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Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition
Author: Bryan Peterson
Publisher: Amphoto Books
Year: 2010 - Pages: 176
With more than 350,000 copies sold, Understanding Exposure has demystified the complex concepts of exposure for countless photographers. Now updated with current technologies, more than one hundred new images, and an all-new chapter, this new edition will inspire you more than ever to free yourself from “auto” and create the pictures you truly want.
In his trademark easy-to-understand style, author Bryan Peterson explains the relationship between aperture and shutter speed, including how to achieve successful exposures in seemingly difficult situations.

You’ll learn:

• Which aperture gives you the greatest contrast and sharpness, and when to use it

• Which apertures guarantee the background remains an out-of-focus tone

• Which one aperture—when combined with the right lens—creates an area of sharpness from three feet to infinity

• How to creatively use shutter speed to either freeze an action or imply motion

• Where to take a meter reading when shooting a sunset, snow, or a city at dusk

With new information on white balance, flash, HDR, and more, this updated classic will inspire you to stop guessing and take control of your settings for better photos anytime, anywhere, and with any camera.
 
Understanding Shutter Speed
Author: Bryan Peterson
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Year: 2008 - Pages: 160
The first book in the Understanding Photography series, Understanding Exposure, was a runaway best-seller, with more than 250,000 copies sold. Now author Bryan Peterson brings his signature style to another important photography topic: shutter speed. With clear, jargon-free explanations of terms and techniques, plus compelling “before-and-after” photos that pair a mediocre image (created using the wrong shutter speed) with a great image (created using the right shutter speed), this is the definitive practical guide to mastering an often-confusing subject. Topics include freezing and implying motion, panning, zooming, exposure, Bogen Super Clamps, and rendering motion effects with Photoshop, all with helpful guidance for both digital and film formats. Great for beginners and serious amateurs, Understanding Shutter Speed is the definitive handy guide to mastering shutter speed for superb results.
 
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