Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • Rick Sammon's Exploring Photographic Exposure: Master Image Capture book cover

    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 – 2017-11-22 
    Focal Press

  • Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art: seeing with maps book cover

    Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art

    seeing with maps

    By Claire Reddleman

    In this book, Claire Reddleman introduces her theoretical innovation "cartographic abstraction" – a material modality of thought and experience that is produced through cartographic techniques of depiction. Reddleman closely engages with selected artworks (by contemporary artists such as Joyce…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Evolution of the Image: Political Action and the Digital Self book cover

    The Evolution of the Image

    Political Action and the Digital Self

    Edited by Marco Bohr, Basia Sliwinska

    This volume addresses the evolution of the visual in digital communities, offering a multidisciplinary discussion of the ways in which images are circulated in digital communities, the meanings which are attached to them and the implications they have on notions of identity, memory, gender,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Travel Marketing and Popular Photography in Britain, 1888–1939: Reading the Travel Image book cover

    Travel Marketing and Popular Photography in Britain, 1888–1939

    Reading the Travel Image

    By Sara Dominici

    This book explores how popular photography influenced the representation of travel in Britain in the period from the Kodak-led emergence of compact cameras in 1888, to 1939. The book examines the implications of people’s increasing familiarity with the language and possibilities of photography on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Perception and Imaging: Photography as a Way of Seeing book cover

    Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    Dr. John Suler is Professor of Psychology in the Science and Technology Center at Rider University. He has published widely on images in creativity, personal identity, psychotherapy, and interpersonal perception. As a longstanding member of online photo sharing groups, a founder of the new…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19 
    Focal Press

  • Visualizing War: Emotions, Technologies, Communities book cover

    Visualizing War

    Emotions, Technologies, Communities

    Edited by Anders Engberg-Pedersen, Kathrin Maurer

    Wars have always been connected to images. From the representation of war on maps, panoramas, and paintings to the modern visual media of photography, film, and digital screens, images have played a central role in representing combat, military strategy, soldiers, and victims. Such images evoke a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Close-up and Macro Photography: Its Art and Fieldcraft Techniques book cover

    Close-up and Macro Photography

    Its Art and Fieldcraft Techniques

    By Robert Thompson

    Focusing on fieldcraft techniques for macro and close-up photography, Thompson covers the vital but often overlooked skills necessary to achieve consistent professional results in the field. Case studies covering a broad and often challenging group of subjects from the seashore to your back garden…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Focal Press

  • Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens book cover

    Street Photography

    Creative Vision Behind the Lens

    By Valérie Jardin

    With both training and preparation, a street photographer needs to make rapid decisions; there may only be a fraction of a second to immortalize a moment in time that has never happened before and will never happen again. This is where Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens comes in.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Focal Press

  • Science for the Curious Photographer: An Introduction to the Science of Photography book cover

    Science for the Curious Photographer

    An Introduction to the Science of Photography, 2nd Edition

    By Charles S. Johnson, Jr.

    While there are many books that teach the "how-to" of photography, Science for the Curious Photographer is a book for those who also want to understand how photography works. Beginning with an introduction to the history and science of photography, Charles S. Johnson, Jr. addresses questions about…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 
    Focal Press

  • Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists book cover

    Salted Paper Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists

    By Christina Z. Anderson

    Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists makes one of the oldest known photographic processes easy for the 21st century using simple digital negative methods. Christina Z. Anderson’s in-depth discussion begins with a history of salted paper printing, then…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Focal Press
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • The Practical Zone System for Film and Digital Photography: Classic Tool, Universal Applications book cover

    The Practical Zone System for Film and Digital Photography

    Classic Tool, Universal Applications, 6th Edition

    By Chris Johnson

    This sixth edition of The Practical Zone System by Chris Johnson updates the classic manual on Ansel Adams's landmark technique for the digital age. For photographers working digitally or with film, in color or black and white, in the studio or on the go, this simple visual language helps to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04
    Focal Press

  • Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics book cover

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics

    By Claire Raymond

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics makes the case for a feminist aesthetics in photography by analysing key works of twenty-two women photographers, including cis- and trans-woman photographers. Claire Raymond provides close readings of key photographs spanning the history of photography,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

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