Books

Photographic Composition

bookcover600_400As well as being a photographer Dave is also a writer. He has written a crime thriller trilogy set in south Wales and also published numerous poetry collections.

Never one to stand still, in October 2014, Dave published his first non-fiction book – ‘Photography Composition‘.

An introduction to the basic rules and principles of photographic composition this e-book contains practical advice on improving composition and taking better photographs. A concise guide suitable for the complete beginner through to the more serious digital photographer.

It doesn’t matter whether you use a professional DSLR, a small compact or a mobile phone, this book will teach you all there is to know about photographic composition in order to improve your shots.

An easy read illustrated with over many carefully chosen, colour images.

This e-book is available for download from Amazon and contains over 60 images.


Basic Photoshop

‘Basic Photoshop – An introduction to Adobe Photoshop’ is an easy-to-follow, set of short lessons on how to begin using this industry standard, image manipulation, software package. Also, knowing how confusing Photoshop can be I wanted to produce a straightforward guide to using the basics of the program. This e-book is for all digital photographers that are complete beginners with Photoshop.

The e-book covers cropping, levels, sharpening, brightness, contrast, curves, black & white, hue, saturation, colour balance, special effects, cloning and colour popping. There is also a brief reference section with links to famous photographers and other handy websites.

The e-book is available to download by clicking here.

The book is Dave’s second ‘photography’ publication and he hopes to produce a few more over the coming years…

His main photographic interests are wildlife, travel and urban decay.