Scott Kelby, creator of the top-selling digital photography book of all time, is back with an entirely new book in his popular series that picks up right where part 4 left off. It’s more of that “Ah ha—so that’s how they do it,” straight-to-the-point, skip-the-technojargon stuff you’ll be able to truly use today that made part 1 so successful.
In parts 1 through 4 of this series, the preferred chapter in the book has at all times been the last chapter: “Photo Recipes to Help You Get ‘The Shot’.” In each of those chapters, Scott shows a final image and then describes how to get that type of shot.
Here, in part 5, he gives you what you’ve been waiting for: an entire book of nothing but those amazing photo recipes. But, he took it up a big notch by adding a in the back of-the-scenes photo for every single recipe. Now you’ll be able to see exactly how it was done, so you’ll be able to get that exact same look every time.
In these extra pages, each spread means that you can dig in a little deeper and truly unlock the power of these recipes. Scott breaks each spread into four segments: (1) he explains exactly what you’re seeing in the back of the scenes, (2) he lists all of his camera settings, and lens and lighting info—it’s all there, (3) he gives you his thought process, so you learn exactly why he does it this way, and (4) he shares all the post-processing in Lightroom or Photoshop that goes on after the shoot (this is something other books leave out). Plus, the whole book is packed with tips and insights you won’t find anywhere else.
This isn’t a book of theory, full of confusing jargon and detailed concepts. It is a book on which button to push, which settings to use, and exactly how and when to use them. With around 100 of the preferred photographic “tricks of the trade,” all the book is designed to get you shooting like a pro starting today. You’re gonna like it.