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Where To Buy:
The print versions and the eBook versions of both titles are available through Amazon, Borders, Powell’s and a number of independent book and eBook sellers. Print versions of the book are also from Backscatter in Monterey. The best way to find any of the books online is to search the website of your favorite bookseller by ISBN number. The ISBN numbers for High Definition Underwater Video are 9780972832939 for the print version and 9780972832922 for the eBook version. The ISBN numbers for Final Cut Pro for Underwater Video are 9780972832953 for the print version and 9780972832946 for the eBook version.

Please note that neither of these titles is available yet in the iBook format, but new versions are planned for release in late 2013 or early 2014.

Below is a synopsis of each book:
High Definition Underwater Video by Steven Fish is a complete guide for the Underwater Videographer. It has chapters covering selection of camcorders appropriate for UW video, selection of UW video housings, lights and accessories, equipment care, maintenance and troubleshooting, conditions that affect UW video, using a housing's controls effectively, UW video shooting techniques, using lights and accessories, editing equipment and software, basic editing techniques and future trends in UW videography. The book is 167 pages with numerous color illustrations and examples. A companion book on advanced editing techniques for UW video is also available under the title: Final Cut Pro for Underwater Video. Both books are available in either eBook pdf formats or printed versions. Print version is $59.95 and eBook version is $29.95.
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IMPORTANT: This book is written for Final Cut Pro 7. It is NOT compatible with Final Cut Pro X. A version for FCPX is in the works for release late 2013 or early 2014

Final Cut Pro for Underwater Video by Steven Fish is a complete guide for editing Underwater Videos using the Apple Final Cut Pro editing system. It has chapters covering project workflow, the FCP user interface, customizing FCP, producing soundtracks, editing techniques, titles and graphics, filters, effects and transitions, color correction, final output, archiving and an over of the complete Final Cut Studio suite of applications. The book is 144 pages with numerous color illustrations and examples. A companion book on UW video equipment and techniques is also available under the title: High Definition Underwater Video. Both books are available in either eBook pdf formats or printed versions. Print version is $59.95 and eBook version is $29.95.

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