stunning Nature Photography Collection
A beautiful and exquisite 11 X 14 poster print, LOVE- Rare Blue Sea Glass Heart - 1 of 70 photography images and designs. A photographer of land and sky, blossoms and light, nature and landscapes, Don draws inspiration from world-renowned artists Ansel Adams, Georgia O'Keeffe, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse and Pierre Auguste Renoir. His enchanting images lend a sense of endearment to the dates we celebrate. Donald Verger is a critically-acclaimed, award-winning photographer and Founder and President Emeritus of The Children's Discovery Museum and Science Discovery Museum in Massachusetts. His inspirational and motivational photographs are seen in many hospitals, often donated, and school classrooms and are cherished and collected by people around the world. Donald Verger resides in Maine.
The Photographer’s Black & White Handbook is your complete guide to making and processing stunning black and white photos in the digital era. You’ll find inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow to take you from black and white pre-visualization through capture and post-production. Along the way you will lean over Harold’s shoulder as he travels to exciting photo destinations and creates stunning black and white imagery, explaining his creative and technical processes as he goes.
This definitive guide includes:
■ How to see in black and white
■ Pre-visualization in digital photography
■ Understanding black and white composition
■ How to create your own black and white workflow
■ Black and white in ACR, Lightroom, and Photoshop
■ Using black and white plug-ins including Nik Silver Efex Pro and Topaz B&W Effects
■ Extending tonal range with multi-RAW processing and monochromatic HDR ■ Post-production techniques for working with dynamic range
■ Creative black and white special effects
■ Find out how to tone, tint, colorize, solarize, and simulate IR
■ Work with LAB to create unique black and white effects ■ Great tools for unleashing your photographic imagination
■ Beautiful photographs by Harold Davis chosen to inspire and guide you
They"re beautiful, graceful and endearing. They"re bluebirds! Stan Tekiela has done it again, creating a book that demonstrates why these curious backyard visitors are so lovable. Page upon page of unique photographs, coupled with fascinating information, make Captivating Bluebirds a must-have addition to any book collection. The headings and small text blocks complement Stan's stunning photography for pleasurable, easy browsing. Captivating Bluebirds presents the bluebird as you"ve never seen it before.
New The alluring nature of carnivorous plants is on stunning display in this fine art-style collection of botanical photographs. Over 140 color images show in minute detail species, hybrids, and cultivars from around the world, many painstakingly cultivated by the author in his native New York. The images were taken in a studio setting as well as in their natural environment. Detailed captions and text contain horticultural information like genus, specie, and common names, ranges, and conservation status. Additional sections offer a primer on equipment and conditions for growing the specimens; identify threats to the plants' natural habitats and the conservation organizations that are working to protect them; and present a survey of Long Island's native carnivorous plants, making this a valuable horticultural reference as well. This book will appeal to both fine art photography aficionados and horticultural enthusiasts.