Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780673356

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 5363

Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and users of compact system, and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy packed with hands-on tips. Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses, and seeing. Images taken by master photographers – including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, and Martin Parr – serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Today's aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This book answers that need, teaching readers how to take photographs using professional techniques.

Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs of People

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780676241

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 3414

Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People is an inspiring book of conceptual starting points and invaluable technical tips for anyone, novice or professional, who wants to take top-notch pictures of people. The book distills portrait photography into seven subject areas, including "Composition," "The Gaze," and "The Street," and features beautiful, startling, and inspirational photographs in each category. Readers are given practical insights into the ideas and techniques of a wide range of historical and contemporary masters so they can put it all into practice themselves. Scattered throughout the book are "technical tangents" packed with invaluable practical guidance for basic lighting set-ups, equipment, camera modes and more. Also included is definitive advice from a lawyer on your legal rights when taking pictures of people.

Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of Places

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780679051

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 5414

From the author of the bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, this jargon-free introduction covers all aspects of photographing places, including landscapes, cityscapes, architecture, and interiors. Whatever your camera, whatever your interest, whatever your level, this indispensible guide gives you all the essential techniques and demystifies the work of acclaimed photographers. Packed with practical tips and iconic images, this accessible book will arm you with the know-how you need to take meaningful pictures of the places that matter to you most. Featuring 50 master photographers, including Alec Soth, Martin Parr, Robert Adams, Todd Hido, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Julius Shulman, Rinko Kawauchi, Thomas Ruff, Tim Hetherington, and Joel Sternfeld.

Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing

Author: Selwyn Leamy

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781786270542

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 8773

This book demystifies the art and practice of drawing. Through fifty drawings by great masters past and present, the techniques and ideas behind their master sketches will put you on the path to making your own great drawings. The entries also feature exercises with step-by-step instructions as well as simple diagrams providing further visual explanation to the jargon-free discussion. For aspiring artists of all ages and abilities, Read This if You Want to Be Great at Drawing will motivate and strengthen your drawing talent.

Why it Does Not Have to be in Focus

Modern Photography Explained

Author: Jackie Higgins

Publisher: Prestel Pub

ISBN: 9783791348513

Category: Photography

Page: 224

View: 744

This lively, informed defense of modern photography focuses on not focusing--and other unconventional methods that have been successfully employed by acclaimed photographers. From portraits to documentary images and from abstractions to landscapes, the author identifies 100 important images that are emblematic of innovation in modern photography, revealing the frequently complex processes involved in their composition. In so doing, she offers a provocative reminder of what makes a great photograph.

Lonely Planet's Best Ever Photography Tips

Author: Lonely Planet,Richard I'Anson

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1787010031

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 3219

Sharpen your skills and your pictures with this updated edition of Lonely Planet's bestselling Best Ever Photography Tips . Featuring 45 practical tips and ten golden rules from award-winning travel photographer Richard I'Anson, it's packed with insight into the creative and technical skills required to produce brilliant images. Designed for novices and experienced photographers alike, this concise guide also includes essential advice on kit, techniques, editing and sharing, to help you capture great moments wherever you are in the world - whether you're using a smartphone or DSLR. Plus, each tip and trick is accompanied by a photograph to show you how it's done. Inside, you'll learn how to: Take control of the picture-taking process Shoot Raw files Become proficient with image-editing software Adjust your exposure and depth of field Use short telephoto and wide-angle lenses Shoot wildlife, nightlife, people, cities, landscapes and your lunch Anticipate the moment and talk to strangers Avoid lens flare Record light trails Learn how to compose, control and critique your photographs Also available: Lonely Planet's Best Ever Video Tips and Lonely Planet's Best Ever Travel Tips About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition

Understanding Exposure

How to Shoot Great Photographs With Any Camera

Author: Bryan Peterson

Publisher: Random House LLC

ISBN: 0817439390

Category: Photography

Page: 176

View: 2308

Now refreshed with current technologies and terms, and more than 25 percent new images and an all-new chapter, this bestselling guide shows readers how to shoot great photographs with any type of camera.

Photographers on Photography

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781786273185

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 9490

Holly Exley is an illustrator and watercolour enthusiast, based in Derbyshire. She has illustrated several products for Laurence King, most recently Royal Bingo (2017). Her other clients include Lonely Planet, Marks and Spencer and The Wall Street Journal. Mike Unwin is an award-winning writer and editor of books and magazines for both adults and children, specialising Think you know photography? Think again. Through a carefully curated selection of quotes and images, this book reveals what matters most to the masters of photography. With accompanying text by Henry Carroll, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, you'll learn what photography actually means to the giants of the genres and how they developed their distinctive visual styles. Divided into clear sections, quotes offer intimate insights into "the camera", "the photograph", "taking pictures", "style, subject matter and technique" and ultimately answer that all-important question—"what exactly is photography?" in wildlife.

When Photography Really Works

Author: Val Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781742669663

Category: Photographic criticism

Page: 223

View: 8704

Humanity has always used symbols - material objects used to denote difficult, abstract concepts - to describe thoughts and feelings, or to protect secret truths from common knowledge. This concise A-Z guide is a fascinating work of reference that brings to light all the symbols and symbolisms of the world, many aspects of which have been lost to time, including Freemasonry, the Kabbalah, the tarot, astrology, alchemy, Zoroastrianism, and ancient cultures from Egypt to Japan.

Dictionary of Photography and Digital Imaging

The Essential Reference for the Modern Photographer

Author: Tom Ang

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: 9780817437893

Category: Photography

Page: 383

View: 3600

This dictionary is for everyone who enjoys modern photography, image manipulation, and digital imaging. It is the most comprehensive, up to date and authoritative dictionary of this subject, containing over 2100 entries.

The Rules of Photography and When to Break Them

Author: Haje Jan Kamps

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 113610853X

Category: Photography

Page: 176

View: 8419

One of the most popular cameras on the market is called the "Digital Rebel," yet many photographers use it and its brethren following tired old rules from tired old photographers. This book aims to show new and intermediate photographers that they can move beyond the dogma and shoot more creatively. If you're just starting out with a camera, or are starting to think about switching away from "auto," this is the perfect book for you. Not only will you find within all the classical "rules"-useful basic knowledge that can sharpen anyone's eye for great photography-but you'll simultaneously be shown how you can push the boundaries that many teachers erroneously set, filling your memory card with exciting, different pictures every time. This book brings the aspirational photography seen by so many in books or on Flickr within reach of everyone.

Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography

Author: Scott Stuckey

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426205163

Category: Photography

Page: 159

View: 6798

A practical reference draws on the expertise of National Geographic Traveler photographers to include coverage of panoramas, portraits and narrative series while sharing guidelines for selecting and transporting equipment. Original.

One Flash!

Great Photography with Just One Light

Author: Tilo Gockel

Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN: 1681980045

Category: Photography

Page: 232

View: 3104

The Photographer's Playbook

307 Assignments and Ideas

Author: Jason Fulford,Gregory Halpern

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781597112475

Category: Photography

Page: 427

View: 8062

Presents assignments and ideas, with stories and anecdotes from professional photographers, offering advice for better shooting and editing and creative ways to start new projects.

If You're Bored With Your Camera Read This Book

Author: Demetrius Fordham

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 1781575223

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 6455

You know photography, don't you? Nice group pictures, tasteful landscapes, perhaps a filter from an app on your phone. Conventional, easy to manage, inoffensive, boring...right? WRONG! In this book you'll find inspiring ideas and genuinely different techniques that you can use to capture anything, from artistic portraits, through to stunning street photography and unusual aboreals. This book will open your eyes, and your lens cap, to new ideas. Topics include: Put Down Your Camera Forget the Rules Creative Shooting Exercises Go Back to Basics

Basic Photography

Author: Michael Langford

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240515927

Category: Photography

Page: 343

View: 3793

'Basic Photography' is a longstanding international bestseller and continues to be the introductory textbook for photography courses throughout the world. Key features: practical assignments, so you can put into practice what you've learned chapter summaries for easy revision a clear and concise approach to essential photographic principles, assuming no prior knowledge comprehensive coverage of both black and white photography, processing and printing; colour photography, digital manipulation and film processing suitability for students of all ages and all photographic courses This new edition now includes: extended coverage of digital imaging techniques: from capturing images digitally, to scanning and using manipulation software and the ethics involved updated and re-structured contents to suit the new Art (Photography) A Level hundreds of stunning full colour photographs throughout illustrating the main points from the text inspirational images from world famous photographers including: Bill Brandt; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Edward Weston and David Hockney. The late Michael Langford formerly taught at the Royal College of Art for many years, becoming Course Director. He was intimately involved with photography courses and examination syllabuses at all levels and as a result fully understood what a student needed. His other books for Focal Press include 'Starting Photography' 2nd edition, 'Advanced Photography' 6th edition, and 'Story of Photography' 2nd edition. 'Advanced Photography' is the companion volume to 'Basic Photography', and for students wishing to progress further, will take the aspiring photographer a step forward on the ladder to a career in photography. Practically targeted at the new A-level syllabus so you can improve your technical skills Get up to date with what's on offer, the advantages and disadvantages of digital photography New, practical step-by-step instruction on digital imaging

The Photography Exercise Book

Training Your Eye to Shoot Like a Pro (250+ color photographs make it come to life)

Author: Bert Krages

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1621535401

Category: Photography

Page: 216

View: 5685

• Use simple exercises to learn to see and shoot like a pro rather than painfully following strict rules. • This book covers a wide variety of genres (street documentary, photojournalism, nature, landscape, sports, and still-life photography). • The Author has helped 1,000’s of photographers to date. In this revised edition, he includes over 250 beautiful color photographs to make his exercises come to life.

100 Ideas that Changed Photography

Author: Mary Warner Marien

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856697965

Category: Photography

Page: 216

View: 683

This compelling book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped photography from the invention of the daguerreotype in the early 19th century up to the digital revolution and beyond. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a fascinating resource to dip into. Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of photography, the ideas that comprise the book include innovative concepts, cultural and social incidents, technologies, and movements. Each idea is presented through lively text and arresting visuals, and explores when the idea first evolved and its subsequent impact on photography.

What They Didn t Teach You In Photo School

The secrets of the trade that will make you a success in the industry

Author: Demetrius Fordham

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 9781781572696

Category: Photography

Page: 224

View: 342

Classes and workshops are a great way to learn the skills that will let you take great photos, but they don't teach you how to be a photographer. In What They Didn't Teach You in Photo School, Demetrius Fordam will help you make the transition from talented amateur to respected pro, building your own personal brand and business on the way. Passing on hard-earned lessons from a successful career in commercial,editorial and lifestyle photography, he shows how to snag the best internships and assistant roles, impress at an interview, develop an amazing portfolio, form strong relationships with clients, and lay the ground work for your own successful career. With a fresh design, and distinctive real-world photography, this the crucial companion that will make you, and your work, stand out.