The wild side of photography : unconventional and creative techniques for the courageous photographer

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Summary

Geared toward the adventurous photographer, The Wild Side of Photography provides a rich source of ideas and inspiration for fun projects ranging from clever to unconventional.

Learn to build a shift/tilt lens for your DSLR from an old junkyard 120 film camera, try the camera toss, shoot images from a kite, use a peephole door viewer as a fisheye lens, or build your own pinhole camera. Get ready to capture the perfect aerial shot on your next commercial flight, and to paint beautiful night scenes using a flashlight as a lightbrush.

Author/designer, Cyrill Harnischmacher, brought together 20 international authors and their unique projects to produce this intriguing book.

Each project is presented with easy to understand instructional text, background info about the author and the project, and beautiful color images to illustrate what can be accomplished and how you can do it too.

Topics include:

- Laptop ministudio- Camera hacks- Pole monopods for aerial photography- Blur (motion blur, camera motion, out-of-focus)- Low budget astrophotography- Kite photography- Using the scanner as a camera- LittlePlanet views- Texture blending- Camera and lens building projects

Contents
Landscape blurs: part 1, notes on process and approach / Alain Briot
Landscape blurs: part 2, image processing workflow / Alain Briot
Show time: a mini photo studio in your notebook computer / Gerhard Rossbach
Near and far: using telephoto and macro lenses as telescopes and microscopes / Cyrill Harnischmacher
Camera obscura: analog and digital pinhole cameras / Tobias Pohl
Graffiti made of light: light writing with LED lamps / Niklas Plessing
The earth from above: kite aerial photography / Michael & Karen McAllister
Selective focus: build your own tilt/shift lens / Cyrill Harnischmacher
Color, blur, and verve: closeup photography revisited / Anett Boettcher
Diver down: a look at the fascinating world of underwater photography / Kai Wallasch
Night sights: using flash creatively in the dark / Michael Diechtierow
The sun, the moon, and the stars: simple ways to shoot spectacular astrophotos / Cyrill Harnischmacher
Klip-klap: getting started with stereoscopic photography / Tobias Pohl
The flatbed camera: taking photos with scanners / Gottfried Huettemann
What do you print on?: printing images on unconventional materials / Michael Benecke
Gotcha!: high-speed photography using a photoelectric shutter release / Cyrill Harnischmacher
Soft-focus lens: create a Lensbaby effect with Vaseline / Mike Hagen
Little planets: seriously twisted panoramas / Christian Bloch
Light changes everything: using dedicated flash professionally / Martin Krolop
A view from above: aerial photography with a telescoping monopod / Mike Hagen
Camera hacking: activating hidden functionality in Canon consumer digicams / Berthold Daum.

Additional Information
Subjects Photography -- Experiments.
Photography -- Special effects.
Photography -- Digital techniques.
Publisher Santa Barbara, CA : Sebastopol, CA :Rocky Nook ;2010
Distributed by O'Reilly Media,
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Harnischmacher, Cyrill.
Language English
Notes In English, translated from German.
Description 216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781933952512 (alk. paper)
1933952512 (alk. paper)
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