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2017 Photography Titles for Review

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October and November

  • Gumoil Photographic Printing, Revised Edition

    By Karl Koenig

    There is renewed interest among art photographers in a number of historic printing techniques because of the remarkable effects they produce. The reader will discover how to create beautifully tinted mono- and polychromatic gum and oil images using the author's version of this 19th century…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Focal Press

  • PaintShop Photo Pro X3 For Photographers

    By Ken McMahon

    If you are a digital photographer who's new to PaintShop Photo Pro or digital imaging in general, or have recently upgraded to the all-new version X3, this is the book for you! Packed with full color images to provide inspiration and easy to follow, step-by-step projects, you'll learn the ins and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Focal Press

  • The Naked and the Lens, Second Edition

    A Guide for Nude Photography

    By Louis Benjamin

    Nude photography can be intimidating, for the artist and the subject. Technique, creativity, and psychology all need to be considered and executed seamlessly to achieve a photographer�s desired artistic and professional result. Author Louis Benjamin has built a career by studying the intricacies of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Focal Press

  • The Photoshop Darkroom

    Creative Digital Post-Processing

    By Harold Davis

    The Photoshop Darkroom offers limitless possibilities for photographers looking for jaw-dropping results, using powerful and innovative creative post-processing techniques. If you want folks to ask "How did you do that?" then this is the book for you! The images in The Photoshop Darkroom will…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Focal Press

  • The Photoshop Darkroom 2

    Creative Digital Transformations

    By Harold Davis

    Award-winning photography/design team Harold and Phyllis Davis are back with a brand new volume in their new Photoshop Darkroom series. Picking up where their best-selling first book left off, The Photoshop Darkroom 2: Advanced Digital Post-Processing will show you everything you need to know to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Focal Press

  • Photocommunication Across Media

    Beginning Photography for Professionals in Mass Media

    Edited by ROSS COLLINS, Keith Greenwood

    Photocommunication Across Media is a must-have for aspiring mass media professionals who are striving to compete in the new landscape of convergence journalism and media. You will learn principles of photography both still and video and how to incorporate them into your storytelling. That’s no…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Focal Press

  • The Art of Type and Typography

    Explorations in Use and Practice

    By Mary Jo Krysinski

    The Art of Type and Typography is an introduction to the art and rules of typography. Incorporating the industry standard—InDesign—for typesetting from the outset, this book serves as a guide for beginning students to learn to set type properly through tutorials, activities, and examples of student…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    Focal Press

  • Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    When you look at an image, what do you see, think, and feel? How do you want your audience to react when they view your work? For over 30 years the late Richard Zakia helped photographers enrich their creative vision through his classic book, Perception and Imaging. Now he is joined by co-author…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Focal Press

  • Rick Sammon's Exploring Photographic Exposure

    Master Image Capture

    By Rick Sammon

    Light is the primary element of any photograph, but it may also be the most frustrating. Rick Sammon can help you eliminate those frustrations. With over 300 new images, Exploring Photographic Exposure takes you through the basics of exposure and how to apply them in any setting; from photographing…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Focal Press

  • Telling the Design Story

    Effective and Engaging Communication

    By Amy Huber

    When presenting projects in competitive design environments, how you say something is as important as what you’re actually saying. Projects are increasingly complex and designers are working from more sources, and many designers are familiar with the struggle to harness this information and craft a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Focal Press

  • Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer

    A Creative Companion and Workbook

    By Harold Davis

    Coming from the perspective that true inspiration and great image making are at the core of any high-level photographic endeavour, Achieving Your Potential as a Digital Photographer presents an organized and cohesive plan for kickstarting creativity, and then taking the resulting work into the real…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10
    Focal Press

  • Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow Handbook

    A Guide to Staying Ahead of the Workflow Curve

    By Patricia Russotti

    Managing your digital photos can be one of the most unavoidable headaches. With so many existing workflow practices based on specific software rather than a universal view of the entire image file processing ecology, you need something that can make the process less overwhelming. Patricia Russotti…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06
    Focal Press

  • Photoshop CC: Essential Skills

    A guide to creative image editing

    By Mark Galer

    New to Photoshop? Looking to unlock the impressive power of Photoshop CC? Want to master image editing techniques and achieve professional-level results? Then Photoshop CC: Essential Skills is the resource you need. This book and companion website�s proven combination of real world image editing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Focal Press

  • The Art of Drawing Folds

    An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure

    By Kelly Brine

    From Renaissance fresco painters to contemporary graphic novel artists, the ability to draw clothed figures from one’s imagination has always been crucial to artists – and exceptionally difficult to attain. With over 220 illustrations, The Art of Drawing Folds: An Illustrator’s Guide to Drawing the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03
    Focal Press