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tc3DSLR Camera Basics

Join Tim Cooper as he teaches you how to get started using all of the control and power that comes with a DSLR. Although the modern digital camera is a complex tool, this 3.5 hour video explains exactly how the camera operates and teaches you all of the crucial controls to begin making great pictures! Learn more.
  tc2Perfect Exposure for Digital Photography

Understanding the zone system is essential for capturing great digital photos. This video not only teaches you how to make perfect exposures 100% of the time, but also teaches you how to analize your scene enabling you to make smart descisions such as adding flash, using filters, recomposing or shooting for HDR. Learn More.
 
Price: $49.99
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tc1Perfect Composition for the Digital Photographer

This video teaches you how to transform your photography! Your images will instantly become more powerful and engaging. In addition to teaching you the rules of composition, Tim shows you why the rules work, and when to break them! Learn more.
  Magic Light: The Landscape Photographers Guide

Join Tim Cooper as he explains exactly how to use Magic Light to make stunning and dynamic photographs of the natural world. This video begins with a study of the aspects of light that pertain to photographers, leads you in depth through on site and digital lab techniques, as well as shows you how to maximize the impact of your imagery. Learn more.
 
tc3Complete Training Video Bundle.

DSLR Camera Basics, Perfect Exposure, Perfect Composition and Magic Light all for $160.00! .
  tc2Advanced Training Video Bundle.

Perfect Exposure, Perfect Composition and Magic Light all for $120.00! .
 
Price: $120.00
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The Realistic HDR Image.

Creating a realistic HDR image with multiple exposures depends on your ability to analyze a scene and translate your impressions into a photograph. Lightroom, Photoshop, and Photomatix software provide a more accurate and elegant solution to this the age-old problem.
Whether you’re shooting wild landscapes or calm real estate interiors, pro photographer Tim Cooper will help you capture and process HDR photographs that represent the reality you see, with subtlety, depth, and staying power.

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  Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

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n Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Gabriel Biderman brings you the basics of digital night photography—exposure, composition, and light—and how to scout and capture different nocturnal locations once the sun goes down. Gabriel will help you understand the fundamentals and bring your unique artistic expression to any night situation.

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$19.99!

 

 

   

tc4 The Magic of Light Painting

Painting with light is magical. The flashlight is your brush and the scene is your canvas. Imagination and experimentation are your workflow. You control how long the beam strikes the subject, which angle it comes from, the color and softness of the light, and which part of the scene is illuminated. Few other forms of photography allow this level of creativity. Whether you’re shooting starry landscapes or urban architecture, pro photographer Tim Cooper will help you create and capture high-quality light painting images.
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DSLR Camera Basics

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• Learn how to hold your camera correctly
• How to choose and use a tripod
• Understaning how a DSLR works
• What is a Shutter Speed and how does it affect exposure
• How does the shutter speed affect the look of your image
• What is an aperture and how does it affect your exposure
• How does aperture affect the look of your image.
• Learn the way to control Depth of Field
• Learn to use White Balance to fix and enhance your imagery
• Using Flash to enhance a foreground element
• Manual and Auto Focusing
• The best camera settings for differnt types of shots
• The difference between lenses and why you would choose each
• Composition basics
• Learn the jargon such as open up, stop, fast lenses and ISO
• Tips, tricks, sensor cleaning and much, much more!

DSLR Camera Basics is a Photoshop Cafe Training Video



The price for DSLR Camera Basics is $49.99

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DSLR Camear Basics is a training video that will play on any computer. It is not
meant for television viewing.


Magic Light: The Landscape Photographers Guide

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• Explanation of Magic Light
• Components of Magic Light
• Understanding the different twilight times
• How to plan for your shots
• Preferred camera settings for Landscape Photography
• Camera techniques for working in the field
• Exposing for single exposure images
• Exposing for HDR imagery
• Landscape composition
• Using Flash to enhance a foreground element
• Sunrise and sunset tips
• Using Split Neutral Density filters in the field
• Developing Your Raw image in Photoshop and Lightroom
• Recreating a Split Neutral Density filter in Photoshop
• Blending image together using Photoshop
• Using PhotoMatix to create HDR images

Magic Light is a Photoshop Cafe Training Video



The price for Magic Light is $49.99

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Magic Lightis a training video that will play on any computer. It is not
meant for television viewing.


Perfect Composition For Digital Photography, The Art of Shooting Great Photographs

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• Discover how to take your photos from snapshots to photographs
• Learn how to make a photograph rather than take one
• Discover how your vision interprets works of art
• Establish a workflow for composing your scenes
• Learn how to compose high contrast subjects
• Determine which lens to use for which scenes
• Explore perspective and postioning
• Realize the power of negative space
• Find out how to make your images more expressive
• Expoure subject and camera movement
• Learn how lines affect your composition
• And much, much more.

Perfect Composition is a Photoshop Cafe Training Video

The price for Perfect Composition is $49.99

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Perfect Composition is a training video that will play on any computer. It is not
meant for television viewing.


Perfect Exposure For Digital Photography, The Zone System of Metering & Shooting

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• Learn how the original Zone System by Ansel Adams is the forerunner of modern exposure
• Discover why you need to learn how to meter
• Find out what type of metering patterns your camera has, and when to use them
• Learn the original Zones and what they represent
• Discover the usable Zones of today's digital cameras
• Demystify the Histogram and learn how it relates to the Zone System
• Discover how to visualize the tones in your photograph
• Become skilled at reading and using available light
• Learn how to meter for fill flash
• Learn how to choose which split neutral density filter to use
• Discover how to meter your scene to create the proper images for the Merge to HDR function in Photoshop
• And much, much more.

Perfect Exposure is a Photoshop Cafe Training Video



The price for Perfect Exposure is $49.99

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Perfect Exposure is a training video that will play on any computer. It is not
meant for television viewing.


Complete Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Digital Photographers

• Getting Started Using the Bridge.
• From Bridge to Photoshop: The Adobe Raw Converter.
• Cropping and Perspective.
• Tonal Correction and Enhancement.
• Color Correction and Enhancement.
• Local Enhancements: Selections and Masks.
• Sizing and Printing Your Images.
• Sharpening and Noise Reduction.
• Image Retouching.
• Frame and Color Effects.
• Special Effects.
• Combining Images for Creative Results
Author Colin Smith; Tim Cooper

 



The price for Complete Adobe Photoshop CS4 is $44.99

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