Because of the author's background and experience, this book is addressed to photographers. However, any student of any of the visual arts will find it a useful companion as they proceed on their course of study. The principles described in this book are equally applicable to students of drawing, painting and printmaking. Even sculptors and other 3-D artists will benefit by reading it. The book is also required reading for graduate students contemplating a teaching career as it will give them a privileged insight into the perils, pitfalls and delights of working in the higher education system.