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ISBN-10: 0470114363

ISBN-13: 9780470114360

Edition: 2007

Authors: Blue Fier

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Introducing readers to the basic elements of design, this full-colour guide shows photographers step-by-step how to frame great compositions before they take the shot. Instructions, advice, examples, and assignments cover all types of photography.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Understanding Composition
Approaches to Composition
How You See
The Origins of Composition
Understanding Linear Perspective
Composition and Photography
The Elements of Design
Understanding the Elements of Design
Arranging Design Elements in the Frame
The Rule of Thirds
The Golden Rectangle
Depth of Field Decisions
The Plane of Critical Focus
Understanding Aperture
Selecting Lenses
Previewing and Predicting Depth of Field
Using the Hyperfocal Distance to Deepen Depth of Field
Slicing Time: Designing with Shutter Speeds
Shutter Speed and Depth of Field: A Delicate Balance
Freeze or Blur: How Shutter Speed Affects a Shot
Using a Motor Drive
Capturing Light
The Quality of Light
The Direction of Light
The Intensity of Light
Harnessing Sunlight
Working with Color
Color Theory
Color Temperature
The Color of Sunlight
Controlling Colors by Using Filters
Thinking in Black and White
The Zone System
Metering and Exposing for Black and White
Working with Contrast Filters
Arranging Appealing Portraits
A Little History
Framing Your Photo
Lighting the Scene
Color versus Black and White
Metering the Scene
Photographing Kids
Travel and Scenic Photography
Packing Your Camera Bag
Scoping Out Y Our Location
Photographing People on Location
Still-Life and Close-Up Photography
Photographing Still-Life Images
Macro and Close-Up Photography
Improving Your Images
Understanding File Formats
Cropping or Resizing an Image
Adjusting an Image's Contrast and Color
Correcting Imperfections
Fixing the Lighting
Applying Special Effects
Backing Up and Archiving Your Image Files
Taking the Next Step