Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age / Edition 2

Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age / Edition 2

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by Robert Hirsch
     
 

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ISBN-10: 024081827X

ISBN-13: 9780240818276

Pub. Date: 04/13/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age is a groundbreaking introductory book that clearly and concisely provides the instruction and building blocks necessary to create thought-provoking digitally based photographs. It is an adventurous idea book that features numerous classroom-tested assignments and exercises from leading photographic educators to

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Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age is a groundbreaking introductory book that clearly and concisely provides the instruction and building blocks necessary to create thought-provoking digitally based photographs. It is an adventurous idea book that features numerous classroom-tested assignments and exercises from leading photographic educators to encourage you to critically explore and make images from the photographers' eye, an aesthetic point of view.

Acquire a basic foundation for digital photography. Light and Lens covers the fundamental concepts of image-making; how to use today's digital technology to create compelling images; and how to output and preserve images in the digital world.
Explore the history, theory and methods of digital image-making. Light and Lens translates the enduring aesthetics of art photography into the digital realm. You'll view, capture and think about images from a new perspective.
Increase your ability to analyze, discuss and write about your own work and the images of others.
Learn with exercises and assignments by leading digital educators. Innovative techniques will train your eye to make the strongest visual statement.
Solve visual problems and overcome image challenges. Whether you use a digital SLR or a point-and-shoot camera, you'll get new strategies to master composition, design and light.
View the full range of the digital terrain with stunning images and commentary by over 190 international artists.

Robert Hirsch is a renowned photographer, educator, historian and writer. His book credits include Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Ideas, Materials and Processes; Exploring Color Photography: From the Darkroom to the Digital Studio; and Seizing the Light: A History of Photography. He has had many one-person shows and curated numerous exhibitions. Hirsch has also conducted many workshops and interviewed eminent photographers of our time. The former executive director of CEPA Gallery, he is now the director of Light Research in Buffalo, New York, and on the Visual Studies faculty of University of Buffalo/The State University of New York.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240818276
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/13/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
200,686
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Why We Make Pictures: A Concise History of Visual Ideas
2.Design: Visual Foundations
3.Image Capture: Cameras, Lenses, and Scanners
4.Exposure and Filters
5.Seeing with Light
6.Observation: Eyes Wide Open
7.Time, Space, Imagination and the Camera
8.Digital Studio: Where the Virtual Meets the Material World
9.Presentation and Preservation
10.Seeing with a Camera
11.Solutions: Thinking and Writing About Images
12.Photographer on Assignment

Addendum I: Safety
Addendum II: Careers

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Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous 16 days ago
There are many good photography books out there. Sadly, this book is not one of them. The book is clumsily written and redundant is areas. I needed it as a textbook for a photography class and realized early on I was better off surfing the Internet for information. Two stars is generous.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago