Photography: The Concise Guide (with Resource Center Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

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Overview

The perfect companion while in the field or in the lab, PHOTOGRAPHY: THE CONCISE GUIDE provides a straightforward, comprehensive introduction to photography for the film and digital photographer. From "seeing" and composing the shot to applying special techniques, developing the film and working in Photoshop, this information-packed book covers everything you need to know to become a successful black-and-white and/or color photographer. Fully revised and updated to cover all new camera formats, including the latest digital technology, this book is all you need to get started. Step-by-step photo sequences and concise discussions show you how to execute photography processes and special techniques using actual equipment and materials. A full chapter on troubleshooting provides help when you need it. Numerous high-quality, full-color and duotone reproductions of works by well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, and Diane Arbus offer inspiration and guidance. The history of photography chapter addresses technical, functional, and aesthetic issues, from the first photographs to the evolution of modern film processes and today's social landscape.

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Aimed at students, professionals, and hobbyists, this richly- illustrated guide describes basic and intermediate materials, techniques, and concepts used in black-and-white and color photography. Topics include, for example, working with light, film selection, printing photographs, composition of visual elements, the history of photography, and digital image editing. Warren taught photography at the college level for over 25 years. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495897804
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 578,634
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Warren taught photography at the college-level for more than 25 years. His participation in the Fulbright Teacher Exchange program took him to the London College of Printing in England. Warren earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Ohio University and his work has been exhibited at galleries throughout the U.S.

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Table of Contents

1. Getting Started. 2. Film and Exposure. 3. Camera and Lens. 4. Developing Film. 5. Printing Photographs. 6. Troubleshooting. 7. Light and Subject. 8. Seeing Better Photographs. 9. History of Photography. 10. Special Techniques.

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