The Photographer s Eye  Graphic Guide Book
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The Photographer s Eye Graphic Guide


  • Author : Michael Freeman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-13
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136108297

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The Photographer s Eye Graphic Guide Excerpt :

First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Photographer s Eye Book
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The Photographer s Eye


  • Author : John Szarkowski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Composition (Photography)
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1349251272

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The Photographer s Mind Book
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The Photographer s Mind


  • Author : Michael Freeman
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2012-11-12
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136089015

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The Photographer s Mind Excerpt :

The source of any photograph is not the camera or even the scene viewed through the viewfinder-it is the mind of the photographer: this is where an image is created before it is committed to a memory card or film. In The Photographer's Mind, the follow-up to the international best-seller, The Photographer's Eye, photographer and author Michael Freeman unravels the mystery behind the creation of a photograph. The nature of photography demands that the viewer constantly be intrigued and surprised by new imagery and different interpretations, more so than in any other art form. The aim of this book is to answer what makes a photograph great, and to explore the ways that top photographers achieve this goal time and time again. As you delve deeper into this subject, The Photographer's Mind will provide you with invaluable knowledge on avoiding cliché, the cyclical nature of fashion, style and mannerism, light, and even how to handle the unexpected. Michael Freeman is the author of the global bestseller, The Photographer's Eye. Now published in sixteen languages, The Photographer's Eye continues to speak to photographers everywhere. Reaching 100,000 copies in print in the US alone, and 300,000+ worldwide, it shows how anyone can develop the ability to see and shoot great digital photographs.

Looking at Photographs Book
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Looking at Photographs


  • Author : Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • Publisher : Bulfinch Press
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 0821226231

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Looking at Photographs Excerpt :

Features new duotone reproductions of one hundred landmark photographs from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art that chronicle the historical evolution of the photographic arts in works by Adams, Weston, Stieglitz, Steichen, and other notable photographers. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Capture the Magic Book

Capture the Magic


  • Author : Jack Dykinga
  • Publisher : Rocky Nook, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-11-15
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492000266

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Capture the Magic Excerpt :

This book uses a structured approach to teach the art of creating interesting, well-composed images. It provides solutions to problems that often get in the way of producing great photographs and emphasizes the importance of training the eye to exclude the extraneous. Examples of strong images are juxtaposed against flawed images, illustrating how to create a successful composition. Topics covered include light and shadow, lens choice, framing, negative space, and many more. In this book, author Jack Dykinga encourages us to look at photography as a way to communicate. Dykinga says, "Photography is a marvelous language that crosses linguistic borders as a universal, powerful, and direct communication. As photographers, we see something we find interesting and simply want to share it." Readers will learn new ways to create interesting and powerful compositions that communicate their intended messages. Filled with beautiful color images throughout, the book is sure to inspire, teach, and motivate photographers of all levels.

The Photography Exercise Book Book

The Photography Exercise Book


  • Author : Bert Krages
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-10-18
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621535409

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The Photography Exercise Book Excerpt :

• Use simple exercises to learn to see and shoot like a pro rather than painfully following strict rules. • This book covers a wide variety of genres (street documentary, photojournalism, nature, landscape, sports, and still-life photography). • The Author has helped 1,000’s of photographers to date. In this revised edition, he includes over 250 beautiful color photographs to make his exercises come to life.

The Nature of Photographs Book
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The Nature of Photographs


  • Author : Stephen Shore
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-22
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 0714859044

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The Nature of Photographs Excerpt :

The Nature of Photographs is an essential primer of how to look at and understand photographs, by one of the world's most influential photographers, Stephen Shore. In this book, Shore explores ways of understanding photographs from all periods and all types - from iconic images to found photographs, from negatives to digital files. This books serves as an indispensable tool for students, teachers and everyone who wants to take better pictures or learn to look at them in a more informed way.

Understanding Photography Book

Understanding Photography


  • Author : Sean T. McHugh
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-11
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593278953

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Understanding Photography Excerpt :

Comprehensive, heavily illustrated volume introduces the concepts and techniques of digital image capture, including exposure, composition, histograms, depth of field, advanced lighting, lens filters, shutter speed, and autofocus. Learn the core concepts and techniques you need to know to take better photos, from choosing the best lens for your stylistic goals to selecting the right camera settings for different lighting conditions. With clear explanations and highly visual examples, Sean T. McHugh takes you from basic concepts like exposure and depth of field to more advanced topics, such as how camera lenses and sensors capture light to produce images. You'll learn not only which camera settings to use in different situations but also the reasons why. Learn how to: - Choose lenses that give greater control over perspective - Minimize image noise by understanding how digital sensors work - Get the exposure you want even in fog, mist, or haze - Improve hand-held shots by mastering shutter speed and autofocus - Use tripods, lens filters, and flash to enhance image capture Whether you want to understand digital photography at a deeper level or simply want to take better photos, Understanding Photography will help you get the most out of your camera.

The Photographer s Eye Digitally Remastered 10th Anniversary Edition Book

The Photographer s Eye Digitally Remastered 10th Anniversary Edition


  • Author : Michael Freeman
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-12-14
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 481
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351239288

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The Photographer s Eye Digitally Remastered 10th Anniversary Edition Excerpt :

Design is the single most important factor in creating a successful photograph. The ability to see the potential for a strong picture, then to organise the graphic elements into an effective, compelling composition has always been one of the critical skills in making photographs. Since its first publication in 2007, The Photographer's Eye has established itself as the essential work on this subject, and a key book for modern photographers, with hundreds of thousands of copies sold. It explores all the traditional approaches to composition and design and, crucially, also covers digital possibilities like stitching and HDR. In keeping with the book's purpose "to expand the possibilities of the medium without compromising the photographer's vision" this edition has been completely remastered to celebrate its tenth anniversary. All-new digital reproduction, not available when the book first came out, gives the author's photography a fresh new look, while retaining the know-how that has given a generation of photographers new purpose.

The Expanding Eye Book

The Expanding Eye


  • Author : Alan Thomas
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429767784

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First published in 1978. In this title, Alan Thomas examines the invention of photography in the early nineteenth century. How the members of this first "visual" generation used photography and how it changed their perceptions of the world are the subjects of this lavishly illustrated book. As the author convincingly shows, the camera’s presence was felt nearly everywhere during the course of the nineteenth century. Approaching the subject topically, Thomas surveys the work of the early photographers in terms of its motivation, insights, and impact on society. The book is rounded out with sections on other genres of photography – theatrical, landscape, and social realism – that amply document the far-reaching impact of this phenomenon on nineteenth-century sensibilities.

The Photographer s Vision Book

The Photographer s Vision


  • Author : Michael Freeman
  • Publisher : Ilex Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-07
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781577127

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The Photographer s Vision Excerpt :

In The Photographer's Vision, international bestseller Michael Freeman examines the work of photography's greats, explaining how to view a photo and how to learn from looking at it. Photographers featured include some of the most distinguished names in photography's history: Nick Knight, Frederick Henry Evans, Frans Lanting, Tim Page, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin, Walker Evans, Cindy Sherman, Elliott Erwitt, Trent Parke, Jeff Wall, Paul Strand, Romano Cagnoni and many more, making this book visually stunning as well as intellectually rigorous.

The Photographic Eye Book

The Photographic Eye


  • Author : Michael F. O'Brien
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 287
  • ISBN 10 : 0871921936

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The Photographic Eye Excerpt :

An introduction to the camera, providing guidelines for composing and evaluating photographs, and exercises and examples for learning to use each element.

Quizzical Eye Book

Quizzical Eye


  • Author : Elizabeth Partridge
  • Publisher : Heyday Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN 10 : 1890771570

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The work of eighty-five-year-old photographer Rondal Partridge will be celebrated by the California Historical Society and the Oakland Museum of California this year in two simultaneous exhibitions. Son of the renowned photographer Imogen Cunningham, Rondal began helping his mother with her work at the age of five. At seventeen he became Dorothea Lange's apprentice, driving her up and down the back roads of California as she created her now-famous images of migrant farm laborers. Partridge also worked for Ansel Adams in the 1940s, and it was his photograph of Adams that advertised the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's Ansel Adams at 100 exhibition. Partridge's work has appeared in Audubon, Life, Fortune, and Scientific American for some sixty years. Intimately associated with the great photographers of his time, Partridge has absorbed all the techniques his famous teachers could give him, yet he wears this professional lineage lightly, dedicating himself to following the paths down which his own strange genius leads him. Quizzical Eye: The Photography of Rondal Partridge is filled with breathtakingly intimate portraits, devastating environmental statements, compositional wonders, and telling moments from six decades of American history -- the essential works of a man who has dedicated his long life to capturing single moments on film.

The Mind s Eye Book
Score: 4
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The Mind s Eye


  • Author : Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39076002385719

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The first compilation of writings by a master of photography. One of the leading lights in photography of the twentieth century, Henri Cartier-Bresson is also a shrewd observer and critic. His writings on photography and photographers, which have appeared sporadically over the past forty-five years, are gathered here for the first time. Several have never before appeared in English. The Mind's Eye features Cartier-Bresson's famous text on "the decisive moment" as well as his observations on Moscow, Cuba, and China during turbulent times, which ring with the same immediacy and visual intensity that he brings to his photography. Cartier-Bresson remains as direct and insightful as ever in his writings. His commentary on photographer friends he has known-including Robert Capa, André Kertész, Ernst Haas, and Sarah Moon-reveal the impassioned and compassionate vision for which Cartier-Bresson is beloved.

The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn Book

The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn


  • Author : Ben Shahn
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015006349297

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The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn Excerpt :

Over one hundred pictures selected from the collection of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard.