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Overview

Comprehensive information comprising the foundations of photography.
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INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS
Instructor's Manual ISBN: 0-7668-0910-2
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827379138
  • Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning
  • Publication date: 3/28/1997
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 385
  • Product dimensions: 7.83 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Why Study Photography? 1
Careers in Photography 3
Photography in Other Jobs 10
Photography in Everyday Life 12
2 A Short History of Photography 15
Capturing the Image 17
Photography as Creative Expression 20
Photography as Journalism 26
Improving the Process 33
Modern Photography 35
3 The Camera 39
Parts of a Camera 41
Types of Cameras 47
Choice of a Camera 51
Types of Lenses 54
Choice of a Lens 60
4 Operating the Camera 61
Selecting 35 mm Film 63
Bulk Loading Film 65
Loading a 35 mm Camera 66
Adjusting the Exposure 67
Recording Motion 71
Achieving Sharpness 73
Unloading the Film 77
Using a Light Meter 78
Exposure Meter Modes 80
How to Operate a Camera 84
What Can Go Wrong 88
5 Shooting for Composition 91
Using the Camera 93
Working the Subject 94
Principles of Composition 97
How to Take Pictures 106
What Can Go Wrong 110
6 Developing the Film 115
Light-Sensitive Properties of Film 117
Chemicals and Basic Equipment for Developing Film 120
Processing the Film 124
How to Develop Film 126
Push Processing Film 133
What Can Go Wrong 134
7 Printmaking 141
A Guide to Photographic Paper 143
Chemicals and Equipment 147
Contact Sheets: Seeing What You've Got 155
How to Make Contact Sheets 159
Enlargements: Getting the Big Picture 166
How to Make Enlargements 168
What Can Go Wrong 173
8 More about Printmaking 179
Controlling Contrast in Printing 181
Cropping Your Prints 182
Manipulating Lights and Darks in Printing 184
Correcting Spots on Your Prints 189
Mounting Your Prints 191
How to Mount Prints 194
What Can Go Wrong 197
9 Lighting 201
Qualities of Light 203
Kinds of Light 204
Using Continuous Light 207
Using Flash Units 217
What Can Go Wrong 225
10 Filters and Accessories 229
A Guide to Filters 231
Buying and Using Other Accessories 238
Software 242
11 Electronic Photography 245
Capturing Images in Electronic Form 247
The Still Video Camera 247
The Electronic Darkroom 250
Printing the Electronic Image 254
Resolution 256
Newspaper Use of Still Video 257
Ethics and Still Video Photography 258
12 Color Photography 261
Producing Color 263
Color Film and Papers 267
Color Balance 272
Shooting Color 277
13 Photography, Ethics, and Law 283
Knowing the Rules 285
Understanding Copyright Laws 289
Defining Ownership of Photographs 290
14 Photography and You 293
Planning a Darkroom 295
Constructing a Closet Darkroom 296
Assembling a Portfolio 299
Selling Your Photographs 300
Practice in Photography 305
Bibliography 311
Glossary 319
Index 329
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