Our Beautiful, Fragile World – Excellent photographs by an environmental artist – #bookreview

Our Beautiful, Fragile World The Nature and Environmental Photographs of Peter Essick Peter Essick (Rocky Nook – hardcover, Kindle) Most of us are content to take a photograph and just settle for what we get under the current circumstances. That’s not how Peter Essick works. Essick has spent more than 25 years traveling to remote … Continue reading Our Beautiful, Fragile World – Excellent photographs by an environmental artist – #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

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 Nikon D800 – An excellent guide to a very powerful DSLR – #photography #bookreview

Mastering the Nikon D800 Darrell Young (Rocky Nook, paperback ) Darrell Young has written so many books about Nikon digital cameras (this is number eight), he is now widely known as “Digital Darrell.” His latest, written in a friendly style and nicely illustrated, covers the powerful (and, yes, pricey) Nikon D800 and D800E. “Few photographers … Continue reading Mastering the Nikon D800 – An excellent guide to a very powerful DSLR – #photography #bookreview

The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 2nd Ed. – Better flash photography (with electronic help) – #bookreview

The Nikon Creative Lighting System: Using the SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-910, and R1C1 Flashes By Mike Hagen (Rocky Nook and Nikonians Press, paperback, list price $39.95) In my many years as a photojournalist, I hated one aspect of photography above almost all others: Having to use an electronic flash in low-light situations. Of course, that … Continue reading The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 2nd Ed. – Better flash photography (with electronic help) – #bookreview