The Elements of Photography: Understanding and Creating Sophisticated Images

2nd Edition

Angela Faris Belt

Routledge
Published September 9, 2011
Reference - 404 Pages
ISBN 9780240815152 - CAT# Y141287

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Summary

The greatly revised and expanded edition of The Elements of Photography is a new kind of textbook for a new generation of photographers. Moving far beyond the usual technical manual, Angela Faris Belt dives deep into merging technique and vision, allowing you to master craft while adding meaning to your images. Here you'll really learn to see photographically, expand your creative and conceptual use of apertures and shutter speeds, and choose the right media to create the look and feel you want.

The 2nd Edition Includes:

  • A new introductory chapter with thorough explanations and training exercises in metering and exposure
  • Advice throughout the text to help you expand your personal research
  • Extended exploration of how photography's technical attributes affect visual outcomes and the meaning of your images

  • Image discussions that provide additional perspective about the chapter concepts

This book provides a wealth of information and guidance to help all photographers improve skills, learn new techniques, and expand ways of seeing. Excellent practical exercises allow you to use the knowledge you'll gain to build a solid portfolio. More than 300 stunning, full-color images including portfolios from over 40 prestigious artists provide visual inspiration and a gorgeous collection of artwork to add to any photography enthusiast's bookshelf. Whether you do fine art or commercial, documentary or editorial, or just enjoy making pictures for yourself, The Elements of Photography will take your images to the next level.

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