The iPad for Photographers

The iPad for Photographers

The iPad for Photographers

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.

The Photographer s iPad

The Photographer s iPad

The Photographer s iPad

This state-of-the-art display, professional image editor, and fully connected device has revolutionized what's possible on the road and in the studio. It's time to realize its potential. No longer merely a consumer tablet, the iPad has evolved into a powerful computer that slips into your photographic workflow as easily as it fits into your camera bag. Featuring the latest and best software, this comprehensive guide details everything that's possible, from managing your photos immediately after a shoot to processing Raw files with top-of-the-line apps, with straightforward, step-by-step instructions for making the most of every feature and function available. Break out of Apple's walled garden and learn how to easily import photos, move them between apps, and share with other devices Take your image catalog wherever you go with full editing capabilities using Adobe Lightroom Mobile Turn your iPad into an essential and exhilarating piece of photographic gear

The Photographer s Ipad

The Photographer s Ipad

The Photographer s Ipad

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.

The iPad for Photographers

The iPad for Photographers

The iPad for Photographers

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.

iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks Easily Unlock the Power of Digital Photography on Your iPad or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away to capture, edit, and share amazing photos with your iPad or iPhone! This easy-to-understand guide teaches you all the iOS skills and photographic techniques you need to go far beyond snapshots. Whatever you’re shooting–portraits, candids, babies, sports, pets, landscapes, vacations, nature, anything–it will help you get incredible results. Then, you’ll master more ways to share your images than ever before: at home, in print, online, in the cloud, everywhere. You’ll learn how to squeeze maximum performance out of your iPhone or iPad’s built-in cameras and photo apps, and discover low-cost apps and tools for doing even more. Whether you’ve been taking iPhone/iPad photos for years or you’re just starting out, you’ll have way more fun and get way better results! Here are just some of what this book’s tips, tricks, and strategies will help you do: • Get awesome results with the built-in Camera and Photo apps • Master 10 easy strategies for taking better iPhone/iPad photos • Use the Grid and Rule of Thirds to professionally compose and frame your shots • Choose the best shooting angle and perspective for every image • Capture great photos in low light • Make the most of built-in flash or HDR mode • Take great group shots and baby pictures • Shoot sporting events without blurring • Efficiently view, organize, edit, and share pictures with the Photo app • Transform “just OK” images into great photos with the optional iPhoto app • Discover great low-cost tools, from image editors to lights, lenses, and tripods • Showcase photos on your high-def television • Easily create online galleries and animated digital slideshows • Back up your latest images, and share them with all your Apple devices • Share online iCloud-based Photo Streams with friends, family, and nobody else

The Photographer s Guide to Luminar 4

The Photographer s Guide to Luminar 4

The Photographer s Guide to Luminar 4

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.

The Photographer s Guide to Using Filterstorm FS4

The Photographer s Guide to Using Filterstorm FS4

The Photographer s Guide to Using Filterstorm FS4

Filterstorm 4 is one of the most full-featured iOS photo editors on the market, offering a host of practical and creative options for photographers who don't want to sacrifice functionality for the convenience of using an iPad. In The Photographer's Guide to Using Filterstorm FS4, author and photographer Theano Nikitas reviews the basics of applying global adjustments and then continues with more advanced topics like selective image enhancements and image export. A special Filterstorm Pro chapter will bring you up to speed with the higher-end version of this flexible app. In this concise eBook, you will learn how to: Perform basic and advanced image adjustments Apply finishing touches and creative effects Export images Organize and batch-process images with Filterstorm Pro 2

The Photographer s Guide to Luminar AI

The Photographer s Guide to Luminar AI

The Photographer s Guide to Luminar AI

Skylum’s Luminar AI is a great solution for both professional and amateur photographers who want to quickly create stunning photos. Luminar’s advanced AI-based tools and templates 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 masking, dodging and burning, and cloning and stamping areas. Luminar AI 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 AI is deceptively deep, and in The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar AI, photographer Jeff Carlson helps you discover Luminar AI’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 AI’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 people in photos, allowing you to smooth skin, sharpen eyes, brighten faces, and perform other portrait retouching tasks in minutes.
    AI Templates Luminar recommends templates based on the content of your photo, and has scores of other templates to apply quick fixes and stylish looks. Templates are also a powerful way to save your own editing adjustments, saving you time and ensuring consistent results across dozens or hundreds of photos.
    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, Atmosphere AI, Supercontrast, and Color Harmony. 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: Luminar AI's Local Masking tool is one of its secret weapons, which can be used to combine edits and effects. Most tools can also have their own masks, giving you control over where edits are applied within the image.
    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. Learn how to use LUTs (Lookup Tables) in the Mood tool 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 AI 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.

The Photographer s Guide to Using PhotoForge 1 and 2

The Photographer s Guide to Using PhotoForge 1 and 2

The Photographer s Guide to Using PhotoForge 1 and 2

With apps like PhotoForge and PhotoForge 2, editing images on the iPad no longer means forfeiting advanced editing tools and techniques. In The Photographer's Guide to Using PhotoForge 1 and 2, author and photographer Theano Nikitas takes you through the ins and outs of this sophisticated image-editing app, from minor touch-ups through more complex editing tasks. The guide also offers instruction on a wide range of special effects for adding creative touches to your photos. Whether you're a pro looking for a portable but powerful imaging app or someone who enjoys taking pictures for fun, PhotoForge has what it takes to become a regularly-used tool in your digital darkroom. In this concise eBook, you will learn how to: Use powerful editing tools to perform image enhancements Work with layers and masking tools to selectively apply image adjustments and corrections (PhotoForge 2) Add creative touches with special effects filters Use social media to save and share your images (PhotoForge 2)