Photography The Concise Guide

ISBN-10: 1401887457

ISBN-13: 9781401887452

Edition: 2003

Authors: Bruce Warren

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Turn your enthusiasm into striking photographs! From composing the shot to applying special techniques and developing the film, this information-packed manual covers everything readers need to become successful black-and-white and/or color photographers. Ideal for first-year students, as well as anyone who wishes to explore the ins and outs of contemporary photography processes and state-of-the-art techniques, Photography: The Concise Guide is a fast-paced, all-around introduction to the technical aspects of making photographs. Lavishly illustrated, this full-color manual outlines essential information on film exposure and development, printing black-and-white photographs, plus methods for troubleshooting contrast, printing, sharpness, and other common problems. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions to help aspiring photographers ?see? and compose better shots, and make creative use of light meters, shutter speeds, filters, and other special darkroom and digital photography processes. Assistance in choosing a camera, lenses, and accessories is also offered.
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Book details

List price: $124.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/6/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Getting Started
Equipment and Materials
A Procedure for Taking Photographs
Film and Exposure
Light-Sensitive Materials
Black-and-White Films
Special Films
Color Films
Film Formats and Packaging
Film Selection
Film Care and Handling
Film Exposure
Light Meters
Operation of Reflected-Light Meters
Camera and Lens
The Camera
The Lens
Equipment Purchase and Care
Developing Film
Developing Black-and-White Film
Commercial Labs for Film Processing
Effect of Development on the Negative
Printing Photographs
Black-and-White Printing Papers
Printing Equipment and Facilities
Black-and-White Chemistry
Black-and-White Print Processing
Commercial Print Processing Labs
Print Finishing
Print Presentation
Troubleshooting Charts
Testing Procedures
Light and Subject
Qualities of Light
Working with Light
Controlled Artificial Lighting Techniques
Lighting with Small On-Camera Electronic Flash Units
Seeing Better Photographs
Nature of the Photographic Medium
Composition and Visual Selection
Better Photographic Seeing
History of Photography
Technical History of Photography
Functional History of Photography
Aesthetic History of Photography
Special Techniques
Special Shooting Techniques
Special Darkroom Techniques
Digital Photography
What You Need to Get Started
Digital Image Production
Electronic Distribution of Digital Images
Ethics and the Law in Digital Imaging
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