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On Being a Photographer

A Practical Guide
Author: David Hurn,Bill Jay
Publisher: Lenswork Pub
ISBN: 9781888803068
Category: Photography
Page: 95
View: 3358
This is a book on how to think and act like a photographer, culled from practical experience and from the lives of many fine photographers past and present.

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A Photojournalist's Field Guide

In the trenches with combat photographer Stacy Pearsall
Author: Stacy Pearsall
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133257908
Category: Photography
Page: 288
View: 4518
In this comprehensive, practical guide, award-winning photojournalist Stacy Pearsall offers the techniques, guidance, and inspiration needed to succeed in the dynamic and exciting field of photojournalism. Starting with an overview of photojournalism and her experience as both a combat and domestic photographer, Stacy covers the basics of preparing for assignments, discussing such key topics as selecting suitable attire for different environments, assembling essential camera gear, developing the right approach for a story, and honing your shooting technique. beyond the fundamentals, Stacy then dives into the nitty-gritty details of photojournalism work, providing insights into living and working in harsh conditions, maintaining physical and mental health, and managing relationships with subjects. The book interweaves hundreds of Stacy’s amazing photographs with stories of her experiences in the field, providing context for advice on everything from navigating unfamiliar locations, to properly exposing your images, to building innovative multimedia projects. Follow her into "the trenches" for the fascinating stories behind the shots, which show by example how to get the best photographs you can, even under the most challenging circumstances. Features stunning full-color images from some of the author’s most dramatic moments as a photojournalist Offers insights on preparing for long-term assignments, working in austere environments, and reintegrating into society after a project Interweaves photography techniques with advice on interacting with subjects and creating compelling stories

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Setting up a Successful Photography Business


Author: Lisa Pritchard
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408178206
Category: Photography
Page: 144
View: 3096
Setting up a Successful Photography Business is a practical and essential handbook for anyone who wants to be a professional photographer. Written by the owner of a successful photography agency, it is packed full of helpful information and invaluable advice from not only the author but also many leading photographers and commissioners working in all areas of the industry today. This book includes all the essentials- how to prepare the best portfolio and website; how to market yourself and get clients; how to cost and produce shoots; how to find representation; how to finance and run your business; how to deal with contracts and legal obligations plus much more. It also contains lots of useful checklists, charts and handy business templates- everything you need to know to get your own photography business off to flying start.

    • JUVENILE NONFICTION

National Geographic Kids Guide to Photography

Tips and Tricks on How to Be a Great Photographer from the Pros and Your Pals at My Shot
Author: Nancy Honovich,Annie Griffiths
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426320663
Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION
Page: 160
View: 6209
A child friendly guide to the essentials of photography.

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The Passionate Photographer

Ten Steps Toward Becoming Great
Author: Steve Simon
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 0132118378
Category: Photography
Page: 264
View: 6678
If you’ve got a love and passion for photography, and a feel for your camera gear and settings, yet your images still fall short–The Passionate Photographer will help you close that disappointing and frustrating gap between the images you thought you took and the images you actually got. This book will help you determine what you want to say with your photography, then translate those thoughts and feelings into strong images. It is both a source of inspiration and a practical guide, as photographer Steve Simon distills 30 years of photographic obsession into the ten crucial steps every photographer needs to take in order to become great at their passion. Simon’s practical tips and advice are immediately actionable–designed to accelerate your progress toward becoming the photographer you know you can be. Core concepts include: - The power of working on personal projects to fuel your passion and vision - Shooting a large and targeted volume of work, which leads to a technical competence that lets your creativity soar - Learning to focus your concentration as you shoot, and move outside your comfort zone, past your fears toward the next great image - Strategies for approaching strangers to create successful portraits - How to edit your own work and seek second opinions to identify strengths and weaknesses, offering opportunities for growth and improvement with a goal of sharing your work with the world - The critical need to follow, see, and capture the light around you Along the way, Simon offers inspiration with “Lessons Learned” culled from his own extensive experience and archive of photojournalism and personal projects, as well as images and stories from acclaimed photographers. If you’re ready to be inspired and challenge yourself to take your photography to the next level, The Passionate Photographer provides ideas and creative solutions to transform that passion into images that convey your unique personal vision.

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Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography


Author: Dan Bailey
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317859499
Category: Photography
Page: 312
View: 5147
The difference between getting the shot and missing the shot comes down to split seconds and how you manage your gear and your technique. In Outdoor Action and Adventure Photography professional adventure sports photographer Dan Bailey shows readers how to react quickly to unfolding scenes and anticipate how the subject and the background might converge. Capturing those significant moments to produce powerful imagery that evoke the feel and mood of adventure requires specialized skills and a wide variety of creative ideas. This book teaches photographers how to think geometrically and how to pull together the elements that make for a successful shot, all while being immersed in the action. The practical manual will improve your technique for creating more compelling adventure imagery, whether you’re shooting ultra-marathoners splattered in mud, rock climbers in a crevasse, or mountain bikers hurtling past you. In this book, you’ll: • Discover the necessary equipment for shooting action, learn how to use it to its full potential, and develop a comprehensive adventure photography camera system that you can adapt to different shooting situations. • Learn specific techniques and creative ideas that help you freeze the moment and create images that convey excitement, mood, and the feel of adventure. • Learn advanced skills that can help you start defining your own particular style of action photography and create a "brand" of photography that’s based around your passion and your vision. • Examine case studies that break down the process for shooting different types of action subjects and see the nuts and bolts of how to create powerful imagery from start to finish.

    • Business & Economics

How to Grow as a Photographer

Reinventing Your Career
Author: Tony Luna
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581158327
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
View: 1509
Are you bored producing the same old work, but do it because it’s safe? Are corporate politics, outsourcing, or the digital revolution too much for you to handle? Has a personal tragedy caused you to reevaluate your career path? If you answered yes to any of these questions, look no further than this inspirational guide. Topics include: --Recognize when something is wrong --Use work-history and personal timelines to meld your passions with your career choices --Reeducate yourself when faced with creative challenges --Embrace risk and evaluate your assets to make your next move --Sell your unique vision through a “Passion First” marketing approach --Manage your time and your business effectively --Use time-management techniques to stay focused and increase your creative output. You will also be inspired by the stories of other creative entrepreneurs who have made their own successful transitions. Whether you are a mid-career professional or just starting out, this book will set you on the path to creative and professional growth. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

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Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography


Author: Tony Northrup
Publisher: Tony Northrup
ISBN: 0988263408
Category: Photography
Page: 250
View: 2120
The top-rated and top-selling photography ebook since 2012 and the first ever Gold Honoree of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, gives you five innovations no other book offers: Free video training. 9+ HOURS of video training integrated into the book’s content (requires Internet access). Travel around the world with Tony and Chelsea as they teach you hands-on. Appendix A lists the videos so you can use the book like an inexpensive video course.Classroom-style teacher and peer help. After buying the book, you get access to the private forums on this site, as well as the private Stunning Digital Photography Readers group on Facebook where you can ask the questions and post pictures for feedback from Tony, Chelsea, and other readers. It’s like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question! Instructions are in the introduction.Lifetime updates. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. Updates are added based on reader feedback and questions, as well as changing photography trends and new camera equipment. This is the last photography book you’ll ever need.Hands-on practices. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need.500+ high resolution, original pictures. Detailed example pictures taken by the author in fifteen countries demonstrate both good and bad technique. Many pictures include links to the full-size image so you can zoom in to see every pixel. Most photography books use stock photography, which means the author didn’t even take them. If an author can’t take his own pictures, how can he teach you? In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master: CompositionExposureShutter speedApertureDepth-of-field (blurring the background)ISONatural lightFlashTroubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad picturesPet photographyWildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more)Sunrises and sunsetsLandscapesCityscapesFlowersForests, waterfalls, and riversNight photographyFireworksRaw filesHDRMacro/close-up photography Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro’s secrets for: Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided)Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater)Remotely triggering flashesUsing bounce flash and flash modifiersUsing studio lighting on any budgetBuilding a temporary or permanent studio at homeShooting your first weddingHigh speed photographyLocation scouting/finding the best spots and timesPlanning shoots around the sun and moonStar trails (via long exposure and image stacking)Light paintingEliminating noiseFocus stacking for infinite depth-of-fieldUnderwater photographyGetting close to wildlifeUsing electronic shutter triggersPhotographing moving carsPhotographing architecture and real estate

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The Art and Business of Photography


Author: Susan Carr
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581157797
Category: Photography
Page: 256
View: 6808
Photographers now have the ideal resource to build a solid foundation for success. The Art and Business of Photography takes an honest approach to the photography profession and is a guide to the artistic and business skills that are the foundation of a career in photography. Professional photographer and former ASMP president, Susan Carr, discusses the realities of the photography industry along with the struggles of expressing creativity and producing quality photography. Topics in this distinctive guide include the balance of being an artist and a business person, the basics of copyright, pricing skills, how to find future prospects, and the importance of craft and creativity. Firsthand experiences and sample photographs by top photographers--pursuing various photography subjects and different types of clients--serve to enhance the unique combination of art and business included in this book. This volume also covers the history of the profession and the current state of the industry. Anyone with a love for a photography and the creative process will benefit from this realistic yet inspiring approach to the photography industry. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

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Photography: Night Sky

A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark
Author: Jennifer Wu,James Martin
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 159485839X
Category: Photography
Page: 176
View: 2117
Photography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark. You’ll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of which you’ll be proud. Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon “Explorer of Light” professional photographer, has become renowned for her ability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral Milky Way. this new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as points of light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. these subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, but each also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be fi nished on the computer; coauthor and author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and procedures that elevate an image from mundane to striking. This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.

A Photographer's Guide to Body Language

Harness the Power of Body Language to Create Stronger, More Meaningful Portraits and Create an Experience Your Clients Will Rave About
Author: Danielle Libine
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781508579953
Category:
Page: 124
View: 606
Discover the secret to stronger portraits and easier client relationships ... and learn how they actually go hand in hand. Have you ever wondered why some portraits come out great, and others just don't work out despite using the same equipment and poses? Why the relationship with some clients is super easy and others are painful to work with? I certainly did! Then I leaned how to use the power of nonverbal communication and body language... and it changed my life! With this book, you will build theoretical and practical knowledge on how to use body language in your daily work as a portrait photographer. - Understand what body language is and why it is so important to our profession. - Create a positive experience and learn why it is key to getting connection in our portraits. - Discover body language cues and micro expressions in details, and understand what they mean when we see them in our pictures. - And finally, learn how to put it all together to create high impact, meaningful portraits that your clients will rave about! Written by Swiss Photographer Danielle (Dee) Libine and based on current scientific research as well as practical experience, a photographer's guide to Body Language addresses the aspects of body language that are important to still photography as well as how to use your own body language to improve client relationships and create a positive experience they will rave about.

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Wales

Land of My Father
Author: David Hurn,Patrick Hannan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780500019832
Category: Photography
Page: 119
View: 3521
Photographs from an exhibition organized by the National Museums & Galleries of Wales reveal life in modern Wales, and how traditional ways are ceasing to retain any vigor outside the tourist trade

    • Art

I'm a Real Photographer

Keith Arnatt, Photographs 1974-2002
Author: Keith Arnatt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781905712052
Category: Art
Page: 151
View: 3158
This text presents a comprehensive survey of the photographic works of Keith Arnatt.

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The Underwater Photographer


Author: Martin Edge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136098615
Category: Photography
Page: 480
View: 9768
The award-winning third edition of 'The Underwater Photographer' dragged the topic kicking and screaming in to the digital age and with the fully updated fourth edition highly respected photographer and tutor Martin Edge takes you deeper in to the world of Underwater Photography. Practical examples take you step-by-step through the basic techniques from photographing shipwrecks, divers, marine life and abstract images to taking photographs at night. Brand new chapters cover not only highly specialist Underwater Photography techniques such as low visibility/greenwater photography, but also the digital workflow needed to handle your images using the latest software such as Lightroom. Packed with breathtaking images and an easy to read style honed from over twenty years of diving photography courses, this book is sure to both educate and inspire underwater photographers of all skill levels.

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National Geographic Photography Field Guide

Secrets to Making Great Pictures
Author: Peter K. Burian,Robert Caputo,National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN: 9780792256762
Category: Photography
Page: 368
View: 5065
Offers advice to both beginners and professionals on how to create striking and original photographs of people, landscapes, and wildlife.

    • Law

Crime Scene Photography


Author: Edward M. Robinson
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128027681
Category: Law
Page: 800
View: 5636
Crime Scene Photography, Third Edition, covers the general principles and concepts of photography, while also delving into the more practical elements and advanced concepts of forensic photography. Robinson assists the reader in understanding and applying essential concepts in order to create images that are able to withstand challenges in court. This text is a required reading by both the International Association for Identification’s Crime Scene Certification Board and the Forensic Photography Certification Board. Includes an instructor website with lecture slides, practical exercises, a test bank, and image collection and many videos which can be used. Extensively illustrated with over 1000 full color photographs, with many images entirely new for the third edition Over 100 practical exercises help the reader grasp the practical applications Variations of correct and incorrect approaches, to be used alongside practical exercises, available online in the Instructor’s Manual The chapter on Special Photographic Situations includes new sections on autopsy photography, images from drones, recommendations to photographically document bloodstain patterns and firearms trajectories

    • PHOTOGRAPHY

Zen Camera

Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography
Author: David Ulrich
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 0399580336
Category: PHOTOGRAPHY
Page: 224
View: 5803
Zen Camerais a photography and mindfulness program that guides you to the creativity at your fingertips--literally--requiring nothing more than your smartphone or any other type of camera. Over the course of six lessons gleaned from the author's 40 years of teaching photography, you'll learn how to use the camera in your pocket to explore self-expression as a photographer and produce photographs that are both wildly beautiful and uniquely your own. Gorgeously illustrated with 60-75 full-color photographs, David Ulrich's lessons combine mindfulness principles with concrete exercises and the basic mechanics of taking a good photograph. He guides you through a program of taking photos every day (called your Daily Record), similar to a journaling practice. He also offers profound insight into the nature of seeing, art, and attention, pushing you to live more authentically.

    • Law

Photographer's Survival Manual

A Legal Guide for Artists in the Digital Age
Author: Ed Greenberg,Jack Reznicki
Publisher: Pixiq
ISBN: 9781600594205
Category: Law
Page: 127
View: 1117
Provides photographers and visual artists with the most authoritative legal advice available on everything from contracts, subcontracts, releases, and permissions to the copyright laws and all the steps artists should take to register and protect their work.

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David Hurn: Arizona Trips


Author: N.A
Publisher: Reel Art Press
ISBN: 9781909526518
Category: Photography
Page: 160
View: 2751
'Life as it unfolds in front of the camera is full of so much complexity, wonder and surprise that I find it unnecessary to create new realities. There is more pleasure, for me, in things as they are.' - David Hurn David Hurn (b. 1934) is one of Britain's most important reportage photographers. His documentary photographs are distinguished by their quiet observation and remarkable insight. Released to coincide with Magnum photo agency's seventieth birthday, this is the first book dedicated to Hurn's photographs from Arizona. 'In 1979/80 I was awarded a 'U.K./USA Bicentennial Fellowship'. This was a one year award to photograph in America. I chose Arizona - it is the most right wing state in America, plus it is the driest State in America. The exact opposite of my home country Wales. The contrasts appealed to me.' Hurn fell in love with Arizona and made several trips back between 1979 and 2001. Hurn's greatest subject is ordinary people pursuing ordinary passions and in Arizona he tur