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Location Photography: Essential Skills By Mark Galer (photographer, educator, and Official Adobe Ambassador)

Location Photography: Essential Skills by Mark Galer (photographer, educator, and Official Adobe Ambassador)

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Written for photographers using 35mm SLR and medium format cameras, this book, through a series of practical exercises, covers the techniques and design elements required to communicate creatively with ambient light. The basic essentials, from equipment to framing the image, are described.

Location Photography: Essential Skills Summary

Location Photography: Essential Skills by Mark Galer (photographer, educator, and Official Adobe Ambassador)

'Location Photography' provides essential skills for photographers using 35mm SLR and medium format cameras working with both ambient and introduced light.

Through a series of practical exercises the photographer is shown the techniques and design elements required to be able to communicate clearly and creatively. The basic essentials are described, from exposure, to framing the image and how to work with light and contrast.



Assignments are provided for genres such as landscape, environmental portraiture, the photographic essay and advertising. Illustrated throughout with student and author work, Location Photography is an inspirational guide as well as a structured learning tool for mastering the essential techniques.

The Essential Skills Photography Series offers a highly structured learning approach to the fundamental skills of photography. They mix theoretical information with practical advice to maximise the opportunities for creative results.

Each subject includes:
* clear aims and objectives
* short sub-sections illustrated by student and author work
* student activities to check learning outcomes
* student assignments to put theoretical knowledge into a creative context
* glossary of terms

Mark Galer lectures in photography at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia - the leading photography course in the southern hemisphere. He has lectured in photography both in the UK and Australia and has worked commercially as a freelance photographer on corporate and editorial.

About Mark Galer (photographer, educator, and Official Adobe Ambassador)

Mark Galer is the Program Director and Senior lecturer at RMIT University in the School of Media and Communication, Australia. He is also co-writer of their popular online photography courses. He has lectured in photography in the UK and Australia and has worked commercially as a freelance photographer on corporate and editorial assignments. He has written numerous top-selling photography books, including Photography Foundations for Art & Design, the Popular Photoshop Elements; Maximum Performance and Photoshop; Essential Skills series. He is an Official Adobe Ambassador for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

Table of Contents

Introduction * Exposure * Framing the Subject * Creative Camera Control * Light * Lighting on Location * The Zone System * Landscape * Environmental Portraits * The Photographic Essay * Art Direction * Glossary

Additional information

GOR011410817
9780240515489
024051548X
Location Photography: Essential Skills by Mark Galer (photographer, educator, and Official Adobe Ambassador)
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1999-04-30
170
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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