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Langford's Starting Photography By Philip Andrews (professional photographer with over 25 years of experience official Adobe Ambassador for Australia)

Langford's Starting Photography by Philip Andrews

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Summary

Covers the basics, from how to select and compose a good picture to how different cameras operate and how to decipher their controls. This work offers advice on how to tackle people, places, animals, landscapes and close-ups, and guidance on presenting and assessing finished work.

Langford's Starting Photography Summary

Langford's Starting Photography: The guide to creating great images by Philip Andrews

This established, detailed beginner's guide is the perfect choice if you're looking to develop your knowledge and skills, and take your photography to the next level. This authoritative classic by leading photography writer and lecturer Michael Langford has been refreshed and revised by best-selling photography author Philip Andrews for today's photographers. Strongly focused on digital, but with key references to traditional photography where relevant, offer a full grounding in the topic. Langford's Starting Photography is an ideal technical introduction.

All the core basics are included, from how to select and compose a good picture to how different cameras operate and how to decipher their controls. Different subjects are explored, with advice on how to tackle people, places, animals, landscapes and close-ups, and valuable guidance on presenting and assessing finished work.

Langford's Starting Photography Reviews

For previous editions:

"At last there is an introductory book that I can unreservedly recommend to friends, students and others who are in any way interested in the basics of photography and digital photography."
Sidney Ray, Senior Lecturer in Digital and Photographic Imaging, University of Westminster, photographer and Imaging Consultant.

"Diagrams and photographs demystify information, helping the book strike a balance between technical details and shooting advice, and helpfully it doesn't talk down to the reader...The scope of information and the reasonable price ensures this is recommended."
What Digital Camera

About Philip Andrews

Philip Andrews is Adobe Australia's official Photoshop and Elements Ambassador. He is an experienced photographer, author, magazine editor and online course creator. He was previously a lecturer at the Queensland School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Australia and Nescot, England. He is a beta tester for Photoshop, an alpha tester for Photoshop Elements and a Photoshop specialist demonstrator for Adobe Australia. Contributing numerous articles and videos to AdobeTV and the inspirational browser, Philip is a leading source in adobe information and instruction. Philip is also co-founder of photo-college.com an online photography training college. He's a regular contributor to several magazines including Shutterbug, Amateur Photographer, Australian Photography and Better Photography, he is senior contributing editor for Better Digital, columnist for What Digital Camera and Co-editor and publisher of Better Photoshop Techniques magazine. 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

Picture Making; Cameras, Sensors and Film, Creative use of Camera Controls; Tackling Different Photographic Subjects; Controlling Light; Photographic Workflow; Digital Processing and Printing; Black and White Film Processing and Printing; Experimental and constructed images; Presenting and Assessing Your Work; Troubleshooting; Appendices. Glossary.

Additional information

GOR010844015
9780240521107
0240521102
Langford's Starting Photography: The guide to creating great images by Philip Andrews
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2008-10-24
352
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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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