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Digital Photos from Concept to Completion Learn by Video

Video Description

This innovative product uses interactive video to walk through the process of creating beautiful photos with a variety of subjects - including landscapes, macro photos, panoramas, HDR, and more. The lessons take the viewer along as instructor Tim Grey starts with the subject and an idea, evaluates shooting conditions and plans his shot, configures his camera and captures the image, and then optimizes the image with software for a polished final result. Viewers will gain a better sense of how to think about images, how to approach their capture and optimization, and how to achieve a distinctive photographic vision. Featuring a blend of on-location live footage and software-based instruction, this title should change the way viewers take their photos.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Equipment Considerations 00:07:31
    2. Approaching a Scene 00:02:03
    3. Striking a Balance 00:02:03
    4. Software Tools 00:07:05
    5. Jumpstart: Street Musician, Part 1 00:02:25
    6. Jumpstart: Street Musician, Part 2 00:06:42
    7. Jumpstart: Forest Fern, Part 1 00:03:42
    8. Jumpstart: Forest Fern, Part 2 00:03:58
  2. Farmer's Market
    1. Evaluating the Scene 00:04:29
    2. Lens Selection and Camera Settings 00:02:47
    3. Photographing the Scene 00:03:22
    4. Downloading Images to the Computer 00:09:33
    5. Choosing the Photo 00:14:51
    6. RAW Conversion 00:04:34
    7. Basic Adjustments 00:12:57
    8. Finalizing the Image 00:05:36
  3. Commuter Bicycles
    1. Evaluating the Scene 00:02:20
    2. Lens Selection and Camera Settings 00:03:21
    3. Photographing the Scene 00:03:28
    4. Choosing the Photo 00:05:12
    5. RAW Conversion and Basic Adjustments 00:02:55
    6. Finalizing the Image 00:08:32
  4. Mountain Stream
    1. Evaluating the Scene 00:01:38
    2. Lens Selection and Camera Settings 00:03:52
    3. Photographing the Scene 00:06:34
    4. Choosing the Photo 00:03:46
    5. RAW Conversion 00:02:44
    6. Optimization Adjustments 00:07:33
  5. Shuttered Windows
    1. Evaluating the Scene 00:02:30
    2. Lens Selection and Camera Settings 00:01:59
    3. Photographing the Scene 00:03:09
    4. Choosing the Photo 00:02:26
    5. RAW Conversion and Basic Adjustments 00:06:33
    6. Finalizing the Image 00:03:26
  6. Imposing Castle
    1. Evaluating the Scene 00:03:11
    2. Lens Selection and Camera Settings 00:01:43
    3. Photographing the Scene 00:02:27
    4. Choosing the Photo 00:02:26
    5. RAW Conversion and Basic Adjustments 00:02:37
    6. Finalizing the Image 00:06:15
  7. Sunflowers
    1. Evaluating the Scene 00:02:10
    2. Lens Selection and Camera Settings 00:02:57
    3. Photographing the Scene 00:02:04
    4. Choosing the Photo 00:05:36
    5. RAW Conversion and Basic Adjustments 00:06:12
    6. Finalizing the Image 00:16:02
  8. Countryside Panorama
    1. Evaluating the Scene 00:01:36
    2. Lens Selection and Camera Settings 00:06:01
    3. Photographing the Scene 00:03:21
    4. Choosing the Photo 00:02:35
    5. Assembling the Panorama 00:02:45
    6. Basic Adjustments 00:04:12