Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People

Author: Henry Carroll
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780676241
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Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People is an inspiring book of conceptual starting points and invaluable technical tips for anyone, novice or professional, who wants to take top-notch pictures of people. The book distills portrait photography into seven subject areas, including "Composition," "The Gaze," and "The Street," and features beautiful, startling, and inspirational photographs in each category. Readers are given practical insights into the ideas and techniques of a wide range of historical and contemporary masters so they can put it all into practice themselves. Scattered throughout the book are "technical tangents" packed with invaluable practical guidance for basic lighting set-ups, equipment, camera modes and more. Also included is definitive advice from a lawyer on your legal rights when taking pictures of people.

Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs

Author: Henry Carroll
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780673356
Size: 61.46 MB
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Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and users of compact system, and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy packed with hands-on tips. Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses, and seeing. Images taken by master photographers – including Henri Cartier- Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Fay Godwin, and Martin Parr – serve to illustrate points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Today's aspiring photographers want immediacy and see photography as an affordable way of expressing themselves quickly and creatively. This book answers that need, teaching readers how to take photographs using professional techniques.

The Archive Be Fearless

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Publisher: Moving On Communication Seminars S.L.
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Be Fearless is the fifth issue of The Archive magazine. – E-magazine – PDF Format – Featuring Parley for the Oceans, Byborre, FutureDeluxe, Nomade Moderne, Henry Carroll, Daniel Alea, Ouka Leele, B the travel Brand Xperience and more. “If you are still dreaming about something to happen in your future, just turn the dream into your goal and I am sure you will find a way to make it happen sooner or later. It’s all about how you approach it. And it’s all about trying out and forgetting about failure. If you fail that’s ok, just try again and fail again. Also, nothing is achieved in a second, so enjoy the ride and make the most out of it. Just go for it and… BE FEARLESS.”

Photographers On Photography

Author: Henry Carroll
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781786273185
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Holly Exley is an illustrator and watercolour enthusiast, based in Derbyshire. She has illustrated several products for Laurence King, most recently Royal Bingo (2017). Her other clients include Lonely Planet, Marks and Spencer and The Wall Street Journal. Mike Unwin is an award-winning writer and editor of books and magazines for both adults and children, specialising Think you know photography? Think again. Through a carefully curated selection of quotes and images, this book reveals what matters most to the masters of photography. With accompanying text by Henry Carroll, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, you'll learn what photography actually means to the giants of the genres and how they developed their distinctive visual styles. Divided into clear sections, quotes offer intimate insights into "the camera", "the photograph", "taking pictures", "style, subject matter and technique" and ultimately answer that all-important question—"what exactly is photography?" in wildlife.

Seeing The Better City

Author: Charles R. Wolfe
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610917766
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In order to understand and improve cities today, personal observation remains as important as ever. While big data, digital mapping, and simulated cityscapes are valuable tools for understanding urban space, using them without on-the-ground, human impressions risks creating places that do not reflect authentic local context. Seeing the Better City brings our attention back to the real world right in front of us, focusing it once more on the sights, sounds, and experiences of place in order to craft policies, plans, and regulations to shape better urban environments. Through clear prose and vibrant photographs, Charles Wolfe shows those who experience cities how they might catalog the influences of urban form, neighborhood dynamics, public transportation, and myriad other basic city elements that impact their daily lives. He then shares insights into how they can use those observations to contribute to better planning and design decisions. Wolfe calls this the "urban diary” approach, and highlights how the perspective of the observer is key to understanding the dynamics of urban space. He concludes by offering contemporary examples and guidance on how to use carefully recorded and organized observations as a tool to create change in urban planning conversations and practice. From city-dwellers to elected officials involved in local planning and design issues, this book is an invaluable tool for constructive, creative discourse about improving urban space.

Take Great Photos With Your Digicam

Author: Chaminda de Silva
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557221307
Size: 58.39 MB
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With the advancement of digital camera technology, we can now buy a digital camera at a reasonably low price, take photos at little or no cost, and share them quickly with others. These cameras are easy to use, so you don’t really have to learn much to use them. However, you will sometimes see that some of the photos did not come out as well as you liked them to. You will also see that some others take better photos than you do, with cameras that are similar to yours. In this book, I tried to describe some simple guidelines that help you to take better photos, without expensive equipment or a deep technical knowledge. I learned most of these guidelines the hard way; by making a lot of mistakes, looking back at my photos, observing how other people take photos, and experimenting. I tried to write them in a style that is easy to read, using examples wherever possible. I hope this book will help you to learn what I know in much less time than I took, and in future take much better photos than I do.

The Manual Of Photography

Author: Elizabeth Allen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0240520378
Size: 79.11 MB
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The tenth edition of The Manual of Photography is an indispensable textbook for anyone who Presetous about photography. It is ideal if you want to gain insight into the underlying scientific principles of photography and digital imaging, whether you are a professional photographer, lab technician, researcher or student in the field, or simply an enthusiastic amateur. This comprehensive guide takes you from capture to output in both digital and film media, with sections on lens use, darkroom techniques, digital cameras and scanners, image editing techniques and processes, workflow, digital file formats and image archiving. This iconic text was first published in 1890 and has aided many thousands of photographers in developing their own techniques and understanding of the medium. Now in full colour, The Manual of Photography still retains its clear, reader-friendly style and is filled with images and illustrations demonstrating the key principles. We hope that it will not only give you the skills and know-how to take stunning photographs, but will also allow you to fully understand the science behind the creation of great images.

Beyond Snapshots

Author: Rachel Devine
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: 0817435816
Size: 18.98 MB
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Ready to Capture Your Story with Beautiful Photos? Let professional photographers Rachel Devine and Peta Mazey show you how to use that fancy DSLR to photograph the story of your life, from falling in love and having a baby, to the everyday moments that are no less precious. You’ll learn: • Common beginner mistakes and how to avoid them • How to take portraits of your children, friends, pets—even yourself • How to capture light to make your photos more dramatic • How to make colors pop, eyes sparkle, and skin tones more realistic • How to capture the uniqueness and wonder of your family, friends, and world After all, why trust your memories to regular snapshots when with just a little knowledge, you can create beautiful photographs? Be inspired to see the beauty around you, every day. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Understanding Flash Photography

Author: Bryan Peterson
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: 0817449728
Size: 72.98 MB
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Flash is a necessary and immensely creative tool that dramatically increases the opportunities of any amateur photographer. However, many amateurs find flash intimidating, unsure of where to begin. Instead, they continue limiting themselves to shooting only available light. Understanding Flash Photography is a guide to off-camera flash, helping free photographers from “auto” to get the images they want when natural light isn’t enough. If you’ve been afraid to venture past natural light, here is the book that will finally help you explore the exciting possibilities of artificial light. Author Bryan Peterson starts by breaking down how flash works, then dispels the widely held myth that automatic “TTL” flash exposure is easier, explaining how to quickly master manual flash exposure to control the quality, shape, and direction of light. For the hundreds of thousands who found Understanding Exposure an exciting tool in moving past “auto” exposure in available light, Understanding Flash Photography is the essential companion to mastering the often challenging exposure puzzle.