New England in the Fall

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New England is a photographer’s dream. The colors and forms in autumn are a constant source of delight and it is easy to spend the day in a leisurely tour of old fashioned barns and architecture, harvest fairs and farmer’s … Continue reading

The Everything Photography Book

The Everything Photography Book was released in April, 2009.

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Product Description
People love taking pictures, and there are more photography options today than ever before! Including thirty black-and-white photos depicting proper shooting, development, and general photography techniques, this photography guide covers:

  • Selecting the right camera, lens, and accessories
  • The pros and cons of film vs. digital
  • Controlling exposures with apertures and shutter speeds
  • Black-and-white versus color photography
  • Ways to modify light and use flash
  • Printing and developing photos
  • Turning a photography hobby into a career
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Whether they’re shooting portraits and still life or travel and nature photos, this is the perfect resource for any photographer. From the beginner to the experienced shutter-clicker, enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels will find the information they need to take great pictures. 

About the Author
Melissa Martin Ellis (Newport, RI) is a freelance writer and photographer with more than twenty-five years of experience. Her work has appeared in such diverse publications as The Boston Globe, Rhode Island Monthly, Newport This Week, Balancing the Tides, TheProvidence Journal, Horsemen’s Yankee Peddler, and Newport Life Magazine. A former supervisor of the photo lab at the Naval Underwater Systems Center in Newport, Ms. Ellis is a longtime member of the Newport Art Museum and has served as an officer of the Newport Photographer’s Guild. She has exhibited numerous times in New England, most recently in a well-received two-person show called “Dreams of Empire” in Newport, RI..