Photographing the World Around You: A Visual Design Workshop for Film and Digital Photography / Edition 2
  • Photographing the World Around You: A Visual Design Workshop for Film and Digital Photography / Edition 2
  • Photographing the World Around You: A Visual Design Workshop for Film and Digital Photography / Edition 2

Photographing the World Around You: A Visual Design Workshop for Film and Digital Photography / Edition 2

by Freeman Patterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1552636127

ISBN-13: 9781552636121

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Key Porter Books

See the world in a fresh light.

In its Second Edition -- inspired by the participants of Patterson's workshops from North America to South Africa to the UK, Australia and New Zealand -- of this classic text, Freeman Patterson offers readers valuable information on the essential building blocks of visual design, including:

  • Light
  • Shape

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Overview

See the world in a fresh light.

In its Second Edition -- inspired by the participants of Patterson's workshops from North America to South Africa to the UK, Australia and New Zealand -- of this classic text, Freeman Patterson offers readers valuable information on the essential building blocks of visual design, including:

  • Light
  • Shape
  • Line
  • Texture
  • Perspective.

The book provides clear and concise instructions on putting these building blocks together to create balance, proportion and rhythm in any photograph. A separate chapter features valuable advice for evaluating one's own photographs.

Extended captions include valuable technical information and personal commentary reflective of the superb craftsmanship and stunning photography from one of the most celebrated photographers worldwide. The second edition is updated to include technical guidelines adapted for both digital and film photographers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552636121
Publisher:
Key Porter Books
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface

    Learning to explore
    The building blocks of visual design

      Light: the raw material
      Line
      Shape
      Texture
      Perspective
    Putting the building blocks together
      Dominance
      Balance
      Proportion
      Rhythm
    Evaluating your photographs
    Assignments
      People
      Natural things
      Human constructions and manufactured things
    Making an album
    About the author
  • The second edition of this book has been adapted for both film and digital photographers. Film and digital photographers will find the content of this book equally useful.

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