Reviews of seventh edition:
"A simply excellent introduction to photography - both for students and home enthusiasts" Online reviewer - Amazon
"I found this book to be the best that I have ever seen on the subject of photography not only for 'basic' knowledge but for far more advanced subjects. It is clear, precise, easy to read and more important, easy to understand and apply."
Robert A. Freson, Professional Travel and Nature Photographer
"...an excellent reference manual for anyone starting out in photography."
Reviews of previous editions:
"This is a book that no one who takes photography seriously should be without." Amateur Photographer
"The book has remained the standard introductory work for aspiring professional photographers. The book as a whole deserves the highest praise." The British Journal of Photography
"Will provide a good grounding in principles, as well as a number of useful tips based on the science. For the more serious enthusiast, a must-have." Online reviewer - Amazon
'Basic Photography' is a longstanding international bestseller and continues to be the introductory textbook for photography courses throughout the world.
practical assignments, so you can put into practice what you've learned
chapter summaries for easy revision
a clear and concise approach to essential photographic principles, assuming no prior knowledge
comprehensive coverage of both black and white photography, processing and printing; colour photography, digital manipulation and film processing
suitability for students of all ages and all photographic courses
This new edition now includes:
extended coverage of digital imaging techniques: from capturing images digitally, to scanning and using manipulation software and the ethics involved
updated and re-structured contents to suit the new Art (Photography) A Level
hundreds of stunning full colour photographs throughout illustrating the main points from the text inspirational images from world famous photographers including: Bill Brandt; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Edward Weston and David Hockney.
The late Michael Langford formerly taught at the Royal College of Art for many years, becoming Course Director. He was intimately involved with photography courses and examination syllabuses at all levels and as a result fully understood what a student needed. His other books for Focal Press include 'Starting Photography' 2nd edition, 'Advanced Photography' 6th edition, and 'Story of Photography' 2nd edition. 'Advanced Photography' is the companion volume to 'Basic Photography', and for students wishing to progress further, will take the aspiring photographer a step forward on the ladder to a career in photography.
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Descripción Focal Press, 2000. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: What is photography?; Light: how images form; Lenses: controlling the image; Cameras using film; Using different focal length lenses, camera kits; Digital cameras; Lighting: principles and equipment; Organising the picture; Films, filters; Exposure measurement; Film processing; Black and white printing: facilities and equipment; Black and white printing: techniques; Digital image manipulation; Finishing and presenting work; Appendices. Glossary. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0240515927
Descripción Focal Press, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0240515927
Descripción Focal Press, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110240515927
Descripción Focal Press. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0240515927 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW4.0104998
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97802405159221.0