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Langford's Basic Photography By Michael Langford (Renowned , teacher, and practitioner who inspired thousands and taught many more as Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK)

Summary

A guide to various aspects of photography, from pre-capture to output. Suitable for photographers who want to understand the principles behind photography and how to create great images, this book teaches how images are formed and how to control what you capture; and the best camera and lens type for your work.

Langford's Basic Photography Summary

Langford's Basic Photography: The guide for serious photographers by Michael Langford (Renowned author, teacher, and practitioner who inspired thousands and taught many more as Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK)

Langford's Basic Photography has informed the work and career of many of the world's leading photographers. It is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of photography, from pre-capture to output, written for photographers who want to understand the principles behind photography and how to create great images.

In this book you will learn:

. How images are formed and how to control what you capture* The best camera and lens type for your work * The principles and equipment of lighting * How to organize the picture and measure exposure * How to edit, organise and store digital images * How to print, finish and present your photographs * How to get your work noticed

Stunning photographs and visual learning - key principles and techniques are explained using diagrams and images. Inspirational and thought-provoking shots are shown throughout, from key images by photography greats to those by working professionals. Projects and Summaries at the end of each chapter help to cement newly learned skills and get you exploring key techniques.

This 8th edition has been entirely restructured and rewritten for digital photography. It will continue to instruct, inspire and motivate up and coming photographers for generations to come.


Michael Langford, renowned author, teacher, and practitioner, is a legend because of his skill that balanced art and technique. He inspired and taught thousands as Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK.

Anna Fox is Head of the BA Photography program at the University College of the Creative Arts at Farnham, UK and has been working in photography for almost twenty years. Her work has been exhibited in numerous shows around the world.

Richard Sawdon Smith is Deputy Head of the University College for the Creative Arts at Maidstone, UK. He is an award-winning studio photographer, exhibiting worldwide for over twenty years.

The Langford Series

Langford's Starting Photography - The ultimate introduction to photography, covering all the beginner photographer needs in order to start achieving great results

Langford's Basic Photography - The authoritative classic for beginner to intermediate photographers wanting to understand the principles behind photography and how to put them into practice

Langford's Advanced Photography - Highly respected guide for the serious photographer wanting to advance their skills and produce professional results

Level: BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE

Langford's Basic Photography Reviews

'The design of the series clearly reflects the aims and objectives of the authors in terms of format, visual appearance and organisation of the content. Readers are presented with easily accessible, no nonsense, how-things-happen, textbooks of key photographic skills.'
Richard Sadler FRPS, MA

About Michael Langford (Renowned author, teacher, and practitioner who inspired thousands and taught many more as Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK)

Michael Langford, renowned author, teacher, and practitioner, is a legend because of his skill that balanced art and technique. He inspired and taught thousands. As Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK, his key involvement with photography courses and exams set the standard worldwide.

Table of Contents

Introduction; What is Photography?; Light: How images are formed; Analogue photography: cameras and film; Light sensitive media and formats; Lenses, camera kits and various extras; Exposure measurement; Digital photography: cameras and kits; Lighting: principles and equipment; Organising the picture; Where photographs go; Films, filters; Film Processing; Printing: facilities and equipment; Printing techniques; Digital Image Manipulation and printing inc Digital retouching and Permanence and archiving; Finishing and presenting work; Appendices; Glossary; Index.

Additional information

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Langford's Basic Photography: The guide for serious photographers by Michael Langford (Renowned author, teacher, and practitioner who inspired thousands and taught many more as Photography Course Director at the Royal College of Art, London, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2007-03-16
448
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