Articles: Book Reviews

adamkoplan | Published on May 14, 2013 |
Lindsay Adler and Erik Valind have written a beginner’s guide to photographic lighting centered around an unusual conceit. By structuring a book around a list of common challenges, they are able to give simple, understandable, and achievable solutions that add up to a 'lighting 101' guide.
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adamkoplan | Published on Nov 4, 2012 |
Martin Evening, a London-based professional photographer and dpreview contributor, has updated and expanded his comprehensive book on Photoshop. For thorough and up-to-date coverage of an indispensible photo-editing program, we recommend giving Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Photographers a close look.
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adamkoplan | Published on Oct 6, 2012 |
In this fifth edition of his well-regarded book Chris Johnson adds new material and explains why the Zone System, developed as paradigm for film shooters, can also be easily applied in the digital age.
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adamkoplan | Published on Sep 9, 2012 |
Masterclass, a handsome new book of images made by Arnold Newman, the first published since his death in 2006, contains familiar works as well as several previously unpublished pictures. For fans of portraiture 'Masterclass' is definitely worth a look.
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adamkoplan | Published on Aug 4, 2012 |
A mixture of personal anecdote and practical advice, 'Envisioning Family: A Photographer's Guide to Making Meaningful Portraits of the Modern Family' by Tamara Lackey should be of interest to anyone who wants to add a little something extra to their family portraits. Adam Kaplan takes a look.
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adamkoplan | Published on Jul 29, 2012 |
A superstar in the editorial photography and photo-education worlds, bestselling author McNally (The Moment It Clicks and The Hotshoe Diaries) has written another accessible, entertaining book - this time about methods for creating and shaping light using all manner of strobes.
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adamkoplan | Published on Jun 24, 2012 |
David Nightingale’s overview of the techniques and tools of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography takes beginners through the general principles and specific techniques of achieving looks that ranges from ultra-realistic to dreamlike.
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adamkoplan | Published on May 1, 2012 |
This handsome collection brings together Joel Sternfeld’s early color photography and includes many compelling images that have not been widely seen. First Pictures contains many captivating pictures and provides insight into the development of one of America’s true masters of color photography
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adamkoplan | Published on Feb 27, 2012 |
As Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet transitions away from still photography and more towards film and video, he looks back at his photojournalistic and commercial career in this engaging book. Adam Koplan takes a look.
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Barney Britton | Published on Feb 19, 2012 |
When Vivian Maier died in obscurity in 2009 she left behind a huge collection of photographs, taken over several decades. Barnaby Britton, dpreview reviews editor takes a look at a new collection of her work, 'Vivian Maier, Street Photographer'.
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