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Take Great Digital Pictures in 24 Hours: The Complete Digital Photography Course by David Fairman is a new title from Over The Rainbow Productions. The author is a renowned photographer and film director whose bold, innovative style has seen his work exhibited in major galleries around the world and sold over 55,000 copies in poster format. Take Great Digital Pictures in 24 Hours features a unique and engaging LAP learning system to help the reader develop the skills quickly and effectively. Readers will Learn over 300 professional techniques, Appreciate stunning images from over 70 of the world’s top photographers, and Practice with whatever camera they own. The book sells for £32.50.
Over the Rainbow Productions Press Release
Take the photographs you’ve always wished you could take… tomorrow
Take Great Digital Pictures in 24 Hours: The Complete Digital Photography Course
The rise of smart phones, tablets and affordable digital cameras has meant that the world of photography has never been so accessible, and almost anyone now has the potential to capture really breath taking photographs. With the right guidance even beginners can quickly go from taking shaky holiday snaps and selfies to creating truly stunning photographs, and expert help is at hand from innovative “How-to” book, Take Great Pictures in 24 Hours.
The author, David Fairman, is a renowned photographer and film director whose bold, innovative style has seen his work exhibited in major galleries around the world and sold over 55,000 copies in poster format. His career started as an advertising and art photographer, working with brands like BA, BT, Renault, Emirate Airlines and Lever Brothers, with his iconic “Boy with Cows Persil Campaign Poster” being voted one of the best 100 advertising posters of all time. He then moved into directing TV commercials and subsequently feature film production, where he is currently listed in the top 3% of all most popular film directors worldwide by IMDB.
In this book David Fairman shares his expertise in a way that will help both ambitious amateurs and aspiring professionals. Take Great Digital Pictures in 24 Hours features a unique and engaging LAP learning system to help the reader develop the skills quickly and effectively. Readers will LEARN over 300 professional techniques, APPRECIATE stunning images from over 70 of the world’s top photographers, and PRACTICE with whatever camera they own.
Featuring a selection of David Fairman’s own photographs, the book is packed with over 200 clear, informative illustrations to highlight the techniques required for great digital photography in small, digestible chunks. It walks the reader through elements such as composition, lighting, colour and post-shoot techniques, as well as focusing on different subject matters, so whether photographing wildlife, landscapes, still life or children, the secrets to success are explained clearly and concisely.
Fascinating extracts from Take Great Digital Pictures in 24 Hours are available as by-lined articles, including:
- Achieving great photograph composition
- How to take beautiful black and white photographs
- Working with children: How to capture those memorable moments
- After the shoot: How to work wonders in your digital darkroom
- How to take the perfect portrait
- The eye is more important than the camera
Take Great Digital Pictures in 24 Hours by David Fairman is published by Over The Rainbow Productions Ltd., priced £32.50. To find out more about David Fairman go to www.davidfairman.com or for more information on Take Great Digital Pictures in 24 Hours go to www.takegreatpicturesin24hours.com
About the author: David Fairman is an award-winning photographer and film director. His career began as an advertising photographer, running his own London photography studio for over 20 years, garnering various awards, exhibiting his work worldwide and publishing a series of photographic prints. Following a move into directing TV commercials, David ventured into feature film production, and has directed five feature films with his last film Carmen’s Kiss being selected and shown on the BBC in 2012.He is a member of the Association of Photographers London, BAFTA, Directors Guild of Great Britain and the Association of Cinematographers.