Pleasant day to all!
Let me first express my utmost gratitude for you coming over on my blog site to have some fair yet sincere review on Evan Sharboneau’s Trick Photography and Special Effects e-book. I have personally read and applied the trick pictures book contents and find it very helpful, nevertheless, amusing. It gave me lots of artistic ideas, inspiring me to do something more to what is conventional.
I further hope that, like me, you could get fresher ideas and techniques in your photography career/ hobby as you are about to grab yourself a copy of the e-book; for that I am pretty sure.
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What is the E-book all about?
The lessons in this “ultimate guide” on trick photography are generally structured in a three-module program starting with preliminaries on the important tools one has to use in the entire expanse of the methods discussed in the e-book; a DLSR camera, lenses, a tripod, and a trick photography software. Each module contains extensive methods and techniques provided correspondingly with cool sample images from the archive of the author’s works and some other from his colleagues.
Module One discusses Long Exposure Effects and Light Painting. It will be discussed here some of the specific concepts in creating light painting techniques like inverting, camera tossing, writing texts, orb creations and so with the light sources; laser pens, glow sticks, fire, steel wools! etc.
In the following modules, you will also find more exciting and sometimes mind-boggling trick photography ideas; not only that, you will also discover or enhance more your skills in photography special effects utilizing Photoshop software.
As being mentioned earlier about light paintings, you will also learn to do trick photo aside from using those hand-held materials. Evan will show you how to do it with “natural light sources,” like star trails.
The photo trick is simply called “star trail tricks” under the Multiple Exposure Method. The shots were taken during a clear night sky, probably between 9:30 to 1:30 AM. After having taken over 400 frames, where each frame were exposed 30 seconds long and the lens set at 18m ISO 200, it was then compiled in a Startrails software and further adjusted in a trick photography software.
Needlessly to say, there are a lot of learn photography book out there in the market today but what sets apart Evan’s Trick Photography and Special Effects is its extensive discussion with each of the given methods in every module, complete with illustrations and the “behind the scenes” frames so that the reader will absolutely figure out how it was done. The language being used can also be easily understood.
Moreover, Evan Sharboneau, himself a trick photography and photo-manipulation practioner, has been successful with his intentions in imparting to professionals and enthusiasts alike his expertise in the field; further presenting experimental yet fresh trick photography ideas for inspiration to feed our creativity and artistic expressions.