Photographer's Filter Handbook: A Complete Guide to Selection and Use

Photographer's Filter Handbook: A Complete Guide to Selection and Use

by Stan Sholik, Ron Eggers
     
 
The characteristics of light, including its intensity, direction, and color temperature, are primary factors in determining how a subject will be recorded. This tutorial provides photographers with a solid understanding of filters, allowing them to control the light available to them, thus capturing their subjects in the most flattering way possible. Beginning with

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The characteristics of light, including its intensity, direction, and color temperature, are primary factors in determining how a subject will be recorded. This tutorial provides photographers with a solid understanding of filters, allowing them to control the light available to them, thus capturing their subjects in the most flattering way possible. Beginning with an overview of the color wheel, essential to any discussion of filters, the book then explores all aspects of filter use, from special effects filters to utilizing black and white filters with color film, soft focus, star filters, graduated color, double-exposure filters, and diffusion filters.

Author Biography: Stan Sholik is the coauthor of Macro & Close-Up Photography. He lives in Santa Ana, California. Ron Eggers, coauthor of Macro & Close-Up Photography, is also the author of Basic Digital Photography. He lives in Costa Mesa, California.

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This book aims to help photographers select filters that will aid in rendering reality as seen by the human eye, or enhancing reality for a subjective interpretation. An introductory chapter covers the basics, and subsequent chapters cover light and filters, filters for black and white and color photography, and filters for special effects. Color photos illustrate techniques. Sholik is a commercial/advertising illustrative photographer; Eggers is a contributing editor to several consumer and professional photography magazines. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584280682
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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