 2.0 Christian Bloch (Rocky Nook – paperback, Kindle) Every chapter has been significantly … Continue reading HDRI, Digital Zone System, Canon EOS 5D Mark III – 3 new #photography books – #bookreview

Panobook 2012: Award-Winning Panoramic Photographs – #bookreview

Panobook 2012: Award-Winning Panoramic Photographs The Kolor Team (Rocky Nook, hardback) Beautiful.There are few other words to describe this gathering of 150 prize-winning panoramic color photographs. The photographs were judged as the best of the 1,647 entries in the Panobook 2012 competition sponsored by Kolor, developer of Autopano image-stitching software. The software enables individual images … Continue reading Panobook 2012: Award-Winning Panoramic Photographs – #bookreview