The iPad is the perfect photographer's companion. With its amazing screen and apps ranging from free photo filters to professional programs like Lightroom, it just begs to be used by photographers at all levels, and it's become a fixture in their workflow and kit bags alike. This completely up-to-minute and comprehensive guide walks you through the essential apps and shows not only how they will benefit your photographs, but also make your work more visible and widely shared. Friendly and accessible, it will highlight the best of what the app store offers, and its step-by-step workthroughs demonstrate the amazing results that you can achieve with this fabulous creative tool.
Think the little LCD on the back of your camera is useful? You haven't seen anything yet. This book will show you how to put photography's new essential piece of kit at the centre of your workflow, enabling you to bridge the gap between the camera and the internet by importing and uploading photos to the cloud, edit images on the road with the latest and most powerful apps, and organise and design your portfolio in a sleek and stylish package that will impress clients and present your work at its best. Novice or pro, the photographic uses of your iPad are endless, and this guide gives you everything you need to take full advantage of this powerful tool's capabilities. Fully updated for the latest apps, retina screen, iPad mini, and iOS 6. Catch up or get left behind - fluency with an iPad is now an industry standard. A must-read for iPad-owning digital photographers everywhere.
Apple’s popular iPad and iPad mini tablets are incredibly useful tools for photographers on the go. Instead of hauling a laptop, you can tuck a lightweight iPad in your camera bag and take advantage of its large screen, third-party software apps, and online access to effectively complete and share your work away from the studio. With the iPad for Photographers, Second Edition, novice to pro shooters will discover everything that the iPad has to offer with simple step-by-step instructions and the latest real-world advice for: Importing photos from a camera or memory cards using the iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning Camera adapters. Transferring photos wirelessly while you’re shooting, using Wi-Fi SD cards or adapters, or controlling the camera remotely with devices such as the CamRanger and CameraMator. Organizing and rating images and assigning keyword tags in the field, and integrating them later with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom on your computer. Editing photos with iPhoto, Adobe Photoshop Touch, and other image adjustment tools. Using portfolio software to create and deliver impressive iPad presentations for prospective clients. In this fully updated guide, photographers will learn other clever uses for their iPad including backing up photos in the field, tracking outdoor light conditions, and other techniques. Visit the book’s website at ipadforphotographers.com for updates and additional information.
Skylum’s Luminar 4 is a great solution for both professional and amateur photographers who want to quickly create stunning photos. Luminar’s advanced AI-based tools eliminate hours of traditional editing tasks, whether you’re applying automatic tone and color adjustments, replacing dreary skies with more dynamic ones, or retouching portraits to smooth skin, remove blemishes, and accentuate flattering facial features. For those who want to dig into editing, powerful tools give you full control over your RAW and JPEG images, including advanced features such as layers, masks, blend modes, and lens correction. Luminar also works as a plug-in for other applications, such as Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, and Apple Photos, allowing round-trip editing and seamless integration with workflows you may already have in place. Luminar 4 is deceptively deep, and in The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, photographer Jeff Carlson helps you discover Luminar 4’s best features to take full advantage of the program for all your photography needs. From importing your images to editing, managing, and exporting your files, Jeff showcases the power, precision, and control of Luminar while teaching you to work quickly and efficiently. In this book, he walks you through real-world landscape and portrait edits, and covers every tool and feature with the goal of helping you understand how to make Luminar improve your images. In this book you’ll learn all about:
• AI editing: Luminar 4’s many AI-based tools eliminate hours of traditional editing tasks. Improve overall tone and color using just one slider, and enhance a sky using another without building masks or layers. Realistically replace the entire sky in one step, even when objects like buildings or trees intrude. Luminar identifies faces in photos, allowing you to smooth skin, sharpen eyes, brighten faces, and perform other portrait retouching tasks in minutes.
• Expert editing: Take advantage of Luminar’s many professional tools to bring out the best versions of your photos. Enhance the look using tone controls and curves, dodging and burning, and tools built for specific types of images, such as Landscape Enhancer, Adjustable Gradient, and B & W Conversion. The Erase and Clone & Stamp tools make it easy to remove unexpected objects and glitches such as lens dust spots. Luminar’s RAW editing engine includes real-time noise reduction and advanced color processing and sharpening tools, all completely non-destructive and with the ability to step back through the history of edits.
• Advanced editing: Use layers, masks, blend modes, and lens corrections to combine edits and effects.
• Creativity: Open your imagination with Luminar’s creative tools, which range from adding glow, texture, and dramatic looks to incorporating sunrays and objects into augmented skies.
• Presets and LUTs (Lookup Tables): Learn how to use Luminar Looks presets and LUTs to bring the look of simulated film stocks and creative color grades to your work.
• Luminar Library: Organize and manage your photos in a central library where your source images can reside where you want them, whether that’s on your hard disk, a network volume, or in local cloud services folders such as Dropbox or Google Drive for remote backup.
• Luminar plug-ins: If you already use other applications to organize your library or for photo editing, such as Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom Classic, Luminar 4 also works as a plug-in that allows round-trip editing and seamless integration with the workflows you may already have in place.
• Sharing images: Whether you’re printing your images or sharing them online, learn how to make your photos look their best no matter what output solution you need.
Bonus Content: Includes an exclusive offer and free download from Skylum for creative add-ons.
IPad and IPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks
Teaches tips and tricks for using the iPad and iPhone to take, edit, and share photos, covering topics ranging from framing, perspective, and lighting to creating digital slideshows, backing up images, and finding low-cost tools.
Photosmith 2 is a powerful iPad app for photographers working in the field to help organize, rate, and add metadata to images and transfer that information to Photoshop Lightroom on your computer. In this eBook guide, you will learn how to use Photosmith 2 and create a iPad photo workflow to move your images, and the metadata you apply, seamlessly to Lightroom. Whether you’re shooting JPEG, Raw, or Raw+JPEG, you will have a much smoother workflow. You can take advantage of any downtime on the road to complete your sorting and rating process so you can focus on the important image work later using the full power of your desktop computer.
Maximize the power of your iPad 2! Master all the versatile and fun features of your iPad 2 using this hands-on guide. With coverage of both the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models, How to Do Everything: iPad 2 shows you how to configure settings, access the Internet, use Mail and Safari, and download music, movies, TV shows, ebooks, apps, games, and more. You'll get tips for taking photos and video with the camera, using FaceTime for video chatting, navigating with GPS, and connecting to social networks. This easy-to-follow book covers it all! Set up, customize, sync, and back up your iPad 2 Choose a data plan for your iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G Connect to Wi-Fi networks and access the web Configure Mail and integrate with various email accounts Download and read books from the iBookstore Stay connected with social networks Find and download apps and games from the App Store Video chat using FaceTime Take, view, manage, and share photos and video Download music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and audiobooks from the iTunes Store Manage your contacts and schedule and keep notes Navigate with Maps Use the accessibility features, including VoiceOver and Zoom Secure and troubleshoot your iPad 2
Today, being a professional photographer is about much more than the ability to make a technically perfect image, and photographers need to use many other skills that go beyond the production of a photograph. What are the relationships between photographer and clients really like? How should you prepare for a special effects shoot? What steps should you take to protect your equipment while shooting on location? In Photographers at Work, photographer and best-selling author Martin Evening examines these issues and much more, offering advice to help you succeed in an ever-changing–and challenging–field. Answers to these questions will give you the practical information and guidance you need to make it as a photographer in the creative fields of editorial, design, or advertising. This book takes an in-depth look at the industry, covering key topics that every working photographer needs to know–from working with models, to the legal and safety issues of working on location, to owning and running a studio, securing clients and work, and handling the complex finances of a business. While sharing his personal experience, Evening also introduces you to 18 working photographers and industry pros through video and written interviews in which they share their perspectives on this rapidly changing industry and offer advice to help you succeed as well. Includes links to 12 video interviews (more than 3 hours total runtime) by many of the featured photographers in the book, offering more image examples, anecdotes, and insights into the lives of working photographers. Provides access (available to all readers!) to downloadable Reader's Supplement, a 55-page guide that includes key concepts, terms and definitions, learning objectives, discussion questions, assignments, additional resources, and links to featured photographers. Focuses on all the skills a photographer needs to succeed–from handling the hidden costs of running a studio to finding and working with models to insuring a business. Offers essential tips on how to get started as a photographer, such as where to find clients and how to keep them.