8 Hot Photography Books for Summer April 22, 2016 – Posted in: Photography – Tags: , ,

For us at Rocky Nook, May marks the unofficial start of summer. May is when cookouts become the norm, flip flops are acceptable, and day trips include beach chairs, sunscreen, and of course, a new book that you’ve had your heart set on reading.

With summer so close, it’s a great time to share what Rocky Nook has in store for summer, 2016. We have a little something for everyone! Check out the list below and see for yourself.  We’ve also included pre-order links so these titles can be yours in the blink of an eye!

Coming May 2016!

The Complete Guide to Macro and Close-up Photography – AVAILABLE NOW!

Harnischmacher_book-coverThe Complete Guide to Macro and Close-Up Photography is a comprehensive handbook on macro and close-up photography, offering both ambitious beginners and veteran photographers all the information they need to create great macro photographs. Also included are fun do-it-yourself projects, offering solutions for both everyday shooting and for dealing with specific situations unique to macro photography.

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The Film Photography Handbook: Rediscovering Photography in 35mm, Medium, and Large Format

Marquardt20Film20Photography_C1-1Are you curious about film photography and wondering what the dark room is all about? Or perhaps it’s been a while and you’re eager to re-visit your film shooting roots. Whether you’re a rookie or a seasoned pro, there’s a lot you can learn from The Film Photography Handbook. Inside you’ll learn the differences between film and digital photography, the various film formats, how to process film, how to scan negatives, and much, much more.

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Coming June 2016!

David Busch’s Sony Alpha a6300 ILCE-6300 Guide to Digital Photography

David20Busch_Sony20Alpha20a6300_C1Make the most of your celebrated mirrorless a6300 camera! Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch’s Sony Alpha a6300/ILCE-6300 Guide to Digital Photography describes every feature of this sophisticated camera in depth, from taking your first photos to advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more.

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The Grey Ghost: New York City Photographs

Winters_GreyGhost_MarketingFinalAnnouncing Rocky Nook’s first-ever coffee table book by the one and only Dan Winters! Inside The Grey Ghost, Winters shares over 100 highly personal black-and-white images of New York City. In these photographs—featuring icons of New York City such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, as well as everyday moments captured on the street—Winters captivates viewers and encourages us to look more closely at not only the photographs, but at the world around us.

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Coming July 2015!

Food Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Appetizing Images

Gisseman_Food_C1_jpg_print-1Anyone who has been inspired to take a picture of a great-looking meal knows that creating a successful food photograph is not easy. Though the food may look amazing, the resulting image can often end up mediocre and unappealing. Whether you want to create great food images for your blog or break into the world of commercial food photography, Food Photography is the perfect place to start your journey.

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The Fujifilm X-Pro2: 115 X-Pert Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Camera

Fujifilex-X-proCVRRico Pfristinger once again delivers an incomparable guide to Fuji’s top of the line mirrorless camera! Inside The Fujifilm X-Pro2, you’ll find 115 tips to help you make the absolute most of your powerful new camera!


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How Do I Do that in Photoshop? The Quickest Ways to Do the Things You Want to Do, Right Now!

Kelby_HowPhotoshop_C1Scott Kelby delights us once more with his simple and easy breakdown of image-editing software! In How Do I Do That in Photoshop?, the sequel to his best-selling, How Do I Do That in Lightroom?, you’ll learn exactly which button to click, which setting to use, and how and when to use it. You’ll never be “stuck” in Photoshop again!

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David Busch’s Canon EOS 80D Guide to Digital SLR Photography

David_Busch_80D_C1_jpg_printCanon shooters rejoice! With this handy camera guide book in hand, you can quickly apply all these advanced features to your digital photography, while boosting your creativity to take great photographs with your Canon EOS 80D.

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Psst… There’s more! Look for these exciting titles for fall, 2016:

  • And many more!