Filmmaking: Collections

Filmmaking and Photography Textbooks New and Key Titles 2018

Photography

  • The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print

    Creating Your Own Liquid Emulsions for Black & White Paper, 1st Edition

    By Denise Ross

    The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print is a cookbook of simple, basic recipes for making black and white printing paper and paper negatives, along with creative options for printing, toning, and coloring. Author Denise Ross draws from photographic literature from the last 135 years, adapting…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • Polymer Photogravure

    A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice, 1st Edition

    By Clay Harmon

    Polymer Photogravure: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice is a three-part book on the non-toxic process of making ink-on-paper intaglio prints from continuous-tone photographs using water-etched photopolymer plates. Author Clay Harmon provides clear and easy to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • Creative Nightscapes and Time-Lapses

    Your Complete Guide to Conceptualizing, Planning and Creating Composite Nightscapes and Time-Lapses, 1st Edition

    By Mike Shaw

    Creative Nightscapes and Time-Lapses is your all-in-one guide to making spectacular, multi-image nightscapes and time-lapses. Covering everything from conceptualization and planning to post-processing, this book features innovative cookbook-style "recipes" for each composite nightscape and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Light and Lens

    Photography in the Digital Age, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch

    The new edition of this pioneering book allows students to acquire an essential foundation for digital photography. Fully updated, it clearly and concisely covers the fundamental concepts of imagemaking, how to use digital technology to create compelling images, and how to output and preserve…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • New Dimensions in Photo Processes

    A Step-by-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques, 5th Edition

    By Laura Blacklow

    New Dimensions in Photo Processes invites artists in all visual media to discover contemporary approaches to historical techniques. Painters, printmakers, and photographers alike will find value in this practical book, as these processes require little to no knowledge of photography, digital means,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Alternative Process Photography

  • The Astrophotography Manual

    A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Sky Imaging, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Woodhouse

    The Astrophotography Manual, Second Edition is for photographers ready to move beyond standard SLR cameras and editing software to create beautiful images of nebulas, galaxies, clusters, and the stars. Beginning with a brief astronomy primer, this book takes readers through the full…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Photocommunication Across Media

    Beginning Photography for Professionals in Mass Media, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Close-up and Macro Photography

    Its Art and Fieldcraft Techniques, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Way Beyond Monochrome 2e

    Advanced Techniques for Traditional Black & White Photography including digital negatives and hybrid printing, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Lambrecht, Chris Woodhouse

    Photo Techniques Magazine stated: "All our readers need to know about this very useful book." Indeed, there is no other compendium that is as in-depth as this for the beauty and magic of fine-art black-and-white photography. With 560 pages and over 1,000 illustrations, Way Beyond Monochrome starts…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-28
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Seizing the Light

    A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch, Robert Hirsch

    The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation. Covering the major events, practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge

  • Photojournalism

    The Professionals' Approach, 7th Edition

    By Kenneth Kobre

    Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach is the definitive book on photojournalism, delivering a blend of insightful interviews with professionals, practical techniques, and high-impact photographs. This edition features updates on social media in photojournalism, shooting video on smart phones…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding Photobooks

    The Form and Content of the Photographic Book, 1st Edition

    By Jorg Colberg

    Understanding Photobooks is a user-friendly guide to engaging with the photographic book— or, as it is widely known, the photobook. Despite its importance as a central medium in which many photographers showcase their work today, there is surprisingly little information on the mechanics of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Darkroom Dynamics

    A Guide to Creative Darkroom Techniques - 35th Anniversary Annotated Reissue, 1st Edition

    By Jim Stone, Jim Stone

    Back in print 35 years after it was first published, Jim Stone’s classic darkroom manual provides step-by-step instructions for alternative creative darkroom techniques for experimental and manipulated photography. Each technique, presented by a photographer who is an expert in its application…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • Langford's Basic Photography

    The Guide for Serious Photographers, 10th Edition

    Edited by Anna Fox, Richard Sawdon Smith

    This seminal photography text, now in its 10th edition and celebrating its 50th anniversary, has been revamped, reorganized, and modernized to include the most up-to-date, need to know information for photographers. Ideal for students, beginners, and advanced users wanting to brush up on the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Langford's Starting Photography

    The Guide to Creating Great Images, 7th Edition

    By Philip Andrews

    Starting with the basics of camera control and moving on to shutter speeds, aperture, zoom and flash, Langford’s Starting Photography gives you the only introduction to digital photography you’ll ever need. Once you’ve mastered the basics, examples and projects allow you to explore the key methods…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • A User's Guide to the View Camera

    Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Jim Stone

    This reissued third edition of A User’s Guide to View Camera introduces photographers to large-format cameras, covering their use with both film and digital capture. Readers will learn the anatomy of cameras with a separately adjustable back or front, the proper techniques for using view cameras,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Photography

    A Visual Guide to the Essential Skills of Photography and Lightroom, 1st Edition

    By Mark Galer

    This book is intended to be the primary textbook to support any college who would like to run a Photography 101 course for students. The course is designed to offer tutors an independent learning tool to enable students to learn the craft of using an interchangeable lens camera (DSLR or Mirrorless)…

    Paperback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge

  • Light Science & Magic

    An Introduction to Photographic Lighting, 5th Edition

    By Fil Hunter, Steven Biver, Paul Fuqua

    Photographic lighting is a topic that will never go out of style, no matter how sophisticated cameras and other technology get. Even with the most high-tech gear, photographers still need to put a lot of thought and vision into lighting their photographs in order to get great results. This key…

    Paperback – 2015-02-25
    Routledge

  • Exploring Color Photography

    From Film to Pixels, 6th Edition

    By Robert Hirsch

    Robert Hirsch’s Exploring Color Photography is the thinking photographer’s guide to color imagemaking. Now in its sixth edition, this pioneering text clearly and concisely instructs students and intermediate photographers in the fundamental aesthetic and technical building blocks needed to create…

    Paperback – 2015-02-12
    Routledge

  • Inspiration in Photography

    Training your mind to make great art a habit, 1st Edition

    By Brooke Shaden

    As a photographer it’s possible to train your mind to see inspiration in any situation, and this book will show you how. By introducing you into her creative process, Brooke Shaden—one of the most recognized names in modern art photography—reveals techniques and exercises that you can undertake in…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12
    Routledge

  • Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes

    Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Jill Enfield

    As technology advances in the world of photography, a passionate crowd of professionals, students, and hobbyists is returning to the darkroom in search of a more authentic, handmade feel to their art. Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes shows how to do just that. Packed with…

    Paperback – 2013-06-05
    Routledge
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Langford's Advanced Photography

    The guide for aspiring photographers, 8th Edition

    By Efthimia Bilissi, Michael Langford

    Langford's Advanced Photography is the only advanced photography guide a serious student or aspiring professional will ever need. In this eighth edition, Efthimia Bilissi continues in the footsteps of Michael Langford by combining an unrivalled level of technical detail with a straightforward…

    Paperback – 2011-01-27
    Routledge