cover, Experimental Digital Photography, by Rick Doble, Lark Books Experimental Digital Photography
by Rick Doble
Published by Lark Books, a division of Sterling Pub.
A complete how-to guide
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"I put everything I learned, from my 12 years of experiments with digital photography and 40 years experience in photography overall, into this book. I reveal my best tips, tricks, insights and working methods to show you how to make stunning experimental digital photographs," Rick Doble

192 pages
8 1/2 inch X 10 inch, four color throughout, glossy paper, high quality paperback

ISBN: 1-60059-517-0
ISBN13: 9781600595172
$24.95 US; $31.95 Canadian (price subject to change)
Published: May 2010




TABLE OF CONTENTS:

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INTRODUCTION
Take The Plunge Into Experimental Photography
Unleash Your Artistic Potential
Do Your Own Thing

CHAPTER ONE: GETTING STARTED:
The Technical Side Of Experimental Photography
Using The LCD Monitor
ISO And Exposure
Understanding Exposure
Overriding Automatic Exposure Controls
Learning How To Focus
Depth Of Field
Focal Length And Angle Of View
Exif Data
Get Comfortable With Your Camera
Keep On Trucking

CHAPTER TWO: SHOOTING AT SLOW SHUTTER SPEEDS
Choosing The Right Shutter Speed
Controlling Sharpness And Unsharpness
Hands-On Exercise: Determine Your Lowest Sharp Shutter Speed
The Blanked-Out Viewfinder
Capturing Motion
Motion And Photography
Timeline: Depicting Motion: A Brief History

CHAPTER THREE: MOVEMENT
Subject Movement
Moving Subject Ideas
Hands-On Exercise: Test Shutter Speed For Subject Movement
Camera Movement
Hands-On Exercise: Camera Movement
Hands-On Exercise: More Camera Movement Ideas
Combining Camera And Subject Movement
Hands-On Exercise: Panning And Slow Shutter Speeds
Photographer Profile: Ted Dillard

CHAPTER FOUR: LIGHT AND WHITE BALANCE
Light
The Color Of Light
Hands-On Exercise: Mixed Light Sources
White Balance
Auto White Balance
Preset White Balance
Custom White Balance
Hands-On Exercise: Shooting Different Light Sources

CHAPTER FIVE: NIGHT AND LOW LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY
Peculiarities Of Night And Low Light Photography
Shooting In Night And Low Light Situations
Hands-On Exercise: Nighttime Photography
Flash For Night And Low Light Photography
Hands-On Exercise: Slow Sync Flash
Timeline: Brief History Of Night Photography

CHAPTER SIX: EXPERIMENTS WITH LIGHT
The Basics
Painting And Drawing With Light
Light Drawing Tools
Hands-On Exercise: Light Drawing
Tips And Techniques
Selective Lighting
Example: Painting With Light Self Portrait
Hands-On Exercise: Add Selective Light
Timeline: Experiments With Light
Camera Painting
Hands-On Exercise: Camera Painting
Camera Tossing


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CHAPTER SEVEN: BUILDING YOUR IMAGERY
Develop Your Imagery
Combining Effects
Hands-On Exercise: Combine Techniques
Crossing The Line Into Abstract Imagery

CHAPTER EIGHT: SAVING AND EDITING YOUR IMAGES
Storing And Archiving Your Images
Reviewing Your Photos
The Editing System
Free Editing And Processing Software
The Digital Darkroom
Noise
File Formats

CHAPTER NINE: JUDGING IMAGES AND FINDING YOUR VOICE
Criteria For Judging Experimental Photos
Finding Your Voice
Final Words

INDEX
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