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Sony Books

 

Sony Alpha 99 II
Sony Alpha 6500
Sony RX-100 V

Maintenant disponible en français!
The Sony Alpha 6300

Ahora disponible en español!

Maintenant disponible en français!

Sony RX1R II
Sony A7R II
The Sony RX-100 IV and RX-10 II

(Good for the RX-10 III, too!)
Back-Button Focus for your Sony Mirrorless Cameras

(Written specifically for the A6000, A7, A7r, A7s, and A7 II.)

Ahora disponible en español!

Jetzt auch auf Deutsch!
Sony Alpha 7s Compendium

(Supplement to the A7 / A7r ebook)
Sony Alpha 7 II Compendium

(Supplement to the A7 / A7r ebook)

Ahora disponible en español!
Ebook for the Sony A77 II
Sony RX-100 MK III Ebook.  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf, .mobi, and .epub files for USD $23.45!
The Sony A6000 ebook

Ahora disponible en español!
The Sony Alpha A7 and A7r ebook is here!


Ahora disponible en español! 
Sony RX-100 MK II Ebook!  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf, .mobi, and .epub files for USD $23.45!

¡Ahora también disponible en español!
E-book on the Sony Alpha 58 is now available.  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf, .mobi, and .epub files for USD $21.45!

Printed versions available too!
E-book on the Sony NEX 5R, 5T and NEX 6 is now available.  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf, .mobi, and .epub files for USD $26.50!

Printed versions available too!

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 99 is now available.  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf, .mobi, and .epub files for USD $29.95!

Printed versions available too!

¡Ahora también disponible en español!
E-book on the Sony Cyber-shot RX-100 is now available.  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf and .mobi file for USD $21.45!

(Printed versions available too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!
E-book on the Sony Alpha 37 and 57 SLT cameras is now available.  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf and .mobi file for USD $22.98!

(Printed versions available too!)
E-book on the Sony NEX-7 camera is now available.  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf and .mobi file for USD $26.45!

(Printed versions available too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!
E-book on the Sony A65 and A77 SLT cameras is now available  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf and .mobi file for USD $26.45!

(Printed versions available too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!
E-book on the Sony NEX 3, C3, 5, and 5N cameras is now available  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf file for USD $22.99!

(Printed versions available, too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!
E-book on the Sony Alpha 33, 35, and Alpha 55 SLT cameras is now available  Instantly downloadable full-color .pdf file for USD $26.45!

(Printed versions available too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 850 and 900 digital cameras.  Instantly downloadable for USD $29.95!

(Printed versions are available, too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 560 and 580 DSLRs.  496 pages, instantly downloadable for USD $22.99! 

¡Ahora disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 500 and 550 digital cameras.  487+ pages, instantly downloadable for USD $19.99!

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 330 and 380 digital camera now available!  460+ pages, instantly downloadable for USD $19.98!

¡Ahora disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 700 digital camera now available!  460+ pages, instantly downloadable for USD $24.95!  Includes updates for firmware Version 4.

(Printed versions are available too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 300 and 350 digital cameras now available!  460+ pages, instantly downloadable for USD $19.98!

(Printed versions are available too!)

E-book on the Sony Alpha 100 DSLR camera.  Downloadable version only USD $19.95! 

(Printed versions are available too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

E-book on the Sony Alpha 200 digital camera now available!  460+ pages, instantly downloadable for USD $19.92!

(Printed versions are available too!)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

 

Fujifilm

Fujifilm X-100F
Fujifilm X-T20
The Fujifilm X-T2
The Fujifilm X-Pro2
Fujifilm's X-T1
Flash for the Fujifilm X system - demystified.
The definitive guide to the Fujifilm X100s camera - by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts! 

Olympus

Coming soon!
Olympus E-M1 II
The Olympus E-M5 II
Olympus makes great cameras too.   Here's one for their highly-acclaimed OM-D E-M1.


Ahora disponible en español! 

 

Minolta

Dynax Maxxum Alpha 7D and  5D (available as an immediate .pdf download or as a printed manual) 

Downloadable version only USD $19.95!

Konica Minolta A1 / A2 / A200

Available as an immediate .pdf download - only USD $19.95!

Canon

E-book on the Canon Digital Rebel XT and XTi DSLR cameras.  Downloadable version only USD $24.95! 

(Printed versions are available too!)

E-book on the Canon Digital Rebel Xsi.  Downloadable version only USD $24.93! 

(Printed versions are available too!) 

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

Other

The Friedman Archives High-Impact Photography Seminars

An intuitive, back-to-basics video course showing how to get "Wow!" images with any camera.  A shorter learning curve doesn't exist!

The Road To China

My English-teaching and entrepreneurial adventures in China in a hand-holdable, solar-powered edition.  A well-illustrated travelogue during China's aggressive transition to capitalism.  Available as a downloadable .pdf file, or as a hardcopy in either Color or B&W.

25 Ways to "Wow!"

A potpourri of ideas and compositional rules to inspire your creativity.  For users of any camera.  USD $5.95 as a downloadable .pdf file.

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

Advanced Topics 1

For owners of all Konica Minolta DSLRs and the Sony A100, A200, A300/350.   Includes what you need to know about 3rd party flashes, rescuing images with RAW, nullifying noise, the basics of proper exposure, combating "Lazy Eye", and much more...  USD $9.95 as a full-color, instantly-downloadable .pdf file.  (Click here to see sample pages.)

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

Advanced Topics 2

Provides easy-to-understand tutorials on the most requested technical topics: Color Calibration, ICC profiles, bit-depth and editing space, filters, High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging, Macro photography, bird and wildlife photography, photographing sports in low light, and archiving gigabytes of information.  For owners of all Sony and KM DSLRs.  USD $15.95 as a full-color, instantly-downloadable .pdf file.

¡Ahora también disponible en español!

Tip Cards

The most popular parts of Gary's ebook, formatted for you to print out, cut up, and keep in your camera bag. Cards include the section on Gary's Personal Camera settings, and Appendix A's "Cookbook" for Special Shooting Situations. The .zip file contains .pdf files formatted for A4 and US Letter printers (plus a .pdf for printing instructions).  All for just USD $3!  Compiled by Tony Phillips.

For the A850 / A900
For the A700
For the A500 / A550
For the A300 / A350

An Introduction to Sony's Wireless Flash Lecture

A 50-minute presentation introducing photographers to the basics of Sony's Wireless Flash and the impressive things you can do with just one flash (two and 3 flashes, too!)  During this live lecture Gary produces the image to the left in under 10 minutes.  Available as a downloadable video file or as a physical DVD.



Ways to "Wow!" with Wireless Flash

An intuitive guide to the single most powerful way to improve your photography!

¡Ahora también disponible en español!



The Friedman Archives - Best of the Blog

 

Published Articles

The Friedman Archives Blog

Minolta's Wireless Flash

(Originally written for Minolta Photoworld - Click here for more info!)

Peace Child in Latvia (a multi-media documentary about a historic cultural exchange between Soviet and American high-school students, circa 1988). 

A poor man's studio with 3 wireless flashes

(Written for Photoworld - Click here for more info!)

A photo-spread of Cuba

(Written for Photoworld Winter '07)

Getting Great Photos of Children

 (Photoworld Summer '07)

Adding an IR Filter to the HVL-F20AM Flash (originally published in Photoworld)
The Top 10 Best (and worst) Minolta Cameras Ever (Video)

Review of the Minolta Maxxum 7 on photo.net

Review of the Photokina 2002 show

(Written for f/2 magazine - Click here for more articles from other authors)

A History of Minolta Innovation

Which is better - a professional light diffuser, or a simple piece of paper?

 

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