📒Criticizing Photographs ✍ Terry Barrett

♠Book Title : Criticizing Photographs
✍Author : Terry Barrett
♛Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
♣Release Date : 2011-03-24
✿Pages : 320
♠ISBN : 0073526533
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Criticizing Photographs Book Synopsis : This brief text is designed to help both beginning and advanced students of photography better develop and articulate thoughtful criticism. Organized around the major activities of criticism (describing, interpreting, evaluating, and theorizing), Criticizing Photographs provides a clear framework and vocabulary for students' critical skill development.

📒Making Photographs ✍ Mike Simmons

♠Book Title : Making Photographs
✍Author : Mike Simmons
♛Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
♣Release Date : 2015-02-26
✿Pages : 176
♠ISBN : 9781472524614
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Making Photographs Book Synopsis : Highlighting the distinction between 'making,' rather than 'taking' photographs, Making Photographs introduces a structured way of developing creative solutions to the work you want to make, fusing personal ideas with knowledge, compositional elements and practical skills. Simmons explores a range of photographic practices, including portraiture, landscape, still life and abstract, and discusses techniques such as directorial photography, photomontage and camera-less photography. With practical exercises and additional reading suggested in each chapter, Making Photographs encourages you to tackle the challenges of the creative process on your own terms, enabling you to make informed choices about your development as a photographer.

♠Book Title : Photography The Concise Guide
✍Author : Bruce Warren
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2011-03-08
✿Pages : 272
♠ISBN : 9780495897804
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Photography The Concise Guide Book Synopsis : The perfect companion while in the field or in the lab, PHOTOGRAPHY: THE CONCISE GUIDE provides a straightforward, comprehensive introduction to photography for the film and digital photographer. From seeing and composing the shot to applying special techniques, developing the film and working in Photoshop, this information-packed book covers everything you need to know to become a successful black-and-white and/or color photographer. Fully revised and updated to cover all new camera formats, including the latest digital technology, this book is all you need to get started. Step-by-step photo sequences and concise discussions show you how to execute photography processes and special techniques using actual equipment and materials. A full chapter on troubleshooting provides help when you need it. Numerous high-quality, full-color and duotone reproductions of works by well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, and Diane Arbus offer inspiration and guidance. The history of photography chapter addresses technical, functional, and aesthetic issues, from the first photographs to the evolution of modern film processes and today’s social landscape. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒Photographs Museums Collections ✍ Elizabeth Edwards

♠Book Title : Photographs Museums Collections
✍Author : Elizabeth Edwards
♛Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
♣Release Date : 2015-05-19
✿Pages : 272
♠ISBN : 9781472527332
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Photographs Museums Collections Book Synopsis : The status of photographs in the history of museum collections is a complex one. From its very beginnings the double capacity of photography - as a tool for making a visual record on the one hand and an aesthetic form in its own right on the other - has created tensions about its place in the hierarchy of museum objects. While major collections of 'art' photography have grown in status and visibility, photographs not designated 'art' are often invisible in museums. Yet almost every museum has photographs as part of its ecosystem, gathered as information, corroboration or documentation, shaping the understanding of other classes of objects, and many of these collections remain uncatalogued and their significance unrecognised. This volume presents a series of case studies on the historical collecting and usage of photographs in museums. Using critically informed empirical investigation, it explores substantive and historiographical questions such as what is the historical patterning in the way photographs have been produced, collected and retained by museums? How do categories of the aesthetic and evidential shape the history of collecting photographs? What has been the work of photographs in museums? What does an understanding of photograph collections add to our understanding of collections history more broadly? What are the methodological demands of research on photograph collections? The case studies cover a wide range of museums and collection types, from art galleries to maritime museums, national collections to local history museums, and international perspectives including Cuba, France, Germany, New Zealand, South Africa and the UK. Together they offer a fascinating insight into both the history of collections and collecting, and into the practices and poetics of archives across a range of disciplines, including the history of science, museum studies, archaeology and anthropology.

📒Digital Photography ✍ Bruce Warren

♠Book Title : Digital Photography
✍Author : Bruce Warren
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2012-01-01
✿Pages : 224
♠ISBN : 9780495897798
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Digital Photography Book Synopsis : The perfect companion while in the field or in the classroom DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY provides a straightforward, comprehensive introduction to photography for the digital photographer. Detailed step-by-step photo sequences and concise discussions show how to execute photography processes and special techniques using actual equipment and materials, while a full chapter on troubleshooting provides help when students need it. High-quality, full-color and duotone reproductions of works by well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams and Alfred Stieglitz offer inspiration and guidance. From seeing and composing the shot to applying special techniques and working in Photoshop, this information-packed book covers everything readers need to know to become successful digital photographers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

♠Book Title : Photo 1 An Introduction to the Art of Photography
✍Author : Katie Stern
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2011-02-07
✿Pages : 480
♠ISBN : 9781111036416
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Photo 1 An Introduction to the Art of Photography Book Synopsis : PHOTO 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY is the must have book for photographers looking to bridge the gap between traditional and digital photography. This comprehensive introductory text eases the transition from one system to the other while developing the student’s understanding of the scope and importance of this evolution. Not only will students learn how and why to create photographs, but also how to evaluate them from both a technical and aesthetic viewpoint. Through strong visual examples and artist statements from photographers around the world, PHOTO 1 investigates photography as an artistic and visual communication tool. Unique among other introductory photography books, this text also introduces students to copyright law and best business practices for photographers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

📒History Of Photography ✍ Laurent Roosens

♠Book Title : History of Photography
✍Author : Laurent Roosens
♛Publisher : A&C Black
♣Release Date : 1999-05-28
✿Pages : 449
♠ISBN : 9780720123548
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝History of Photography Book Synopsis : The fourth volume in a history of photography, this is a bibliography of books on the subject.

📒Exhibiting Photography ✍ Shirley Read

♠Book Title : Exhibiting Photography
✍Author : Shirley Read
♛Publisher : Taylor & Francis
♣Release Date : 2013-07-18
✿Pages : 304
♠ISBN : 9781136102547
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Exhibiting Photography Book Synopsis : You have the camera, you have the skills, and you have the pictures. Now what? Author Shirley Read expertly leads you through the world of exhibiting your photography one minute detail at a time. From finding a space and designing the exhibition to actually constructing a show and publicizing yourself, every aspect of exhibiting your photography is touched upon and clarified with ample detail, anecdotes, and real life case studies. In this new and expanded second edition, Shirley Read further illuminates the world of social networking, exhibiting, and selling photography online so your work is always shown in the best light. Packed with photos of internationally successful exhibitions, check lists, and invaluable advice, this essential reference guide will help amateur and professional photographers alike successfully showcase their bodies of work with confidence and finesse.

📒Visual Consumption ✍ Jonathan E. Schroeder

♠Book Title : Visual Consumption
✍Author : Jonathan E. Schroeder
♛Publisher : Psychology Press
♣Release Date : 2005
✿Pages : 193
♠ISBN : 0415366259
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Visual Consumption Book Synopsis : A key characteristic of the twenty-first century economy is 'the image'. Brand development is based on image, products are advertised via images, and corporate image is critical for economic success. This book draws from art history, photography and visual studies to develop an interdisciplinary, image-based approach to understanding consumer behaviour. Focusing on four themes: representation, photography, images and identity, it presents a theoretical perspective on visual consumption, providing wide-ranging examples from advertising, the internet, photography, design, theatre and tourism, and discusses the importance of the internet in bringing visual issues into the mainstream of strategic thinking; spurring research into perception of visual displays. Incorporating case studies from the US, Europe and the UK, this book provides an unparalleled guide to the visual consumption processes necessary for understanding and succeeding in today's market.

♠Book Title : Zen and the Magic of Photography
✍Author : Wayne Rowe
♛Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
♣Release Date : 2010-03-28
✿Pages : 104
♠ISBN : 9781457165887
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Zen and the Magic of Photography Book Synopsis : Zen and the Magic of Photography is geared toward helping photographers develop their visual awareness, sensitivity, and intuition. It is designed to improve the quality of your photography by helping you to discover, create, and capture the points of intersection and merging between photography and Zen; between camera and "real moments"; between seeing and being. This is the point at which all such distinctions no longer exist, the point at which photography and Zen are one. This is the point at which we discover and create our best photographic images.. Topics include: - The nature of Zen- The nature of photography: the two essential elements in every photograph- The relationship between Zen and photography- The art of photographic analysis: making the invisible visible- How to experience the creative process- How to make your best photographs: experiencing Zen through photography and photography through Zen- The interconnections and interrelationships between the still photograph, the photo essay, and the motion picture- Photographic examples of the points of intersection and merging between photography and Zen