The Hacking Photography eBook

This eBook bundle is designed to help aspiring photographers learn invaluable tricks to speed their overall comprehension. It offers “hacks” that are meant to help beginners learn to take better pictures in as little as 10 days.


Hacking Photography eBook Bundle

Most photographers learn visually. Hacking Photography was designed with that in mind. The eBook is meant to be a 10 step crash course that has a big impact on your photos in a small amount of time. The guide aims to provide a launch pad for mastering DSLR photography without any confusing jargon.

The hacks, which break down photography basics into simple steps, are presented in an order that allows them to build on one another. Whether it’s aperture or composition, each step explores an action or term with concise definitions, detailed examples, and hands-on assignments that put the new skill to immediate use.

Some of the topics covered include (71 pages):

  • Biggest Misconceptions When Starting Out
  • What Gear do You Need to Start?
  • Aperture
  • Shutter Speed
  • White Balance
  • ISO
  • Composition
  • Turn the Damn Flash Off Automatic!
  • Get in Closer to Your Subject… Then Get Closer
  • Eliminate the Clutter
  • Look for Repeating Patterns
  • Shoot from Interesting Perspectives
  • Look for Symmetry
  • Level Your Lines
  • Max Out Depth of Field
  • Know the Light’s Direction & Its Quality
  • The Rule of Thirds

Pages from Hacking Photography

Author Mike Newton has had a camera in his hands since he was 12 years old. He’s shot everything from commercial work for companies like Miller-Coors to senior portraits to weddings. His mission is to help beginner and intermediate photographers skip the typical 10,000 hours it requires to get really good and break down some of the “hacks” he’s found through his own trial and error.

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