Photography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark. You’ll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of which you’ll be proud. Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon “Explorer of Light” professional photographer, has become renowned for her ability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral Milky Way. this new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as points of light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. these subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, but each also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be fi nished on the computer; coauthor and author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and procedures that elevate an image from mundane to striking. This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.
Author–Photographer James Martin has made significant updates to this third edition of the popular Photography: Outdoors[/i], with an emphasis on bringing your skills up to date with the latest hardware and software. Included is instruction on using Lightroom – a new, more powerful, and much easier to use editing tool than Photoshop – as well as tips for getting the most from popular software such as Adobe’s Creative suite. Other updates, revisions, and/or new topics cover: • Mirrorless revolution • “New” state of the art: why medium format still rules • RaW editors vs. editor/databases • RaW conversion: aCR, aperture, Capture One, DoX, and camera proprietary • HDR with Photoshop, Nik, Photomatix, and Lightroom • Using Adobe Camera Raw, the Lightroom Develop Module, or aperture as your principal editing tool – the 80/20 rule becomes 90/10 • New sharpening and noise reduction tools • Gigapan and other panorama tools • RgB Pro color space • Adobe Cs6 topics and what’s new in the interface for Cs 4, 5, 6 • Content aware Fill and Patch • Complete non-destructive workfl ow • Video convergence • Advanced tool set (what’s available for those who wish to go further) • Resources and websites Whether your goal is to capture a dramatic climbing photo, a sparkling waterfall image, or the vibrancy of wildlife in a lush setting, Photography: Outdoors, 3rd Edition, will give you the skills you need to be successful.
* The book that launched a renaissance in climbing technique and remains relevant today * Techniques and mental skills needed to climb at a more challenging level * Illustrated with full-color photos throughout Big, high routes at the edge of a climber's ability are not the places for inventing technique or relying on old habits. Complacency can lead to fatal errors. So where does the hard-core aspirant or dreamer turn? The only master class in print, Extreme Alpinism delivers an expert dose of reality and practical techniques for advanced climbers. Focusing on how top alpine climbers approach the world's most difficult routes, Twight centers his instruction on the ethos of climbing the hardest routes with the least amount of gear and the most speed. Throughout, Twight makes it clear that the two things he refuses to compromise are safety and his climbing ethics. In addition to the extensive chapters on advanced techniques and skills, Twight also discusses mental preparedness and attitude; strength and cardiovascular training; good nutrition; and tips on equipment and clothing.
TEXT ONLY EBTV favourite James Martin is back with another collection of brilliant recipes.This is the book James Martin fans have been waiting for. Recipes you need, like the ultimate beef burger, perfect pies, a foolproof risotto and puddings to die for. With James's help, you can master them all.Masterclass is the ultimate collection of James Martin recipes; the ones that everyone should know how to cook. James takes classic dishes and much-loved favourites and makes them simpler than ever, and even more delicious, adding some exciting tweaks and twists of his own.Learn how to master James' recipes for beloved classics such as Cheese Soufflé, Beef Bourguignon and traditional Bakewell Tart, as well as his take on international dishes such as Onion Bhajis, Saffron Gnocchi, Bang Bang Chicken and Brioche French Toast.Alongside the recipes, you'll find manageable step-by-step guides to essential kitchen skills, such as how to fillet a fish, how to tie a joint for roasting and the best way to poach an egg. So, if you want to take your cooking to the next level, James Martin will help show you how.
TV favourite James Martin’s knock 'em dead collection of brilliant recipes.James’ impressive cookbook portfolio has given us British classics, hearty favourites, and mouth-watering desserts, and still he has more ideas to share; and they're getting better and better. In his latest book, James is out to remind us all that, at heart, he's a skilled chef who knows his way round a kitchen.Great food needs no dressing up and these recipes speak for themselves – fantastic ingredients, clear-cut methods and flavours that pack a punch. These are dishes you will actually want to eat, easy enough for cooks of every level, but impressive enough that restaurant chefs would be proud to serve them. James' signature no-nonsense style is here, as well as something we don't get on TV – a peek into his real chef's background, with snapshots from the heat of professional kitchens around the world.Bold, unfussy and all about the food, this is the book James Martin fans have been waiting for.