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Basics Creative Photography

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The Basics Creative Photography series offers a lively and accessible introduction to the key concepts and techniques within the discipline. Each book is beautifully illustrated with clear diagrams and inspiring imagery.

4 Series Titles

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Making Photographs Planning, Developing and Creating Original Photography

Making Photographs: Planning, Developing and Creating Original Photography

1st Edition

By Mike Simmons
February 26, 2015

This book explores a range of photographic practices, including landscape and portraiture, still life and abstract, and considers techniques such as, directorial photography, photomontage and camera-less photography.    With case studies and practical exercises, the reader is introduced to a ...

Reading Photographs An Introduction to the Theory and Meaning of Images

Reading Photographs: An Introduction to the Theory and Meaning of Images

1st Edition

By Richard Salkeld
September 16, 2020

Reading Photographs is a clear and inspiring introduction to theories of representation and visual analysis and how they can be applied to photography. Introducing the development of photography and different approaches to reading images, the book looks at elements such as identity, gaze, ...

Research in Photography Behind the Image

Research in Photography: Behind the Image

2nd Edition

By Anna Fox, Natasha Caruana
September 09, 2020

A body of photographic work is developed through knowledge gained in exploring the medium: investigating histories and theories of photography, observing the world, reading and listening, taking part in debate and critical reflection. With 150 images bringing together an eclectic range of ...

Context and Narrative in Photography

Context and Narrative in Photography

2nd Edition

By Maria Short, Sri-Kartini Leet, Elisavet Kalpaxi
November 14, 2019

However beautiful or technically dazzling your photographs might be, if they don't tell a story, convey an idea or make your viewer stop and think, they are unlikely to make a lasting impression.Context and Narrative in Photography introduces practical methods to help you plan, develop and present ...

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