The Photography Book

2nd Edition

Author: Ian Jeffrey

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714867380

Category: Photography

Page: 576

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A revised and updated edition of Phaidon’s bestselling book, which brings this landmark work fully up‐to‐date with new additions covering the latest developments in photography. The Photography Book is an unsurpassed collection of over 550 superb images that represent the world’s best photographers from the mid‐nineteenth century to today. Arranged alphabetically by photographer, it showcases pioneers such as Gustave Le Gray and Daguerre, icons like Robert Capa and contemporary names such as Richard Wentworth and Carolee Schneemann. The selection encompasses fashion, sport, natural history, reportage, society portraiture, documentary and art, with concise text providing useful insight into each work and its creator. Also included are extensive cross‐references and glossaries of technical terms and movements.
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The Art of Photography, 2nd Edition

A Personal Approach to Artistic Expression

Author: Bruce Barnbaum

Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN: 1681982129

Category: Photography

Page: 408

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This is an updated and newly revised edition of the classic book The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression. Originally published in 1994 and first revised in 2010, The Art of Photography has sold well over 100,000 copies and has firmly established itself as the most readable, understandable, and complete textbook on photography. Featuring nearly 200 beautiful photographs in both black-and-white and color, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables, this book presents the world of photography to beginner, intermediate, and advanced photographers who seek to make a personal statement through the medium of photography. Without talking down to anyone or talking over anyone's head, renowned photographer, teacher, and author Bruce Barnbaum presents how-to techniques for both traditional and digital approaches. In this newest edition of the book, Barnbaum has included many new images and has completely revised the text, with particular focus on two crucial chapters covering digital photography: he revised a chapter covering the digital zone system, and includes a brand-new chapter on image adjustments using digital tools. There is also a new chapter discussing the concepts of “art versus technique” and “traditional versus digital” approaches to photography. Throughout the book, Barnbaum goes well beyond the technical, as he delves deeply into the philosophical, expressive, and creative aspects of photography so often avoided in other books. Barnbaum is recognized as one of the world's finest landscape and architectural photographers, and for decades has been considered one of the best instructors in the field of photography. This latest incarnation of his textbook—which has evolved, grown, and been refined over the past 45 years—will prove to be an ongoing, invaluable photographic reference for years to come. It is truly the resource of choice for the thinking photographer. Topics include: • Elements of Composition • Visualization • Light and Color • Filters • Black-and-White • The Digital Zone System • The Zone System for Film • Printing and Presentation • Exploding Photographic Myths • Artistic Integrity • Realism, Abstraction, and Art • Creativity and Intuition • A Personal Philosophy • And much, much more…
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Basic Photography

Author: Michael Langford

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240515927

Category: Photography

Page: 343

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'Basic Photography' is a longstanding international bestseller and continues to be the introductory textbook for photography courses throughout the world. Key features: practical assignments, so you can put into practice what you've learned chapter summaries for easy revision a clear and concise approach to essential photographic principles, assuming no prior knowledge comprehensive coverage of both black and white photography, processing and printing; colour photography, digital manipulation and film processing suitability for students of all ages and all photographic courses This new edition now includes: extended coverage of digital imaging techniques: from capturing images digitally, to scanning and using manipulation software and the ethics involved updated and re-structured contents to suit the new Art (Photography) A Level hundreds of stunning full colour photographs throughout illustrating the main points from the text inspirational images from world famous photographers including: Bill Brandt; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Edward Weston and David Hockney. The late Michael Langford formerly taught at the Royal College of Art for many years, becoming Course Director. He was intimately involved with photography courses and examination syllabuses at all levels and as a result fully understood what a student needed. His other books for Focal Press include 'Starting Photography' 2nd edition, 'Advanced Photography' 6th edition, and 'Story of Photography' 2nd edition. 'Advanced Photography' is the companion volume to 'Basic Photography', and for students wishing to progress further, will take the aspiring photographer a step forward on the ladder to a career in photography. Practically targeted at the new A-level syllabus so you can improve your technical skills Get up to date with what's on offer, the advantages and disadvantages of digital photography New, practical step-by-step instruction on digital imaging
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The Everything Digital Photography Book

Shoot, Upload, and Enhance Photos Like a Pro

Author: Ric deGaris Doble

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440524483

Category: Photography

Page: 344

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With a snap of the shutter and a couple clicks of the mouse, you can take stunning photos and share them with the world. Digital photography is one of the easiest art forms to master-if you only know how. The Everything Digital Photography Book, 2nd Edition, has everything you need to take full advantage of this evolving art form. Learn how to: Choose the perfect camera Use light and flashes for optimum effect Download and transfer images Compress images and post photos online Create personalized gifts like calendars Whether you're a novice photographer or a budding professional, this indispensable guide shows you how to capture the perfect shot-every time! Rick deGaris Doble is an award-winning photographer with nearly 40 years of photography experience. His site, www.RickDoble.net, receives 150,000 unique hits per year and his popular 600-photo "painting with light" section was ranked #2 in Google searches. Doble has been working with computer-related digital imagery for the past 22 years and, for the past 14, he has taught photography courses at institutions like Duke University. He lives in Smyrna, North Carolina.
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Perfect Exposure (2nd Edition)

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1781573638

Category: Photography

Page: 192

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This second edition of acclaimed bestseller Perfect Exposure looks at the way professionals address the fundamentals of photography, laying out the decision-making process with the absolute clarity Michael Freeman is famed for. While addressing a subject as old as photography, exposure, this book is fully updated to cover the influence of all the latest technology. Chapter one introduces not just the key camera settings, but also the photographer's ideal decision flow, a process you can easily use in your own work. Chapter two examines all the camera technology designed to assist you in capturing the perfect photo, giving honest thoughts on its advantages and disadvantages. Chapter three is a complete theory and practice of exposure broken down into every shooting scenario you'll ever encounter, from evenly lit scenes to those with wild contrast. Chapter four deals with developing style through exposure, including ideas like high key photography, silhouette and more, as well as a look at the zone system, pioneered by photographers like Ansel Adams, in a digital context. Finally Chapter 5 looks at the powerful post-processing techniques.
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Digital Photography Pocket Guide

Author: Derrick Story

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596006273

Category: Computers

Page: 113

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Today's digital cameras are affordable and provide quality images that rival their traditional film counterparts. Because digital images are easier to share, and because you only have to print the pictures you need, this new medium is both cost effective and environmentally friendly. Best of all, it's fun! With a digital camera, you can set free your creative spirit and take risks you never would with a film camera. The only obstacle is learning how to unlock all or this power and pleasure packed into these pocket-sized picture takers.Digital Photography Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition expands on the basic photography techniques introduced in the bestselling first edition to help you take the kind of pictures you've always wanted to--and now in full color! This book is the photo mentor you've always wanted: it explains each of the camera's components, shows you what they do, and then helps you choose the right settings. When you ask, "How can I get that picture?", simply pull this small guide out of your camera bag, backpack, or back pocket and find the answer quickly.This fully illustrated book covers everything from image resolution, shooting sports action, close ups and night shots, to memory cards, transferring images, archiving, making QuickTime movies, and much more. Topics in the guide's three main sections on "Digital Camera Components", "Standard Camera Functions", and "How Do I?" are labeled A to Z for quick reference. Or if you prefer, use the comprehensive index or table of contents to find the information you need. There's even an entire section of easy to read reference tables for quick look up of white balance settings, exposure compensation, camera mode explanations, and much more.
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Scott Kelby's Digital Photography Boxed Set, Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

Author: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133988139

Category: Photography

Page: 1296

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This attractive boxed set includes: The Digital Photography Book, Part 1, 2nd Edition (ISBN 0321934946), The Digital Photography Book, Part 2, 2nd Edition (ISBN 0321948548), The Digital Photography Book, Part 3 (ISBN 0321617657), The Digital Photography Book, Part 4 (ISBN 0321773020), and The Digital Photography Book, Part 5 (0133856887). Scott Kelby, the man who changed the "digital darkroom" forever, shows which buttons to push, which settings to use, when to use them, and hundreds of the most closely guarded photographic "tricks of the trade" to get budding photographers shooting dramatically better-looking, sharper, more colorful, more professional-looking photos with their digital camera every time they press the shutter button. Scott tackles the most important side of digital photography–how to take pro-quality shots using the same tricks today's top digital pros use (and it's easier than you'd think). Each chapter is packed with plain English tips on using flash, shooting close-up photography, travel photography, shooting people, and even how to build a studio from scratch, where he demystifies the process so anyone can start taking pro-quality portraits today! Plus, he's got full chapters on his most requested topics, including loads of tips for landscape photographers, wedding photographers, and sports photographers. Chapter after chapter, page after page, Scott shares all the pros' secrets for making your photos look more professional, no matter what you're shooting. This bundle has a value of US $125.
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The Everything Photography Book

Foolproof techniques for taking sensational digital and 35mm pictures

Author: Melissa Martin Ellis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1605507393

Category: Photography

Page: 320

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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 Whether theyÆre 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.
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The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

Author: Martin Lister

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136024646

Category: Art

Page: 222

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This new edition of The Photographic Image in Digital Culture explores the condition of photography after some 20 years of remediation and transformation by digital technology. Through ten especially commissioned essays, by some of the leading scholars in the field of contemporary photography studies, a range of key topics are discussed including: the meaning of software in the production of photograph; the nature of networked photographs; the screen as the site of photographic display; the simulation of photography in the videogame; photography, ubiquitous computing and technologies of ambient intelligence; developments in vernacular photography and social media; the photograph and the digital archive; the curation and exhibition of the networked photograph; the dominance of the image bank in commercial and advertising photography; the complexities of citizen photojournalism. A recurring theme addressed throughout is the nature of ‘photography after photography’ and the paradoxical nature of the medium in the 21st century; a time when the traditional technology of photography has become defunct while there is more ‘photography’ than ever. This is an ideal book for students studying photography and digital media.
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