Fellow Photographers, Have you ever seen an amazing photo but could never figure out how it was taken? How would you like to have the ability to create photos just like the one you saw? We're talking about photos that catch people's attention as soon as they see them. Photos so bold and unique that the people viewing them will be caught dumbfounded, shocked, and in awe. If you would like to learn how to use your camera in such a way that captures images that stand out against the crowd, keep reading this page.

It comes with 295 pages of instruction, 9 hours of how-to video tutorials, and contains over 300 creative photographs created by some of the most talented photographic artists around the world.

My name is Evan Sharboneau and for the past several months I've been compiling a comprehensive how-to guide that explains the techniques some of the best photographers use to create jaw-dropping images. In this e-book I break down each of their tricks and demonstrate exactly how you can replicate their results, step-by-step.Digital Photography Trick This e-book is in a .PDF file format and can be read using Adobe Reader (almost all computers already have this free downloadable application installed) after placing the compact disc into your CD-ROM drive. As far as the content in the ebook, it has 295 jam-packed pages and contains over 300 creative photographs and illustrations created by some of the most talented photographic artists worldwide. The e-book is divided up into three core parts

3 Core Parts:

  • Part 1: Long Exposure Effects and Light Painting
  • Part 2: Trick Photography and Special Effects
  • Part 3: Photoshop Projects

Module 1: Long Exposure Effects and Light Painting - Learn how to light-paint like a pro!

This module covers everything you need to know on capturing those beautiful illuminated long exposure photos you have been dreaming about. Photo Trick With over 60 pages reviewing different light sources describing what they do and how to use them, you won't ever find yourself in the dark without a bright idea! Taking long exposures of star trails and lightning is also covered. And if that isn't enough, you'll also enjoy the entire section on taking long exposures during the day. Oh, and if you don't have any Adobe® Photoshop® software at this point, don't worry. Most of the tricks in this module can be done right in-camera, with no Photoshop required. All you need is a DSLR camera.

You'll learn about forced perspective, transparent screens, rotated perspective, birefringence and shaped bokeh effects.

You will learn things like:

  • The basic universal settings of every camera: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, and white-balance and how to master them for both day and night photography. These are essential settings that every photographer must know how to use before starting.
  • Dozens and dozens of light painting ideas with descriptions and examples of each.
  • The secret tool that allows you to "airbrush" light onto any object with amazing accuracy.
  • How to use Maglite® flashlights, LEDs, Laser Pens, Glow sticks, Glow-in-the-Dark Paint, Fire, Sparklers, Steel Wool, External Flashes and Flash Gels to create mind-blowing psychedelic light-painting photographs.
  • How to create complex symmetrical physiogram patterns, straight out of camera.
  • How to take smoking hot photographs of fire and sparks! An in-depth tutorial on how you can use steel wool to capture amazing long exposures of sparks flying at high-speeds is also included.
  • How to capture beautiful landscape nature photographs of lightning and star trails.
  • How to blend several light-paintings together and transform them into complex "light-stitchings". This is the only trick in this module that requires Photoshop.
  • How to take long exposure photographs during the day with the use of special filters. This allows you to blur any sort of movement over a long period of time. Waterfalls are a classic example, but this also applies to skies and trees moving in the wind.

Module 2: Trick Photography and Special Effects

Learn how to blow people away with Optical Illusions, HDR Photography, Infrared Photography, 360 Planetoids and Tunnels, and Multiple Exposures

Water Splash Trick Photography

This module goes over the mind-blowing special effects and optical illusion techniques that add drama and surreal creativity to your images. Adobe Photoshop software is recommended for this module but isn't 100% essential for all the tricks. This module will show you how to blow people away with Optical Illusions, HDR Photography, Infrared Photography, 360 Planetoids and Tunnels, The Droste Effect, Spiral Planets, Time-Displacement Photography, Birefringence, The Orton Effect, The Harris Shutter Effect, and Multiple Exposures

You will learn things like:

  • How to stop taking boring images and use HDR Photography to turn any dull photograph into a dramatic hyper-realistic image that "pops" with fantastic color and depth. This is extremely useful for capturing what your eye actually sees.
  • How to transform any regular landscape shot into a surreal colorful dream-world using infrared photography and color post-processing techniques.
  • The secrets behind turning any landscape into a "polar panorama". (This is probably the most comprehensive step-by-step guide written about this technique available today, and is worth the money of the entire e-book alone). You'll discover how to make tunnels, planets, and tunnels with planets inside of them.
  • How to use Maglite® flashlights, LEDs, Laser Pens, Glow sticks, Glow-in-the-Dark Paint, Fire, Sparklers, Steel Wool, External Flashes and Flash Gels to create mind-blowing psychedelic light-painting photographs.
  • Over 10 mind-bending optical illusions that you can do straight out of the camera without using any special software or equipment. You'll learn about forced perspective, transparent screens, rotated perspective, birefringence and shaped bokeh effects.

Module 3: Photoshop Projects!

Star Trail Photography

This module is filled with Photoshop-oriented projects. It is easy to follow and the tools are simple to use. You'll learn how to create shocking images using Multiplicity Photography, Levitation Photography, Floating Fruit, The Invisible Man Technique, Fake Tilt-Shift Photography, and Flesh Manipulations. There are also several "image-and-description" pages included. These are pages where I show you an image, and then tell you exactly how I made it.

This Ebook can be found here: Trick Photography and Special Effects