ISBN-10: 0130282715
ISBN-13: 9780130282712
Edition: 7th 2002
List price: $116.40
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Description: For introductory and advanced courses in Photography. This best-selling, comprehensive bookfeaturing superb instructional illustrationsis the cutting-edge photography text on the market offering absolute clarity in it's presentation of black and  More...

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List price: $116.40
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/6/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 10.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 4.004
Language: English

For introductory and advanced courses in Photography. This best-selling, comprehensive bookfeaturing superb instructional illustrationsis the cutting-edge photography text on the market offering absolute clarity in it's presentation of black and white as well as color photography. It also offers extensive coverage of digital imagingwith the latest technological developments, such as Web page design and formatting photos on CD-ROMs.

Professor Ken Kobr� directs the photojournalism sequence at San Francisco State University, California. His photographs have appeared in Newsweek, Time, Business Week, San Francisco Examiner, and numerous other publications. Kobre also is the producer of the hour-long documentary "Deadline Every Second: On Assignment with 12 Associated Press Photojournalists. Please "friend Ken on Facebook,, and then "like the page for "Deadline Every Second, where you can view the trailer.

Getting Started
Camera and Film
Loading Film into the Camera
Focusing and Setting the Exposure
Taking Your Picture
What Will You Photograph?
Basic Camera Controls
The Shutter
The Aperture
Using Shutter and Aperture Together
Choosing a Camera
Special-Purpose Cameras
Keeping the Camera Steady
Photographer at Work: Photojournalist James Nachtwey
From Pinhole to Lens
Lens Focal Length
Special-Purpose Lenses
Focusing Your Lens
Focus and Depth of Field
How to Make a Close-up Photograph
Guidelines for Buying a Lens
Getting the Most from Your Camera and Lens
Light and Film
Selecting and Using Film
How Film Responds to Light
Using Filters
Photographer at Work: Another Angle on Sports-Walter Iooss
Exposure Basics
How to Meter
Using Exposure
Developing the Negative
How to Process Black-and-White Roll Film
Processing Black-and-White Roll Film Step by Step
How Film Processing Affects Your Picture
Exposure and Development: Under, Normal, Over
Push Processing
Printing the Positive
Black-and-White Printing
Making a Black-and-White Print Step by Step
Evaluating Density and Contrast in a Print
Controlling Contrast
Dodging and Burning
Archival Processing for Maximum Permanence
Toning for Color and Other Effects
Finishing and Mounting
Spotting to Remove Minor Flaws
Mounting a Print
Color: Additive or Subtractive
Color Photographs: Three Image Layers
Choosing a Color Film
Exposure Latitude
Color Balance
Developing Color Film
Making a Color Print from a Negative
Making a Color Print from a Transparency
Photographer at Work: Advertising Photographer Chris Clemens
Digital Camera
A Computer with a Lens
Using a Digital Camera
Choosing a Digital Camera
Digital Darkroom
Digital Imaging: An Overview
Scanning a Photograph
The Digital Photograph
Working Memory, Storage, and Transmission
Your Work Area and Tools
Adjusting the Image Overall
Other Adjustments
Printing and Display
Ethics and Digital Imaging
Using Digital Imaging
Photographer at Work: Merging Photography and Illustration-William Duke
Direction of Light
Degree of Diffusion: From Hard to Soft Light
Available Light-Outdoors
Available Light-Indoors
Artificial Light
The Main Light: The Dominant Source
The Fill Light: To Lighten Shadows
Lighting with Flash
Simple Portrait Lighting
Multiple-Light Portrait Setups
Lighting Textured Objects
Lighting Reflective Objects
Lighting Translucent Objects
Using Lighting
Photographer at Work: Dance Photographer Lois Greenfield
Special Techniques
Copying Techniques
Pinhole Photography
Special Printing Techniques
Alternative Processes
View Camera
Inside a View Camera
View Camera Movements
Using a View Camera to Control the Image
Equipment You'll Need
What to Do First-and Next
Loading and Processing Sheet Film

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