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Basics Photography 03: Capturing Colour

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ISBN-10: 294037306X

ISBN-13: 9782940373062

Edition: 2007

Authors: Phil Malpas

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* Color theory, plus how to use color * More than 200 stunning full-color photos * Clear, concise diagrams To create great photographs, the photographer must understand color.Basics Photography: Capturing Colourguides beginning photographers through the basics of color theory and explains how humans perceive color, the color of light, how to use filtration and white balance, how to use color to generate dynamic images, and how to successfully translate captured color into the photographic print. Fully illustrated with clear and concise diagrams and inspiring photographs, this is an ideal book for photographers at every level who want to master color in order to create their own exciting…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 11/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

How to get the most out of this book
Colour theory
The colour wheel
Primary, secondary and tertiary colours
Complementary colours
Colour harmony
Additive colour
Subtractive colour
The human eye
Colour constancy and metamerism
Colour blindness
Psychological influences
Cultural influences
The electromagnetic spectrum
Colour temperature
Photographic colour
Colour films
Daylight and tungsten balance
Digital colour
Filter systems
The Kodak Wratten series
Mired and mired shift
Colour temperature filters
Neutral density filters
Polarising filters
Artificial light
Using colour
Limiting the colour palette
Colour for impact
Colour and emotion
Colour and time
Processing and printing
Using Raw files and Raw conversion
Adobe Photoshop
Toned monochrome
Colour management
Digital printing
Colour captured
William Lesch
Joe Cornish
Wilson Tsoi
Sue Bishop
Steve McCurry
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