Starting Photography

Starting Photography

by Michael J. Langford

Hardcover

$8.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803867369
Publisher: Hastings House Daytrips Publishers
Publication date: 07/01/1976
Age Range: 9 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction4
Part 1Picture Making
1Seeing and photographing6
2Using the viewfinder -- framing up9
3Creating a point of emphasis11
4Picking lighting conditions16
5Pattern, texture and shape20
6Using colour24
Projects Developing a personal approach27
Part 2Camera and Film
7Camera principles28
8The 35 mm film camera30
9Films38
10Digital cameras43
Part 3Creative Use of Camera Controls
11Shutter speeds and movement45
12Focus, and aperture48
13Choice of exposure52
14Changing focal length57
15Flash and its control62
Projects68
Part 4Tackling Subjects69
16People70
17Places75
18Animal portraits83
19Landscapes87
20Close-up subjects94
Projects Tackling self-set themes100
Part 5Troubleshooting
21Assessing results from the lab102
Part 6Experimental and Constructed Pictures
22Letting the image move109
23Exploring reflections113
24Using lens attachments115
25Combining pictures120
26Manipulating prints127
Projects133
Part 7Using a Studio
27Layout and lighting135
Part 8Film Processing and Printing (B&W)
28Processing a film142
29Contact printing148
30Enlarging154
Part 9Presenting and Assessing your Work
31Finishing off164
32Presenting pictures in sets167
33Evaluating your results170
Appendix ARollfilm and sheet film cameras172
Appendix BUsing a hand-held meter174
Appendix CBatteries175
Appendix DHealth and safety in photography176
Appendix EChemically treating B&W prints177
Glossary180
How they were taken185
Index187

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