Langford's Basic Photography: The guide for serious photographers / Edition 8

Langford's Basic Photography: The guide for serious photographers / Edition 8

by Michael Langford, Anna Fox, Richard Sawdon Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240520351

ISBN-13: 9780240520353

Pub. Date: 04/25/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Langford's Basic Photography has informed the work and career of many of the world's leading photographers. It is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of photography, from pre-capture to output, written for photographers who want to understand the principles behind photography and how to create great images.

In this book you will learn:

. How

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Overview

Langford's Basic Photography has informed the work and career of many of the world's leading photographers. It is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of photography, from pre-capture to output, written for photographers who want to understand the principles behind photography and how to create great images.

In this book you will learn:

. How images are formed and how to control what you capture* The best camera and lens type for your work
• The principles and equipment of lighting
• How to organize the picture and measure exposure
• How to edit, organise and store digital images
• How to print, finish and present your photographs
• How to get your work noticed

Stunning photographs and visual learning - key principles and techniques are explained using diagrams and images. Inspirational and thought-provoking shots are shown throughout, from key images by photography greats to those by working professionals. Projects and Summaries at the end of each chapter help to cement newly learned skills and get you exploring key techniques.

This 8th edition has been entirely restructured and rewritten for digital photography. It will continue to instruct, inspire and motivate up and coming photographers for generations to come.


Michael Langford, renowned author, teacher, and practitioner, is a legend because of his skill that balanced art and technique. He inspired and taught thousands as Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK.

Anna Fox is Head of the BA Photography program at the University College of the Creative Arts at Farnham, UK and has been working in photography for almost twenty years. Her work has been exhibited in numerous shows around the world.

Richard Sawdon Smith is Deputy Head of the University College for the Creative Arts at Maidstone, UK. He is an award-winning studio photographer, exhibiting worldwide for over twenty years.

The Langford Series

Langford's Starting Photography - The ultimate introduction to photography, covering all the beginner photographer needs in order to start achieving great results

Langford's Basic Photography - The authoritative classic for beginner to intermediate photographers wanting to understand the principles behind photography and how to put them into practice

Langford's Advanced Photography - Highly respected guide for the serious photographer wanting to advance their skills and produce professional results

Level: BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240520353
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/25/2007
Series:
Langford Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; What is Photography?; Light: How images are formed; Analogue photography: cameras and film; Light sensitive media and formats; Lenses, camera kits and various extras; Exposure measurement; Digital photography: cameras and kits; Lighting: principles and equipment; Organising the picture; Where photographs go; Films, filters; Film Processing; Printing: facilities and equipment; Printing techniques; Digital Image Manipulation and printing inc Digital retouching and Permanence and archiving; Finishing and presenting work; Appendices; Glossary; Index.

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