The Landscape Photography Book: The step-by-step techniques you need to capture breathtaking landscape photos like the pros

The Landscape Photography Book: The step-by-step techniques you

Have you ever dreamed of taking such incredible landscape photos that your friends and family say, “Wait a minute, this is your photo?! You took this?” Well, you’re in luck. Right here, in this book, pro photographer and award-winning author Scott Kelby teaches you how to shoot and edit jaw-dropping landscape photographs. Scott shares all his secrets and time-tested techniques, as he discusses everything from his go-to essential gear and camera settings to the landscape photography techniques you need to create absolutely stunning images. From epic scenes at sunrise to capturing streams and waterfalls with that smooth, silky look, and from photographing the night sky or the Milky Way to creating breathtaking, sweeping panoramas, Scott has got you covered. Among many other topics, you’ll learn: The secrets to getting super-sharp, crisp images (without having to buy a new lens). Exactly which camera settings work best for landscape photography and why (and which ones you should avoid). Where to focus your camera for tack-sharp images from foreground to background. How to shoot beautiful high dynamic range images and stunning panoramas (and even HDR panos!), along with how to post-process them like a pro. How to create captivating long-exposure landscape shots that wow ...

  • ASIN: 1681984326

Landscapes of His Grace: A Visual Devotional

Landscapes of His Grace: A Visual

Lush imagery, thoughtful meditations, and the timeless words of Scripture tell the awesome story of our life in Christ. Well-loved pastor and avid photographer Dr. Charles Stanley takes you on a vivid journey through the wonders of God s creation. From thundering waterfalls to winding staircases, Dr. Stanley captures both the grandeur of nature and the humble glory in the work of human hands. Devotional reflections and Scripture join Dr. Stanley s photographs to draw you into a richer awareness of God s greatness, the gift of His salvation, and the matchless excellence of Jesus Christ our Savior. Let your heart overflow with praise as you take in Dr. Stanley s breathtaking images and the accompanying devotions. Redemption is just the beginning of the wonderful plan God has for you to transform you into the image of His Son, fill you with joy, and make you a blessing wherever you go. Whether you re a new believer or have been walking with the Lord for many years, come discover a wonderful new dimension of your relationship with Him. Please note: Some photography selections have been previously published in I Love to Tell the Story.

  • ASIN: 1945821078

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes,

“A boon to all those who plant, care for, and love trees.”—Nina Bassuk, author of Trees in the Urban Landscape  The Tree Book is the go-to reference to more than 2,400 species and cultivars, from two of the biggest names in horticulture—Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren. The featured trees include those widely available in the nursery trade, some new and promising choices, and a selection of overlooked options that deserve renewed interest. Each tree profile includes the common and botanical names along with details on foliage; flowers, seeds, fruits, and cones; native range; adaptability; and popular uses in landscapes. The Tree Book is a must-have resource for landscapes architects, city foresters, horticulturists, and enthusiastic home gardeners.    

  • ASIN: 1604697148

Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice

Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein

Because nature is so expansive and complex, so varied in its range of light, landscape painters often have to look further and more deeply to find form and structure, value patterns, and an organized arrangement of shapes. In Landscape Painting, Mitchell Albala shares his concepts and practices for translating nature's grandeur, complexity, and color dynamics into convincing representations of space and light.  Concise, practical, and inspirational, Landscape Painting focuses on the greatest challenges for the landscape artist, such as: •  Simplification and Massing: Learn to reduce nature's complexity by looking beneath the surface of a subject to discover the form's basic masses and shapes.•  Color and Light: Explore color theory as it specifically applies to the landscape, and learn the various strategies painters use to capture the illusion of natural light.•  Selection and Composition: Learn to select wisely from nature's vast panorama. Albala shows you the essential cues to look for and how to find the most promising subject from a world of possibilities. The lessons in Landscape Painting—based on observation rather than imitation and applicable to both plein air and studio practice—are accompanied by painting examples, demonstrations, photographs, and diagr...

  • Brand: Watson-Guptill Publications
  • ASIN: 0823032205
  • UPC: 499991612444

Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space

Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting

Be inspired to imagine the garden of your dreams with this guide that will help you plan, build, and plant your perfect outdoor space.Whether you're aiming for a total redesign or targeting a specific area, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers fresh and achievable ideas for every gardener: grasp the fundamentals of landscape and garden design, find a style that's right for you, and create the structures and planting plans to bring your ideas to life. Produced by a team of award-winning horticultural experts, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers extensive design inspiration backed up with solid practical content, including step-by-step landscape structures and planting techniques.

  • ASIN: 1465463852

Essential Techniques of Landscape Drawing: Master the Concepts and Methods for Observing and Rendering Nature

Essential Techniques of Landscape Drawing: Master the Concepts

This beginner's guide to drawing in graphite pencil uses step-by-step exercises to teach fundamental methods for rendering all aspects of the natural landscape, with additional lessons on using charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, and other media.Following in the footsteps of author, artist, and art instructor Suzanne Brooker's previous title The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, this book pairs the most universally-pursued topic for artists (drawing) with the popular subject matter of the natural landscape. Brooker breaks down landscapes into their various elements--including the earth, water, air, and trees--to convey how the fundamentals of drawing are applied to capture each aspect. Using the graphite pencil as her baseline instrument, Brooker provides you with step-by-step lessons that help you improve your rendering skills and re-create the beauty of the world outdoors. Examples from art history and contemporary masters supplement these lessons. The end result is a drawing instruction book that provides artists with everything they need to render landscapes no matter their skill level.

  • ASIN: 0399580662

Southeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition (Creative Homeowner) 54 Landscape Designs with Over 200 Plants & Flowers Best Suited to AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, & TN, and Over 450 Photos & Drawings

Southeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition (Creative Homeowner) 54

Find inspiring ideas to make your southeast home landscape more attractive and functional!54 beautiful designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the SoutheastMore than 200 plants picked for your region, with detailed descriptions and all you need to know to plant & maintain themOver 450 color photos and illustrations to help envision your resultsStep-by-step instructions for building structures like paths, patios, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellisesCreative solutions for front entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and moreSoutheast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition is a larger-format edition of Creative Homeowner's award-winning book on landscaping southeast-style.Inside, you'll find inspiring ideas for making your home landscape more attractive and functional. The 54 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 dependable plants that thrive in the southeast. States included are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.Included are detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors, concise information for gardening techniques, and easy-to-follow plans. Over 450 full-color photos and paintings ar...

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1580114962
  • UPC: 078585114962

The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques for Rendering Sky, Terrain, Trees, and Water

The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques for

A landscape painting guide for oil painters that breaks landscapes down into component elements from nature, and showcases tools and techniques used by classic and modern oil painters for bringing these scenes to life.     Landscape painting is one of the most popular subjects for painters working in the medium of oils--from classic masters to contemporary artists. In The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, established Watson-Guptill author and noted instructor/painter Suzanne Brooker presents the fundamentals necessary for mastering landscape oil painting, breaking landscapes down into component parts: sky, terrain, trees, and water. Each featured element builds off the previous, with additional lessons on the latest brushes, paints, and other tools used by artists. Key methods like observation, rendering, and color mixing are supported by demonstration paintings and samples from a variety of the best landscape oil painters of all time. With The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, oil painters looking to break into landscape painting or enhance their work will find all the necessary ingredients for success.

  • Brand: Watson-Guptill Publications
  • ASIN: 0804137552
  • UPC: 884461793141

Dusk to Dawn: A Guide to Landscape Photography at Night

Dusk to Dawn: A Guide to Landscape Photography

In the past, landscape photography largely ended when the last light of dusk faded from the sky. Today it’s only beginning. The latest digital cameras have made it easy to create images of the landscape at night that film and early digital photographers could only dream of. Equipped with off-the-shelf cameras, more and more photographers are venturing into the night, far beyond the comforting glow of city lights, and returning with spectacular images of places both familiar and unknown that are unlike anything seen before. Dusk to Dawn: A Guide to Landscape Photography at Night is your guide to this new photographic world. In it, photographer Glenn Randall―author of the bestselling The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography―teaches you how to plan, shoot, and process professional-quality images of the Milky Way, the aurora, lunar eclipses, meteor showers, star trails, and landscapes lit solely by moonlight. Throughout the book, Randall emphasizes ways to integrate beautiful depictions of the night sky with equally compelling renditions of the land below to create complete landscape images that evoke a sense of place―and a sense of wonder. Equipped with the knowledge in this book, readers will be prepared to create their own nocturnal masterpieces.

  • ASIN: 1681983060

National Geographic Greatest Landscapes: Stunning Photographs That Inspire and Astonish

National Geographic Greatest Landscapes: Stunning Photographs That Inspire

This iconic National Geographic photography collection of the world’s most majestic nature landscapes presents the exquisiteness of the great outdoors and showcases evocative and extraordinary images, often unseen. With vast deserts in twilight, snowcapped mountain ranges at the brink of dawn, a forest in the height of autumn colors, these indelible images will magnify the beauty, emotion, and depth that can be captured in the split second of a camera flash, taking readers on a spectacular visual journey and offering an elegant conduit to the world around them. Paired with illuminating insights from celebrated photographers, this beautiful book weaves a vibrant tapestry of images that readers will turn to again and again.

  • Brand: National Geographic Society
  • ASIN: 1426217129

Landscape Plants for California Gardens

Landscape Plants for California

Landscape Plants for California Gardens offers the most comprehensive color illustrated reference on native and ornamental species for all of California. It provides systematic coverage of climate zones, water needs, plant lists and planting palettes on more than 2,100 plants in a beautifully designed and illustrated book.

  • ASIN: 0960598855

Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting

Carlson's Guide to Landscape

Written by a famous American painter and teacher, whose landscapes are found in many of the world's most noted museums, this book is known as one of the art student's most helpful guides. It provides a wealth of advice on the choice of subject; it tells what to look for and aim for, and explains the mysteries of color, atmospheric conditions, and other phenomena to be found in nature. Through his profound understanding of the physical nature of landscapes and his highly developed artistic sense, John Carlson is able to explain both the whys and the hows of the various aspects of landscape painting. Among the subjects covered are angles and consequent values (an insightful concept necessary for strong overall unity of design), aerial and linear perspective, the painting of trees, the emotional properties of line and mass in composition, light, unity of tone, choice of subject, and memory work. In the beginning chapters, the author tells how to make the best of canvas, palette, colors, brushes, and other materials and gives valuable advice about texture, glazing, varnishing, bleaching, retouching, and framing. Thirty-four reproductions of Mr. Carlson's own work and 58 of his explanatory diagrams are shown on pages adjoining the text. As Howard Simon says in the introduction: "Cramm...

  • ASIN: 0486229270
  • UPC: 800759229277

Mastering Landscape Photography

Mastering Landscape

The definitive guide to capturing beautiful and compelling images outdoors Landscape photography can be a solitary experience, but award-winning landscape photographer David Taylor believes creativity requires a certain amount of peaceful contemplation to flourish. What skills or requirements, therefore, does a successful landscape photographer need? An ability not to mind getting cold or wet is one that springs to immediately to mind, but a landscape photographer also has to understand how the weather and the seasons affect the landscape. Navigational skills are useful to find potential subjects. Above all, empathy for the natural world is a prerequisite. Beginning with a comprehensive guide to the choice of cameras, lenses, and other equipment and accessories, Taylor goes on to discuss the fundamentals of exposure—aperture, shutter speed, ISO, dynamic range—and an appreciation of the effects of light on the landscape, at various times of the day and in all types of weather. Practical advice on planning for an outdoor shoot covers the basics of assembling a travel kit, using maps and choosing a location, consulting sunrise and sunset times, weather forecasts, and predicting tides. The author's own stunning photography transports the reader from coastal regions to hills and m...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1781450846

Midwest Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition: Including South-Central Canada (Creative Homeowner) 46 Landscape Designs and Over 200 Plants & Flowers Best Suited to the Region, with Step-by-Step Instructions

Midwest Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition: Including South-Central Canada

Discover inspiring ideas to make your Midwest home landscape more attractive and functional!46 beautiful designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the MidwestOver 200 plants picked for your region, with detailed descriptions and all you need to know to plant & maintain themOver 470 photos and illustrations to help envision your resultsStep-by-step instructions for building structures like paths, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellisesCreative solutions for installing front & back entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and moreMidwest Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition shows you how to beautify common landscape situations—Midwest-style!Inside, you'll find a collection of inspiring ideas for making your home landscape more attractive and functional. The 46 featured designs were created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 proven performers—all plants that thrive in the Midwest and south-central Canada. The book describes each plant in full detail, as well as how to install and care for them.Included are detailed instructions for projects such as walkways, borders, patios, ponds, and arbors, concise information for gardening techniques, and easy-to-follow plans. Over 450 full-color photos, drawings, and paintings are com...

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1580114970
  • UPC: 078585114979

The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography

The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape

The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography teaches photographers how to convert their visual peak experiences-moments of extraordinary natural beauty that evoke a sense of wonder and awe-into stunning images that elicit the same awestruck emotion in their viewers. Randall is an experienced wilderness photographer, and whether you want to venture into the mountains for once-in-a-lifetime shots of raw nature, or simply hone your landscape photography skills from the safety of your back deck, Randall explains the art, science and craft of creating astounding images.Randall begins by focusing on the art of landscape photography. He describes his three-step process for composing a photograph and shows how good composition is an organic process that begins with rules but ultimately transcends them. Randall then explores the science behind successful landscape photographs, which requires understanding key concepts from geography, optics, vision, and psychology. These concepts include:Understanding how the position of the sun at sunrise and sunset varies throughout the year, which will help you plan when and where to shoot.Understanding optics to predict where rainbows will appear, how polarizers will interact with reflections, and where to find spectacular light.Understa...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1937538478
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