This is an unsurpassed collection of 500 superb images that represent the world's best photographers from the mid-19th century to today, arranged alphabetically by photographer, from pioneers such as Gustave Le Gray and Daguerre to icons such as Robert Capa, to innovative and emerging photographers around the world. Original.
All great portraits, whether they are taken on film or digitally, depend on the photographer's ability to use light and pose the subject. Learn the essential techniques of these two important elements and you'll produce remarkable images every time. Book jacket.
Furnishes an overview of digital photography, covering such topics as cameras, exposure, lighting, shutter speed, depth of field, and resolution--and tips on how to avoid hours of photo-editing by taking great photographs the first time.
*** How did Kodak company get its name? Who invented the Minox spy camera? Were there really fax machines in the mid-19th century? And what would a photographer use 'Mod Podge' for? The answers to all these questions and many, many more can be found in this intriguing compendium of photographic fascination compiled by Roger Pring. Beautifully packaged, full of arresting images and exquisitely typeset by the author himself, Pring's Photographer's Miscellany will make an intriguing gift for all photographers. Dipping into the book will reveal the origins of the photographer's craft, tips and tricks of the greats, a host of revealing quotes and fascinating trivia: and you'll not only be richly entertained, you'll certainly learn something you can use next time you shoot.
The Handbook of Bird Photography distills the knowledge, talent, and experience of three well-known professional wildlife photographers into one beautifully illustrated volume. Written in a manner that is easy to understand, this book offers fresh insight and practical tips that will broaden horizons for nature and bird photographers. The authors share their stories showcasing photographs for which they have received awards in major international wildlife photo competitions. In this book, you'll learn about all of the elements that lead to a great bird photograph, including: The bird photographer's equipment Shooting techniques: exposure, focus, how to show movement and freeze action, etc. In the field: bird behavior, hides, and how to attract birds How to use light and compose and crop images The best sites for finding and photographing birds You'll also learn how to show, share, promote, and sell your photographs. Bird photography is a brilliant way to spend your free time, and for some it's a career. This book helps beginners get the hang of things quickly and accurately, and offers field-specific expertise for more experienced photographers.
If you want to make it beyond Instagram as a photographer you have to give a solid listen to the ideas, tips and overall mindset that Finn shares in this workshop. @alexstrohl Don’t just take a picture, make photos that move people. Storytelling is a gift to photographers, letting you weave together characters, events, locations and subjects into a work of beauty greater than the sum of its parts. There are as many stories to tell as pictures to take, but there are also tried-and-tested methods you can adopt to help improve your photography and streamline your workflow. In this beginner-to-pro workshop, award-winning photographer and influencer Finn Beales teaches enthusiasts and aspiring ...
From the award-winning photographer—a comprehensive, accessible, and detailed guide for every photographer: whether beginner or advanced, using a digital camera or film. Award-winning photographer Tom Ang provides a thorough, explicitly detailed bottom-to-top understanding of modern photography, explaining all the techniques that will help anyone who uses a camera—in a professional capacity or as a snapshot shooter—improve the quality of his or her photographs. Here is everything you need to know: from the most practical advice (the fundamental facts about light sources) to the most sophisticated nuances (how light is measured through photometry), from the basics of the camera (which b...