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New and Published Books

  1. Capturing The Moment

    The Heart of Photography

    By Michael Freeman

    This is not a book about the fundamentals of shutter speed or how your camera works; it is a book that will teach photographers of all levels how to work with their cameras to capture moments whether they are occurring quickly or unfolding over many hours. Capturing the Moment is about a gesture,...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Focal Press

  2. Capturing Light

    The Heart of Photography

    By Michael Freeman

    In almost all photography it’s the quality of light that makes or breaks the shot. For professional photographers, chasing the light, waiting for it, sometimes helping it, and finally capturing it is a constant preoccupation — and for some an obsession. Drawing on four decades of doing just this,...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Focal Press

  3. Speedlights & Speedlites

    Creative Flash Photography at Lightspeed, Second Edition

    By Lou Jones, Bob Keenan, Steve Ostrowski

    Canon Speedlites and Nikon Speedlights are small, off-camera flashguns that can provide big results - if you know how to use them properly. Acclaimed Boston photographers Lou Jones, Bob Keenan and Steve Ostrowski guide you through the technical and creative aspects of how to get the most out of...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Focal Press

  4. Michael Freeman's Photo School Fundamentals

    Exposure, Light & Lighting, Composition

    By Michael Freeman

    Photography is international best-seller Michael Freeman’s life, and in this book he works together with fellow photography experts to share his and their knowledge with anyone who wants to learn not only how to take better photos, but also why those photographs work and where they fit in with the...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Focal Press

  5. Light and Lens

    Photography in the Digital Age, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch

    Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age is a groundbreaking introductory book that clearly and concisely provides the instruction and building blocks necessary to create thought-provoking digitally based photographs. It is an adventurous idea book that features numerous classroom-tested...

    Published April 29th 2012 by Focal Press

  6. The Low Light Photography Field Guide

    The essential guide to getting perfect images in challenging light

    By Michael Freeman

    Series: The Field Guide Series

    In bright light, it is easier to take a beautiful photograph with your DSLR. When the sun starts to go down or you are shooting indoors, a whole new skill set is needed. This new addition to the successful Field Guide Series will help you shoot what potentially could be...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Focal Press

  7. Light Science and Magic

    An Introduction to Photographic Lighting, 4th Edition

    By Fil Hunter, Steven Biver, Paul Fuqua

    This book is renowned for being the book to own to understand lighting! This is better than all the other how to books on the market which just provide set examples for photographers to follow. Light Science and Magic provides photographers with a comprehensive theory of the nature and principles...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Focal Press

  8. Focus On Lighting Photos

    Focus on the Fundamentals (Focus On Series)

    By Fil Hunter, Robin Reid

    Series: The Focus On Series

    Have you ever wondered if you need to use a flash in sunlight? What the best lighting is for a macro shot? How long your exposure should be in low lighting? If you have, this book is for you! Lighting affects composition, focus, exposure decisions, and pretty much everything...

    Published June 20th 2011 by Focal Press

  9. Light and Shoot 50 Fashion Photos

    By Chris Gatcum

    Have you ever wondered what it really takes to be a fashion photographer? Want to learn what the pros do in the field on a daily basis to create compelling, artistic, iconic fashion imagery? Then this is the book for you! With a focus on lighting, Light and Shoot takes 50 truly amazing...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Focal Press

  10. Stoppees' Guide to Photography and Light

    What Digital Photographers, Illustrators, and Creative Professionals Must Know

    By Brian and Janet Stoppee

    Brian & Janet Stoppee have incorporated their decades of daily, hands-on expertise at image-making plus their leading seminars and one-on-one training into the most comprehensive guide to photographic lighting available! It's impossible to be successful in photography without a mastery of light....

    Published October 21st 2008 by Focal Press