Synopses & Reviews
Apple's latest iPad tablet has been an incredible success and generated a lot of interest from photographers soon after it was released. Instead of hauling a laptop along on vacation or to a photo shoot, a photographer can bring the lightweight iPad and take advantage of its large screen, third-party software, and online access. The iPad is great for reviewing photos on-site using something other than a camera's small LCD, editing photos, presenting a photographer's portfolio, and more. This fully updated 2nd edition of the iPad for Photographers will help novice, intermediate, and pro shooters to: • Get photos onto the iPad. Import using the camera connection kit. • Take photos with the iPad. • Back up photos. Copying photos from memory cards; using iCloud Photo • Stream as online backup; uploading files to Dropbox; and so on. • Organize your photos. • Rate photos and assign tags in the field--instead of waiting until you get home! • Edit photos on the iPad. • Share photos with others: iCloud Photo Stream, play on an Apple TV, and more. • Create your portfolio. Use portfolio software to give impressive presentations to prospective clients. Great for wedding photographers meeting people face to face, for example. • Video. Edit clips in iMovie, create slideshows, rough cuts, and more. In addition, photographers will learn other clever uses for their iPad, such as triggering the shutter using an iPad; using the screen as a fill flash; storing PDFs of camera manuals, books, etc.; and much more!
Apple’s popular iPad and iPad mini tablets are incredibly useful tools for photographers on the go. Instead of hauling a laptop, you can tuck a lightweight iPad in your camera bag and take advantage of its large screen, third-party software apps, and online access to effectively complete and share your work away from the studio.
With the iPad for Photographers, Second Edition, novice to pro shooters will discover everything that the iPad has to offer with simple step-by-step instructions and the latest real-world advice for:
- Importing photos from a camera or memory cards using the iPad Camera Connection Kit or Lightning Camera adapters.
- Transferring photos wirelessly while you’re shooting, using Wi-Fi SD cards or adapters, or controlling the camera remotely with devices such as the CamRanger and CameraMator.
- Organizing and rating images and assigning keyword tags in the field, and integrating them later with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom on your computer.
- Editing photos with iPhoto, Adobe Photoshop Touch, and other image adjustment tools.
- Using portfolio software to create and deliver impressive iPad presentations for prospective clients.
In this fully updated guide, photographers will learn other clever uses for their iPad including backing up photos in the field, tracking outdoor light conditions, and other techniques. Visit the book’s website at ipadforphotographers.com for updates and additional information.
About the Author
Jeff Carlson is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a senior editor of TidBITS, and a frequent contributor to publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques magazines. He is also the author of numerous books, including the previous edition of The iPad for Photographers, four editions of The iPad Pocket Guide, OS X Mountain Lion Pocket Guide, and Canon EOS-M: From Snapshots to Great Shots. Find more information at jeffcarlson.com, and follow him on Twitter and App.netat @jeffcarlson.