Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Review: 'Digital Macro Photography' by Ross Hoddinott

Digital Macro Photography by Ross Hoddinott, 2007, Photographers' Institute Press, $17.95, softbound, 176 pages. Category/Genre: how-to. Cover: great. Where we got it: publisher. Where you can get it: Amazon, Barnes and Noble.

This book covers terms required to familiarise yourself with digital photography, types of digital cameras, the care and maintenance of cameras, additional technology, and lenses and close-up accessories. 

Basic techniques are examined, including exposure, ISO, shutter speed and motion, etc. Hoddinott even tells you how to hold your camera, with pictures to illustrate the techniques. 

Other topics are light and colour, still life, natural history subjects, textures and patterns, and post-camera processing. There's a handy glossary and a list of pertinent web sites.

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