\qPhotographing Albuquerque\q is unique because it is written primarily to digital photographers, from the novice to the more advanced. In 72 pages, the author (professional photographer, Kim Ashley) not only takes the reader to the best photographic sights in and around Albuquerque, New Mexico, he also provides detailed instructions on how to take great photos, including advice on camera equipment, settings, lighting, and composition. In addition, over 100 color photographs beautifully illustrate the photo tips and techniques described in the text. \qPhotographing Albuquerque\q is divided into three parts. In Part I, the author describes the top ten photo sights in Albuquerque, such as Old Town, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Petroglyph National Monument, Historic Route 66, the Botanic Gardens, and the Albuquerque Balloon Festival. In each chapter the author orients the reader to the unique features of the place and then explains how to capture dramatic images, offering useful tips on how to shoot portraiture, landscapes, action, and night shots. Part II describes eight day-trips around the Albuquerque area, including Coronado State Park, Bandelier National Monument, Tent Rocks National Monument, Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge, and El Morro National Monument. In Part III, the author offers a nine-page turorial on digital photography. \qPhotographing Albuquerque\q will appeal to every reader who wants to explore the unique and historic places around Albuquerque but also wants to learn how to turn ordinary snapshots into fine art photography.Also, be aware of distracting elements in the photo, such as poles, wires, street signs, tree branches, or trash. Find a way of ... If your camera has difficulty in the auto-exposure mode, then shoot in Manual Mode. For neon lights, set your shutter speed at 1/60 and your aperture at f-5.6, or any combination of the two, such asanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Kim Ashley Photography - 2007-01-01|