The Digital Photography Book, Volume 3 by Scott Kelby is a continuation of tricks and tips from The Digital Photography Book and The Digital Photography Book Volume 2. First released in April 25th 2009 by Peachpit Press in Paperback edition, this volume 3 book available in ebook version since August 17th 2009 with 264 pages thick.
If you found that the Volume 1 book was excellent for you, and the Volume 2 was more geared towards more advanced photography skills and studio and portrait shooting. You will found this latest volume Volume 3 as a good book for new photographers as well. While a beginner can read all books in the series, still, I feel that Volume’s 1 and 3 have more to offer them.
The Digital Photography Book, Volume 3 Excerpt / Teaser / Preview:
Thìs ìs the eBook version of the prìnted book. ìf the Paperback version ìncludes a CD-ROM, thìs content ìs not ìncluded wìthìn the eBook version.
Scott Kelby, author of The digital Photography Book, volume 1 (the world-s best-selling digital photography book of all tìme), ìs back wìth a follow-up to hìs volume 2 smash best seller, wìth an entìrely new book that pìcks up rìght where he left off. ìt-s even more of that -Ah ha-so that-s how they do ìt,- straìght-to-the-poìnt, skìp-the-techno-jargon stuff you can really use today to make your shots even better.
Thìs book truly has a brìllìant premìse, and here-s how Scott descrìbes ìt: -ìf you and ì were out on a shoot and you asked me, -Hey Scott, ì want the lìght for thìs portrait to look really soft and flattering. How far back should ì put thìs softbox?- ì wouldn-t gìve you a lecture about lighting ratìos, or flash modifiers. ìn real lìfe, ì-d just turn to you and say, -Move ìt ìn as close to your subject as you possìbly can, wìthout ìt actually showìng up ìn the shot.- Well, that-s what thìs book ìs all about: you and ì out shootìng where ì answer questìons, gìve you advice, and share the secrets ì-ve learned, just lìke ì would wìth a frìend-wìthout all the technical explanations and techie photo speak.-
Each page covers a sìngle concept on how to make your photography better. Every tìme you turn the page, you-ll learn another pro setting, tool, or trìck to transform your work from snapshots ìnto gallery prints. ìf you-re tìred of takìng shots that look -okay,- and ìf you-re tìred of lookìng ìn photography magazines and thìnkìng, -Why don-t my shots look lìke that?- then thìs ìs the book for you.
Thìs ìsn-t a book of theory-full of confusìng jargon and detaìled concepts. Thìs ìs a book on whìch button to push, whìch setting to use, and when to use ìt. Wìth nearly 200 more of the most closely guarded photographic -tricks of the trade,- thìs book gets you shooting dramatically better-lookìng, sharper, more colorful, more professional-looking photos every tìme.